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Athens Rioters Burn Car, Set Trashcans on Fire

A group of antiestablishment individuals, who had earlier marched in downtown Athens, Greece, were involved in violent incidents around the National Polytechnic University late on Thursday, police said. Around 300 people, who had rallied in downtown Athens around 6:00 p.m., marched...

Aftermath of Grigoropoulos Anniversary Rally in Athens: Fire and Destruction [Videos]

The neighborhood of Exarcheia and several major streets in downtown Athens, Greece, looked like they were bombarded after Saturday's riots that marked the sixth anniversary of teenager Alexandros Grigoropoulos' assassination by a policeman. Burned vehicles and bank ATMs, broken store windows and bus...

Grigoropoulos Anniversary: Riots in Athens and Other Greek Cities

Riots and clashes with the police in several major cities in Greece have marked the anniversary of the killing of teenager Alexandros Grigoropoulos by a policeman. In Athens, where the biggest demonstration rally took place, it was preceded by attacks...

Alexandros Grigoropoulos: The Killing that Shook Greece

Today is the sixth anniversary of the killing of 15-year-old Alexandros Grigoropoulos by a policeman, that triggered the most violent riots Athens has seen in recent years. It was a little before 9:00 on the evening of December 6, 2008,...

Clashes During Rally for Pavlos Fyssas

Clashes occurred during a march held in Piraeus, Greece, in memory of rap singer Pavlos Fyssas who was stabbed to death a year ago by a Golden Dawn supporter. The march that started peacefully, turned violent when about 100 of the participants...

Amyntaio Mayor Injured in Riots

The mayor of Amyntaio, Makis Iosifidis, was injured during riots that occurred between the residents of the region and police officers, outside the gate of the military camp Papapetrou in Amyntaio, Florina. The residents along with some bodies of...

Greek Demonstrators Join Global "Day of Rage"

Sol Square in Madrit, Tahrir Square in Cairo, Green Square in Tripoli, Syntagma Square in Athens, Zuccotti Park in New York and now Paris, London, Tokyo, Brussels and the list goes on and on. Greek indignandos gathered up for once...

European "Union": Goodnight and Good Luck, Greece

"You either keep your word and push the mid-term program immediately or you will not be given the next trench", said Troika officials to George Papandreou and Evangelos Venizelos. Surely it must[...]

London Riots Exclusive: Greek Caught in the Line of Fire

Greek girl describes first hand account of being caught in the line of fire during London riots. Everything had started when a black man was shot dead by a police officer in Tottenham, predominantly a black area, and the whole thing resulted in what we're witnessing today.