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28 September 2015
Once a year, long-distance athletes from all over the world run 246 kilometers from Athens to Sparta, participating in what is considered the world's "most grueling race"—the Spartathlon.
27 September 2015
Greece’s Latest Transport Deputy Minister Was Too Racist, Homophobic, and Anti-Semitic to Keep His Job
The reason for the sudden ouster were revelations that, over the past two years, Kammenos published on a now-deactivated Twitter account, @portaporta ("door-to-door"), several racist, anti-Semitic, and homophobic remarks.
27 July 2015
Greeks and Turks share a love and pride for the beautiful island called Gökçeada by the former and Imbros by the latter.
13 July 2015
"20 years from now our kids will ask us why we let it happen and didn't remove this bunch of corrupted technocrats. #Schaublexit"
4 July 2015
2 July 2015
Following a surprise midnight announcement last week, Greece and all Europe brace for a referendum that will have profound repercussions for the future of the Eurozone.
15 February 2015
The debt crisis hit Greece hard, and the country has limped along under unpopular austerity measures. For many Greeks, Syriza's electoral win has given them a reason to hope again.
3 February 2015
Will a bold new prime minister bring change to Greece's previously stagnant political waters? Greek netizens are abuzz with what looks like the eve of a new era.
8 September 2014
"Generation E" is calling for stories of young Europeans who are crossing the imaginary boundaries of the Old Continent to reinvent day-to-day life in another country.
7 April 2014
Prisoners have used Twitter to publicize the conditions at the prison, so horrible that a prosecutor once refused to enter and inspect the hospital ward because she “has family”.
14 January 2014
#aggeliesergasias (jobadverts) was created by user @dimitrischrid in the beginning of October to help social media users share information about job opportunities in Greece and abroad.
23 September 2013
As news of the murder of a 34-year-old Greek anti-fascist musician by a neonazi supporter spread like wildfire on Twitter, incensed netizens pointed to a political party for responsibility.
22 April 2013
After supervisors shot and injured more than 30 undocumented migrant workers from Bangladesh in the strawberry farms of Nea Manolada for demanding months of owed wages, netizens launched an international...
21 April 2013
Stories of despair were transmitted through Twitter, when politicians, journalists and anti-racism activists visited a detention facility within the Drapetsona police station in Piraeus city, where more than 100 unauthorized...
20 March 2013
If you are in Cyprus, your life's savings hangs in the balance, as the government deliberates a controversial €10 billion bailout agreement reached with the Eurogroup that puts the country's...
18 March 2013
The 15th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival includes five crisis-themed Greek films in its lineup. As the Festival, and Greece at large, continues to labor under the mounting debt and austerity crisis,...
7 March 2013
Skouries residents, a region in Chalkidiki, Northern Greece, oppose against Canadian company Eldorado Gold, which obtained the Kakkavos Mountain gold mining rights through a controversial process. Netizens in solidarity play...
15 November 2012
November 14 witnessed the first strike of its kind, including all the southern European countries most affected by austerity and financial crisis. Events were covered by citizens on the street...
30 October 2012
On October 29, two journalists, Kostas Arvanitis and Marilena Katsimi, were fired by the Greek Public Television (ERT) after analyzing claims by British newspaper The Guardian of police torture of...
14 October 2012
Religious groups and neo-nazis protested against gay-themed play Corpus Christi in Athens on 11 October, 2012. Deeming it blasphemous, they assaulted a theater critic and forced the cancellation of the...