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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...

The Alexandros Grigoropoulos Killing Still Haunts Greece

As the seventh anniversary of the killing of 15-year-old Alexandros Grigoropoulos by a policeman approaches, thousands of police brace for a night of riots and vandalism. The sixth of December of 2008 event triggered the most violent uproar Athens has...

Greek Police Arrest 7 After Riots and Petrol Bomb Attacks

Greek Police arrested seven rioters who had attacked policemen with petrol bombs in the area of Exarchia around midnight on Friday. It all started after a demonstration rally of leftist organizations protesting the arrival of U.S. State Secretary John Kerry in...

5,000 Police Officers Preparing for Riots on December 6

The Hellenic Police are on high alert in view of Decemeber 6, the anniversary of the death of 16-year-old student Alexis Grigoropoulos. In 2008 Grigoropoulos was killed by a police officer. His death sparked protests and riots in Athens...

Attacks and Molotov Cocktails in the Center of Athens

Shortly before 13:00 pm around 30 masked men attacked police officers with stones damaging shop windows in the center of Athens during demonstrations by the General Confederation of Workers of Greece (GCWG)  and the Civil Servants Supreme Administrative Council (CSSAC)....

Police, Anti-establishment Rioters Clash in Downtown Athens

Violent incidents involving anti-establishment rioters and Greek Police broke out late on Thursday in downtown Athens, Greece. Hoodie-wearing rioters threw Molotov cocktails and stones against police, who responded with teargas. The incidents were sparked when anti-establishment militants tried to enter the Athens...

Anarchists Attack Police with Petrol Bombs in Athens [Video]

Anarchists attacked police with molotov cocktails and stones after a protest rally against maximum security prisons in downtown Athens, Greece, late on Tuesday. About 400 black-clad people marched from the University of Athens administration building to the Greek parliament around 7:15...

Hooded Youngsters Burn Cars and Vandalize Downtown Athens

The Exarcheia area in downtown Athens was once again the field of riots as hooded men burned cars, smashed shop windows and vandalized bus stops. The riots started at night after about 1,000 anarchists marched from Monastiraki to Syntagma Square...

Super League: Next Match Taking Place Behind Closed Doors

Deputy Sports Minister Stavros Kontonis announced that after what happened at the Olympic Athletic Center of Athens (OAKA), the next Super League match would be held behind closed doors, with no fans on the stands. On Wednesday, March 11 the...