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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...

Greeks Treated as Second Class EU Citizens at German Airports

A Greek man traveling to Germany felt humiliated by the treatment he endured at a German airport; as if he was not an EU citizen of...

Greece May Participate in Alternative World Cup Tournament

After a whole year of tough matches in a European football World Cup qualifying group, Greece made it to the playoff stage, where they...

Government Opens Tender Procedure for Egnatia Odos Concession

The Greek privatisation agency opened a tender procedure for a concession to run Egnatia Odos; a motorway running from west to east, in northern...

Violent Clashes in Athens Mark Polytechnic Uprising Anniversary (video)

Dozens of anarchists launched a barrage of petrol bomb attacks against the police at the infamous Exarhia area of Athens. Police responded with tear gas...

Thousands Join Polytechnic Uprising Commemoration March at US Embassy

Thousands of protesters marched on Friday to the US Embassy in Athens to mark the anniversary of the 1973 crackdown on a student uprising...

Protest Votes are Sentinels of Democracy

Athenian democracy where theoretically the majority governs all equals and unequal alike, has been flawed from the very beginning. It has encouraged corruption and...

Group of Anarchists Invade Defense Ministry in Athens (video)

Members of the Rouvikonas anarchist group evaded security and invaded the courtyard of the Greek Pentagon on Friday afternoon. In an unprecedented breach of security...

Never Forget Bouboulinas Street

By Leslie Absher I spent the first years of my childhood living in Athens during the junta, brought to Greece by my CIA dad for...

Greece’s Eternal Rivals Conquer Istanbul (videos)

Greece's "eternal rivals" in all sports, Panathinaikos and Olympiacos, scored two great wins against Istanbul teams in two consecutive nights for the Euroleague Basketball. After...

U.S. Meteorologist Explains Deadly Storm that Flooded Greek Towns

"When the Atlantic hurricane season begins to quiet down in late October and November, it’s time to cast an eye toward the Mediterranean Sea...

Floods Bring Chaos to Central and Northern Greece (video)

The weather front that has claimed at least 16 lives in western Attica is also affecting areas in central and northern Greece, as well. In...

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