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Former Minister Giannis Panousis Confesses He Received Threats

In an interview with the Greek newspaper Proto Thema, the former Citizens Protection Minister Giannis Panousis stated that he had received threats against his life by politicians who had connections with terrorists. “I have provided the necessary evidence regarding...

3,000 Migrants Disembarked in Athens Port in One Week

Migration in crisis-stricken Greece is an issue of concern which has been recurrently coming to the forefront in different guises. The last few months, however, the flow of undocumented immigrants has eluded all limits and Greek coast guard officials do not know how...

Shocking Video from Athens Polytechnic Riot

A shocking video depicting the riot that took place on Tuesday, April 7, in downtown Athens, Greece, near the Polytechnic school, was posted on YouTube by anti-authoritarians. The video with the eloquent title “Athens: Front line view of the riot in...

Greek Gov't Signs $500 Mln Contract With U.S. Company for Modernization of P-3B Orion Planes

The leftist led Greek government has signed its first major armament deal with the U.S. contractor Lockheed Martin for the modernization of five aged naval support jets. The deal, worth 500 million dollars, is the first major deal in...

Group of Anarchists Protest Inside Greek Parliament Courtyard [Video]

A group of anti-establishment protesters managed to enter the premises of the Greek Parliament for several minutes earlier today protesting for the abolition of maximum security prisons (the so-called «Type-C» prisons). The group was asking for the release of former...

Deputy Citizen Protection Minister: 'Greece Can't Handle More Migrants'

“The country cannot handle any more migrants,” stated the Deputy Citizen Protection Minister Giannis Panousis on Friday March 27. The Minister hinted that the decision regarding detention centers would be reviewed, expressing concern about the increase of illegal migration...

Clashes at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Results in 2 Injured Guards

Clashes erupted earlier today on the premises of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, when a group of students attempted to enter the room where the Senate meeting was being held, requesting the meetings are open to the public. During...

Anarchists Evacuate Athens Law School Sit-in

A group of anarchists who were on a sit-in for the sixth consecutive day at the Athens Law School in downtown Athens, peacefully evacuated the premises after a no-arrest order was issued by the Alternate Minister of Public Order...

Greek Student Still Missing After Almost a Month

Greece has been devastated by the disappearance of 20-year-old student Vangelis Giakoumakis, who has been missing for almost a month since February 6. Greek journalist and writer Elena Akrita addressed a letter to Greek Deputy Minister of Public Order,...

Greek Authorities Start Evacuating Amygdaleza Migrant Detention Center

Greek authorities have started evacuating the Amygdaleza migrant detention center last Friday, saying they have released 100 migrants by Tuesday, while 980 remain in the premises. Deputy Citizen Protection Minister Giannis Panousis had pledged to close down the Amygdaleza facility within 100 days, citing...