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Greek Convicted Bomber Released from Jail

Jailed 25-year-old Nikos Romanos, in prison for attempted robbery and planting a bomb outside the house of a former minister, among others, was released on Wednesday on good behavior after serving six years in jail. Romanos was convicted in 2013...

Athens Felonies Court Reduces Sentence of Anarchist Nikos Romanos

The five-Member Felonies Appeal Court in Athens decided on Monday afternoon to reduce the sentence of convicted Greek anarchist Nikos Romanos from 18 to 14 years. Romanos, a close friend of the late Alexandros Grigoropoulos, the fifteen-year old teenager who was...

The Alexandros Grigoropoulos Killing Still Haunts Greece

As the seventh anniversary of the killing of 15-year-old Alexandros Grigoropoulos by a policeman approaches, thousands of police brace for a night of riots and vandalism. The sixth of December of 2008 event triggered the most violent uproar Athens has...

5,000 Police Officers Preparing for Riots on December 6

The Hellenic Police are on high alert in view of Decemeber 6, the anniversary of the death of 16-year-old student Alexis Grigoropoulos. In 2008 Grigoropoulos was killed by a police officer. His death sparked protests and riots in Athens...

Greek Police Prepare for Possibility of Violent Riots on 'November 17th' Anniversary

Deputy Citizen Protection Minister Nikos Toskas met with the leadership of the Greek Police to discuss security measures for the November 17th anniversary of the 1973 student uprising against the dictatorship at the National Technical University of Athens, according...

Greek Police on Alert After Hate Declaration of Jailed Anarchist

Greek police are on alert after jailed anarchist Nikos Romanos issued a written statement calling all anarchists to wage war against the state and "...take over city halls and blow up fascists and bosses." As the November 17 celebration and...

Amnesty International Warns Over Racism Incidents and Police Brutality in Greece

Its annual global report on the state of human rights for 2014 published Non Governmental Organization (NGO) Amnesty International that focuses on human rights and currently has more than seven million members and supporters across the globe. The report highlighted...

10 Most Significant Moments of 2014 in Greece

There is no doubt that 2014 was an eventful year for Greece. Earthquakes, terrorists, and historic archaeological discoveries were just some of this year's most significant moments for the country. Here's a list of the 10 most significant moments...

Anarchist Nikos Romanos Ends Hunger Strike

The 21-year-old anarchist Nikos Romanos who had been convicted of robbery ended his hunger strike after 31 days when Greece 's  parliament voted on a new amendment that allows him to attend university courses under electronic supervision. Meanwhile, SYRIZA characterized...

Explosives and Molotov Cocktails in Support of Hunger Striker

An explosive mechanism in a bank and the burning of a bus with molotov cocktails were the latest actions of supporters of hunger striker Nikos Romanos today. Earlier this morning, a man called newspaper Efimerida ton Syntakton and said that...