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COMMENTARY
The dull thud of bombs
By Nikos Konstandaras
The car bomb that exploded in central Athens on Thursday was a message from a past that we appear to have left behind.
 INSIDE COMMENT
COMMENTARY
Ukraine is a crisis—but not a Cold War
Given Russia’s annexation of Crimea, the imposition of US and European sanctions, and the potential for more escalation in Ukraine...
EDITORIAL
Transparency of political party funding
Ensuring transparency in the funding of political parties and the manner in which they choose to spend their funds are crucial to ...
COMMENTARY
Historical baggage
In Ukraine, which is on the brink of civil war, it’s not just whether the former Soviet republic will join the Western camp or ret...
COMMENTARY
Stopping the madness
Greek society is threatened by an overdose of madness and hatred. To be sure, behind the rise of polarization and of extreme – som...
EDITORIAL
Fundamental contradictions
The deep division running through the ranks of the country’s main opposition party regarding the euro and how Greece’s negotiation...
COMMENTARY
Empty vessels
US satirist and journalist Patrick Jake O’Rourke once said about American politics, “The Republicans are the party that says gover...
EDITORIAL
National targets
The official news regarding Greece’s present fiscal state of affairs appears to be very good indeed and is paving the way for seri...
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COMMENTARY
The danger is still here
 
By Costas Iordanidis
It seems fair to say however that Greece – or, rather, the New Democracy-PASOK governing coalition – has significantly adapted to the ideas and practices that took hold of the European Union in the wake of the global banking crisis in 2008 and the country’s bankruptcy in 2010.
COMMENTARY
Empty vessels
 
By Paschos Mandravelis
US satirist and journalist Patrick Jake O’Rourke once said about American politics, “The Republicans are the party that says government doesn’t work and then they get elected and prove it.” A similar principle seems to inspire European populists on the far right and the far left.
 
COMMUNITY
POLITICS
The real deputies of the Greek Parliament
By Lina Giannarou
Vouliwatch, which is the Greek version of Parliament Watch, enables citizens to monitor and evaluate the activity of members of parliament, as well as the European Parliament. Visitors can also find out about the voting record of deputies and ask them questions.
LIFE
DESIGN
Only in Athens: A new design concept for souvenirs
By Dimitris Rigopoulos
The Only in Athens project, a joint initiative between architectural firm Point Supreme and the Blanco team headed by poet Stathis Kefalouros, is making some headway by presenting alternative
TOURISM
MUSEUMS
Leading Greek museums and sites extend visiting hours for new tourist season
A number of the country's archaeological sites and museums inaugurated extended visiting hours on Tuesday in view of the upcoming tourist season.
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1. Lafazanis denies speculation of rift within SYRIZA party
2. Greek current account deficit widens in February
3. National Bank of Greece plans senior unsecured bond sale
4. Yield on first post-default Greek bond falls to issuance level
5. Homemade bomb targets car of deputy Parliament speaker´s wife
6. Wearing crowns of thorns, cleaning ladies hold protest at Finance Ministry
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This Week
1. Ground-breaking Good Friday mass signals thaw in Cyprus
2. Greece startup leaders say they can’t break jobless cycle alone
3. Seven arrested over Toumba violence
4. Mayoral candidates clash over Athens mosque plans
5. Wearing crowns of thorns, cleaning ladies hold protest at Finance Ministry
6. Homemade bomb targets car of deputy Parliament speaker's wife
Today
This Week
1. Bomb explodes outside Bank of Greece
2. Time to take a hard look at debt sustainability, says OECD chief
3. For faith and country
4. CCTV footage from Nigrita Prison shows signs of inmate torture [Video]
5. Car bomb explodes outside Greek Central Bank building, no one hurt [Update]
6. Samaras sees no need for third bailout
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