A major conflict between Greece and Turkey arose around midnight on Monday, after a Turkish coast guard patrol vessel rammed a Greek coast guard boat near Imia islets. That incident which was criticized by the European Commission is believed to undermine the two countries’ relationship.
On Sunday, the long-awaited demonstration for the name of FYROM was held. However the conversation has shifted since the debate over the Novartis scandal in a merciless accusation exchange is plagued over the political life of the country. The climate of national division continues, with the government accusing members of the Opposition for involvement in […]
After Salonica, Athens demonstrate over the name of FYROM. A fiesta? An anti-government protest? Or a chance to regain national pride?
After a three-hour meeting of the Greek Prime Minister, A. Tsipras with FYROM’s Prime Minister, Z. Zaev in Davos, the two countries seem to be closer in finding a common solution. In a gesture of goodwill, Zaev announced his intention to rename the airport and the highway of the country from “Alexander the Great.”Meanwhile there […]
The negotiations for FYROM’s official name continue, with allegedly 5 names on the negotiation table, all including the name Macedonia. Despite the good climate between the two sides, it seems that we are far away from a final conclusion of the issue. The State Secretary of Ministry of Education K.Zouraris submitted his resignation after his […]
The negotiations for the official name of FYROM continue, with both sides being optimistic but also with reactions from the Opposition and the Church due to rumors that “New Macedonia” is to be the new official name of the country. The 3rd program evaluation seems to be almost over, since on Monday the prerequisites are […]
2018 is going to be a decisive year for the conflict between Greece and FYROM regarding the later’s official name, as discussions are about to begin. 2018 is also the beginning of an environmental measure implemented in the majority of the european countries, the taxation of plastic bags as a means of reduction of their […]
Greeks are anticipating Christmas, feeling the Christmas spirit positively affect them. The budget for 2018, the last budget under the MoU according to the government, was approved and will be voted before Christmas by the Greek Parliament. The financial aid to the household with low income has started to be distributed. This aid is addressed […]
The president of Turkey R.T. Erdogan is visiting Greece in the context of smoothing the countries’ relations. After a series of statements regarding various issues that lie between Greece and Turkey it remains to be seen whether this visit accomplished its mission. The closing of the third programme evaluation is in a very smooth path […]
The alleged involvement of the Greek government in sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia has caused massive reactions both within and outside the government, due to the country’s attacks against Yemen. The EU has voted the impose of embargo in weapon sales to Saudi Arabia. The first “receipt lottery” took place this week. The “receipt […]