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Golden Dawn MP With Gun In Parliament

A Member of Parliament from the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party who drove into the underground parking lot there with a gun on his passenger's seat was asked by a police guard to put it away but drove on after...

SYRIZA, New Democracy Clash Over Golden Dawn

Greece's main political parties continue to be befuddled on how to deal with the rising influence of the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party, with Prime Minister and New Democracy Conservative party leader Antonis Samaras' government backing off an anti-racism bill...

SYRIZA MP Yelled "Heil Hitler!" In Parliament

After a contentious confrontation in the Greek Parliament that led to a member of the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party being ejected for violating rules against insulting colleagues, it was reported that it was a leftist MP who yelled "Heil...

Anti-Austerity Protests Draw 60,000 in Athens

Enraged by more coming pay cuts, tax hikes and slashed pensions, an estimated 60,000 people converged on the center of Athens on Feb. 21 during a 24-hour general strike that shut down services. Ferries stayed in port, schools closed, public...

EU Says It’s Not Ready to Help Greece Yet

ATHENS - Despite new austerity measures rammed through the Parliament in the wake of riots that left parts of downtown Athens burning, European Union leaders said they aren’t convinced that Greece is serious about reform and won’t release a...

Another Greek Strike Draws Yawns, No Violence

ATHENS – After 18 months of protests, riots and strikes, another walk off the job by Greek workers on Dec. 1 shut down many services in the capital and elsewhere in the country, but there was no repeat of...