Posts Tagged ‘athens’

Protesters burn US, NATO flags during Pompeo’s visit in Athens

Protesters have burned US and NATO flags in Athens as the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held meetings with Greek government officials. Thousands marched outside the US Embassy in the Greek capital, holding up signs that read “Pompeo go home,” and threw red paint on a statue of former US president Harry Truman in the city center. […]

Massive wildfire spreads rapidly in Athens suburb overnight, sparking evacuations

   A huge blaze prompted early morning evacuations in a suburb of the Greek capital. At least 140 firefighters and 46 vehicles were dispatched to battle the wildfire. Locals in the city’s eastern suburb of Paiania were awoken by authorities in the middle of the night to evacuate their houses. However, a spokesman for the […]

5.1-magnitude earthquake rattles Athens; no reports of injuries

A strong earthquake jolted Athens on Friday, knocking out phone and cellphone service, with no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The shock on Friday was caught live in the studios of state broadcaster ERT. According to the Greek geodynamic institute, it was a 5.1-magnitude quake with an epicenter 23 kilometers (14 miles) northwest of […]

5.1-magnitude earthquake hits Athens, prompts panic & evacuations

The earthquake struck at 2:14pm local time, with the epicenter located 23km northwest of the city, according to the Institute of Geodynamics at the National Observatory of Athens. The quake, followed by several aftershocks, was felt in different parts of the city. Witnesses described them as “powerful.” No injuries were reported in the immediate aftermath of […]

Ancient Athens: A Spirited and Nativist Democracy

Guillaume Durocher, The Occidental Observer, 1 June 2018 The Persian Empire was driven by a certain logic, certain feedback loops pertaining to domestic conditions and foreign relations, which led to that great state’s steady expansion.[1] The waves of this expansion were finally dashed on the rocks of Greek freedom, embodied in the city-states of Athens […]

Sunday’s Athens Rally a Moment of Truth for Greeks under Thumb of EU-Imposed Austerity

ATHENS, GREECE (Analysis) – Hundreds of thousands of Greeks took to the streets of Thessaloniki, Greece’s second-largest city, on Sunday, January 21, in a mass rally opposing a compromise on the part of the Greek government regarding the Macedonia name dispute with Greece’s northern neighbor, temporarily recognized by the United Nations as the “Former Yugoslav Republic […]

Violent clashes in Athens as protesters mark anniversary of police killing of teen (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Hundreds of students and left-wing groups took part in the protest in Athens on Wednesday evening, local media report. Demonstrators chanted “Resist!” waving red and black flags, Reuters reports.  The violence broke out in Athens’ central district of Exarchia, where 15-year-old Alexandros (Alexis) Grigoropoulos was fatally shot by two police officers in 2008. A group […]

Anarchists storm Spanish embassy in Athens (PHOTOS)

Embassy staff were forced to evacuate Wednesday morning as 19 demonstrators from the group, Rouvikonas, burst into the building on Dionysiou Areopagitou Street in the Makrigianni area. Only a few diplomats remained inside, reports Reuters citing an embassy official. READ MORE: Spanish PM seeks clarity on Catalan independence declaration, threatens to suspend region’s autonomy “About […]

Petrol bombs & tear gas in Athens at anniversary of Antifa rapper’s murder (VIDEO)

Anti-fascist groups, representatives of unions, and migrants took part in the protest. People shouted “Pavlos is alive! Crush the Nazis!” Some carried banners demanding Golden Dawn members to be jailed. The demonstrators, who gathered at Syntagma Square, passed the US Embassy and headed to the headquarters of the far-right, anti-immigrant Golden Dawn, calling for the […]

Visions of Europe: Macron in Athens

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Molotov cocktails & tear gas: Protesters & police clash in Athens before austerity vote

People took to the streets of Greece’s capital for the second consecutive day to protest new pension and tax-break cuts, which are expected to be voted on at around midnight Thursday. WATCH MORE: Protesters clash with police at anti-austerity protest in Greece The protest was staged by the country’s major trade unions. An estimated 10,000 to […]

Russia recession ending as Central Bank prepares to cut interest rates

     As weak inflation falls to zero, the Central Bank is expected to cut interest rates on Friday. Ahead of the Central Bank’s decision on interest rates this Friday inflation in Russia remains subdued. As is known the Central Bank became alarmed at the further devaluation of the rouble early this year, which was caused […]

Putin says Romania and Poland missile shield may now be in Russia’s cross-hairs

     Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday warned Romania and Poland they could find themselves in the sights of Russian rockets because they are hosting elements of a U.S. missile shield that Moscow considers a threat to its security. Putin issued his starkest warning yet over the missile shield, saying that Moscow had stated repeatedly […]

Putin says Romania and Poland missile shield may now be in Russia’s cross-hairs

     Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday warned Romania and Poland they could find themselves in the sights of Russian rockets because they are hosting elements of a U.S. missile shield that Moscow considers a threat to its security. Putin issued his starkest warning yet over the missile shield, saying that Moscow had stated repeatedly […]

Newsletter – Lift The Veil; See Reality, Take Action

Print Friendly It is graduation time and our youth are inheriting a dysfunctional economy while they are saddled with the highest debt ever. This situation creates a downward spiral in which new graduates delay meaningful participation in the economy, such as buying a house or starting a new business, while they try to pay off […]

With Signing Of Paris Treaty, Failures Of Governments Continue

Print Friendly Above Photo: We can’t count on the Paris Agreement to stop climate change The deal agreed last December in Paris fails to deliver the scale of action needed to prevent dangerous climate change. On 22 April 2016, representatives of over 130 nations are expected to attend the signing ceremony of the Paris Agreement […]

Harvard’s Larry Summers Says Blacks are Getting Too Much Attention on Campus, Jews Need More

Andrew AnglinDaily Stormer April 2, 2016 Larry Summers: Your standard moral compass. The obsessive Jew Larry Summers, former President of Harvard University, presently serving as a professor of economics, is angry that more attention isn’t being paid to the emotions of Jews on college campuses. He has written a tear-stained letter in The Washington Post: […]

Daring escape: EgyptAir crew member slides through cockpit window to escape hijacked plane (VIDEO)

Source Article from https://www.rt.com/news/337592-pilots-leaving-cockpit-windows/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=RSS Related Posts President Salih: Reforms in Iraq natl. decision, won’t be influenced by foreign diktats Iraqi President Barham Salih says reforms that the government of embattled Prime Minister Adel New Report Shows Saudi Arabia’s Reforms Are Bullsh*t, but Don’t Expect the Media to Care (TMU) — According to […]

Illegal Cannabis Oil Cures Father’s Terminal Brain Cancer: He Will Continue Dosing

Home > Illegal Cannabis Oil Cures Father’s Terminal Brain Cancer: He Will Continue Dosing Cassius Methyl, ContributorWaking Times 38-year-old father of one, Kieran McCrory, was given the cryptic diagnosis that he had 9 months to live, about two years ago. He was diagnosed with a […]

Anarchists Have Taken Over A Building In Athens To House Refugees

Print Friendly Photos by Panagiotis Maidis A huge banner reading “Refugees Welcome Home” is draped across the front of a derelict building in Exarchia, Athens – a district that’s generally regarded as the spiritual home to the city’s anarchist movement. On Tuesday morning, members of the Anti-authoritarian Movement Athens (AK) occupied a former university dining hall, with […]

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