John Psaropoulos, Al Jazeera English

John Psaropoulos

Al Jazeera English

Greece

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  • Al Jazeera English
  • The New Humanitarian (formerly IRIN)

Past articles by John:

Greece, a green energy laggard in Europe, boosts renewable energy

Key hydroelectric projects are being revived as part of a push by Athens to decarbonise and meet irrigation needs. → Read More

‘This is a new wave’: Hundreds of Cubans seek refuge in Greece

Cubans say having fled economic crisis at home, applying for asylum in Greece fraught with challenges. → Read More

Climate crisis: The world has a long, hard climb to ‘net zero’

The findings in three major documents will be guiding the decisions of world leaders in Glasgow. → Read More

Climate change and human error shrivel Greek agriculture

Climate change is now compounding decades of water mismanagement and unsustainable farming practices. → Read More

Greece: After fires, experts sound alarm over grim climate future

Dire forecasts of lower rainfall, higher temperatures and more frequent droughts mean Greece faces peril ahead. → Read More

Greece, France tout European defence autonomy with warships deal

New pact comes as a relief to France after the Aukus fallout and against the backdrop of shaky relations with Turkey. → Read More

Greece, France tout European defence autonomy with warships deal

New pact comes as a relief to France after the Aukus fallout and against the backdrop of shaky relations with Turkey. → Read More

Suez crisis creates winners and losers in the global supply chain

The Greek shipowning community is poised for a bonanza in rates after Ever Given blocked the Suez Canal for days. → Read More

‘We’re afraid’: Greek plan to police universities panics students

The government wants to create a new police force for universities, with powers to arrest and charge. → Read More

Greece and Turkey resume maritime talks

Resumption of exploratory talks after five-year hiatus comes after year of tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean. → Read More

Analysis: A turbulent 2020 spurs Greece to rearm

As Greece and Turkey wrap their most acrimonious year since 1974, Athens buys 18 French Rafale jets in $3bn deal. → Read More

Greece, Cyprus threaten EU sanctions against Turkey over Varosha

Greece says if Turkey does not reverse reopening part of Cypriot ghost town, it may seek to trigger economic sanctions. → Read More

Pandemic pushes harder Greek refugee policy, but also solidarity

Coronavirus has been a catalyst for European countries offering to take in migrants who have been stuck in Greek camps. → Read More

How Greece flattened the coronavirus curve

An early lockdown, forced by the nation's economic fragility, has meant Greece is only using a tenth of its ICU beds. → Read More

Islanders on Lesbos block camp and port as refugee arrivals spike

By Sunday evening, more than 500 people arrived on Greece's eastern Aegean islands of Samos, Chios and Lesbos. → Read More

Greece says it's speeding up asylum cases and returns

Of 74,000 asylum seekers arriving in Greece last year, 42,000 remain on five east Aegean islands. → Read More

En route to Berlin, Haftar holds talks with top Greek officials

Greek FM claims Libyan strongman will agree to ceasefire that recognises 'invalidity' of accords between Turkey and GNA. → Read More

Why Greece is key to US plans to sell more natural gas to Europe

European market hangs in the balance as LNG champions take aim at Russian-Turkish energy alliance. → Read More

Greece, Israel, Cyprus, move to build East Med gas pipeline

East Med would stretch some 1,900km from gas fields in Israel and Cyprus to the east Mediterranean to Italy via Greece. → Read More

Greek FM tours Arab states to bolster support amid Turkey tension

Greece fears Turkey will start drilling for lucrative hydrocarbons in waters it claims as its maritime territory. → Read More