The 6th Paleohora Open Chess Tournament is set to take place on 19-26th June at the Municipality of Kandanos – Selino Community Centre, in Paleohora, Crete, Greece.The tournament is organized by the Municipality of Kandanos – SelinoShow More Summary
Jorge Sotirios is reporting from Greece on fascist party Golden Dawn. In his second report, he details its anti-immigrant campaign. Where is Golden Dawn influential, and who is in its sights?
Greece is a reminder that the Western democratic principles that we wrongly often think are set in stone are far from being flawless and unbreakable. On the contrary, the consequences of Greece's economic turmoil on its democracy are the perfect illustration of how fragile democracy really is.
Think Cyprus is the only country that will need a repeat bailout (as the FT reported earlier)? Think again. Cause heeeeere's Greece... again.... where as Kathimerini reports, a brand new, massive budget hole for €1.2 billion has just been discovered. Show More Summary
Everything you've heard about the city of Athens being packed tighter than a New York City subway car is absolutely true. On a recent trip to the capital of Greece, we fell in love with the pace and pulse of the city (not to mention the gyros), but boy, talk about a maze. Show More Summary
Pride season continued across the globe this weekend with events in Rome and Warsaw. People danced in a public fountain in France, where marriage equality is now the law. ZAGREB, CROATIA A woman kisses her partner dressed as a bride as supporters of LGBT rights take part in the 12th Croatian Gay Parade. Show More Summary
Greece continues to operate under a client-based political system that nurtures a nepotistic and bloated bureaucracy -- even after five years of crisis and cutbacks.
Musicians from the Athens scrapheap have wrapped their heart-breaking final performance with suggestions of how the world can help to save their country from the end of civilisation. Watch.
Abruptly last Tuesday, the Greek minority government, led by Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, pulled the plug on Greece's national broadcaster, causing shock and turmoil among its coalition partners.
Researchers believe the social networks of centuries ago are similar to modern ones, and sites like Facebook and Twitter are making such analysis possible.
State TV channels in Greece remained off-air as the political storm over the future of public broadcaster ERT rages on. ||| Athens, Greece - State TV channels in Greece remained off-air Tuesday as the political storm over the future of public broadcaster ERT rages on. Show More Summary
Pride season continued across the globe this weekend with events in Rome, Italy and Warsaw, Poland. People danced in a public fountain in France, where marriage equality is newly law. read more
Greece’s Council of State has ruled that while the government had the right to shutter public broadcaster ERT, its signal must be restored until a restructured service is established. After meeting with coalition partners on Monday,Show More Summary
The Greek fascist party Golden Dawn paint their battle against the establishment as a Herculean labour. Jorge Sotirios reports from Greece on how the far right wins hearts and minds
Last week, the Greek government shut down public broadcasting station ERT to prove it was serious about austerity. This was the equivalent of Washington finally acting out on its threat to cut funding to PBS or NPR. But in Greece, the move has brought the masses to the streets. Show More Summary
A special type of in vitro fertilization, or IVF, may increase the risk for insulin resistance among children conceived in this way, according to a new study from Greece. The results will be presented Monday at The Endocrine Society's...Show More Summary
On Monday night everyone – who wasn’t a Nigerian – was supporting minnows Tahiti in their opening Confederations Cup game. They lost 6-1 to the Super Eagles. A squad made up of amateurs and one 33 year old pro playing in Greece, every neutral was willing Tahiti towards at least a respectable scoreline. In truth, [...]
Contrary to the claims of Antonis Samaras' government, in 2012 Greece's state broadcaster ERT boasted assets worth € 40.9 million. Therefore, the financial argument given by the authorities to justify the corporation's closure doesn't hang together. Show More Summary
For the last few years the issue of Germany still owing major war reparations to Greece has resurfaced with an increasing intensity. Some of the press reports and some of the comments to related reports question the validity of the Greek claims.
Greece took year after year after year of Troika punishment stoically, if with the occasional tear gas-puncutated celebration of 60%+ youth unemployment. But when it came to taking away the free, public TV... Well, as we predicted: You...Show More Summary