Politics of Greece

Tempe tragedy protest concludes with victims’ names inscribed in front of parliament

Demonstrators painted the names of the 57 victims of the Tempe train tragedy in red outside the Greek parliament in downtown Athens on Wednesday, marking the anniversary of the country's deadliest train crash. Following the march, violent clashes erupted between protesters and police.

Protesters gathering for rally against private universities, roads close

Students and teachers were gathering in the center of Athens on Thursday ahead of a protest against a government bill establishing private universities.

Hundreds of people have gathered at Propylaea and are expected to march to Parliament, prompting the police to impose traffic restrictions.

The conditions tied to Turkey’s F-16 acquisition

Reliable diplomatic sources have told Kathimerini that Turkey's acquisition of F-16 fighter jets from the United States will be made on the condition that they will only be used for NATO alliance purposes and not for overflights above Greek islands, according to a confidential letter from the US State Department to the four relevant congressional committees of the House of Representatives and t