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The Day Two Teenage Greeks Took Down the Nazi Flag from the Acropolis

Greek freedom fighters Manolis Glezos (L) and Apostolis Santas One of the most humiliating moments not only for Greece but for all humanity was when...

Greek WWII Resistance Icon Tells Skopje: ‘Forget Macedonia’

Following Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis’ endorsement of protests over the ‘Macedonia’ naming issue another prominent left-winger has come out against use of the term...

Emblematic Greek Leftist Corrects Rude Move of Former House Speaker (video)

Emblematic Greek Leftist Manolis Glezos corrected a rude move by former House Speaker Zoe Konstantopoulou, who tried to stop German Ambassador to Greece Peter...

When Two 18-Year-Old Greek Boys Tore Down the Symbol of Nazi Occupation

On this day, May 30, 1941, the Nazi flag was torn down from the Acropolis by Manolis Glezos and Lakis Santas. The two 18-year-old...

Mikis Theodorakis: ‘In Tough Times, Greeks Become Heroes or Slaves’

"During tough times, a Greek can become a hero or a slave," said legendary Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis in an interview published in Proto...

Tsipras and Tsakalotos Served Legal Summons Over Hellenikon Deal

A bailiff appeared in Greek Parliament on Thursday to deliver a legal summons to Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos. The...

Manolis Glezos Apologizes to the Greek People for Trusting Tsipras

During a visit to Corinth to take part in a farmers' blockade, political veteran and activist Manolis Glezos did not mince his words in...

Greek Former MEP Glezos: ‘Left Should Not Become a Seven-Month Parenthesis’

SYRIZA former MEP and historic member of the Greek Left Manolis Glezos in a statement on Monday warned "the left should not be a...

Mikis Theodorakis Calls on Tsipras to Not Sign Bad Deal

Greek composer and former political figure Mikis Theodorakis calls on Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to not follow the way of his predecessors and...

SYRIZA MEP Manolis Glezos Steps Down

Almost a year after being elected to the European Parliament, veteran politician of the Greek Left and WWII resistance fighter Manolis Glezos, 92, announced on Wednesday that...

SYRIZA MEP Glezos: ‘Germany Refuses to See Reality on War Reparations’

The issue of the German war reparations to Greece has been transferred from Greece to Germany, stated Europarliament SYRIZA deputy Manolis Glezos clarifying that...

SYRIZA MEP Glezos: I Never Opposed Tsipras’ Govt

His firm belief that any intraparty differences will soon be resolved expressed SYRIZA MEP and iconic figure of the Greek Left Manolis Glezos earlier...

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