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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...

Student Protest Turns Violent Once Again in Central Athens (video)

A peaceful protest, this time organized by associations of Greek high school students, turned violent on Monday afternoon when a group of unknown individuals attacked police forces outside the Greek Parliament in Athens. At the exact same spot where similar...

Fresh Clashes Between Leftists and Police Disrupt Traffic in Central Athens

Clashes between leftist students and police seem to have returned to central Athens for good since, for yet another day, the city center of the Greek capital was closed on Thursday, as thousands of students marched against the new,...