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ATHENS/MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Members of the Greek Rouvikonas anarchist group threw paint bombs at the buildings of the French embassy and consulate in Athens in protest at the involvement of Paris in strikes in Syria, local media reported on Sunday. According to the Kathimerini newspaper, at least ...
BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:20 P.M.) – Members of the All-Workers Militant Front (PAME) took to the streets of Athens on Tuesday in protest of the US, British, and French April 13 airstrikes on Syria. Footage shows the protesters as they marched between the Syntagma square, the Embassy of France, the EU ...

You'll see them at your local farmers' market, coffee shop and playground, and also in the waiting rooms of foreign embassies in Athens. Turkish political refugees – academics, high-ranking civil servants, doctors, engineers and sundry other qualified professionals – are a reality, as it is estimated that ...
A protester holds a burning U.S. flag during a rally outside the U.S. embassy in Athens, Saturday, April 14, 2018. Thousands of supporters of the Greek Communist party marched to the embassy during an anti-war rally opposing the military strikes by western countries in Syria. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)
Protests erupted in parts of the world, including U.S. and Britain, against the U.S.-led missile attack against Syria. The U.S., Britain and France launched joint airstrikes in Syria earlier Saturday in response to a suspected chemical attack on civilians by Syrian President Bashar Assad's government.
... the Ministry has summoned Greek Charge d'affaires in Tehran following an attack by an unknown person on an employee of Iran's embassy in Athens. ... in the absence of the ambassador to express Tehran's deep outrage over the attack by an unknown person on a staffer of Iranian embassy in Athens.

The project of renovating the building of the US Embassy in Athens, on Vassilissis Sofias Avenue, is underway, the embassy announced on Tuesday. The US administration has contracted US-based Caddell Construction company to renovate and rehabilitate the historic “Chancery” building, designed by ...
Police of Greece detained Russian woman Maria Efimova within the investigation of the case over the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in Cyprus, BBC reports. The Russian embassy in Athens is checking the information about the detention of Efimova in one of the police departments of the ...
A group of Greek protestors occupied the German consulate in Crete in order to draw attention to the Turkish operation against the Kurdish city of Afrin. The protestors used the consulate communications to send emails and faxes to the Turkish embassy in Athens condemning President Erdogan's operation.
The German embassy in Athens, above, said the area had inadequate signposting. Photo: German ... The station said that according to Germany's embassy in Athens, as well as local authorities, this type of incident occurs frequently as the prohibited area does not have sufficient signage or fencing.
Two German journalists were detained on Friday after entering a military area near the border village of Pragi, close to Didymoteicho. According to local reports, the journalists claimed to be working for German television channel ARD and said they were in Evros for a report on Turks returning from ...
The competition, held at the Orange Grove, the embassy's startup incubator in central Athens, was organized with the support of the US Embassy in Athens. It was attended by Dutch Ambassador Caspar Veldkamp and his US counterpart Geoffrey Pyatt. H.E. Mr. Geoffrey R. Pyatt, Ambassador of the USA to ...
A boy holds up a placard reading in German 'We only want peace' as refugees, mainly coming from Syria, protest outside the German embassy in Athens on July 19, 2017. AFP / Louisa Gouliamaki. RSS; Follow; Email; Print; Share. Reuters. you've reached a subscriber-only article. Sign up now and access ...
Anti-terror units are examining security camera footage showing two men carrying out Monday's hand-grenade attack against a police precinct in Athens, sources said on Tuesday. The footage reportedly shows the two men approaching and leaving the scene of the attack on a motorcycle. The sources said ...
A memorial to Vassil Levski was unveiled at the Bulgarian embassy in Greek capital Athens on February 18, the day Bulgaria marks the 145th anniversary of the execution of the hero of the struggle for liberation from Ottoman rule. The ceremony began with an Orthodox Christian service in a Bulgarian ...
Energy is the reason why U.S. ambassador to Greece, Geoffrey R. Pyatt, went to Ankara yesterday, Thursday, said Steven Bitner, an economist at the US Embassy in Athens, speaking at the Athens Energy Forum conference. The latest developments in the Eastern Mediterranean region due to Ankara's ...
The Egyptian embassy in Athens hosted a musical celebration earlier this week featuring the works of Greek-Alexandrian poet Constantine Cavafy, with an audience of many local Greeks with Egyptian connections. Egypt's ambassador to Greece, Mohamed Farid Mounib, noted the deep historical and ...

The U.S. State Department and the British Embassy in Athens condemned the second furlough of terrorist Dimitris Koufodinas from prison on Friday. The November 17 terrorist group assassin who serves eleven life sentences was granted a two-day leave from the Korydallos Prison that started Friday at 9 ...
An attempt was made to attack the Ukrainian embassy in Athens, Greece, with Molotov cocktails, according to Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin. Photo from UNIAN. "At night, an attempt was made to attack our embassy in Athens with Molotov cocktails. Probably radicals under the influence of Russia.
The global community has been on edge for the past few days after US President Donald Trump tweeted that the US would launch an attack on Syria sometime soon. The message has prompted large-scale pacifist protests across the world – in the US itself, the UK and Greece, to name a few. Multiple ...
“We want the extradition of the eight soldiers,” he told reporters at the Turkish Embassy in Athens. He added that a new file along with new evidence was given to Greek officials in connection with the latest extradition request. The eight former Turkish officers are currently amid a legal trial concerning their ...
The U.S. State Department and the British Embassy in Athens condemned the second furlough of terrorist Dimitris Koufodinas from prison on Friday. The November 17 terrorist group assassin who serves eleven life sentences was granted a two-day leave from the Korydallos Prison that started Friday at 9 ...
GENEVA — The United Nations is investigating a sudden increase in Pakistani migrants attempting to make the perilous sea crossing to Europe, its migration agency said on Friday, after a smuggler's boat foundered off the coast of Libya leaving 90 people feared drowned. Many of the victims appeared to ...
Members of 43 nongovernmental organizations from Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) recently spent four days in Greece learning from colleagues here how to maximize their use of digital media. The series of seminars, titled “Tech Camp: Tools in Civil ...
ISLAMABAD - Pakistani Embassy in Athens (Greece) has asked the authorities in Islamabad to do the needful to stop human trafficking from the country as they dispatched at least 20 dead bodies of Pakistani immigrants in December 2017 alone, The Nation has learnt on good authority. The Pakistani ...
“We want extradition of the eight soldiers,” Ucar told reporters at the Turkish embassy in Athens. He added that a new file along with new evidence was given to Greek officials in connection with the latest extradition request. The eight former Turkish officers are currently amid a complicated legal trial ...
Afghan in German court for 'killing Christian convert mum' Refugees from Syria hold a protest outside the German embassy in Athens, Greece, on November 8 last year, demanding to be united with their families who are already in Germany. More than a million refugees, mostly from Syria, Afghanistan and ...
Unidentified persons attempted to attack the Ukrainian Embassy in Athens by throwing Molotov cocktails last night, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin has said. “There was an attempt to attack our embassy in Athens with bottle bombs last night. Probably those were radicals influenced by Russia,” ...
Unidentified persons attempted to attack the Ukrainian Embassy in Athens by throwing Molotov cocktails last night, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin has said. "There was an attempt to attack our embassy in Athens with bottle bombs last night. Probably those were radicals influenced by Russia," ...
An attempt was made to attack the Ukrainian embassy in Athens, Greece, with Molotov cocktails, according to Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin. Photo from UNIAN. "At night, an attempt was made to attack our embassy in Athens with Molotov cocktails. Probably radicals under the influence of Russia.
A boy waves a flag in front of the German embassy in Athens during a protest over family reunification. Photo: DPA. AFP. news@thelocal.de · @thelocalgermany. 11 January 2018. 09:19 CET+01:00. A bid by Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives to renew an alliance with Germany's second biggest ...
The US State Department on Wednesday launched a new Travel Advisory Program which ranks Greece at the lowest advisory level for safety and security risk. “Greece at the best level of the State Department's new Travel Advisory Program,” US Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt remarked on Twitter. “I'm looking ...
The investigation into the paint attack at the Israeli Embassy in Athens at 6 a.m. on Christmas Day has revealed lapses in security procedures, according to sources. Kathimerini understands that at the moment of the attack by members of the anti-establishment group Rouvikonas in northern Athens, the two ...
(JTA) — Members of an anarchist group in Greece vandalized the Israeli embassy in Athens using bottles of red paint. The group, Rubicon, filmed themselves committing the early-morning attack on Monday and posted the video online. The video shows the members of the group riding up to the embassy ...
Rabat – Members of the Greek anarchist group Rouvikonas reportedly targeted the embassy of Saudi Arabia in Athens in the early hours of Thursday, to protest against Riyadh's involvement in the Yemeni Civil War. A video footage recorded by the group featured at least six assaillants wearing motorcycle ...
Members of the Rouvikonas anarchist group attacked the embassy of Saudi Arabia in Athens in the early hours of Thursday. Video footage shows at least six assailants smashing windows with rocks. In a statement, the group says that the attack was in response to Saudi Arabia's oppressive regime and its ...
Energy is the reason why U.S. ambassador to Greece, Geoffrey R. Pyatt, went to Ankara yesterday, Thursday, said Steven Bitner, an economist at the US Embassy in Athens, speaking at the Athens Energy Forum conference. The latest developments in the Eastern Mediterranean region due to Ankara's ...
The Egyptian embassy in Athens hosted a musical celebration earlier this week featuring the works of Greek-Alexandrian poet Constantine Cavafy, with an audience of many local Greeks with Egyptian connections. Egypt's ambassador to Greece, Mohamed Farid Mounib, noted the deep historical and ...
A memorial to Vassil Levski was unveiled at the Bulgarian embassy in Greek capital Athens on February 18, the day Bulgaria marks the 145th anniversary of the execution of the hero of the struggle for liberation from Ottoman rule. The ceremony began with an Orthodox Christian service in a Bulgarian ...
Citizens' Protection Minister Nikos Toskas had indicated the intention of authorities to crack down harder on the group following a paint attack on the Israeli Embassy in Athens on December 25. At the time, Toskas had underlined the importance of coordination with the Justice Ministry to ensure Rouvikonas ...
Lawrence has spent more than 28 years working in various roles at the State Department, including having served as deputy chief of mission at the U.S. Embassy in Athens, Greece. Over the years she's served in a variety of foreign service roles, including as senior advisor for the assistant secretary in the ...
Greek police on Tuesday evening arrested 56 Greek Cypriot students during scuffles at a protest outside the Turkish Embassy in Athens over the arrival this week of the Turkish president in Greece. The protest was organised by members of student group Drasis Kes – a far right group that opposes a ...
This has been a year of gratitude for our family. I'll be honest … it has been one of the toughest years of our lives. There have been days when I have felt totally forsaken. I cried out to God, asking Him to let me know that He was even there. But every now and then, God just hits you in the face with the reality ...
The group, which emerged during Greece's economic crisis, claimed an attack with a hand grenade on the French embassy in Athens last year.
Tulsi Gabbard met with Greek Government officials and religious leaders, organized by the U.S. Embassy in Athens and the American Hellenic ...
Kurdish protesters clashed with police outside the Turkish embassy in Athens, Greece, on Wednesday. People demanded the release of former ...
A day after 18 members of the Rouvikonas (Rubicon) anarchist group entered the Spanish Embassy in Athens to protest the use of police ...
A Greek anarchist group has ended a brief, peaceful demonstration at Spain's embassy in Athens to protest against the Spanish police ...
Nearly 60 students and young employees attended “Business Day”, the biggest event for the professional orientation of young people, that took ...
Near them, authorities found a passport for Celia Lois Hollingworth, 63, whom the British embassy in Athens reported missing in the area Friday ...


 

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