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Greece Protests

Amid Protests, Greece Passes Painful Fiscal Reforms

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 05.09.2016 | World

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek lawmakers on Monday passed a package of unpopular pension and tax reforms that the country's leftist-led government hopes wil...

Police Violence: US and THEM

Christos Terzides | Posted 02.14.2015 | Politics
Christos Terzides

Violence and abuse of power by the police is not confined only to Greece or the U.S. It's a global phenomenon.

Greeks Rally Against Neo-Nazis

Reuters | Posted 11.25.2013 | Politics

ATHENS, Sept 25 (Reuters) - Greeks took to the streets of Athens on Wednesday against the fatal stabbing of an anti-racism rapper by a supporter of ...

Greece Braces For New Wave Of Strikes

Agence France Presse | | Posted 11.16.2013 | World

Greece was hit by a new wave of strikes on Monday as public employees protested a massive redeployment plan which is an integral part of the debt-lade...

Greek Protests Turn Violent

Reuters | Posted 01.07.2013 | World

Watch LIVE footage from the protests here. By Renee Maltezou and Lefteris Papadimas ATHENS, Nov 7 (Reuters) - Greek ...

PHOTOS: Greece's NSFW Protests

Posted 10.10.2012 | World

Greek protesters gave Angela Merkel an ice cold welcome in Athens on Tuesday, and some demonstrators went pretty far to express their discontent with ...

Presenting The Latest Female Politician To Face Heightened Scrutiny For Wearing The Same Thing That Every Male Politician Wears Every Day

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 10.09.2012 | Business

Can a powerful lady in a fitted pantsuit fuel riots? Apparently, she can, at least according to some financial media outlets. Business Insider h...

Protests Mark Merkel's First Greece Visit During Crisis

Reuters | Posted 12.08.2012 | World

By Noah Barkin and Karolina Tagaris ATHENS, Oct 9 (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel flew to the heart of Europe's debt cris...

Anti-Austerity Protests Break Out In Athens And Madrid

Reuters | Posted 09.26.2012 | World

By Renee Maltezou and Julien Toyer ATHENS/MADRID, Sept 26 (Reuters) - Demonstrators clashed with police on the streets of Athens and Madrid on Wedn...

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...

PHOTOS: 2011's Most Dramatic Uprisings

Posted 12.21.2011 | World

The day a young fruit-seller, tired of corruption and sick of constant humiliation, set himself ablaze in Tunisia, he also sparked a wave of protests ...

Austerity Bites

Foreign Policy | Joanna Kakissis, Nikolas Leontopoulos | Posted 12.22.2011 | World

Parliament may claim that austerity has saved the country from a certain trip to Hades, but average Greeks would almost rather just go down in flames....

Live From Athens: Traveling Through Greece During The Strike

Josh Burstein | Posted 12.19.2011 | Travel
Josh Burstein

I did not take an impromptu trip to Greece to assume the role of embedded journalist. I just wanted to take my first real vacation and climb Mt. Olympus to high-five Zeus.

Greece Paralyzed: Protestors Clash With Police, Terrorist Trial Postponed

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.05.2011 | World

ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Judicial authorities postponed a trial of eight Greek terrorist suspects until later this month, as lawyers were participating...

Inside Greece's General Strike: Video Report From Athens as Thousands Protest Sweeping Austerity Cuts

Democracy Now! | Posted 08.30.2011 | World
Democracy Now!

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Postcard From Greece: This Should Not Be About Austerity, It's About The Future Of Democracy

Arianna Huffington | Posted 08.28.2011 | World
Arianna Huffington

Given that the Greeks invented democracy, it's only fitting that they're now being given the chance to reinvent it. As I found out during my trip to Greece last week, those really are the stakes.

Greek Prime Minister Offers To Quit Amidst Unity Talks

Posted 08.15.2011 | World

ATHENS (Reuters) – Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou offered Wednesday to step down and make way for a national unity government if the opposit...

Raging Greeks Stage Biggest Anti-Austerity Protest

Posted 08.05.2011 | Business

By George Georgiopoulos ATHENS, June 5 (Reuters) - Tens of thousands Greeks rallied in central Athens on Sunday to denounce politicians, bankers an...

Greek Protesters Riot Over Financial Crisis

Washington Post | Anthony Faiola | Posted 07.14.2011 | World

Already struggling to avoid a debt default that could seal Greece's fate as a financial pariah, this Mediterranean nation is also scrambling to contai...

New Riots Erupt In Greece (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) ATHENS, Greece - Greek police fired tear gas to repel stone-throwing protesters after lawmakers approved drastic austerity cuts Thursday needed ...

PHOTOS: Protesters Clash With Police As Greeks Strike Yet Again

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) ATHENS, Greece — Dozens of masked youths clashed with police at a union protest Tuesday in Athens during the country's fifth general strike thi...