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Alexandros Grigoropoulos: The Killing that Shook Greece

Today is the sixth anniversary of the killing of 15-year-old Alexandros Grigoropoulos by a policeman, that triggered the most violent riots Athens has seen...

The Goat that Wanted to be a Goalkeeper [Video]

The goat that invaded the soccer field during the game had the ambition and self-confidence to replace the goalkeeper. The incident happened during an amateur...

Acclaimed Greek Writer Menis Koumandareas Found Murdered at Home

Acclaimed Greek writer Menis Koumandareas was found murdered Saturday morning in his home in the neighborhood of Kypseli in Athens. Robbery was the possible...

Turkish Foreign Minister: ‘Barbaros’ Will Continue Mission

Turkish Foreign Minister Melvut Cavusoglu said that Turkish vessel "Barbaros" will continue its seismic research inside Cyprus' Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), despite protests from the Cypriot...

Greece Allowed to Participate in 2015 Eurovision Song Contest

Greece will be allowed to participate in this year's Eurovision Song Contest, as state broadcaster NERIT became an active member of the European Broadcasting...

Bank of Greece Refutes German Daily Report About Troika’s Threat to Stop Liquidity

The Bank of Greece refuted earlier today a report by German financial newspaper Handelsblatt that the troika of international lenders gave an ultimatum to...

Coalition Looking to Accelerate Procedures for Presidential Elections

The talks between Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and Vice PresidentEvangelos Venizelos at Maximos Mansion ended at around 11:00 a.m. today, but the two men...

Attacks With Molotov Cocktails Against Police Station, Court Building, Banks

A group of 15-20 men wearing hoods attacked the Vyronas police station throwing molotov cocktails at around 10:30 p.m. the evening of December 4. The...

Five ‘Hot’ Days in December

Starting today, the Greek coalition government enters a "hot" five-day period in which it has to fight several hard battles on different fronts. The most...

Greek Anarchist Romanos Continues Hunger Strike, Justice Minister Intransigent

Justice Minister Charalambos Athanasiou announced that there is nothing he can do to grant Nikos Romanos an educational leave from prison and that the...

The December 1944 Events that Brought the Greek Civil War

Τhe power vacuum created in Greece after the withdrawal of the German occupation forces in October 1944, generated a disorder that resulted in battles...

Greek Universities in Dire Need of State Funding

Two of Greece's largest state universities are forced to ask for urgent state funding because their operation is at stake. The National Kapodistrian University of...

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