The derelict City Plaza hotel in Athens was taken over by activists in 2016. Since then, it has housed refugees
Stranded on Chios women and teenagers face new horrors, with reports of police beatings, rape and knife attacks
Protest, for better employment rights, is latest in series that has hindered rubbish collection in major cities in Greece. Authorities said that about 5,000 people took part in the demonstration on Thursday, in the latest in a series of protests that have hindered rubbish collection in major cities.
On This Day
- 1913: Greek forces liberated Serres during the Second Balkan War.
- 1970: Aris won the Greek Football Cup for the only time in their history by defeating PAOK 1-0.
- 1988: US Military Attache, Wiliam Nordeen, was assassinated by a booby-trapped car in Kifissia. The Revolutionary Organisation 17 November claimed responsibility.
- Deaths: Theodora (548), Byzantine empress, wife of Justinian I; Archbishop Makarios II of Cyprus(1950); Lambros Konstantaras (1985), actor