Politics

Power management

Throwing your weight around with a "Do you know who I am?" is an abominable behavior that is deeply rooted in Greek culture and, having no place in a democracy, needs to be eradicated.

Tourism Min and embassies collaborate to address visitor issues

A meeting of representatives from the Ministry of Tourism and foreign embassies was held last Friday at the ministry to exchange ideas on the most common issues faced by foreign visitors.

The discussion focused on ways to address these issues more effectively through collaboration between the relevant Greek authorities and foreign diplomatic and consular missions in Greece.

Poisonous politics

The country has recently endured an extended period of intense polarization and toxicity - particularly during the decade of the financial crisis. This environment has exacted a heavy toll. That's why it's imperative for everyone to exercise greater wisdom today.

US Renews Sanctions Against Venezuela

In a move set to reverberate through global markets and geopolitical dynamics, the United States has announced the renewal of sanctions against Venezuela, citing unmet political commitments by President Nicolás Maduro. This decision comes amid escalating tensions between the two nations and holds significant implications for Venezuela, a key player in the international oil arena.

Hamas demands written commitment from Israel on Gaza truce

Hamas has demanded a "clear written commitment" that Israel will withdraw from the Gaza Strip during the second of a three-phase ceasefire deal, a senior Egyptian official and a Hamas official said yesterday.

"We confirm our readiness to reach a deal regarding a serious exchange of prisoners between the two sides," Hamas said.

Bulgaria Shows Improvement in Judicial System, Says Freedom House Report

Bulgaria stands out as one of the five countries among a group of 29 nations that have made strides in enhancing their judicial systems, according to the latest annual report released by "Freedom House," an American foundation dedicated to assessing democracy and human rights worldwide.

The ‘reserved’ seats of power

An entire era of Greek politics is coming to an end. How do we know? By who is leaving the scene and who is joining it. Just think for a minute how many heirs of major political families have either abandoned politics, been deserted by their voters or find themselves in a very difficult position. In years past, apart from a steady "clientele," they also enjoyed a sort of permanency.

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