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Originally published in the Greek newspaper “Paraskinio”, issue 584, p. 57 on June 24, 2017 Iraqi Kurdish administration announced last week a referendum on September 25th to sever the northern part of the country, rebuild the border of the region and form the Iraqi Kurdish state. This announcement was received […]

Kurdish state between dream and reality


Originally published in the Greek newspaper “Paraskinio” issue 575, p. 54 on Apr. 22, 2017 On the evening of April 16, 2017, democracy in Turkey was assassinated through democracy. Despite the marginal victory, despite the negative expectations that preceded the referendum, and suggested that Erdogan and his government lacked sufficient […]

Turkish referendum: The end of the Ataturk era


Originally published in the Greek newspaper “Paraskinio” issue 570, p. 52 on Mar. 18, 2017 The tension between Turkey and the EU has recently escalated, especially after some European countries, especially the Netherlands, Germany and France, have banned Turkish ruling party representatives to make speeches on their territory to support […]

Three reasons for the tension between EU and Turkey




Huffington Post Greece – March 27, 2017 In view of the Turkish referendum on the amendment of the constitution in April, and given the tensions that have arisen between some European countries and Turkey, the following questions arise: (a) what will be the result of this tension and the massive […]

The recent crisis between EU – Turkey without prejudice


Originally published in LastPoint.gr on 01/03/2017 It seems that the Greek government eventually began to realize that the resolution of the country’s crisis can come from different paths than it has been up to now. This, at least, prove the recent steps it has made. As a first step, the […]

The importance of the Greek President’s visit to Saudi Arabia



Originally published in LastPoint.gr on 04/02/2017 On the 2nd of February, German Chancellor Angela Merkel made her first visit to Turkey after the failed coup last July. Immediately after arriving in Ankara, she met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. In their statements to the press, the two leaders reported […]

The background of Merkel – Erdoğan meeting



 ireporterworld.com – Jan. 16, 2017 The Cyprus problem is perpetuated despite years of international efforts to resolve it. However, the Geneva meeting has created a great deal of optimism among the inhabitants of the island that the solution is close and that its outcome will lead to the creation of […]

Cyprus issue: resolution or perpetuation?



Sofokleousin.gr – June 15, 2016 The day before yesterday, a 29-year old named Omar Sadiki Metin, an American citizen of Afghan origin, attacked a city club where homosexuals frequented in Orlando, Florida, USA. Fifty persons were killed and about sixty wounded. FBI said the responsible of the attacks is believed […]

Orlando attack and the “Lone Wolves”