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Melbourne Protest Against Turkish Occupation Demands Justice for Cyprus

The Coordinating Committee of Justice for Cyprus (SEKA) organized a protest rally which took place in the Greek neighborhood of Lonsdale Street in Melbourne, Australia on Sunday. The assembled protesters decried the recent Turkish incursions onto Cyprus' EEZ and...

Cretans Ride Horses to Macedonia Rally in Thessaloniki

Cretans are well-known for their unique cultural habits and life-long customs. This time, a group of them decided to take their horses along with them to Sunday's rally in Thessaloniki against the use of "Macedonia" in the FYROM name...

Greek Pensioners Protest Cuts Outside Council of State Court Hearing

Hundreds of elderly Greeks protested against deep cuts to their pensions outside the country's top administrative court, which was hearing arguments on a motion to rule the 2016 labour bill unconstitutional. Pensioners have seen their benefits cut more than a...

Police Fire Tear Gas at Protesting Eldorado Workers

Greek police fired tear gas at dozens of Eldorado Gold workers rallying outside the energy ministry in Athens on Wednesday to protest against potential job losses, after the Canadian company threatened to suspend investment at its Greek mines. Eldorado Gold...

Violent Incidents at Protest Rally Outside Labor Ministry [video]

Violent incidents took place between hotel industry employees and the riot police forces outside the Labor Ministry in central Athens on Tuesday. There was friction after protestors from the hotel employees union broke through the police lines and entered...

Protestors Flood Syntagma Square Yelling, 'Resign, Tsipras!' [pics]

A flood of protestors of all ages gathered at Syntagma Square at 6:30 pm on Wednesday calling for the resignation of the Greek government. The anti-government rally, was organized on social media by the new "Resign" movement that has...

Hooded Men Break Protest Rally and Clash with Police

A large group of hooded men broke up the protest rally at Syntagma Square by hurling Molotov cocktails at police, with the latter responding with tear gas. More than 50,000 people participated in the general strike demonstration rally in Athens...

Doctors, Lawyers, Engineers Take it to the Streets in Greece

Doctors, lawyers, engineers and other professionals took it to the streets in Athens, Greece, on Thursday, protesting against the government's plan for social security fund reforms. Thousands of professionals assembled outside the Labor Ministry, demonstrating against the hikes in contributions...

Rally in Rome to Express Support for Greece

Thousands of Italians attended a rally on Saturday in the streets of Rome, to express their support for Greece in its debt negotiations with Eurozone partners. The march started at Indipendenza Square at noon and ended at the Colosseum, with...

Greek Police on Alert Ahead of 'Hot Weekend' in Athens

Almost the entire Greek Police force of the Attica region will be on alert on Saturday due to the sixth anniversary of Alexandros Grigoropoulos' assassination, the visit of Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and the planned parliamentary vote on...