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Athens Riots

Greece at Point Zero. Night of Decision in Parliament -- Night of Protests on the Streets

Margarita Mavromichalis | Posted 07.16.2016 | World
Margarita Mavromichalis

Last night in Athens was marked with heated conversations in the parliament as the government was pressed to get the new measures passed to secure Greece's place within the Eurozone.

Athens in 1 Day, 2 Locals and 6 Questions

Katherine LaGrave | Posted 03.15.2014 | World
Katherine LaGrave

Greece has been a country hit hard by austerity measures, and no city more prominently than Athens. Curious to see how residents in the capital viewed these issues, I walked the streets of Athens and spoke to two locals -- same day and same questions.

PHOTOS: Athens Burns Amid Greek Riots

Posted 02.14.2012 | World

On the same day that Greece's parliament passed harsh new austerity measures as part of a multi-billion euro rescue package, workers cleared wreckage ...

What Is Really Happening in Athens

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 04.14.2012 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

In an affair like this one, which is political as much as economic, and where the highly inflammable matter being toyed with is a people, their pride, their memory, their revolt, their survival, one would like to have seen things handled more deftly.

PHOTOS: Athens Burns After Massive Protests

Posted 02.13.2012 | World

Anger over proposed austerity measures reached a boiling point on Sunday as protests in the center of Greece's capital turned violent. As tens of t...

DRAMATIC PHOTOS: Greece Protests Turn Violent

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 08.28.2011 | World

Police and protesters clashed in Athens Tuesday, as police hurled tear gas into crowds of hooded youths protesting the austerity measures that lenders...

Greece Riots: All You Need To Know (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Greece has been rocked by riots and protests for the past seven days. They have caused the worst destruction in 25 years sparked by a controversial s...

Riots In Greece Out Of Control, Worst Destruction In Decades

Ekathimerini.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Destruction in central Athens reached levels not seen for decades as rioting that followed the shooting of a 15-year-old boy by a police officer conti...