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Lawyer injured by flare during Athens riots in critical condition (shocking video)

The 55-year-old woman who was injured during the riots in Exarchia in downtown Athens on Friday night remains in critical condition. After a 5-hour surgery in the leg, the lawyer remains in intensive care and is intubated. The woman has reportedly suffered a fracture and also respiratory problems due to …

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Ministry of Public Order bans meeting of police union at Exarchia Square

Greek Ministry of Public Order decided to forbid a planned meeting by the police union at Exarchia Square. Citing reasons of “public safety” the ministry put an end to the controversial meeting scheduled to take place tomorrow Thursday in the Athens district which considered as “anarchists’ castle.” With its decision, …

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ND Mitsotakis: We will lower taxes even without lenders’ approval

Leader of Greece’s major opposition New Democracy (ND) party, Kyriakos Mitsotakis vowed to lower the tax burden on entrepreneurs even without consulting with the country’s lenders and proceed with unilateral actions.. Speaking to Alpha TV on Tuesday evening, Mitsotakis stressing he was determined to move forward with his plan, even …

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Athens: Anarchists clash with riot police on 7. Anniversary of murder of teenager boy Griogoropoulos

Molotov cocktails and fire bombs. Stones and wooden sticks. Anarchists or so-called ‘antiauthotirarians’ with hoods have launched an attack against riot police squads in down town Athens. Τhe attacks were expected on this Sunday, the 7, Anniversary of the murder of teenager boy, Alexis Griogoropoulos by a police special guard. …

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Greek Police releases footage showing “parkour anarchists on rooftops” (video)”

Greek Police released a video footage shot by a thermographic camera from a police helicopter on Saturday night. The impressive footage shows the figures of several protesters on the rooftops of apartment buildings in Exarchia district of Athens, the center of riots and clashes on December 6th 2014. The figures …

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Athens: police attacks 2 reporters, raids Exarchia, uses stun grenades & teargas for no obvious reason

Greek police beat one female photo reporter and a male journalist covering the raid in Exarxeia district of Athens. According to reports, riot police beat the photo-reporter on the back and pulled her by the hair, while she was covering the rally to the US Embassy tonight. A little later, …

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Exarchia kidnapping: anarchists snatched drug dealers

The mystery over the kidnapping that took place in Exarchia district of Athens last Saturday seems to be solved.  According to a statement uploaded on Greek Indymedia, it looks as if it was anarchists who had taken away two drug dealers of foreign origin in order to clean the area …

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Greek media: mystery over alleged kidnapping in Exarchia

A veil of mystery is covering an “kidnapping” incident that allegedly occurred last Saturday night at Exachia district of Athens.  Citing eyewitnesses, Greek media report of a group of 25-30 people dressed in black and holding guns entered a bar in the area and kidnapped a man. His identity has …

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Athens: anti-terror police finds car full of weapons and cartridges

Anti-terror police is conducting extensive research in two home in Athens and Piraeus after a a private vehicle was found to contain a weapons arsenal: two kalasnikov assault rifles, three full magazines, three empty magazines, 720 cartridges of 7,62mm diameter, four grenades and a pair of cloth gloves. According to …

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Athens: Violence out of control – 3 Civilians Injured (video)

Violent attacks continue in Athens downtown and Saturday morning a group of some 30 hooded people hurled fire bombs against the police station of Exarchia district. When the attacks expanded to a nearby open market, 3 people got injured.  A hell fire broke out when the hooded group poured fuel …

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