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Articles worth reading on Greek, European and Global Issues

September 2022

Thousands of Syrian Refugees ‘Seeking to Enter Greece’ Through Turkey

Akar issues fresh threats against Greece

Elections: Why fascism still has a hold on Italy

Five ways Liz Truss has already ripped up the rulebook as Tory PM

US warns of ‘catastrophic consequences’ if Russia uses nuclear weapons in Ukraine

Why should we in Pakistan pay for catastrophic floods we had no part in causing?

Horn of Africa drought puts 3.6m children at risk of dropping out of school

Sweden election: Why the far-right were the biggest winners and four other takeaways

World powers are paralysing the UN and pulverising the planet

The loss of the Queen will test a divided Britain

August 2022

Greece celebrates end of EU fiscal oversight after 12 years

Greek PM under pressure over tapping of opponent’s phone

New Langya virus found in China could be 'tip of the iceberg' for undiscovered pathogens, researchers say

Brazil to open South America’s first ‘digital nomad village’

Two-thirds of UK families could be in fuel poverty by January, research finds

Trump and I can agree: The US is a ‘third-world country’

How centuries of self-isolation turned Japan into one of the most sustainable societies on Earth

Fears over China’s access to genetic data of UK citizens

Germany will legalize cannabis — but nobody knows when

China issues first national drought emergency amid scorching temperatures

Climate change: More studies needed on possibility of human extinction

July 2022

Greece, Saudi Arabia Ink Key Energy Cooperation Deal

Greece Battles Fierce Wildfires Amid Europe Heatwaves

James Lovelock, creator of Gaia hypothesis, dies on 103rd birthday

Gas prices soar as Russia cuts German supply

China property sales could plunge by one-third, analysts say, as crisis deepens

Is Russia killing off the International Space Station?

Nigeria’s fragile security architecture is collapsing

Myanmar junta carries out country’s first judicial executions in decades amid widespread international criticism

Monkeypox is truly an emergency. The WHO was right to raise the highest alarm

Boris Johnson has vandalised the political architecture of Britain, Ireland and Europe

June 2022

Greece's fire-ravaged Evia will take decades to heal

Why Turkey, Greece remain on collision course over Aegean islands

London protest calls for return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece

How the Christian right took over the judiciary and changed America

Afghan earthquake: At least 1,000 people killed and 1,500 injured

Trump and his stooges must be punished: It's the only way to save America

The Apolitical Society

A hostile environment baton passed from Theresa May to Priti Patel – and a decade of cruelty

How a Google Employee Fell for the Eliza Effect

Who is watching the watchmen of the United Kingdom?

There is a war on nature. Dom Phillips was killed trying to warn you about it

‘It’s death either way’: desperate Tigrayans flee starvation and forced conscription

As China shuts out the world, internet access from abroad gets harder too

May 2022

Greece sending letter to UN in response to Turkish claims

‘All omens look positive’: Greece is grateful as the tourists flock back

Greece: Media freedom under assault

What are the biggest challenges for Macron’s second term?

It’ll take more than tanks to ease Germany’s guilt

Elon Musk’s purchase may very well kill Twitter as we know it

Shanghai further tightens Covid restrictions after weeks of strict lockdown

Is India’s food security scheme discriminating against Dalits?

Scientists and environmental groups 'alarmed' by huge rise in Amazon wildfires

How Democracies Spy on Their Citizens

March 2022

British Museum facing legal action over Parthenon marbles 3D scan refusal

Scientists Solve Mystery of High Quality Sound at Theater of Epidaurus

FM states that Greece is making every possible effort to ensure the protection of the Greek community in Ukraine

Why is Europe suddenly so interested in helping refugees?

The Russia-Ukraine war put Europe’s far right on the back foot

Taliban U-turn over Afghan girls’ education reveals deep leadership divisions

‘Africa must be self-sufficient’: John Nkengasong on learning the deadly lessons of pandemics

Shanghai begins locking down millions as China’s Covid cases surge

Experts push for genetic testing to personalise drug prescriptions

The stark reality of the Ukrainian refugee crisis at the Romanian-Hungarian border

February 2022

Ukraine Crisis: The Consequences for Greece and Turkey

Turkey, Greece to hold new round of exploratory talks in Athens

UN Calls on Greece to End “Deplorable” Migrant Pushbacks

Russia-Ukraine crisis: 5 things to know about Putin’s bold move

Revealed: Credit Suisse leak unmasks criminals, fraudsters and corrupt politicians

‘In my 30 years as a GP, the profession has been horribly eroded’

If Nick Clegg wants to fix Meta, he needs to tackle its problem with human rights

Rowan Williams calls for UK wealth tax to tackle ‘spiralling inequality’

Plastic pollution in oceans on track to rise for decades

January 2022

Severe Snowstorm in Greece Grows Into Political Crisis