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Acquittal for farmers who shot 28 migrant workers sparks outrage

Athens - Two hundred immigrant farmers asked for their back pay for work in the strawberry fields. Bosses responded by blasting them with illegal firearms, wounding 28 of them. Now those involved are free prompting outrage from Greek and migrant communities.
In the Media by Walter McDaniel - 2 comments

Croatia and Greece: a tale of two Nikki Beach resorts

Nikki Beach Resorts are planned in both Croatia and Greece. While one is about to open in 3 days, the other has some way to go.
In the Media by Paul Bradbury - 1 comment

Protest at Greek NATO base over destruction of Syrian chemicals

Chani - Hundreds of campaigners closed a road to a NATO naval base in Greece on Saturday, protesting against the destruction of Syrian chemical weapons in the region.
In the Media by AFP

Police catch top Greek fugitive after shootout

Athens - Greek police on Wednesday said they had captured far-left extremist Nikos Maziotis -- one of the country's top fugitives -- after a shootout in central Athens.
In the Media by John Hadoulis (AFP)

Police catch top Greek fugitive after shootout

Athens - Greek police on Wednesday said they had captured far-left extremist Nikos Maziotis -- one of the country's top fugitives -- after a shootout in central Athens.
In the Media by John HADOULIS (AFP)

China's leader Xi departs for South America visit

Beijing - Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday departed for a visit to four South American countries, including Brazil, to build ties in a resource-rich region traditionally considered the backyard of the United States.
In the Media by AFP

Greek police fire tear gas at Golden Dawn protesters

Athens - Greek police fired tear gas to disperse dozens of Golden Dawn supporters protesting outside an Athens court where the neo-Nazi party's leader was appearing on Friday.
In the Media by AFP

A peaceful, unspoilt spot for your summer holiday in Greece

With modernization taking over the various popular and iconic destinations in Greece, it is sometimes difficult to find somewhere a little out of the way. An unspoiled backwater where all this progress hasn't quite taken over yet.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 7 comments

Greece makes Europe's 'largest ever' heroin seizure

Athens - More than two tonnes of heroin has been discovered in Greek warehouses in as many weeks in what authorities said was Europe's largest ever seizure of the drug.
In the Media by AFP

James Rodriguez leads Colombia to goal against Greece

Of the many differences between Colombia and Greece both stylistically and tactically, it’s difficult to ignore the contrast between their main strengths.
In the Media by Tyrrell Meertins

Tenth Athens Pride calls for equal rights to family

Athens - Hundreds of people on Saturday joined Greece's annual gay pride parade in a long-standing demand for equal rights to civil union and adoption.
In the Media by AFP

Jewish tombs desecrated at Greek cemetery

Thessalon - A dozen tombs have been desecrated at a Jewish cemetery in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki, which was home to the country's largest Jewish community until World War II, police said Friday.
In the Media by AFP

Hundreds wounded as strong quake sparks panic in Turkey

Istanbul - More than 250 people were wounded on Saturday when a 6.9 magnitude undersea earthquake sparked panic in northwestern Turkey.
In the Media by AFP

At 91, Greece's resistance icon eyes European parliament return

Athens - He is Greece's best-known resistance hero and at the ripe age of 91, Manolis Glezos is gearing up for a European parliamentary comeback.
In the Media by Sophie Makris (AFP)

George Boosalis talks about new technology product Exofab Special

George Boosalis is the Vice President of Exofab. It is a leading developer and manufacturer of specially designed guards for device protection with the use of innovative materials.
Digital Journal Report by Markos Papadatos - 2 comments

Greek neo-Nazis hold position, aim for Europe

Athens - Less than a year ago, Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras had vowed to "eradicate" neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn as an investigation began into the party's allegedly criminal activities.
In the Media by Odile Duperry (AFP)

Close race in Greek local elections between leftists, government

Athens - A first round of local elections in Greece on Sunday showed no clear victor hours after polls closed, with the anti-austerity leftist Syriza party battling for Athens and the coalition government's candidates holding on outside the capital.
In the Media by John HADOULIS (AFP)

Local ballots test Greek government, ahead of EU vote

Athens - Greece's embattled government faces a first test in municipal and regional elections on Sunday, a week ahead of EU polls, as the country struggles to return to growth following years of economic crisis.
In the Media by Helene Colliopoulou (AFP)

Greeks to vent austerity anger in EU elections

Athens - Anti-austerity parties are expected to be among the beneficiaries when angry Greeks head to the ballot box for European Parliament elections this month.
In the Media by Odile Duperry (AFP)

EU court orders Turkey to pay millions for 1974 Cyprus invasion

Strasbourg - Turkey was ordered Monday to pay $123 million to Cyprus for its 1974 invasion, occupation and continuing failure to leave the island nation.
In the Media by Nathan Salant

Greek Supreme Court clears neo-Nazi party for EU vote: Laywer

Athens - Greece's Supreme Court has allowed neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn to participate in upcoming European parliament elections, a party lawyer said on Sunday."We expected this decision. We have faith in Greek justice," lawyer Pavlos Sarakis told AFP.
In the Media by AFP

U.S. maternal deaths highest of all developed countries Special

Seattle - Maternal deaths in the United States are rising and researchers estimate that 18.5 women died out of every 100,000 births, a total of 800 in 2013. The death rate is more than double that of Saudi Arabia and Canada, and triple that of the United Kingdom.
Digital Journal Report by Megan Hamilton - 8 comments

Migrants rescued in Greece after deadly yacht sinking

Athens - Greece's coastguard on Tuesday said it helped rescue 24 migrants in the Aegean a day after a yacht bringing scores of migrants from Turkey capsized, killing at least 22 people.
In the Media by AFP - 1 comment

At least 22 dead in Greece migrant sinkings

Athens - At least 22 migrants including four children drowned in the Aegean Sea on Monday after a yacht and a dinghy carrying them towards Greek shores capsized, coastguard officials said.
In the Media by AFP - 1 comment

Greek police raise fears extremist active again

Athens - A Greek veteran left-wing extremist may be active again after authorities on Saturday said his DNA matched forensic evidence found on a parcel bomb sent to a police station.
In the Media by AFP

Ex-TV journalist steals Greek political limelight

- In a Greek society turned on its head by a devastating six-year economic meltdown, a 50-year-old former star journalist has become the country's newest political celebrity.And Europe is taking note.
In the Media by John Hadoulis (AFP)

Turkish military: Air force jet was harassed by Greek jets

The Turkish military is claiming that Greek Air Force jets harassed a Turkish fighter jet putting it under radar lock for thirty seconds.
In the Media by Paul Iddon

Glimmerings of growth in Greece

According to the Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research, or IOBE, Greece’s economy is slated to stabilize this year and may possibly achieve some small growth based on projections.
In the Media by Simon Crompton

Easter pain, revival not just symbolic to crisis-hit Greeks

Athens - Trials, suffering, resurrection: the essence of Easter has a special ring to Greeks as the country hopes to pull through a painful six-year recession.
In the Media by Marina Rafenberg (AFP)

Suspected Greek neo-Nazis get life for murdering Pakistani

Athens - Two suspected members of Greek neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn were sentenced Tuesday to life in prison over the fatal stabbing of a Pakistani immigrant last year, a judicial source said.
In the Media by AFP
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