NEWS Crime

Nine officers injured after Roma clashes

Nine officers were slightly injured on Thursday in clashes outside a police precinct in Ano Liosia, northern Athens, with dozens of members of the Roma community, who were protesting the death of a 62-year-man in custody. 

NEWS Justice

Greek appeal over Cosco funding rejected by European Court

The European Court has rejected Greece’s appeal against the decision it reached in March 2015, whereby it deemed that state funding to Piraeus Container Terminal SA (SEP), the local subsidiary of China’s Cosco Shipping, was not compatible with European legislation.

NEWS Media

Journalists call 24-hour strike for Thursday

The Athens Journalists' Union (ESIEA) has called a 24-hour strike for Thursday to protest against wage cuts and layoffs in the media sector, hit by the recession as the country struggles to recover from a debt-crisis.



Pilobolus takes audience into ‘Shadowland’

Members of the Pilobolus dance theater perform ‘Shadowland’ for the media ahead of the show’s premiere at the Athens Concert Hall on Wednesday night. The American company is in the Greek capital through Sunday with a total of eight performances that combine dance and acrobatics in a tale recounting a young girl’s nightmares. Pilobolus is one of several top-flight acts that will be appearing in the Greek capital over the holiday season, which also include the Grigorovich Ballet Theater of Russia in Tchaikovsky’s festive favorite ‘The Nutcracker.’ [Haris Akriviadis/ANA-MPA]