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Clashes during commemoration march for rapper Pavlos Fyssas murdered by Golden Dawn member

Clashes between anarchists and police broke out on Monday night during a march to commemorate Pavlos Fyssas, the rapper who was stabbed to death by a Golden Dawn member in Keratsini suburb of Piraeus on 18. September 2013. The anarchists hurled molotov cocktail bombs at police who responded with flash-bang …

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Greek unions celebrate International Labor Day, as government signs agreement with lenders

Thousands of unionists flocked to downtown Athens on Monday morning to celebrate the International Labor Day as the government and creditors agree on additional austerity measures. No more austerity is the central slogan of public and private sector unions ADEDY and GSEE. the established unions managed to get together just …

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Live from Athens: riot police fires teargas at protesters (videos)

Amid tension in Greek universities and strong anti-austerity public sentiment the march to commemorate the dead and the Students’ Uprising of 1973 against the military dictatorship started at 3 pm. Seven thousand policemen in full equipment are said to be on alert, as thousands of students, workers, unemployed, young and …

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Far-Right Extremists Chase and Beat Immigrants in Athens Downtown (video)

The situation in Athens downtown is out of control and racism is growing wild. A group of far-right extremists started chasing coloured immigrants in Athens downtown after  a mass rally to commemorate Manolis Kantaris, 44, who was stabbed to death by criminals from North Africa, according to a security camera of a …

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Athens downtown under siege by police and protesters (pictures)

Riots are still continuing in Athens downtown with five thousand deployed policemen and hundreds of protesters. Main avenues like Panepistimiou are closed to traffic as protesters set barricades and throw flares. Earlier they set a kiosk on fire.      Two passers by have been reportedly injured. A man injured on the …

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