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Greek civil servants to rally on Nov 19 against omnibus bill

Public sector union ADEDY called for a mass rally on November 19 in central Athens to protest against the government's "onerous plan" and omnibus bill with the third batch of prior actions
November 19, 2015

Lesbos receives 33 tons of humanitarian aid from two German organizations

Thirty three tons of humanitarian aid for both refugees and locals was delivered to the municipality and the hospital on the island of Lesbos on Tuesday, by two German organizations.
November 19, 2015

Flow of refugees to Lesbos showing slight decline, island officials report

The flow of third country nationals from the opposite Turkish coast to Lesbos appears to be falling off slightly, based on arrival figures collected on the island over the last few days, authorities on the eastern Aegean island reported on Monday.
November 16, 2015

Greeks among the hardest workers in the world, OECD says

The Greeks are among the hardest workers in the world, according to a report of the Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in 2014
November 16, 2015

Wolves return to Mount Parnitha near Athens

The reappearence of wolves after roughly half a century in the Mt. Parnitha national park, overlooking Athens from the north, has been documented by the environmental advocacy group Kallisto.
November 16, 2015

At least one man linked to Paris attacks registered as refugee in Greece: police

Greek police on Saturday said at least one man with a possible connection to the Paris attacks had registered as a refugee with Greek authorities earlier this year.
Yahoo! News: November 15, 2015

Clashes briefly break out in demonstration during general strike in Greece

Clashes briefly broke out Thursday between riot police and youths in central Athens during the first general strike since the country's left-led government initially came to power in January.
The Chronicle Journal: November 12, 2015

Striking Greeks take to streets as dissent rumbles over austerity

Striking Greeks took to the streets on Thursday to protest austerity measures, setting Alexis Tsipras' government its biggest domestic challenge since he was re-elected in September
Reuters: November 12, 2015

Thousands reach northern Greek border

Migrants are facing long waits to cross Greece's border with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) after a four-day ferry strike ended and eased a bottleneck on the country's eastern Aegean islands,
The Southern: November 9, 2015

Rioting breaks out at remote Australian detention center

Australian officials say protesters have set several fires at an Australian-run detention center on a remote island following the death of an Iranian-born asylum seeker.
November 9, 2015