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42nd Anniversary of the Turkish Invasion of Cyprus Remembered [photos]

On July 15, 1974, the Greek military junta known in Greece as "The Junta," attempted a coup by Greek Army officers in Cyprus to achieve the reunification of Cyprus with Greece. A mere five days after the coup attempt, Turkey...

Greek Military Junta High-Ranked Official Passes Away

Theodoros Theofilogiannakos one of the high-ranked officials during the Greek military junta, notoriously known for torturing people, passed away on September 24, after losing a long battle with cancer. His funeral will take place on Saturday, September 26, in...

Greece's History of Loans Since 1824

Greece has been in the center of international attention since 2008 due to the financial crisis that broke in the country. However, this is not the first time Greece has faced severe financial problems or even come face to face...

President Pavlopoulos Stresses Greece's European Orientation

In a message marking the 41st anniversary since the fall of the 1967-1974 military junta and the restoration of democracy in Greece, President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos urged Greeks on Thursday to reaffirm their commitment to Europe and...

From Greek Civil War to SYRIZA's Rise to Power in 5 Minutes [Video]

Paul Mason is a British journalist on Channel 4 who recently created an impressive five-minute video, in which he scrupulously describes the rise of Greek leftist party SYRIZA to power in January 2015. Mason's narration begins with the Greek civil war...

An Uprising Remembered: CIA Daughter on Anti-junta Polytechnic Anniversary

On the occasion of the Athens Polytechnic Uprising against the Greek Junta, Leslie Absher, the daughter of a CIA operative stationed in Greece during the military dictatorship, remembers the events that brought down the regime forty one years ago...

Greek Journalist's Junta Story Inspires Documentary

As a combative journalist of Greek extraction, Elias Demetracopoulos dedicated the best part of his life to struggle against the regime of the Greek military junta, and his story has now been told in the film, “Time for Heroes”, which is slated...

40th Anniversary of the Heroic Uprising

Forty years have passed since the uprising that took place on the 17th of November 1973 in the Polytechnic School of Athens, Greece. It was a soul-stirring act of resistance against the tyranny of the Military Junta. It was...

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...

'Antethnikos Drontes' – Christos Zafeiris' New Book About the Greek Military Junta

The Greek journalist Christos Zafeiris presents his own view and experiences concerning the Greek military junta and the students’ revolt against the colonels’ junta in his new book. The new book is titled 'Antethnikos Drontes, 1971-1974' (meaning 'Acting Unpatriotically' in the English language)...