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European Parliament honors iconic Greek anti-fascist Manolis Glezos

The European Parliament will honor iconic Greek resistance fighter and symbol against WWII Nazis, Manolis Glezos. The EP’s Bureau has decided to give a meeting room in the Altiero Spinelli building in Brussels the name “Manolis Glezos.” The Greek politician who passed away at the age of 98 in March …

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Resistance Fighter Manolis Glezos, 97, hospitalized in serious condition

Legendary WWII Resistance fighter Manolis Glezos has been hospitalized in critical condition in an Athens hospital. The 97-year-old was admitted to the hospital three days ago for a neurological problem. He was diagnosed with a subdural hematoma in the brain. He was transferred to the cardiology department of the hospital …

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Greeks send resistance fighter Manolis Glezos, 91, to EP with more than 233K votes

Manolis Glezos, the WWII hero and resistance fighter, the man who took down the Nazi Flag from the Acropolis, is heading to the European Parliament after more than estimated 160,000 SYRIZA voters “crossed” his name on the ballot list. On Tuesday morning and with 31.14% of the ballots counted, Glezos …

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Assailants fired shots with AK47 at Nea Dimocratia HQ – Bullet in Samaras’ office

Unknown assailants fired shots with a Kalashnikov rifle at the headquarters of government party Nea Dimocratia. The assault was so bold that even “a bullet was found in the office of  ND leader and Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras”, so the police and the media. The attack took place at 3 …

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Protests Against the President Trigger Political Confrontation

Strong political confrontation broke out in Greece after protesters insulted the President of the Greek Republic, Karolos Papoulias, and enforced the cancellation of the October 28th – OXI Day military parade in Thessaloniki. After the protesters insisted on hindering the stat of the parade, a visible angry and deeply insulted President decided to …

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Lakis Santas died at 89-Inspired boys when took down the Nazi flag

“Lakis Santas died” I told my father some days ago and he answer was “The fighter? Who took down the Nazi flag?”. My father was 12 years old when Lakis Santas together with Manolis Glezos climbed the hill and took down the huge Nazi flag from the mast. Even though …

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