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“Revolutionary Self-Defense Group” claims responsibility for grenade in French Embassy

A Greek left-wing urban guerrilla group on Monday claimed responsibility for an attack with a hand grenade on the French embassy in Athens last week, which wounded one guard. The attackers were riding a motorcycle when they threw the hand grenade outside the building opposite parliament, in one of Athens’s …

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Obama in Athens: troubles for drivers, commuters and protesters

The center of Athens will be locked down. Public gatherings and protest rallies  will be banned in the area where US president Barack Obama and his entourage will move.Main Avenues and streets will be closed to traffic from time to time. 5,000 policemen will be deployed, 500 of them in …

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Labor Institute: Real Unemployment in Greece is 30.8%

The real unemployment is much higher than the one registered by the Greek Statistics Authority ELSTAT, the Labor Institute of Private Sector union GSEE (INE-GSEE) claims. The Institute estimates that 800,000 people are long-time unemployed and the unemployment rate is 30.8%, while the ELSTAT said it was 23.4% for the …

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UPD II: Athens Metro, Tram on work stoppage Nov 15/2016

+++ UPDATE II: Confusion till the end of the day, now it seems final: Metro and Tram workers will be on work stoppage from beginning of shift until 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 15th 2016. Workers at urban train ISAP have cancelled their strike. Whether they will keep their work …

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Once in a lifetime event: the SuperMoon on Nov 14/2016

The Super-Moon on Monday, November 14th will be particularly special, due to a unique alignment of the Earth, moon, and sun. The moon will be the closest it’s been to the Earth since January 26, 1948—the next similarly large supermoon won’t occur until November 25, 2034. In short: You won’t …

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Refugees & migrants set fire in Chios hot spot, protest conditions in Samos (video, picts)

For one more time, frustrated refugees and migrants stuck in the hot spots of the islands of Chios and Samos launched protests. In the hot spot Souda on Chios, the protest started Wednesday noon when young camp residents having block the street leading to the camp with garbage bins, which …

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Grenade thrown at French embassy in Athens, policeman injured

Two people riding a motorcycle threw a grenade at the French embassy in Athens at 4:45 am Thursday morning. The grenade exploded injuring one policeman who was on duty. According to police, one of the people threw the grenade while the motorcycle was passing by the embassy located in Vassilissis …

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Russia says it has chased away a NATO submarine in the Mediterranean

The Russian Defense Ministry announced today that it has chased away a Dutch submarine belonging to NATO that was making dangerous maneuvers near Russian warships in the Mediterranean Sea. The ministry said further that NATO submarines are monitor Russian warships sailing in the Mediterranean, Interfax news agency reported. Moscow has …

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Greek Elder prophecies: “America will feed the world and then it’ll collapse”

The United States of America have been subjects of the prophecies of Elder Paisios, the Saint of Mount Athos, and other Greek orthodox Elders. Their prophecies get a new meaning especially after Donald Trump and his anti-systemic ideas and promises pushed him in the White House. Elder Paisios told a …

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Athens: Anarchists turn Patision Avenue into a “battle field”

Dozens of anarchists turned the downtown Athens outside the Polytechnic School into a battlefield on Monday. After the protest rally staged by thousands of high-school students, a group wearing hoods and helmets move to Patision Avenue near the national Museum and started to throw stones and molotov cocktail bombs at …

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Athens: High-school students protest rally ends in …fire-bombs throwing & teargas

Thousands of high-school students flocked to downtown Athens on Monday morning to demand a “a school system and a life they deserve”. However, the protest rally ended in the usual mess as in most of the cases. A group of authoritarians intermingled with the students and started to throw molotov …

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Imprisoned 17-November leader: A cell of 8 people not captured yet

Imprisoned leader of terror organization 17. November, Alexandros Gioropoulos, claims that 8 members were still on the run. In an 8-page letter sent from the prison cell to daily To Ethnos, Giotopoulos claims among others that: important documents found in a hide-out in 2002 have disappeared together with a 45-revolver …

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Police evacuates paramilitary squat “Hot Spot for Greeks only”

Riot police squads and dozens of policemen moved to squat of Votanikos and evacuated the area from occupiers with paramilitary features. The operation was launched very early in the morning on Friday, after several media reported about the illegal occupation increasing pressure to authorities. The police asked the occupiers wearing …

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