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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 youths risked everything as they...

Acropolis Flag Flies at Half-Staff for Greek Resistance Hero Manolis Glezos

The Greek flag on the Acropolis is flying at half staff on Wednesday as a mark of respect for the day WWII resistance hero...

Greek Resistance Hero Manolis Glezos Dies at 98

Second World War Resistance fighter turned politician Manolis Glezos passed away on Monday at the age of 98. Glezos is best remembered for his heroic act, together...

Greek Resistance Fighter and Politician Manolis Glezos Hospitalized

Second World War resistance fighter-turned politician Manolis Glezos, was under observation in the intensive care unit of Athens' NIMTS hospital on Thursday, after suffering from...

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...

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