Fresh protests in Athens over pension reforms

NEWS

Thousands of demonstrators gathered in Athens on Saturday in solidarity with farmers who have blocked dozens of highways and border crossings in recent weeks in protest over a pensions overhaul.

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Hospitals struggling to meet demand for surgeries

As an increasing number of Greeks give up their private insurance and the public health system struggles with staff shortages, hospital workers warn that the time patients have to wait for surgery will keep growing from a few weeks to as long as a year.

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COMMENT Politics

The new normal

MARIA KATSOUNAKI

Tents pitched in Syntagma Square by protesting farmers, streets strewn with fruit, vegetables, rocks and broken glass, confused motorists trying to avoid road blockades and traffic jams, clashes with police, farmers shaking their crooks, threatening violence, smashing squad cars, shouts of rage and faces distorted by anger.

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LIFE Games

Who will save Amphipolis?

SAKIS IOANNIDIS

A team of archaeologists are scrambling to rescue the precious artifacts found inside the Amphipolis Tomb in northern Greece, which dates to the era of Alexander the Great, as the site is threatened by landslides.

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COMMUNITY

Online registration for UK voters

The UK Electoral Commission has stepped up its efforts to encourage British citizens living overseas to register to vote ahead of the referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union.

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