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Greek Farmers’ Convoy Rolls Into Thessaloniki (video)

Dozens of angry farmers drove their tractors into the center of Thessaloniki on Thursday, furious over austerity policies they claim threaten their livelihood. Thursday's action...

Angry Greek Farmers Block City Center with Tractors (photos)

Dozens of protesting farmers have driven their tractors into the center of the town of Lamia in central Greece, angry over austerity policies they claim...

Farmers Gather in Central Greece as Unions Prepare for New Wave of Protests

Farmers convened with their tractors in Tyrnavos, central Greece, on Saturday where they announced further protest actions against the government's pension and tax reforms. Speaking...

Farmers Protesting in Road Blockades to Stop on Friday; Changing Tactics

Protesting farmers from the Nikea and other blockades will end their road closures and continue their protests in different ways, the president of the...

Farmers Block National Highway at Tempi for Two Hours in ‘Symbolic Protest’

Protesting farmers from the Nikaia roadblock used their tractors to blockade the Athens-Thessaloniki national highway at the Tempi valley on Sunday, at about 14:30....

Border Post at Evzoni Blocked by Protesting Farmers

The border post at Evzoni (Greek-Fyrom borders) remains closed from 4:30 p.m. on Monday. Protesting farmers have blocked Idomeni interchange, 200 meters away from...

Farmers Break Through Police Cordon, Arrive at Evzones Customs Post

Protesting farmers and livestock breeders at the Central Macedonia roadblock arrived at the Evzones customs post on the border with the Former Yugoslav Republic...

Farmers in Greece Continue to Block Roadways for Roll Back of Tax Hikes

Greek Citizen Protection Minister Nikos Toskas urged farmers not to block the cross-border roads because there will be repercussions on an economy that is...

Farmers Protest Over Austerities by Blocking Roads, Threaten Closure of Border Crossing

Protests took place on Friday throughout various parts of the national highway in Greece. They were led by farmers who are rallying against the...

Bulgarian Interior Minister Expresses Concern for Possible Greek Farmers’ Blockades

Bulgarian Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova expressed her concern for a possible road blockade at the borders by Greek farmers in a letter to Greek...

Farmers Meet With Minister to Challenge Changes in their Social Security, Taxation

Representatives of farmers from around Greece asked the Minister of Agriculture Development Vangelis Apostolou on Wednesday to take responsibility for the changes in their...

Farmers to Descend to Athens in Protest of Security Reform Bill

"Withdraw the bill if you want to visit your villages," said the farmers to the government, who are threatening with a new "round" of...

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