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Tag: Exarcheia

Six police officers to be tested for Covid-19 1

Six police officers to be tested for Covid-19

Six police officers in Athens, along with an unknown number of inmates, were placed into quarantine for two weeks, after one of the detainees tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday. The Albanian…

The Athenian neighbourhood of Kypseli during lockdown 3

The Athenian neighbourhood of Kypseli during lockdown

Tobias Christopher Hautekiet Confinement is isolating and gives the sense that everything has come to a stand-still, but this once aristocratic Kypseli neighbourhood revealed a lot about itself during lockdown, and how…

Legendary Greek footballer passes away aged 81 7

Legendary Greek footballer passes away aged 81

Former Greek footballer and coach Nikos Alefantos, passed away today aged 81, after suffering a heart attack. Alefantos, born on January 3, 1939 in Athens and raised in Exarcheia where he lived until…

Anarchists vandalise church in Athens with vulgar slogans (VIDEO) 20

Anarchists vandalise church in Athens with vulgar slogans (VIDEO)

With Greece in the middle of a coronavirus pandemic and having just successfully dealt with a major migration crisis asymmetrically launched by Turkey, anarcho-feminists have taken the opportunity under the cover of…

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Burning of ballot box forces repeat election in Athens

Interior Minister Antonis Roupakiotis announced on Sunday evening that there will be a repeat election at a particular polling station on July 14, following the theft and destruction of a ballot box.…

Tips for travellers while visiting Athens 24

Tips for travellers while visiting Athens

The capital of Greece is the home of ancient world treasures and is full of all the beauty that comes with troves of ruins and antiquities, many of them dating back to…

Stylish Eco-friendly Shopping in Athens   26

Stylish Eco-friendly Shopping in Athens  

Eco-conscious shoppers in Athens now have plenty of top quality option when searching for the perfect accessories, jewellery, clothing, and home decor items. As with vegan-vegetarian restaurants and stores selling Greek and…

Mini-Guide to Exarcheia: Athens’ ‘Anarchic’ Neighbourhood 34

Mini-Guide to Exarcheia: Athens’ ‘Anarchic’ Neighbourhood

  Exarcheia is widely known as the capital’s anarchy-base, and this is not down to urban legend. Indeed, when things get politically or socio-politically intense, there’s likely to be tear gas, Molotov…

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