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Yorva Tsiakara
Yorva Tsiakara

Yorva Tsiakara is a journalist, currently based in London, but her home is in Athens, Greece. She decided on her future career, when she was ten. In 1999, while still in primary school, she wrote a letter to George Bush, trying to convince him to not invade Iraq if elected in 2000. At the age of 18, she moved to South Africa, but one year later she flew to Paris to study law. Although she managed to obtain a law degree, she never used it. Yorva couldn’t stop herself from writing, so she decided to move to England and pursue her passion, both academically and professionally. Yorva speaks, writes, records and films regularly about her experiences in different parts of the world. You will find her work at: http://penvswords.com/

COLUMNISTS
Yorva Tsiakara
Yorva Tsiakara

Yorva Tsiakara is a journalist, currently based in London, but her home is in Athens, Greece. She decided on her future career, when she was ten. In 1999, while still in primary school, she wrote a letter to George Bush, trying to convince him to not invade Iraq if elected in 2000. At the age of 18, she moved to South Africa, but one year later she flew to Paris to study law. Although she managed to obtain a law degree, she never used it. Yorva couldn’t stop herself from writing, so she decided to move to England and pursue her passion, both academically and professionally. Yorva speaks, writes, records and films regularly about her experiences in different parts of the world. You will find her work at: http://penvswords.com/

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If you are Greek, there are specific dreams that you are not allowed to have in the opinion of every classic Greek grandma

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Saturday, 25 June 2016

What kind of changes will the Brexit bring for the Greeks working, residing, studying and travelling often to the UK?

Greece’s journalists in 2016 - mice or men?

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Is journalism and freedom of expression in Greece compromised by fear of the closure of media channels?

Introducing Team Refugee: A new era of Olympic athletes

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This year, a refugee team will be participating in Games as a message of hope to all those hit by the migrant crisis this year

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Sunday, 24 April 2016

Analysts say that closing Europe’s borders could cause more harm than good and ultimately do little to solve the existing problems

When Iceland's PM was caught with his hand in the cookie jar

Saturday, 9 April 2016

The leaks from the Panama law firm show that the PM owned an offshore company

Harsh truths behind child refugees fleeing war – alone

Saturday, 2 April 2016

The numbers of the unaccompanied refugee children arriving to the Greek islands from the Turkish coast is showing a tremendous increase

Should Macedonia be called Macedonia? A minister’s ‘blunder’

Sunday, 20 March 2016

The issue of the name of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) is not just a dispute over historical facts or symbols

It’s Greece vs. Europe again, but the migrant crisis edition

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European politicians have rushed to grab their pens and sign emergency funding for Greece

Travel blog: The hidden alleys of Rabat, Morocco

Monday, 1 February 2016

The ocean-blue doors and windows reminds our Greek blogger of the the little houses in Cyclades islands

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