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Greek University Reform Bill Provides for Police on Campus

An ambitious university reform bill was drafted and presented to lawmakers by ministers Niki Kerameus, of Education, and Michalis Chrysochoidis, of Civil Protection, on Wednesday. In a press conference on Wednesday, Kerameus argued that the draft legislation acts on the...

Athens Braces for Transport Strike as Unions Protest Social Security Reforms

Buses, trolleys, trams and metro transportation will be out of operation in Athens on February 18, as employees will be taking part in the 24-hour strike against the new social security bill expected to be brought before Parliament on...

Previous SYRIZA Government's Reforms to Religious Education Ruled Unconstitutional

The Council of State (STE), Greece's highest administrative court, published its ruling on Friday in which it deems the changes to religious education introduced by the previous government as unconstitutional. The left-wing government of the SYRIZA coalition changed the way religious...

Greek Government Attacks Political Opposition Over Pension Reform Stance

A day following the leak of the Greek government's 170 page proposal to reform the Greek pension system,   Greek Government spokeswoman Olga Gerovasili attacked the other political parties for their refusal to support the reform push. While the reform...

5th Year of Greek Crisis: An Economic Strategy For Greece

In the 5th year of the Greek economic crisis, Greece has good fiscal news as it continues to build a primary surplus, but for debt, reforms and unemployment it has made only limited progress.

Chaos as Protest Farmers Give Away Produce at Street Markets

Thousands of citizens have rushed to the street markets of Athens and Thessaloniki Wednesday where farmers are handing out their produce for free in protest at reforms implemented by the Greek government. They are planning to distribute about 65 tons of fruit...

Omonia Square To Get A Renovation

Municipality of Athens, in collaboration with KIPOKA citizens movement, are making an attempt to reform central parts of Athens, including Omonia Square. They are trying to attract residents and shoppers back to the city center, now occupied mostly by drug...