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Greek Journalists On Strike

AP | Posted 11.26.2014 | Media

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek journalists are on a 24-hour strike, pulling all newscasts off the air a day before a nationwide general strike against ...

Athens City Workers Strike To Protest Job Cuts

AP | Posted 11.23.2013 | World

ATHENS, Greece — Hundreds of striking Greek city workers are marching through Athens to protest public sector job cuts that the government must ...

Greek Musician's Murder By Neo-Nazi Sparks Outrage

AP | ELENA BECATOROS | Posted 11.19.2013 | World

ATHENS, Greece — Greece's government moved Thursday to crack down on the ultranationalist Golden Dawn party after the fatal stabbing of an anti-...

Greece Stages General Strike Over State Job Cuts

AP | DEREK GATOPOULOS | Posted 09.15.2013 | World

ATHENS, Greece — Unions opposing austerity measures in Greece staged their fourth general strike this year on Tuesday, as the government prepare...

Portrait Of A Year In Turmoil

Leigh Silver | Posted 04.06.2013 | Arts

Activist artist Molly Crabapple's new series of paintings titled "Shell Game" at Smart Clothes Gallery in New York portray a darkly humorous year in c...

Heavy Police Presence For Greece's Independence Day Parade

AP | Posted 03.25.2013 | World

ATHENS, Greece -- A military parade marking Greece's Independence Day has taken place, for a second straight year, amid a heavy police presence that b...

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...

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 ...

Protesters Force Parade Cancellation

AP | By COSTAS KANTOURIS | Posted 12.28.2011 | World

THESSALONIKI, Greece -- Thousands of anti-austerity protesters in Greece's second largest city forced the cancellation on Friday of an annual military...

PHOTOS: An Insider's Look At the Greek Austerity Protests

Posted 08.31.2011 | World

Though not as massive in scope as those in Tunisia and Egypt, Athens' austerity protests have nonetheless been nicknamed the "Greek Spring" in an effo...

WATCH: Greek Police Brutally Face Off With Austerity Protesters

Posted 08.30.2011 | World

Though lawmakers backed controversial austerity measures to stave off national bankruptcy on Wednesday, the mood in Athens remains volatile. As th...

WATCH: Greek Austerity Protesters Clash With Police

Posted 08.28.2011 | World

ATHENS (Reuters) – Greek police fired teargas and battled groups of hooded youths near parliament on Tuesday in a rally against anti-austerity m...

Greek Citizens Flee Cities For Rural Areas As Economy Implodes

Die Welt/Worldcrunch | Gunnar Köhne | Posted 08.21.2011 | World

Olga Palavidou cautiously inserts a small spoon into the waxy cell of a honeycomb. The larva inside has to be moved to what's known as a "peanut" cell...

Bonnie Kavoussi

As Greek Default Appears Increasingly Likely, European Markets Tumble

HuffingtonPost.com | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 08.20.2011 | Business

Amid falling European markets and mounting fears of a Greek government default, European financial ministers gave Greece an ultimatum Monday: approve ...

Bonnie Kavoussi

In Greece, American Economic Recovery Is At Stake

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

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 opp...

Protesters Take Over Athens Ministry

AP | ELENA BECATOROS and GABRIELE STEINHAUSER | Posted 08.03.2011 | World

ATHENS, Greece — Greece is poised to receive the next installment of its bailout facility, and will likely get further rescue loans to prevent i...

Greek Protesters to Confront Government on Economy

AP | NICHOLAS PAPHITIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

THESSALONIKI, Greece — Greece's prime minister promised Saturday to lower corporate taxes to help revive the debt-plagued country's shrinking ec...

Greek Protests On The Rise As Government Rolls Out Harsh Budget Cuts

AP | DEREK GATOPOULOS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

ATHENS, Greece — The Greek government is battling growing discontent over a new round of economic austerity, with fresh strikes, public hostilit...

Hardcore Riot Dog Seen At Nearly Every Greek Protest (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Either this dog is a master photobomber or he is extremely passionate about Greek politics. According to The Guardian, it's the latter, as they've put...

Photos Of 2008 Greek Riots: Amazing Slideshow

boston.com | 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 Throw Fire Bombs At Police

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

ATHENS, Greece — Masked youths set up burning barricades and threw fire bombs and chunks of marble at riot police Thursday, after a protest marc...