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Thousands Gather in Athens for 'Macedonia is Greece' Rally (photos, video)

Thousands have descended at Syntagma Square in the center of the Greek capital for the rally on Macedonia. Organizers expect hundreds of thousands to arrive from every corner of Greece. The Greek Reporter is covering the rally live. You can follow...

Athens Ready for Massive 'Macedonia is Greece' Rally

Hundreds of thousands are expected to descend into Athens on Sunday to take part in a rally against the use of the Macedonia name by FYROM. Organizers expect a crowd that will surpass any other gathering held in the Greek...

Government Vows to Safeguard Athens Macedonia Rally

Citizens’ Protection Minister Nikos Toskas said all measures will be taken to safeguard the rally against the use of Macedonia by FYROM scheduled to take place in Athens on Sunday. Speaking to Greek TV, Toskas added that the organizers of...

Greek Priests Back Athens FYROM Rally

  An influential group of Greek Orthodox clergy has backed a forthcoming Athens rally against the use of 'Macedonia' by FYROM, putting it at odds with the church's leader. The Association of Greek Clerics on Thursday backed the rally, despite earlier comments...

Opposition to Compromise over Name Dispute Intensifies in Greece

As negotiations between Greece and FYROM on the countries' naming dispute begin in New York, opponents of a compromise solution are planning a rally in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki on Sunday. The choice of Greece’s second biggest city...

43rd November 17 Polytechnic Anniversary: Crowds March in Remembrance

Greek authorities are braced for violent protests during the 43rd November 17 Polytechnic uprising anniversary march to commemorate the student revolt at the educational institution in 1973 that is believed to have put an end to Greece's military dictatorship...

Labor Union Holds Rally in Omonia Square to Protest Obama Visit

Labor union PAME announced it will hold a rally in Omonia square, central Athens, on Tuesday, to protest the two-day visit of U.S. President Barack Obama to Athens. The union criticizes the government for banning rallies and protests in central...

Sirmacis is Youngest Winner in Acropolis Rally History, Athanassoulas Wins 2nd Place

21-year-old Latvian driver Ralfs Sirmacis, secured a sensational win at the SEAJETS Acropolis Rally of Greece held at the dirt tracks of Lamia for the first time since 2005. The victory marks the young driver's debut at the top...

Farmers Rally to Take Place in Athens on Nov 18

Greek farmers who met in a conference in Platykambos have agreed to participate in a nationwide rally on November 18. The rally was suggested by farmers in Crete who extended a general invitation for a rally on November 18...

Greeks Celebrate Big 'No' Vote Win in Bailout Referendum

Greek supporters of the “No” vote started gathering in Syntagma Square and Klafthmonos Square in central Athens shortly after 7 p.m., in order to celebrate their victory. Journalists and crews representing numerous Greek and foreign news agencies arrived at the...