GREEK workers held yet another general strike yesterday, protesting against the latest imposition of government cuts to satisfy international creditors linked to the bailout of foreign banks.
Transport, state schools, ferries and national rail services were largely disrupted, while...
Friday 9th Dec 2016
posted by Morning Star in World
Australian workers win beer dispute; Greek journalists strike against austerity; 48 feared dead in Pakistan plane crash; German CDU votes to oppose dual citizenship
Thursday 8th Dec 2016
THE Greek ferry workers’ strike entered its fourth day yesterday, with a general strike against EU-dictated austerity measures set for Thursday.
Maritime unions extended their strike, due to end yesterday, for another two days, cutting links to some islands not served by air.
Tuesday 6th Dec 2016
GREEK Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras vowed yesterday that his government would try harder to care for refugees after a woman and child died in a fire at the overcrowded camp on the island of Lesbos.
Mr Tsipras said he was “shocked, as is the entire Greek nation, by the tragic...
Saturday 26th Nov 2016
GREEK ferries suspended their routes to and from the country’s islands yesterday due to a 24-hour seamen’s strike over pension cuts and other EU-dictated austerity measures.
The walkout came as the country’s largest civil servants’ union staged a 24-hour strike...
Friday 25th Nov 2016
by Ruhi Loren Akhtar
Wednesday 23rd Nov 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
THOUSANDS of protesters marched to the US embassy in Athens yesterday to mark the 1973 student uprising against the military dictatorship.
About 3,000 police were deployed in the city centre ahead of the anniversary march from Athens Polytechnic, site of the uprising against the...
Friday 18th Nov 2016
US PRESIDENT Barack Obama tried to defend capitalist globalisation during a visit to the Acropolis in Athens yesterday, saying its “benefits” should be shared more widely.
In the wake of his anointed successor Hillary Clinton’s defeat by Donald Trump, Mr Obama...
Thursday 17th Nov 2016
Demonstrators defy ban to voice their opposition to austerity
Wednesday 16th Nov 2016
KEVIN OVENDEN writes on the formation and continuing trial of the Golden Dawn fascists
Monday 31st Oct 2016