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Ikaria: Always Closer to the Sun, and Far Away from Men

Ikaria: Always Closer to the Sun, and Far Away from Men

By | July 19, 2012 at 5:38 pm | No comments

A report in the Italian newspaper Libero's web site last Monday that a small Aegean island, Ikaria is considering leaving Greece created havoc in media. Der Spiegel English says: A full century after the North Aegean island of Icaria gained independence by expelling its Turkish...

Posted in: Featured, Greece

“We are all Greeks”

“We are all Greeks”

By | February 18, 2012 at 11:10 pm | No comments

The pan-European call is addressed to all Western Europe citizens in response to the economic crisis and acute problems facing the Greek community. Social networks with the slogan “We are all Greeks” indicate that the measures passed on Sunday February 12th are imposing...

Posted in: Featured, Greece

Όποιος μεγάλωσε στα ξένα χέρια (Whoever grew up in foreign hands)

Όποιος μεγάλωσε στα ξένα χέρια (Whoever grew up in foreign hands)

By | November 6, 2011 at 5:10 pm | 2 comments

Decades ago, Vassilis Tsitsanis wrote the following lyrics; Όποιος μεγάλωσε στα ξένα χέρια  κι ήπιε το δάκρυ της ορφάνιας το πικρό  αυτός γνωρίζει τι θα πει  να τρως με πόνο το...

Posted in: Featured, Greece, Opinion

Erdoğan belittles Europe, showing off for local elections

Erdoğan belittles Europe, showing off for local elections

By | April 13, 2011 at 2:39 pm | One comment

Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan, answering questions in Council of Europe, belittled European Union, especially France claiming "Turkey is all Greek to you." When asked by a French MP about the freedom of speech and minorities in Turkey, Erdogan said French should be concerned...

Posted in: Featured, News

Votes, Churches, and other relevant frivolities

By | September 20, 2010 at 4:03 pm | No comments

A journalist friend of mine will get crazy about this article. She'd say "too many subjects in one single article" or "it's too long and complex to be read easily, and there are too many points to consider". Yes, I know. But in Turkey, the agenda is full of such frivolities that...

Posted in: Armenians, Christians, Greeks, Human Rights, Opinion, Turkey

Κωδικός: χαμηλή ένταση

Κωδικός: χαμηλή ένταση

By | July 8, 2010 at 1:56 am | No comments

Έχω περάσει πολύ χρόνο στην Ελλάδα και στα νησιά της, πολύ χρόνο από τη ζωή μου. Έχω δει μέρες από τη Μεταπολίτευση. Υπήρξα μάρτυρας μικρών ή μεγάλων...

Posted in: Greece, Opinion

“Subdued” is the Key

“Subdued” is the Key

By | July 4, 2010 at 5:42 pm | No comments

I have spent plenty of time in Greece and her islands in my life. I have seen post Junta days. I have witnessed small or large economical woes. Heck, my family history is a good proof to how Greeks can put themselves into trouble. In modern times, I have seen many strikes and...

Posted in: Greece

What A Day!

By | May 30, 2009 at 2:52 pm | No comments

We say here that Turkey is a heaven for writers. Today is another day like that. Just going though the headlines I was in between going crazy of laughter and crying my eyes out. Here's why: Turkey wants changes on European Human Rights Court(EHRC) structure Turkey's European...

Posted in: Opinion

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