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Police Clash with Protesters in Thessaloniki

The center of Thessaloniki was left in flames on Thursday as violent clashes between protesters and Greek riot police took place in the northern Greek city. The protesters were demonstrating against a law that calls for police on the premises...

Violent Clashes Break Out Between Police and Protesters in Athens

A massive demonstration of nearly 6,000 people against police brutality has resulted in violent clashes between police and protesters.

One Arrest After Attacks on MAT Riot Police in Exarchia

One person was arrested on Saturday following three separate attacks in Athens' Exarchia district overnight, during which youth threw stones and bottles at platoons of MAT riot police. The first attack took place at 1:00 on Saturday morning, followed by...

PASOK Issues Warning After Attacks on MAT Riot Police with Molotov Cocktails in Exarchia

On Friday night, masked individuals threw Molotov cocktails into a platoon of police officers guarding the offices of the PASOK political party in Exarchia in central Athens. The incident occurred shortly before midnight on Friday evening and resulted in two...

Populous Demonstration in Solidarity with Anarchist Nikos Romanos Ends with Clashes [Video]

Between 5,000 and 10,000 are estimated those who participated in Tuesday’s demonstration in solidarity with imprisoned 21-year-old anarchist Nikos Romanos, who is on hunger strike since November 10, when his request to study at the Business Administration department of the...

Special Greek Police Units are Getting Old

The average age of Greek policemen belonging to the Riot Squad (MAT) and the DIAS motorcycle unit is rising alarmingly as fewer policemen choose to enter the special units. When DIAS was established in 2010, the average age of policemen was...

Student Protest Brings Back Greek Riot Memories Prior to Anti-junta Anniversary in Athens

Tensions were high at a student protest against Greek government's decision to keep universities closed before the Greek Anti-junta Anniversary fearing riots. Watch video and exclusive photos.

Riots in the Center of Athens Greece

A few hours before Troika arrived at the Greek Ministry of Administrative Reform to meet with the Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, members of the Greek Federation of Secondary Education State Teachers (OLME) gathered outside the ministry. It wasn't long  before...

Greek Police Face Austerity Protest Charges

More than 2 1/2 years after an anti-austerity protest in Athens, Greece, turned ugly and violent, 18 police officers were due to stand trial on Jan. 20 on brutality charges after images showed bloody confrontations with demonstrators. The events...

Great Lavra Monastery after Family Taverna in Skopelos

A crowd gathered outside the tavern of the Kosmas family, which was filled with policemen, court bailiffs and representatives of the Monastery of Great Lavra on Mount Athos. The tension on the island of Skopelos, in the western Aegean Sea,...