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Greek firefighters battle bushfire near Athens

A massive bushfire is threatening houses near the Greek capital, Athens, with more than 100 firefighters struggling to contain the flames.
July 13, 2014

Greek workers face arrest for being on strike

A law selling off one-third of Greece's Public Power Corporation (PPC) to private investors was recently rushed through parliament by the government following demands by the Troika, which has been effectively decreeing policy in the country since 2010.
EUObserver: July 13, 2014

Greece battles to defuse ticking debt bomb

Dimitris Pikrodimitris took out a mortgage four years ago when he was drawing an annual income of 27,000 euros ($36,720).
The Daily Star: July 13, 2014

Protests over Sunday shop opening in Athens, Thessaloniki

A rally held by the Private Employees Federation, against the opening of stores on Sundays, was concluded at a downtown Athens location on Sunday afternoon.
July 13, 2014

Two dead in migrant shipwreck in Aegean

At least two migrants of unknown nationality died on Friday while trying to cross the Aegean Sea, the Greek coastguard said,
July 11, 2014

Greek heart surgeon arrested on bribery charges

Greek authorities have arrested a heart surgeon in a major Athens hospital on charges of bribery and blackmail for allegedly demanding money in order to perform urgent surgery, police said Thursday.
The Missoulian: July 11, 2014

Inmate dead in clash at Greek jail

A prisoner died and another was seriously injured during a clash with a third inmate at Domokos Prison in central Greece, Greek police said on Friday.
July 11, 2014

Media 'propaganda' campaign being waged against Council of State, judge warns

An organised propaganda campaign is being waged in various publications, TV shows and social media against the functioning of the Council of State, which has been criticised by the the IMF over its 'adverse court rulings' that represent 'downside risks' for the country's austerity programme
Enet: July 11, 2014

Greek far-right Golden Dawn's spokesman jailed awaiting trial

Golden Dawn lawmaker Ilias Kasidiaris, the Greek far-right party's main public face, was jailed on Thursday pending trial on gun possession charges, delivering a fresh blow to a party already reeling from a government-led crackdown.
Reuters: July 10, 2014

Greece rescues 77 migrants in Aegean Sea

The Greek Coast Guard rescued 77 migrants Wednesday in two boats trying to travel from the nearby Turkish coast to Greek islands in the eastern Aegean Sea.
July 10, 2014