‘Hands off youth!’ Greeks protest on 10th anniversary of cop fatally shooting teen (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Hundreds of demonstrators have hit the streets of Greece on the 10th anniversary of a teenager being fatally shot by an officer. Police deployed tear gas after some protesters threw stones and Molotov cocktails at officers. Around 1,700 people marched in a protest in Athens, according to AP. Although most of the demonstrators were peaceful, […]

Tens of thousands of Greeks are demanding that Macedonia change its name

Christopher Furlong/Getty Images THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Tens of thousands of flag-waving Greeks gathered in the northern city of Thessaloniki on Sunday to demand that Macedonia change its name because it’s also the name of the Greek province of which Thessaloniki is the capital. Greece and the Republic of Macedonia, which share a border, have […]

Firebombs vs tear gas: Clashes break out as Greeks remember 1973 student protests (VIDEO)

Published time: 18 Nov, 2017 14:22 Street battles broke out between police and protesters in Athens at a march marking the 1973 student uprising, which helped topple the military junta. READ MORE: Greek parliament passes austerity cuts as Molotov-throwing protesters clash with police in Athens The annual protest, which took place on Friday, was peaceful for […]

‘Healthy’ Greeks protected from heart disease by unique gene, new study reveals

People living in the isolated mountains villages of northern Crete should have poor heart health because of their diet.  But researchers found the genetic secrets that protect them from cardiovascular disease.  The disease is associated with a build-up of fatty deposits inside the arteries and an increased risk of blood clots.  It can also be […]