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Farmers End Protest, Blockade at Nikea

Protesting farmers from Thessaly withdrew their tractors from their blockade at Nikea on Saturday. The farmers said they will gather again on March 1 outside the courthouse at Larissa and at a rally at Kileler on March 17. The farmers...

Highway That Connects Athens With Thessaloniki Blocked By Farmers

Farmers from across central parts of Greece blocked the main highway that connects Athens with Thessaloniki in the area of Tempi on Saturday morning. In what could be the start of a series of wider protests, the farmers of the...

Greek Farmers Ready To Launch More Highway Protests

Greek farmers, who blocked roads in protests last week, are expected to do the same in central Greece again this Saturday. The renewed blockages could prove to be the beginning of a series of wider nationwide actions. The farmers of...

Greek Government Calls Farmers for Talks as Roadblocks Continue

Greece's minister of agriculture urged striking farmers on Thursday to lift the roadblocks they had set across several highways and proceed to the negotiating table. "I am inviting the farmers at the roadblocks to meet and discuss... so we can take...

Greek Farmers Block Main Highways in Protests

Greek farmers from across the country have started protesting by blocking roads and highways in many areas across the nation. The farmers are demanding lower oil prices, reductions to the costs of production, better taxation rates and lower social security...

Greek Farmers Start Protests on Monday

Greek farmers are planning to begin protest action next week as they were not satisfied, they said, with the results of their meeting with Rural Development Minister Stavros Arachovitis on Friday. The protests will start on Monday from the region...

Greek Farmers Show Their Sexy Side in New Calendar

The Cultural Association of the village of Skopia in the Thessaly town of Farsala have published their new calendar for 2019 -- and it has already gone viral. The calendar features local farmers from the village showing their sexy side...

Drought-Hit Cretan Farmers Braced for 40% Loss of 2018's Crop

By Heini-Sofia Alavuo As reported earlier this year by Greek Reporter, the island of Crete has been suffering from a difficult drought. In April, the island had only seen only 3.8 billion cubic meters of rainwater since September 2017. This insufficient amount causes...

Greek Farmers' Convoy Rolls Into Thessaloniki (video)

Dozens of angry farmers drove their tractors into the center of Thessaloniki on Thursday, furious over austerity policies they claim threaten their livelihood. Thursday's action followed a similar protest that took place in Lamia, central Greece, on Wednesday. Other roads...

Angry Greek Farmers Block City Center with Tractors (photos)

Dozens of protesting farmers have driven their tractors into the center of the town of Lamia in central Greece, angry over austerity policies they claim threaten their livelihood. The farmers blockaded the town centre and held a meeting where they discussed...