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Trump: Only US President to be Impeached Twice

President Trump is now the only United States leader to be impeached twice, after Wednesday's historic vote in the House of Representatives. But his trial in the Senate will not happen until after Joe Biden, a Democrat, is inaugurated as...

Athens' Center Cordoned Off for Protests on Anniversary of Grigoropoulos Killing

The center of Athens will remain cordoned off for the entire day on Friday because of the rallies and demonstrations planned for the anniversary of the murder of Alexandros Grigoropoulos, the teenager shot and killed by a police officer...

Greek Supreme Court to Review Ruling on Grigoropoulos Murder Case

The Areos Pagos, Greece's supreme court, requested a copy of the court ruling on the case of teenager Alexandros Grigoropoulos on Friday. The fifteen-year-old demonstrator was murdered in Exarchia in December, 2008 by police officer Epaminondas Korkoneas. The murder sparked...

Former Cop Who Killed 15-Year-Old Grigoropoulos Released From Jail

The former police officer who was sentenced to 13 years' imprisonment for the murder of 15-year-old protester Alexandros Grigoropoulos in 2008 was released from jail on Tuesday. Epaminondas Korkoneas has served 11 of the 13 years of his sentence and his...

War of Words as Athens Mayor Calls for Toskas to Resign

For the second time this week, Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis has called for the resignation of Nikos Toskas, the Citizens' Protection Minister, in light of the vandalism and acts of violence that have taken place throughout the city in recent...

Rioters Attack Police with Petrol Bombs in Exarchia

Early Saturday morning clashes between rioters and the police took place near the Athens Polytechnic in Exarchia. Sources report that following a group of unidentified people throwing petrol bombs at riot police at a unit stationed on the corner of...

Refugees Riot After Migrant Woman and Child Die in Car Accident

On Sunday, Riots broke out late in the evening in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki outside of Oreokastro Migrant Camp which accommodates some 1,300 refugees. According to Greek authorities, refugees who are residents at the center flooded the streets...

Violence in Exarchia, Kiosk Swallowed in Flames

Exarchia, a central suburb of Athens known as being a cesspool of anarchy, was once again gripped by violence shortly after midnight on Saturday that continued until the early hours of Sunday. A group of youth headed from Exarchia...

Exclusive Video: Worst Riots Ever Break Out at Idomeni Refugee Camp

Violence erupted again on Wednesday at Idomeni, the sprawling tent city that has been created on Greece's northern border with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM). Incidents began at 8:30 p.m. when about a hundred migrants ran towards...

Fires and Clashes with Police Mark Anniversary of Grigoropoulos Murder (video)

The seventh anniversary of the murder of 15-year-old Alexandros Grigoropoulos by a policeman was marked with fires and clashes with the police in Athens. The skirmishes started after the end of the protest rally organized by anarchist factions in memory...