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Where did Athens Neighborhoods and Squares Get Their Names From

There are several famous and strangely named neighborhoods and squares in Athens and even Athenians don't know how these neighborhoods were named. America Square today...

Petrol Bomb Attack at the Home of Prominent Greek Minister

Petrol bombs were thrown at police officers guarding the residence of State Secretary Alekos Flambouraris in the Exarchia district of central Athens. No-one was injured...

Two Policemen Injured in Clashes With Anarchists in Athens

Two Greek police officers were lightly injured on Thursday night after attacks by anarchist groups in the Exarchia area in central Athens. According to the...

Greek Police Ban All Demonstrations on Thursday to Prevent Police Union Rally at Exarchia

Greek police has banned all demonstrations in Athens on Thursday in order to prevent a protest rally of the Pan-Hellenic Federation of Police Officers...

More Attacks on Riot Police in the Exarchia District of Athens

Once again violence erupted in the capital last night when hooded youth threw petrol bombs at riot police stationed in the Exarchia district of Athens. The...

More Attacks by Anarchists on Riot Police in Exarchia

More attacks by self-styled anarchists on riot police in the Athens district of Exarchia took place late Saturday and early Sunday morning, authorities have...

Two Arrests After Another Night of Tension in Exarchia

Youth led anti-establishment groups clashed with police Saturday night in Athens Exarchia District. The group's weapons of choice included stones and petrol bombs. Police were...

Athens Suffers Anarchist Hits Every Other Day

In Exarchia, central Athens, Hellenic Police have registered 59 violent attacks by anarchist groups against them in the first four months of the year,...

PASOK Issues Warning After Attacks on MAT Riot Police with Molotov Cocktails in Exarchia

On Friday night, masked individuals threw Molotov cocktails into a platoon of police officers guarding the offices of the PASOK political party in Exarchia...

Greek Citizen Protection Minister Denies There are New Terrorist Groups

Citizen Protection Minister Nikos Toskas on Thursday said that there are no new terrorist organizations and that the recent policeman shooting was in retaliation...

Militants, Migrants Occupy Vacant Buildings in Central Athens

Residents and shop owners repeatedly complaint to no avail that vacant buildings in the Exarchia neighborhood are occupied by militants and migrants, a Kathimerini...

Athens Mayor Asks for Resignation of Citizen Protection Minister

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis on Wednesday asked that Deputy Citizen Protection Minister Nikos Toskas to resign for tolerating anarchists who burn down urban buses. "I...

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