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North Aegean Islands on Strike to Protest VAT Hike, Migrant Overflow

The islands of Chios, Samos and Kos on Wednesday followed Lesvos in a general strike in order to protest the value added tax (VAT) hike...

No Metro in Athens on Tuesday Due to 24h Strike

Athens employees have declared a 24-hour strike next Tuesday in protest against the government's plans to include the fixed-rail transport operator STASY in the...

Lesvos Island Calls Strike Against EU Refugee Policies

Authorities on the island of Lesvos have called a strike and are urging residents to take part in anti-government protests, to press for a...

Syrian Refugees Start Hunger Strike in Athens Demanding Transfer to Germany

A group of mainly Syrian women and children who have been stranded in Greece, pitched tents opposite parliament in Athens on Wednesday, protesting against delays...

Group of Afghanis in Lesvos Start Hunger Strike Demanding Asylum

A group of Afghani nationals in Lesvos started a hunger strike on Friday, requesting that the Greek government grants them asylum in the country,...

Traffic Jams all Over the Capital Due to Athens Metro Strike

The Athens Metro came to a standstill on Thursday when workers in the Greek capital began a 24-hour strike to oppose the planned privatisation...

News Broadcasts off the air in Greece as Journalists Strike

Journalists in Greece are on a 24 hour walkout, in protest of under-funding of their social security fund; which has come as a result...

Livaja’s Late Strike Saves AEK from the Jaws of Defeat (video)

Croatian striker Marco Livaja scored a last minute goal to earn a point for AEK at its home game with Austria Vienna on Thursday...

Greek Media on 24-hour Strike on Tuesday Over Health Care

Greece is under a news blackout after the country's biggest press union called a 24-hour strike to protest the feared closure of a special...

Railways in Greece Immobilized After Rail Workers’ 24-hour Strike

Greek railway workers started a 24-hour strike and stopped the movement of all trains. They are protesting against the privatisation of the railway operator. The...

Greek Asylum Service Employees on Two-Day Strike

Greek asylum service employees on short-term contracts have launched a two-day strike to protest what they say are months-long delays in their salary payments. Their...

Magnitude 5.1 Earthquake Strikes off East of Kos Island

Reports say a magnitude 5.1 earthquake has struck the area east of Kos island, near Turkey. The earthquake occurred at 10:42 am on Tuesday morning. The...

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