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Georgios Plionis: The Legendary Greek Pilot Who Fought in Two Wars

Georgios Plionis, the legendary Greek pilot who flew in 167 successful missions in World War II and Korea, passed away at age 101

Thousands Join Polytechnic Uprising Commemoration March at US Embassy

Thousands of protesters marched on Friday to the US Embassy in Athens to mark the anniversary of the 1973 crackdown on a student uprising against the military dictatorship ruling Greece between 1967 and 1974. Shouting anti-American slogans, protesters from various...

Greek Education Minister Admits Opting–Out of Military Service

Education Minister Kostas Gavroglou admitted press reports that he opted-out of military service, which is compulsory in Greece. Speaking to state TV ERT, Gavroglou described his decision as "personal". "It was my personal decision, everyone can judge it as they wish...

April 21, 2017: The 50th Anniversary of a Dark Day in Greece's Modern History (video)

Athenians who are over 50 years old probably have some memories of that Spring morning of April in 1967, when the radio was playing military songs and the announcer was warning people to stay indoors because the Greek Armed Forces...

Protestors Stop SYRIZA Officials From Laying Wreath at November 17 Memorial

According to initial reports, this morning November 17, members of the leftist movements in Greece prevented SYRIZA officials in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki from laying a wreath of commemoration at the memorial for the November 17, 1973...