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Mass anti-government protest held in Greek capital

Panos - Jun 21, 2017

The Greek ‘Resign’ social media movement has staged a mass anti-government protest in the capital Athens demanding the resignation of the current leftist government. The movement members…

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Transport staff to hold stoppages to protest privatization plans

Sokratis - Jun 04, 2016

The metro, the Kifissia-Piraeus electric railway and the tram network in Athens will be disrupted next week as staff hold work stoppages as a preamble to further…

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Police data show over 27,000 protests in Greek capital in 2011-2015

chris1 - May 15, 2016

There were 27,103 protests and rallies in Athens between 2011 and 2015, according to figures provided by the Greek Police, which supplied a total of 702,443 officers…

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Thousands take to streets in Greece ahead of reform vote

chris1 - May 08, 2016

Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Athens on Sunday as Greece’s parliament prepared to vote on a controversial tax and pensions overhaul which has sparked…

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Civil aviation workers to protest Fraport delegation visit to Hania airport

chris1 - Jan 17, 2016

Greece’s Civil Aviation workers’ association has called on its members to protest a visit by a Fraport delegation to Hania airport in Crete on Tuesday. The association…

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Greek workers march to Parliament to protest pension reform

Sokratis - Jan 16, 2016

Greek workers marched through the streets of Athens on Saturday to protest against the leftist-led government's planned pension reform which the country's international creditors have demanded as…

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Anti-Islam protesters march in Leipzig over NYE attacks

Panos - Jan 12, 2016

An estimated 2,000 far-right LEGIDA supporters have taken to the streets of Leipzig to protest against the New Year’s Eve attacks in Cologne. Members of its sister-group,…