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Greek Budget for 2015 Voted Amidst Protests

The 2015 budget was voted in Greek Parliament (by a vote of 155 in favor, 134 against, 1 present) at midnight amidst anti-austerity protests and scenarios that the government plans to bring the Presidential election forward in early January, to put an...

Greece: 20,120 Protests in Four Years

Protests appear to have become somewhat of a “national sport” in Greece, after it was revealed that four to five protests have been taking place daily over the last four years. The Greek Minister of Public Order, Nikos Dendias, provided...

October 28th Military Parade in a "Blurry" Political Landscape

The military parade in Thessaloniki for the celebration of the National "Oxi" Day, the 28th of October, took place in a foggy climate-actual and political-and in the presence of the President of the Republic Karolos Papoulias. Today’s parade was marked...

Greece Bans Protests For Schaeuble Visit

Fearing protests, Greece will give visiting German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble on July 18 high-profile security usually limited to visiting heads of state, barring all public gatherings and marches in the center of Athens from 9 a.m. to 8...

Uniformed Protests Outside the Greek Parliament

The Greek MAT riot police created a barrier at the entrance to Herod Atticus St., blocking uniformed protestors from the Greek Parliament. The protesters finally made their way through the parliament via Kolonaki street. The President of the Greek...

Crisis-Hit Greece Can't Afford Protest Violence Cost says Athens Mayor

A bitter debate has reopened in crisis-hit Greece about the cost of violent demonstrations on the country's battered capital and the risks they pose to the nation's critically important tourism industry. A senior tourism official has expressed amazement that the...