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Greek Riots

Muslim Protests Break Out In Greece

AP | DEMETRIS NELLAS | Posted 11.23.2012 | World

ATHENS, Greece — Greek riot police used tear gas and pepper spray to disperse Muslim protesters who clashed with officers Sunday during a rally ...

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: Rioters Set Athens On Fire

Posted 02.13.2012 | World

Greek police fired tear gas at petrol bomb-throwing protesters outside parliament, where tens of thousands had massed a rally against austerity plans ...

Sausage the Riot Dog Speaks

Samantha Marshall | Posted 03.03.2012 | World
Samantha Marshall

Around the world, 2011 was the year the dog barked, and no one did it better than Loukanikos, or Sausage, the Greek Riot Dog. Honored with his own photo gallery in Time Magazine's"Person of the Year" issue, Sausage is finally getting his due.

Live From Greece

Arjuna Ardagh | Posted 09.06.2011 | World
Arjuna Ardagh

The lessons we can learn here are not from Greek politicians or economists, but how you and I can learn to fully enjoy our lives in the midst of the messes created by them.

Greece Denied Loans, For Now

AP | GABRIELE STEINHAUSER | Posted 08.19.2011 | Business

LUXEMBOURG — Hours of talks between eurozone finance ministers on the imploding finances of Greece broke up early Monday morning without the min...

Bonnie Kavoussi

In Greece, American Economic Recovery Is At Stake | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 08.17.2011 | Business

Once again, the global economy seems vulnerable to a crisis brewing in a single country, as the turmoil in Greece and the risk of a government default...

Greece Riots Over Austerity Plan

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

AP ATHENS, Greece -- Street clashes erupted between rioting youths and police in central Athens Thursday as tens of thousands demonstrated during a na...

Greek Debt Crisis

AP | ELENA BECATOROS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

ATHENS, Greece — Prime Minister George Papandreou called on Greeks to brace for more painful spending cuts to deal with an unprecedented financi...

Greek Nationwide Strike Protests Economic Injustice | Jeff Muskus | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ATHENS--Greek police clashed with youths in central Athens Wednesday as tens of thousands of people took to the streets in protest at the Socialist go...

Greek Youths Riot In Athens For 2nd Day

AP | NICHOLAS PAPHITIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ATHENS, Greece — Masked youths smashed store windows and hurled rocks and firebombs at riot police who responded with tear gas Monday in a secon...

Violence Erupts On Greek Riot Anniversary

AP | ELENA BECATOROS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ATHENS, Greece — Masked youths hurled firebombs and chunks of marble at police during a march in Athens on Sunday to mark the first anniversary ...

Photos Of 2008 Greek Riots: Amazing Slideshow | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

On the night of Saturday, December 6th, two Special Guards of the Greek police clashed with a small group of young men. The exact details of what took...

'Greek Syndrome' Is Catching In Other European Cities

The Independent | John Lichfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Europe exists, it appears. If Greek students sneeze, or catch a whiff of tear-gas, young people take to the streets in France and now Sweden. Yesterda...

Greek Youths Break Into State TV Center, Broadcast Protest Message

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

***UPDATE*** 6:25PM Fox News reports that rioters in Greece are using lasers to combat police: A gang of masked protesters attacked the Greek riot po...

Hijacking Democracy

Panos Livadas | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Panos Livadas

People ask: What lies behind the recent unrest in Greece? Will it last? Has the Greek police been ineffective? Can the Greek government guarantee law, order and safety? Let me answer these questions.

Greek Protests Enter Week Two: Thousands Surround Athens Police HQ (VIDEO)

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Youths protested outside of Athens' main police headquarters on Monday, pelting riot police with flour and other objects to protest the shooting death...

Students Firebomb Police In Fresh Wave Of Greek Riots

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Greek students announced fresh rallies Sunday after a night of violence during which hooded militants firebombed an Athens police station in fresh pro...

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...

Greek Prime Minister Calls For An End To 'Acts Of Blind Violence'

Athens News Agency | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BRUSSELS (ANA-MPA - M. Spinthourakis) Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis, on Friday, said he was satisfied with the decisions reached by European leader...

Unrest Spreads Across Europe, Greece Riots Could Be Trigger

AP | PAUL HAVEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MADRID, Spain — The unrest that has gripped Greece is spilling over into the rest of Europe, raising concerns the clashes could be a trigger for...

GREECE RIOTS: 10,000 Strike Economic Policies As Fresh Clashes Break Out

AP | ELENA BECATOROS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ATHENS, Greece — Five days of rioting that saw bands of youths marauding through the streets has shocked a generally tolerant Greek public and l...

Greek Commentary: A Teenage Martyr For Anger Against The State

Kathimerini: English Edition | Nikos Konstandaras | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The rising tide of anger and despair of the past few years now has its martyr, a 15-year-old boy whose blood will be used to bind together every dispa...

Massive Riots Cripple Greece's Main Cities

AP | ELENA BECATOROS and DEREK GATOPOULOS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ATHENS, Greece — Gangs of youths smashed their way through central Athens and Thessaloniki on Monday, torching stores and buildings after the fa...