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Busy day for Greek police, clashing with protesters in Piraeus & Thessaloniki (videos)

Greek police has been very busy on Wednesday clashing against several groups of people representing several groups of interest. In the morning Greek police tried to hinder members of Popular Unity protesting foreclosures and electronic auctions from entering a notry’s office conducting e-auctions. PU leader and ex Syriza minister Panagiotis …

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Greece boots out minister Zouraris over vulgar remarks about football fans

With an email consisting of three lines, deputy Education Minister Costas Zouraris  submitted his resignation Sunday afternoon, following immense political pressure not only by opposition parties but also by his own party, conservative Independent Greeks (ANEL). Zouraris, a fierce supporter of red lines in MAcedonia name dispute, did not have …

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Olympiakos, Nottingham Forest boss Marinakis to face trial on match fixing

A Greek court ruled on Wednesday that Olympiakos and Nottingham Forest owner Vangelis Marinakis is to face trial on charges of match fixing in Greece. The 49-year-old shipping magnate  and media boss is the most prominent among 28 people who will be put on trial on felony charges following a …

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Hooligansism Prevails Over Greek Soccer (Videos)

Hooliganism prevailed over soccer, and the so-called Derby between the “Eternal Enemies” Panathinaikos and Olympiakos was abandoned after fans set stadium seats on fire and hurled petrol bombs, plastic chairs and fire extinguishers at the pitch. The riot police fired tear gas as young fans without tickets tried to storm the OAKA …

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Rival Soccer Fans to Join United Athens Protests

Fans of Greek arch rival soccer teams Olympiakos and Panathinaikos will join united the mass protest in Athens scheduled for 5 pm on Sunday. The fans of Panionios will also join the common protest. Estimated 4,ooo fans will meet at 2.30 pm at the Metro station <Agios Dimitrios> and head …

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