The challenges of refugees and asylum seekers to start a new life

Refugee Day, celebrated on the 20th of June, offers a chance to raise awareness of the plight of refugees around the world and of the efforts to protect their human rights. Hamid is an asylum seeker from Syria, from the city of Latakia. He finished his Master’s degree in accounting before he and his brother left Latakia for a […]

The metro of Thessaloniki, a Greek tragicomedy

The discovery of ancient ruins belonging to the Byzantine-era in nowadays Thessaloniki during the construction of the metro has added another obstacle to a project that started in 1989, and now has no clear kick-off date. During the excavations at Venizelos area of the town, the Decumanus Maximus and Cardo Maximus crossroads were discovered, having survived for […]