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Anti-Climate Change Protest Held in Athens' Syntagma Square

Hundreds of Greek students protested against climate change in the country’s capital on Friday morning in what is becoming a regular occurrence, taking place every Friday in many cities around the globe under the title of ''Fridays for Future.'' The...

Athens Polytechnic Uprising: How Greek Students Overthrew a Coup

As of November 1973, it had been six and a half years since Greece had been placed under strict military rule. Opponents of the junta which took over in the April 21, 1967 coup had been tortured, jailed, exiled, or put...

Clashes Between Students and Police Erupt Outside Athens University of Economics

Clashes erupted on Monday afternoon between students and Greece's ''MAT'' riot police forces outside the premises of Athens' University of Economics and Business (AUEB). A group of people tried to attack police forces which were stationed just outside University property. The...

Fresh Clashes Between Leftists and Police Disrupt Traffic in Central Athens

Clashes between leftist students and police seem to have returned to central Athens for good since, for yet another day, the city center of the Greek capital was closed on Thursday, as thousands of students marched against the new,...

Clashes Between Vandals and Police Disrupt Traffic in Athens

Clashes erupted on Wednesday afternoon between a group of unknown individuals and police forces in central Athens. The incidents took place outside of the University of Economics (ASOEE) on Patission Street, when a number of hooded individuals began setting trash...

Students' Demonstration Ends With Clashes in Central Athens

Another mostly peaceful demonstration of students organized by left-wing student associations ended in clashes in central Athens on Thursday. Several hundred protesters attempted to overturn the riot police's ''MAT'' trucks, which had been parked vertically along Vasilissis Olgas Avenue in...

Leftist Students Clash With Police After March Against Educational Reform in Athens

A largely-peaceful student protest organized by leftist student associations ended in clashes with Greece's MAT riot police in central Athens on Friday afternoon. Several hundred demonstrators attempted to overturn MAT police trucks which had been parked vertically along Vasilissis Olgas...

President Pavlopoulos Meets With Greek American Students in Athens

Greece's President, Prokopios Pavlopoulos, met with a group of Greek American students in the Presidential Mansion of Athens on Monday. The group of students from the American-Hellenic Institute was headed by Nick Larigakis, the Chairman and Executive Director of the...

Two Greek Universities Ranked in Top 10 Percent of the World

Greece's two largest Universities are among the top ten percent of all the universities in the world's, according to new rankings published recently. According to this year's "Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities," also known as the "NTU...

Greek Universities Lag Behind in Foreign Student Numbers, Study Suggests

According to the study ''The shape of global higher education: International Comparisons with Europe,'' conducted recently by The British Council, Greek universities lag behind other European universities in regard to the number of foreign students they attract. The study focused...