Editorial: Parliament, the scandal, and alchemy

A series of statements by ministers, and by the prime minister himself, triggered a fierce backlash from all opposition parties, and created a suffocating political environment, at a critical juncture for Greek national issues. Wednesday, February 21, 2018
The paramount issue, however, is that of the protected witnesses. As was revealed yesterday, they had not been designated as witnesses in the public interest, up until the time that the file was sent to parliament.
 Merkel, Tsipras discuss tensions with Turkey, FYROM talks

Merkel, Tsipras discuss tensions with Turkey, FYROM talks

Tsipras underlined the need for a definitive settlement with FYROM, with a constitutional revision sealing the change in FYROM’s name domestically. Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Regarding Turkey’s recent hostile actions, Tsipras said that respect for international law in the Aegean and the Mediterranean is a precondition for the advancement of EU-Turkey relations.
 Tsakalotos: Strategic development plan to be tabled by April

Tsakalotos: Strategic development plan to be tabled by April

The final two preconditions for closing the third bailout evaluation will be met in the next few days, Tsakalotos confirmed. Tuesday, February 20, 2018
'By the end of April, we shall present our own strategic development plan, which will put forward the basic priorities required for us to move ahead, which is very important for the government,' the financed minister said
Parliament to approve Thessaloniki Port Authority concession

Parliament to approve Thessaloniki Port Authority concession

The bill was approved by a wide majority in the competent parliamentary committee Tuesday, February 20, 2018
The bill will transfer 67 percent of the port from the state to the Thessaloniki Port Authority
Touloupaki under fire from politicians, judges over handling of Novartis case
Corruption Prosecutor Eleni Touloupaki is bearing a heavy weight on her shoulders of late, due to her handling of the Novartis kickbacks scandal.
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