Hundreds of refugees and migrants are living in abandoned factories and tents around the port of Patras, hoping to leave Greece and continue on to northern Europe.
By Alper Ali Riza,cyprus-mail.com
WHAT’S in a name? Juliet Capulet asked rhetorically in William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. If the name is Macedonia and you are Greek, only a country by another name would smell sweet. Most Greeks I know would not countenance use of the name Macedonia by ano ther country. The clash is between geography and history and Greece has both history and geography on her side.
By Hasan Öztürk, Yeni Safak
Strong steps for a political solution” had started to be taken in Syria following the tripartite summit in Sochi, a continuation of the Astana process, until a hand stepped in – or perhaps, a few hands.
By Yusuf Kaplan, Yeni Safak
Imperialists want, at all costs, to make Turkey kneel.
The U.S. supplying a terrorist organization with 4,500 truckloads of weapons is not for nothing.
The naming dispute between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia has roots that go back to antiquity. The problem is that the boundaries of the region known as Macedonia have changed greatly over time.
Since the election of a reformist, social democratic government, Macedonians are seeing surprising shoots of hope in their country.
By DAVID STEFANOSKI, Open Democracy
by Benedict Brook, centraltelegraph.com.au
A EUROPEAN country that declared independence more than a quarter of a century ago, and has been recognised as a fully-fledged nation for almost as long, is still on the search for a name.
By Ramzy Baroud, Middle East Monitor
For a brief historical moment, Alexis Tsipras and his political party, Syriza, ignited hope that Greece could resurrect a long-dormant Leftist tide in Europe.
By JOHN HADOULIS, Hurriyet Daily News
To modern Greeks, Alexander the Great is an integral part of their rich heritage - one of history’s greatest conquerors who toppled the hated Persian Empire and took Greek culture as far as Egypt and India.