GREEK neonazi MP Ilias Kasidiaris received a six-month suspended sentence on Thursday for hate speech and incitement of violence against immigrants.
An Athens misdemeanours court convicted Mr Kasidiaris, spokesman for the Golden Dawn party, over a speech posted online by supporters in...
Saturday 30th Sep 2017
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Thousands march for rapper Killah P
Monday 18th Sep 2017
GREEK Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras claimed at the weekend that the country’s economy is turning round and will no longer be under creditors’ supervision next year.
Speaking at the opening of the 82nd Thessaloniki International Fair, Mr Tsipras forecast growth for 2017...
Monday 11th Sep 2017
REFUGEES from the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos face preliminary hearings today following their arrests on Tuesday, according to volunteer group Legal Centre Lesbos (LCL).
Camp residents had engaged in a peaceful protest over frustrations at their limbo status in the...
Saturday 22nd Jul 2017
The EU governments have failed to protect refugees and irregular migrants in Greece. JOHN ELLISON describes the awful conditions in Chios’s refugee camps
Wednesday 21st Jun 2017
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GREECE and Turkey held an icy summit in Athens yesterday, failing to agree on a number of questions.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told Turkish counterpart Binali Yildirim that airspace violations over the Aegean Sea must stop because they increase risks of a military...
Tuesday 20th Jun 2017
GREECE’S Syriza government hailed the unlocking of more EU bailout money yesterday after the latest austerity cuts.
European creditors agreed to release the latest tranche of €8.5 billion (£7.4 billion) on Thursday night after weeks of hard bargaining.
Saturday 17th Jun 2017
PALESTINE solidarity activists protested in Thessaloniki yesterday as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited Greece to promote the “East Med Pipeline.”The “revolutionary” natural gas pipeline was agreed in principle by Israel, Greece, Cyprus,...
Friday 16th Jun 2017
EUROZONE finance ministers met today to thrash out terms for Greece’s next slice of bailout loans.Greece needs another €7 billion (£6.1bn) to pay debts due in July and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said the country has “done everything” required by the...
Thursday 15th Jun 2017
RIOTS broke out in Athens on Thursday night as parliament surrendered to new EU austerity demands.
All 153 MPs in Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’s Syrizaled coalition voted in favour of the measures, which include further pension cuts and lowering of the threshold at which income...
Saturday 20th May 2017