Photos of the week: 70 years since the end of German occupation in Athens

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. Seventy years ago today the German occupation forces left Athens, rushing northwards, in order to avoid being cut off by the advancing allied armies. . The Athenians flooded the streets in a frenzied celebration, not surprisingly, after one of the harshest occupation … Continue reading


Photo of the week: Jaywalking policemen

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Jaywalking in Greece is the rule rather than the exception. Sure, there’s a law that penalises it, but I’ve never heard of it enforced. If it ever were, one would have to fine the entire Greek population. In this photo, policemen … Continue reading


Description of a typical demonstration

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Ever since the crisis began, demonstrations have taken place almost daily. However, after the police evicted the occupiers of central Syntagma square and the last bill mandating compliance with the demands of the IMF and the Central European Bank was passed in … Continue reading