Athens plays centre stage to a worrying political development
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World Cup 2014: Greece reveal gesture that spared Romania possibility of forfeited defeat in play-off
Friday 22 November 2013
An act of sportsmanship by Greece coach Fernando Santos and team director Takis Fyssas saved Romania from the possibility of a forfeited 3-0 defeat in the first leg of their World Cup play-off last week, they have claimed.
Saturday 12 October 2013
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.3 struck west of the Greek island of Crete, with early reports citing minor damage.
Thursday 03 October 2013
Mihaloliakos was detained in the early hours of this morning after appearing before magistrates in a six hour overnight testimony
Greece: Golden Dawn claims political persecution is behind charges of founding a criminal organisation
Wednesday 02 October 2013
MPs from Greece’s far-right party say cases against them are ‘built on rumours’
Greek police arrest Golden Dawn far-right party leader Nikolaos Mihaloliakos as head of 'criminal organisation'
Saturday 28 September 2013
Greek police have arrested Nikolaos Mihaloliakos, the far right leader Golden Dawn party today on charges of founding a criminal organisation, police officials announced.
Wednesday 25 September 2013
Supporter’s killing of rapper last week has prompted protests across the country
Thursday 19 September 2013
Golden Dawn party denies a part in the murder of anti-fascist campaigner
Wednesday 18 September 2013
Man admits to killing leftist hip-hop artist in the name of far-right party Golden Dawn
Tuesday 06 August 2013
Greek authorities have announced a series of emergency measures to prevent the outbreak of wildfires during a week of high winds and warm temperatures, after firefighters and soldiers spent the night battling a large blaze north of Athens.
Tuesday 23 July 2013
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Thursday 18 July 2013
Greece has unlocked access to nearly €7 billion in European aid by sacking 25,000 public sector workers, in a move which has sparked a new surge of anti-austerity protests outside parliament.
Greek PM Antonis Samaras pledges to 'forge ahead' as political crisis rumbles on over closure of state broadcaster ERT
Friday 21 June 2013
EU finance inspector Olli Rehn calls for political unity to ensure wider austerity measures
Monday 03 June 2013
Three firebombs have exploded at different locations in central Athens, with one wounding a woman.
Thursday 02 May 2013
An attempt by the far-right Golden Dawn party to hand-out food to Greeks only in Athens, in defiance of a municipal ban, degenerated with the city’s mayor saying a party member tried to punch him and draw a gun. The punch missed its target, landing instead on a 12-year-old girl, Greek media said.
Wednesday 01 May 2013
Greece has instituted a series of painful tax hikes, wage cuts and financial reforms in an effort to put its house in order
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