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Greek basketball fans clash in Berlin; arrests, injuries

Olympiakos and Panathinaikos basketball fans violently clashed at a metro station in Prezlauer Allee in Berlin, Germany, on Saturday, leaving 12 people injured, at least one of them in critical condition. German police has reportedly arrested 89 people and seized a big number of baseball bats, clubs and other items. …

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Neo-Nazis attempt to arson Metro commuters; Police brutally beats citizen (videos)

Neo-Nazis wearing hoods threw gasoline inside a Metro wagon full with commuters in Monastiraki station in downtown Athens on Wednesday evening, recorded the attempted arson of citizens on a video and uploaded it on social media. Eye-witnesses told media that they were throwing oil and gazoline shouting “we are going …

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104 football hooligans charged with gang membership, premeditated murder

Four felony charges and seven misdemeanor charges were read to each of 104 individuals, all of whom except one appeared before an Athens prosecutor on Wednesday for their involvement in bloody clashes between rival football club supporters in the Athens district of Nea Philadelphia on Monday night. Most of the …

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Protests in Greece turn violent as anger over train crash grows (videos)

As anger in the society grows, thousands of Greeks took to the streets of several cities on Friday to protest the tragic death of 57 people caused by a head-on train collision on March 1. As no other expected, in some cities, protests turned violent. In Athens, Thessaloniki and Larissa …

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Protests and clashes with police after death of Roma boy

Carrying banners and shouting “Murderers” thousands of Greeks protest in Athens, Thessaloniki and other cities for the death of 16-year-old Kostas Fragoulis, an unarmed Roma boy shot in the head by a police officer.   At the time, angry members of Roma communities across the country have started fires and …

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Man charged with attempted murder of police officer

Sixteen people arrested during the violent incidents in Nea Smyrni on Tuesday night will face serious charges, including a charge of attempted murder for the man that attacked a police officer, according to a police announcement on Wednesday. The announcement said the attempted murder charge has been drawn up against …

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Protesters clash with police in Nea Smyrni, one policeman seriously injured (videos)

One policeman was seriously injured on the head and another two suffered slight injuries when riot police clashed with angry protesters in Nea Smyrni suburb of south Athens on Tuesday evening. The rally against police violence started from the  main square and thousands marched to the local police station. According …

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16-year-old Afghan boy stabbed to death in Moria camp

A 16-year-old Afghan teenager has died after he was stabbed by a 20-year-old compatriot outside the hotspot of Moria in the early morning hours of Wednesday. The severely injured boy was rushed to the hospital of Mytiline but died on the way there. Doctors could only pronounce him dead. The …

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Islanders respond to police violence with general strike; Lawsuit for environment disaster

The Regional government of the North Aegean Region, the municipality on Lesvos and the local Workers’ Center have called for a general strike on Wednesday, February 26, 2020. The decision comes amid clashes between locals and riot police deployed from Athens over the new closed migration centers. An announcement issued …

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Riot police clash with locals over migration centers on the islands (videos)

Extensive clashes erupted overnight on islands of Lesvos and Chios and continue on Tuesday, with local authorities and residents trying to prevent the arrival of riot police, water canons and excavating machines to be used to build new closed migration centers. The forces arrived by ferries chartered by the government. …

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Students clash with police after Senate closes Economic University for a week

Clashes between students and riot police erupted in the Economic University AOSEE in downtown Athens on Monday. Dozens of students entered the premises of the institution in order to protest the Senate decision to close the University for a week “deliberately and for no reason,” as they say. The students …

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Diavata: Refugees throw stones, police fires tear gas in new clashes (videos)

New clashes erupted on Saturday between refugees and Greek police in Diavata, Northern Greece, with dozens of people demanding to be allowed to leave the area and walk to the borders with North Macedonia. Protesters started to throw stones at police that responded with tear gas. One photographer was slightly …

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12 Neo-Nazis arrested for attacking police during National Day parade

Police has arrested 12 far-rightists, among them 4 minors, for attacking police in Kallithea suburb of south Athens during the parade of 25. March. Among the arrestees is reportedly a 24-year-old man who was arrested a week earlier for a racist attack again a foreigner in Salamina, West Attica. Charges …

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Athens downtown turns into battlefield for the sake of a Hollywood film

Greeks were surprised to see clashes between protesters and riot police forces on Sunday morning. Garbage bins were set on fire and tear gas was fired when angry protesters armed with sticks attacked a group of police forces. What was odd, though, was that the clashes took place in an …

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Clashes and extensive use of tear gas at Macedonia rally, 44 injured (videos)

Macedonia protesters clashed with riot police outside the Greek Parliament on Sunday during the big rally against the Prespes Agreement. Armed with sticks a group of men tried to break the police cordon and enter the Parliament building in downtown Athens. The reaction by riot police was prompt with extensive …

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High-school students clash with riot police in downtown Athens

The protest rally staged by high-school students in downtown Athens on Monday ended up in clashes with Greek riot police, molotov cocktail bombs and tear gas. A group of more than 100 people who wore hoods started to hurl stones, Molotov cocktail bombs and flares at riot policemen, in the …

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Macedonia protesters clash with police in Athens & Thessaloniki

Macedonia protesters clashed with police outside the Greek Palriament in downtown Athens on Sunday. Carrying Greek flags and banners showing the Greek flag with the sun of Vergina, protesters defied the summer heat and gathered in central Athens to protest the Macedonia Agreement between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic …

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