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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras delivers his speech as he attends a parliamentary session in Athens

If Greece in 2015 mirrors Germany in 1922, then we might expect Greece in 2016 to come to resemble Germany in 1923.
“Apocalyptic scenes” in northern Greece as “economic migrants” fight with ‘refugees’ over who gets to head north to Germany

"Apocalyptic scenes" on the northern Greek border where "economic migrants" who are not entitled to leave Greece's provisional camps are fighting with 'refugees' who are entitled to leave, and head ...
tsipras turkey

Tsipras (or rather his Twitter PR person) tweeted to Turkey's PM, "Fortunately our pilots are not as mercurial as yours against the Russians #EUTurkey"
Greek-prostitution-2

The Greek financial crisis has sent thousands of teenage girls to the streets, not to protest, but to earn a living; however, their hourly earnings are barely enough to buy ...
russia cyprus

A Cypriot Orthodox human rights center petitioned the republic’s President Nicos Anastasiades to consider establishing a Russian military base on the island, according to media reports.
TRNC_mountainflag

For 41 years Turkey has been occupying The Republic of Cyprus, illegally, and violating more than this sovereign country's airspace.
Turkey jet

Turkish claims that the downed Russian Su-24 jet “violated” its airspace have sparked outrage among Greeks, who took to social media to say it is a clear-cut case of double ...
While Syria (not Syriza) steals news headlines…Greek farmers stage massive protest amid EU austerity

In the first major protest by farmers in years, bus-loads of men and women arrived from across Greece to protest the looming over-taxation and social security changes the the EU ...
paris1

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has expressed the deep condolences of the Greek people following the terrorist attacks in Paris that left more than 120 people dead and dozens seriously injured.
greece-jobs

Employment shrank considerably last month, as according to the Labor Ministry’s Ergani database, salaried jobs declined by 56,473 in October, with the balance between hirings and departures negative for the ...
GreekProtests_0

The usual Greek protests with a twist as Syriza organises a strike against austerity program its own government will execute.
Molotovs thrown at police in Athens, mark a bizarre Syriza sponsored protest against the austerity it will enforce [Video]

Molotov cocktails were thrown at police, who responded with tear gas in the Greek capital's central square as labor union members walked out for 24 hours.
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Greece stands to benefit in terms of Russian tourism flow from the cancellations in Egypt following the crash of a Russian jet at Sinai last month.
Portugal Politics

Get ready Brussels and Berlin, because you might be in for another anti-austerity battle only this time, the country in question "matters."
eurogroup-president-jeroen-dijsselbloem-issues-terse-statement-calling-greeces-historic-no-vote-very-regrettable-for-the-future-of-greece

A meeting of euro zone finance ministers will not decide on a payment of 2 billion euros to Greece on Monday, Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem said.
evros fence

Citizens’ Protection Minister Nikos Toskas suggested that the Greek government would be willing to consider opening a safe passage for refugees through the fence on the Evros border in northeastern ...
New Democracy MP beaten up by Golden Dawn during Syntagma protest [Video]

New Democracy MP George Koumoutsakos participated in a protest organized by the Pontian Association of Greece in Syntagma square and go the crap beaten out of him.
migrants EU

The influx of refugees threatens to destabilize the EU as Germany's insistence on a bloc-wide adoption of an open door policy has infuriated Hungary and many other member states. This ...
migrants greece

Greece’s coast guard says its crews are searching for the body of a 6-year-old boy and have recovered the body of another child after the boat they were on with ...
migrants

The European Union is predicting that 3 million more migrants could arrive in the 28-nation bloc by the end of next year, with the refugee emergency already providing a stern ...
greek migrants

The Panhellenic Seamen’s Federation (PNO), which was on the second day of a 24-hour strike on Tuesday leaving ferry boats tied up at port, is due to discuss whether to ...
GreeceDemonstrationsAgainstAusterity

November is planning to be a busy month for Greek unions, protestors, and anarchists who (once a upon a time) were allied with Alexis Tsipras and Syriza.
varoufakis16

Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis has said the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras "will not succeed" in his bid to turn the country's finances round and that its creditors ...
GREECE-POLITICS-GOVERNMENT

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras slammed on Friday the level of debate among European Union governments in dealing with the migrant crisis as 'sad' for a lack of cohesive action ...
refugees-EU

After a year of increasing refugee arrivals it’s safe to say that the pan-European approach, to the extent that it can even be said to exist, is a dismal and ...

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