The municipal council of Orestiada in northeastern Greece is convening Tuesday to discuss controversial plans by the government to expand a migrant reception and identification center on the outskirts of the border village of Fylakio. 


Students at Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB) Friday launched a sit-in on their campus to protest against a police operation on university grounds earlier in the week. 


Musicians perform outside the Greek Parliament in Athens on Monday during a protest against new Covid-19 measures that ban music at all restaurants, bars and entertainment venues.


About 120 anti-vaxxers, according to police estimates, marched Sunday in Thessaloniki, chanting, among other things, slogans in support of Serb tennis player Novak Djokovic.

Protesters, some of them wearing face masks against the spread of coronavirus, take part in a rally in Athens, Dec. 16, 2021 [AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis]

Labor unions led by the Communist Party staged a protest during a parliamentary budget debate Thursday to demand a return of wage and pension levels that were axed during three successive international bailouts.

The cover of the book ‘No! You Will Not Get in Our Nose,’ with information on the coronavirus and safety tips for schoolchildren. A copy of the book was burnt by anti-vaxxers and Covid-19 deniers at a rally in Halkida on Evia on Monday, recalling a darker periods. The act was decried by its illustrator in comments to Kathimerini.

In the wake of a demo by anti-vaxxers and Covid-19 deniers on Monday night, which harked back to darker times, notable animator and children’s book illustrator Panagiotis Rappas expressed his sorrow at the burning of a copy of a children’s book that was distributed in schools outlining the dangers of the coronavirus and offering safety advice.


The customary limited clashes between masked youth and police were taking place in the central Athens neighborhood of Exarchia Monday night on the 13th anniversary of the shooting of a 15-year-old by a police officer.