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European Commission steps up coronavirus action

European Commission steps up coronavirus action

The European Commission announced an additional set of actions to contain the coronavirus pandemic which has hit the EU in a second wave more severe than the first one. “Concretely, the measures…

Daily covid-19 cases hits four digits in Greece

Daily covid-19 cases hits four digits in Greece

Greece recorded a new daily peak of 1,259 confirmed coronavirus infections on Tuesday. Infectious diseases expert Sotiris Tsiodras called on citizens to avoid mass gatherings and wear face coverings at all times.…

Greece travel restrictions extended

Greece travel restrictions extended

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority issued a new aviation directive (NOTAM), extending travel restrictions to foreign travellers as cases of coronavirus continue to rise. It includes the following: Flights between Greece and Catalonia…

Ghost of Famagusta by Andreas C Chrysafis. varosha varoshia

Varoshia and Political Ineptitude!

Varoshia and Political Ineptitude! The political heat is on – and it’s blazing hot! During the EU’s Special Foreign Affairs Summit in Brussels (October 1st – 2nd) both Cyprus and Greece have…

A Neo-Ottoman Footprint Under the Shadows of America 4

A Neo-Ottoman Footprint Under the Shadows of America

Turkey resides in a perilous neighborhood surrounded by historical rivalries, stemming back from the Ottoman, which pose a constant threat to the country’s geopolitical imperatives. There is the Balkan peninsula, which consists…

Italian Admiral Ferdinando Sanfelice di Monteforte

Italian Admiral: Greece is unwilling to find compromises with Turkey

Military expert and professor of strategic studies, Admiral Ferdinando Sanfelice di Monteforte, said Turkish President Recep Tayyip “Erdoğan is losing consensus internally and is putting the economy in crisis. The Admiral also…

Five countries blocked EU sanctions against Turkey 9

Five countries blocked EU sanctions against Turkey

The EU leaders’ summit on Friday did not bode well for Greece, especially as five countries are blocking sanctions against Turkey. More precisely, it had a worse ending than the previous Summit…