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Farmers continue tractor protests around Greece continue: guide to road blocks

Panos - Feb 02, 2016

Farmers are escalating their protest action against planned pension reforms and tax changes with an expansion of road blocks and customs around Greece ahead of national strike…

Farmers harden stance and decide to cut off access at Tempi
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Farmers harden stance and decide to cut off access at Tempi

makis - Feb 01, 2016

A meeting is currently under way at Tempi, where farmers are debating the escalation of their protest actions. As of noon, access on the Athens-Thessaloniki national highway…

Tempi Valley closed from 12:00 to 20:00 on Monday due to farmers mobilisations
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Tempi Valley closed from 12:00 to 20:00 on Monday due to farmers mobilisations

Panos - Feb 01, 2016

Farmers on Monday will block the Athens-Thessaloniki motorway at Tempi Valley from 12:00 to 20:00. A meeting of the the members of Tempi Valley blockade are currently…

Farmers hold ground ahead of major strike week
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Farmers hold ground ahead of major strike week

Sokratis - Jan 30, 2016

Opposition to the government’s plans for pension reform grew over the weekend with farmers keeping hundreds of tractors parked at key junctions of the national road network,…

Farmers in northern Greece to continue and step up protests into next week
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Farmers in northern Greece to continue and step up protests into next week

ilias1 - Jan 30, 2016

Protesting farmers in western and central Macedonia were on Friday gearing up for continued mobilisations and more coordinated action heading into next week. "Come Monday, everything will…

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Farmers escalate mobilisations; Tempi Valley closed from 12:00-18:00 on Friday

Panos - Jan 29, 2016

Greek farmers protesting against the government’s proposed tax and pension reforms announced they will block the Athens-Thessaloniki motorway Tempi Valley for six hours on Friday , following…

Clashes between farmers and police
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Clashes between farmers and police

makis - Jan 28, 2016

Thessaloniki’s mayor Yannis Boutaris, HELEXPO president Tassos Tzikas and Chief of Thessaloniki Police decided to postpone the opening of Agrotica exhibition scheduled to be held today after…

Striking farmers hand out fruits and vegetables
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Striking farmers hand out fruits and vegetables

makis - Jan 27, 2016

Small farmers on strike over the government’s proposal to overhaul the country’s ailing pension system on Wednesday handed out fruits and vegetables at a produce market in…

Farmers to block traffic at Tempi Valley
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Farmers to block traffic at Tempi Valley

Panos - Jan 27, 2016

Farmers will block with their tractors the Athens-Thessaloniki motorway at Tempi valley from 12:00-15:00. The farmers of Thessaly escalate their mobilisations protesting against the government's reforms in…

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Farmers to decide on their further stance on Tuesday: Unions escalate labour action

Panos - Jan 26, 2016

Farmers will meet on Tuesday, at 12:00, in Sindos, Thessaloniki, to decide upon their future mobilisations. Another meeting of the farmers that have blocked Nikea, near Larissa,…

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Farmers to block Tempi valley on Monday

Panos - Jan 25, 2016

Farmers will place their tractors on the Athens-Thessaloniki motorway blocking the traffic at Tempi Valley from 12.00-14:00 and from 19:00-21:00 on Monday. The farmers are protesting against…

Farmers to block Athens-Thessaloniki motorway at Tempi valley
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Farmers to block Athens-Thessaloniki motorway at Tempi valley

Panos - Jan 22, 2016

Farmers are going to place their tractors on Athens-Thessaloniki motorway and block the traffic at Tempi valley for two hours (12:00-14:00) on Friday. Thessaly farmers say the…

Farmers further escalate their protest actions all over Greece
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Farmers further escalate their protest actions all over Greece

makis - Jan 21, 2016

Tens of road blocks have been set up all over Greece, as farmers are escalating their strike actions in response to the government’s controversial pension system reform…

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New Democracy shares the farmers’ concern

Panos - Jan 21, 2016

Main opposition New Democracy on Thursday in a statement said that it fully shares the anxiety of farmers. "We understand the frustration created by the ureliable policy…

Farmers set up road blocks, clash with police in Komotini
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Farmers set up road blocks, clash with police in Komotini

makis - Jan 20, 2016

Road blocks have been set up on the country’s national highways, as farmers across Greece escalate their protest actions against the government’s plans on taxation and the…

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Labour Min Katrougalos meets farmers: No agreement reached

Panos - Jan 20, 2016

Labour Minister George Katrougalos on Wednesday met with the Panhellenic Federation of Agricultural Producers without, however, reaching an agreement. Farmers are protesting against the increase in social…

Gov’t tries to improve aspects of agreement for farmers
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Gov’t tries to improve aspects of agreement for farmers

Panos - Jan 18, 2016

The Greek government is trying to improve and change aspects of an agreement with the country's creditors with the aim to lower tax and social contributions burdens…

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Farmers launch protests, block roads in opposition to planned pension reforms

ilias1 - Jan 16, 2016

Farmers throughout Greece on Friday launched protest actions and tractor rallies to show their opposition to proposed pension reforms that would increase the amounts they pay in…

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Farming sector preparing from strike actions next week

ilias1 - Jan 09, 2016

Farmers from Thessaly are preparing to respond to the government policies of further cuts and increasing taxes with a series of actions starting next week, following a…