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Tag: Exarchia

Probonas

Street cleaning operation in Probonas

Following similar cleanups in recent weeks in Kolonaki, Exarchia, Metaxourgeio, Votanikos and Petralona, crews from the Municipality of Athens’ sanitation department using two large sweepers and six street washing machines, cleaned and…

Anti-terrorism raid in central Athens

Anti-terrorism operation in Athens

A large-scale operation was carried out in downtown Athens on Thursday by Greek anti-terrorism police (Ε.Κ.Α.M). The operation is still ongoing, but reports so far indicate that Ε.Κ.Α.Μ detained more than 20…

Exarchia and Kolonaki

Street cleaning operation in Exarchia and Kolonaki

One of the biggest street cleaning operations is taking place every Sunday in the Athenian suburbs of Exarchia and Kolonaki. Following similar cleanups in recent weeks in Metaxourgeio, Votanikos and Petralona, crews…

Exarchia

Second Christmas tree is torched in Exarchia Square

The second Christmas tree that was placed in Exarchia Square in Athens on Friday after the previous one was torched, was destroyed in the same manner a few hours later. It is believed…

Vandals graffiti around Exarchia Square after major clean up 2

Vandals graffiti around Exarchia Square after major clean up

Unknown vandals have once again attacked Exarchia Square after Athens Municipality has spent the last month cleaning up the famous anarchist hotspot, giving the nighbourhood a much need overhaul. After all the…

Explosive device detonates outside church in Athens 9

Explosive device detonates outside church in Athens

A homemade explosive device has detonated outside a church in Athens on Thursday morning, wounding a police officer and a civilian. The blast occurred outside the Saint Dionysios church around 7am, before…

Minister announces new custodian of shelters for minors 11

Minister announces new custodian of shelters for minors

Greece’s Alternate Minister for Social Solidarity Theano Fotiou announced on Thursday that International Organisation for Migration (IOM) will take over the operation of the 11 shelters accommodating unaccompanied minors. The IOM will…

Rioters facing felony charges over November 17 day riots 13

Rioters facing felony charges over November 17 day riots

Following the clashes between anarchists and police during the commemoration of the 45th Anniversary of the November 17, 1973 student uprising at the Athens Polytechnic, six of the nineteen individuals arrested by…

Anarchists firebomb minister’s house 15

Anarchists firebomb minister’s house

Anarchists firebombed the house of State Minister Alekos Flambouraris in the Athens suburb of Exarchia. Fifteen hooded individuals threw petrol bombs at the minister’s house which caused damages to a car of…

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