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F-16 Demo Team Pilot Quotes Churchill During Air Demonstration

One of the most flattering Winston Churchill quotes for Greece was repeated today by an F-16 Greek Airforce pilot during airplane demonstrations for the national "OXI Day" celebrations in Thessaloniki. After Greek forces resistance delayed the Nazi invasion in southern...

Impressive Greek Navy Demonstration in Thessaloniki

The traditional October 26 Greek Navy demonstration in Thessaloniki; which took place on the anniversary of the city's liberation, was quite impressive. Citizens and tourists in the country's second biggest city enjoyed the sea and air manoeuvres orchestrated by the...

Cypriot President Slams Protesters Who Attacked Turkish Cypriots on Monday

President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades condemned today “the conduct of senseless persons against Turkish Cypriots”. In a written statement, the President says “I consider as an unacceptable condemnation the conduct of senseless persons against Turkish compatriots of...

Rallies Held in Athens Ahead of Bailout Vote – Rioters Clash With Police Outside Greek Parliament

Clashes broke out between police and rioters around the Greek Parliament in downtown Athens on Wednesday. Greek lawmakers are now convening in parliament to vote on the provisional bailout deal that would bring more austerity measures and reforms in exchange for...

Greeks Demonstrate They Want to Stay in Eurozone

Under the slogan "We Stay in Europe", about 5,000 people demonstrated on Thursday in favor of the euro currency and Greece's stay in the European Union. The demonstration took place at Syntagma Square, in front of the Greek Parliament and...

Spanish Podemos Mobilizes Tens of Thousands in a Power Display with Greek Flags

In what is seen as a mass power display ahead of the upcoming Spanish general elections Spanish leftist party Podemos mobilized tens of thousands in Madrid on Saturday. Crowds chanted “yes we can” or “tic tac tic tac” to...

Greek Budget for 2015 Voted Amidst Protests

The 2015 budget was voted in Greek Parliament (by a vote of 155 in favor, 134 against, 1 present) at midnight amidst anti-austerity protests and scenarios that the government plans to bring the Presidential election forward in early January, to put an...

ADEDY To Strike June 30 and July 9

Public Servant’s Union (ADEDY) in Greece demands the abolition of the proposed legislation regarding the selection criteria by which Greek public sector senior staff  will be evaluated,  as well as the abolition of  all measures concerning availability and redundancies of employees. In fact,...

Greek Farmers Preparing for New Showdown With Government

Starting Tuesday, Greek farmers have planned a new round of protests in towns and villages all over Greece. Amongst their basic demands towards Greek lawmakers is the annulment of mandatory accounting ledgers for small and medium sized farming businesses,...

Golden Dawn Supporters Demonstrate in Sydney

On December 16, members of the Australian extreme right-wing First Party (AFP), demonstrated in favor of Golden Dawn outside the Greek Consulate in Sydney. Head of protesters was the President Dr. Jim Saleam, who presented a related resolution to the...