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Clashes Break Out as Greek Students Protest Plan for Private Universities

A student rally in central Athens against the plan for private universities erupted into violence on Thursday, and protesters clashed with police. Skirmishes began in front of Parliament on Syntagma Square as protesters tried to breach the security cordon and...

Clashes Erupt in Athens Between Far-right, Leftist Groups

One woman was injured and 13 people were arrested on Wednesday night in clashes between far-right groups and leftist groups in central Athens, following gatherings on the 10th anniversary of the murder of two members of the neo-Nazi party...

Senseless Violence in Athens Condemned by Greek Politicians

Greek political parties condemned the senseless violence that broke out in Athens which resulted in a serious injury to a police officer.

Violent Clashes Break Out Between Police and Protesters in Athens

A massive demonstration of nearly 6,000 people against police brutality has resulted in violent clashes between police and protesters.

Violent Clashes Erupt in VIAL Migrant Camp on Chios Island

Holy Saturday was marked by violent events on the island of Chios, and more specifically inside and around the VIAL refugee and migrant camp. The clashes began when a 47-year old Iraqi woman was declared dead, after a few days of...

New Clashes Erupt in Evros; Migrants Throw Petrol Bombs Over to Greek Side

Fresh clashes erupted at the Greek-Turkish border in Evros on Wednesday evening, when migrants set fires, threw Molotov cocktails over to the Greek side and tried once again to pull the border fence down. Greek and combined European forces which...

Greek Government Makes Desperate Attempt to Ease Tension on Aegean Islands

Greece's PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis has summoned the mayors of Lesvos and Chios to an emergency meeting on Thursday in Athens, aimed at easing tensions on the islands over the construction of new migrant centers. The government has clearly been rocked...

Dozens Reported Injured as Clashes Continue on Greece's North Aegean Islands

Tensions on Greece's North Aegean islands over the creation of new migrant detention centers ramped up on Wednesday, as a total of 43 police officers and dozens of residents have been reported injured on Lesvos and Chios. Police accuse some...

Thirty-Three Arrested, Fifty-Three Detained During November 17 Protests

Thirty-three people were arrested and fifty-three more were detained during protests in the Athens district of Exarchia late on Sunday night, the anniversary of the November 17, 1973 student uprising at the Athens Polytechnic. Two police officers were injured during...

Clashes Between Students and Police Erupt Outside Athens University of Economics

Clashes erupted on Monday afternoon between students and Greece's ''MAT'' riot police forces outside the premises of Athens' University of Economics and Business (AUEB). A group of people tried to attack police forces which were stationed just outside University property. The...