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The Mediterranean has, since the dawn of humanity been a hub of controversy, history, progress, and passion. Jade Jagger had once stated that: “I love the Mediterranean for the fact …
The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M) calls itself ‘Macedonia’, but Greece rejects the name as, it asserts, implies a territorial claim to the northern Greek province of Macedonia .Greece …
While Europeans and Westerns are worried about the economic crisis created by their own banks, pushing people to hard situations in countries such as Greece, the real struggle is being …
There have been a lot said about public procurements regarding the existing problems and the risk of corruption.
The breakup of Yugoslavia during the 1990s created instability, uncertainty, nationalistic tensions, conflict and a drastic change of borders in the Balkans. Countries became independent and new states were formed; …
As time passes by we are coming face to face with an era in European Continent that is going more and more crucial. To be more specific the fundamental principle …
The Brexit fear that came true
Turkey’s domestic situation is highly unstable with terrorist attacks, increasing economic problems, unemployment, clashes against the Kurds at its south-east borders, tens of thousands of arrests that had as their …
Since the end of 2009, we saw Greece, Portugal, Spain, Ireland and Cyprus sinking in debts and serious financial issues with the threat of bankruptcy and a possible euro zone …
The aftermath of the coup finds Turkey in the middle of critical decisions about its geopolitical future. Recep Tayipp Erdogan, Turkey's president since 2002, has the momentum in favour of…
Europe's diversity is also present in food
« There is a remedy which ... could in a few years make all Europe ... free and... happy and this remedy is to create a European family again , to the extent that we can, and give a structure capable of ensuring peace , security and freedom..».
The clock is ticking and it is still unclear if the EU will manage to seal a refugee agreement with Turkey by the end of the week.
Can Youth Entrepreneurship in Greece Be the Key to Exit the Crisis?
"What is remarkable is the fact that the local people, despite their limited time due to work and family engagements, are attuned to the situation and constantly try to meet the needs of the refugees, offering any help (material or psychological) they can."
New negotiations create new opportunities and challenges.
While governments and institutions are often not doing enough to assist refugees, many citizens have been pro-actively helping in many ways.
We're not called "The old continent" for nothing...
Can countries like Macedonia and Serbia help tackle the large influx of refugees seeking shelter in Europe?
Many people think that the best way to tackle the Greek crisis is to cut public expenses, the income of senior citizens and the income of people working in the public sector. However, a more appropriate approach would be to have large investments made with public money and funding from the European Union.
There once was a saying that there is no news in August. The Greek reality seems to doubt that saying. August is full of news of critical importance.
The new parliamentary elections have been already declared for September and following the Greek, as well as the foreign press, there is a growing uncertainty about “what comes next” on all levels.
Assessing the Greek need to accept the harsh realities of their economic plight
Greece is leading the list of defaulting debtors
He looks at his handcuffs. “I have never been handcuffed before”, he says in his broken English. “I am a doctor, I am a scientist. You are supposed to be a democratic country; I have taken the Hippocratic oath”.
Some thoughts on how Europeans can all contribute to helping out Greece in the midst of its acute economic crisis.
Will the new arrangement get Greece out of the crisis?
For the first time since Greece’s accession to the European community in 1981, Greece stands in the middle of a crossroad as its commitment to European values and agreements is being questioned.