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Greek PM Tsipras Urges Progressives To Fight Against Far-Right in EU Elections

Speaking at Athens' Kivotos Theatre on Monday evening, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras urged all progressive political forces to fight against the far-right and neo-liberalism in the upcoming European elections in May. During an event where Tsipras exchanged views with...

New Report Warns Euroskeptic Parties Could Paralyze the EU

A new report published by the London-based European Council on Foreign Relations says that far-right populist "Euroskeptic" parties could win up to one third of the 705-seat European Parliament in the upcoming May election. The report warns that the EU...

Shadowy Group Claims Athens Community Center Attack

A shadowy far-right group has claimed an arson attack on an Afghan community center in the heart of Athens. The group, calling itself Krypteia, claimed responsibility for the assault in a statement to Greek media on Friday. Thursday's incident saw flammable...

Greek Police Arrest Four Over Attack on Anarchist Center

  Greek anti-terrorist police on Thursday detained four individuals in connection with the attempted firebombing of an anarchist center last August. Reports suggest the four males were headed by a 35-year-old suspect with known far-right connections. The three remaining suspects are...

Police Report Growing Concern as Far-Right Groups Attack Migrant Centers in Hotspots

Officials have announced their growing concern regarding violent attacks on migrants centers throughout the Aegean islands by far-right groups. According to the latest reports from Greek police force (ELAS), there have been at least two assaults against migrant facilities on the...

Masked Men Attacked Inflatable Boats Carrying Refugees

Five masked individuals on board a speedboat attacked inflatable vessels carrying migrants and refugees in the marine area near the Greek island of Lesvos, destroying their engines. Around 9 am on Friday October 9th, the boats started drifting and were...

Council of Europe: Far-Right Gangs Attack Roma Camps

“Invasions of Roma Camps all over Europe, are not only by the police, but also from far-right gang groups, and are becoming a common phenomenon after the incident that occurred in Greece -little Maria who was found in a...

ND Top Official Accused Of Backing Junta

Hot Doc monthly magazine, run by Costas Vaxevanis, the journalist who revealed the names of the 2,062 Greeks with $1.95 billion in secret Swiss bank accounts that haven't been checked for possible tax evasion for nearly three years, has...