Athens Protest Against Multi-bill Turns to Rioting

Rioting between anti-establishment protesters and the Greek police occurred outside the Greek parliament house on Monday evening, at the end of the march against...

Athenians Cycle to Work as Strike Brings Traffic Chaos (photos)

Athenians were without public transport on Monday as Greek labor unions went on strike to protest further creditor-demanded measures due to be voted on...

Wave of Strikes Bring Greece to a Standstill

Greek Trade Unions are escalating their opposition to a series of reforms required for a third bailout review staging a series of strikes that...

Scuffles Follow Greek March Against Austerity, Strike Bill (video)

Greek police used tear gas on Friday to push away demonstrators that approached the main entrance of the parliament building in Athens where a...

Greek Picketers Hit Out at ‘Robbery’ on Eve of Strike

Labor union members and riot police faced off in Athens on Thursday evening, on the eve of major nationwide industrial action. Riot police were ordered...

Strikes to Bring Greece to Standstill on Friday

  Greek transport workers and doctors in public hospitals will join seamen in a 24-hour strike on Friday, as labor unions escalate their opposition to...

Greek Lawmakers To Fast-Track Raft of Reforms

Greek lawmakers are to fast-track an enormous bill needed for the country to complete a third review of its  bailout program. The 400-article, 1,326-page bill...

Greek Workers Protest Outside PM’s Office Against Labor Reforms (video)

Communist-affiliated labor unionists evaded tight security and demonstrated against employment law reforms just outside the office of the Greek prime minister in Athens on...

Protesting Workers Storm Greek Ministry of Employment (video)

Angry scenes erupted in downtown Athens on Tuesday when communist-affiliated labor unionists smashed their way into employment ministry offices. A large crowd from the All-Workers...

20,000 Strikers Demonstrate Against Austerity in Greece

Some 20,000 people demonstrated in Greece on Thursday as a general strike against new budget cuts and labour reform paralysed the civil service and...

Greek Unemployment Rate Drops to 20.2%

Greece’s unemployment rate fell to 20.2% in July-to-September, from 21.1% in the second quarter, data from the country’s statistics service ELSTAT showed on Thursday. About...

General Strike over Austerity Brings Greece to a Halt

Greek workers have walked off their jobs for a 24-hour general strike that is shutting down  services across the country. Domestic flights and Athens transport...

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