A memorial service marking the 47th anniversary of the military coup, at Saints Constantinos and Eleni Church in Nicosia, Cyprus, last week. Photograph: Katia Christodoulou/EPA

European history is full of treaties that create misgivings and recriminations between their signatories – compromises that satisfy neither side but b(...)

 Greek prime minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis adjusts his tie during a parliamentary session  in Athens. Photograph: Costas Baltas/Reuters

I was wrong. Despite poll predictions of a landslide to New Democracy (ND) in last month’s elections, I didn’t think they would achieve an overall maj(...)

 A Syrian child smiles as refugees arrive at a beach on the Greek island of Kos after crossing a part of the Aegean sea from Turkey to Greece in a dinghy. Photograph: Milos Bicanski/Getty Images

Migrants desperate to get off the Greek island of Kos fought each other on Saturday while nearby a passenger ship chartered to house and process refug(...)