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Church bells in Kalavryta to ring in mourning over Macedonia deal

The hardliner Metropolit of Kalavryta and Aigialia,  Amvrosios, has ordered the churches to ring the bells in mourning until Saturday, when Greek Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras, and his FYROM counterpart, Zoran Zaef will sign the Macedonia Agreement. The bells will ring in mourning every morning from 11:00 am to 11:15 …

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Athens: High-school students protest rally ends in …fire-bombs throwing & teargas

Thousands of high-school students flocked to downtown Athens on Monday morning to demand a “a school system and a life they deserve”. However, the protest rally ended in the usual mess as in most of the cases. A group of authoritarians intermingled with the students and started to throw molotov …

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First anti-SYRIZA general strike and protest with teargas from the left

It must have been an awesome experience: to be a SYRIZA supporter, to have joined the anti-austerity protest and to be teargassed by the same government that you support. This interpretation of the incidents as it appeared in several Greek media is wrong. Police did not fired teargas against the …

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Greek General Stab forbids soldiers to protest in uniform

Chief of Greek General Stab, Gen. Michalis Kostarakos explicitly forbade soldiers to hold protests wearing their uniforms. The order was issued last week, just days before the protest rally scheduled for upcoming Saturday, March 9th 2013. Active and retired members of the Greek Armed Forces will launch a march rally in order to …

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“Death Penalty” For Cancer Patients in Greece as Health Care Collapses

Cancer patients have reached the point of not being able to take their medication because they have no money to buy them as pharmacists protest the national health care organisation EOPYY and do not give prescription medicine on credit. At the same time hospitals postpone cancer surgeries due to retention of physicians. The huge …

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Athens: More Violence Breaks Out over Injured Protester

Tension and violence broke out on Thursday evening when left-wing demonstrators protested the severe injury of a demonstrator during an anti-austerity rally a day earlier. Angry protesters gathered at Athens University while some of them took down the Greek flag, replaced it with the flag for anarchy and rolled down a banner reading “Murderers”. The …

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