International Politics
27 March 2010
Greeks do a good job of cleaning up. Over the past month, municipal workers have been on a mission to rid Athens of the...
International Politics
18 June 2009
Losing your marbles
Law
19 February 2009
Melbourne may be a long way from Athens, yet it is not so far away that the Greeks in one city forget their kin in the...
International Politics
15 January 2009
If painted slogans could tell the story of a city, then, at present, that city would be Athens. Like most things in the...
Law
11 September 2008
Is it all over for Britain's criminal fugitives in Northern Cyprus? For the fraternity of conmen, hitmen and other...
Europe
10 April 2008
In 1993 I received a letter so bizarrely addressed I felt compelled to keep it. Despatched through the Bureau de Poste...
World Affairs
28 February 2008
Two days before he became the communist president of one of the most entrepreneurial countries in the world, Demetris...
Politics
21 June 2007
Al Gore likes Greece. And soon, if he pulls off the feat of adding the Nobel Peace Prize to his Oscar and bestseller,...
International Politics
21 May 2007
Selma and Zeriha were happily timing the length of their prayers when we met in Istanbul on an Izmir-bound flight. The...
Culture
23 October 2006
Imagine a giant room, with giant glass windows, filled with sculptures of such beauty that they are hailed as one of...
World Affairs
24 April 2006
Five times a day, every day, somewhere in Athens, thousands of Muslims pile into fetid basement flats to pray. Such...
Film
13 March 2006
I wept when I saw Brokeback Mountain, but I wasn't alone. When I looked around, nearly everyone crowded into the cinema...
Europe
29 August 2005
Ninety-five bodies lie in an Athens morgue, testimony to the loss of life aboard Helios Airways Flight ZU522 on 14...
Economics
29 March 2004
The international bureaucrats who administer Kosovo, along with the 20,000 Nato troops in the province, may have...
Politics
15 March 2004
George Papandreou, leader of the Pasok socialist party, could perhaps afford to accept last Sunday's election defeat...

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