The environmental disaster in the coastline of Attica continues, while volunteers and authorities try to purify the sea and the beaches, in order to limit the damage to the long-term environmental equilibrium. The investment at Chalkidiki, which was at risk due to protestations on its negatives effects on the environment, seems to find its path […]
It’s August and most of the Greeks are in summer vacation mood. A new series of laws regarding higher education was voted among reactions especially regarding the restoring of academic asylum, i.e. the exclusion of police forces from the university premises. Another education related issue that triggered reactions is the decision than the school’s flag-bearer […]
We can finally say that Greece is out in the financial markets. The first (and trial in a way) Greek bond issuance after 2014 was moderately successful. A conflict erupted between the ex Minister of Finance Y.Varoufakis and the Greek government after claims regarding the period before the referendum and the PM’s attitude.
The ground of Kos was shaken from a massive earthquake of 6.4R, that left two young people dead and several injured, some of them severely. The continuing of the imprisonment of a PhD student has caused massive reactions and protests. The accusations are based on a quite shaken ground due to insufficient evidence; however this […]
Greece is preparing to reenter the financial markets, by issuing a 5-year bond. The lifting of the excessive deficit procedure for Greece was a significant step for the country’s re-entrance in the markets. A positive signal is that the sale of 2 lignite-based units of PPC is being prepared and is to be sent to […]
The summer has begun in Greece and it brought with it the summer fires. The fireguards were facing flaming fronts in Attica and Peloponnese, while other areas are in danger. Another flaming front is the Cyprus issue. The negotiations between the Greek Cypriot and the Turkish side unfortunately were unsuccessful.
The government’s negotiations with the city administration workers front was ultimately successful since the strike of the workers responsible for garbage collection has come to an end. The government accepted the changes in the books used for the Religion course requested by the Church of Greece, avoiding that way a disturbance of relations with […]
After the difficult period of negotiation the Greek government has to return to the reality of the country’s governance. First thing to handle is the trash collectors’ strike which have left the country with a mass of garbage during the summer. The Turkish PM B. Yildirim has visited Athens in order to discuss with the […]
After months of negotiations and speculation, an agreement between the Greek Government and the Institutions was finally reached regarding the second program evaluation. The greek side gained more than expected regarding both financing and the debt issue. A massive earthquake (6.1 R) shook the island of Lesvos, leaving one dead, many injured and hundreds of […]
The issue of the Greek debt is far from solved as not only it is still vague whether there is going to be a debt relief for Greece but also it is not yet determined whether the debt is viable or not, in order for Greece to be included in the QE program. Konstantinos Mitsotakis, […]