Rage Against | Chaos and clashes hit Athens amid protest against new demonstration law

Greece government’s move to introduce a new law designed to curb public demonstrations has – ironically – turned into mass clashes between police and protesters that flooded the streets of Athens. The law in question aims at restricting or banning demonstrations deemed dangerous for public safety. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out … Read more Rage Against | Chaos and clashes hit Athens amid protest against new demonstration law

Greece economy: Europe’s biggest urban renewal project launched

Greece is launching what is set to be one of Europe’s biggest urban renewal project in an effort to revive its economy. With tourism at a standstill because of the coronavirus pandemic, the country is forecast to suffer Europe’s deepest recession this year. Al Jazeera’s John Psaropoulos reports from Athens, Greece. – Subscribe to our … Read more Greece economy: Europe’s biggest urban renewal project launched

Refugees’ Lives Matter | Hundreds march condemning refugee eviction, Greece

Pro-refugee protesters marched in central Athens decrying evictions of refugees and migrants from refugee camps in Greece and waving ‘Black Lives Matter’ banners. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on Instagram http://instagram.com/rt Follow us … Read more Refugees’ Lives Matter | Hundreds march condemning refugee eviction, Greece

Greece COVID-19 fight prompts Athens to free public space of cars

Athens is taking steps to become a greener city, and the COVID-19 outbreak has helped accelerate that plan. The goal is to draw tourists back to the country which has been hit by the pandemic. Municipal authorities are reclaiming five hectares of street surface and turning them over to pedestrians and cyclists. Al Jazeera’s John … Read more Greece COVID-19 fight prompts Athens to free public space of cars

Greek island dreams: Summer tourist season opens

Greece is now open for business after a long coronavirus lockdown. That is the government’s message as international flights to Athens resume from a select group of countries. Tourism makes up a big chunk of the Greek economy, about 20 percent of gross domestic product (GDP). But safety is still a big concern. Al Jazeera’s … Read more Greek island dreams: Summer tourist season opens

Greece reopens its borders in a bid to stave off the worst recession in a generation | ABC News

Long one of Europe’s most troubled member states, Greece has stunned the world with its success in containing the coronavirus pandemic and protecting its population. But the Mediterranean state is staring at a catastrophic downturn with 20 per cent of its economy dependent on tourism. Now, in an effort to stave off the worst recession … Read more Greece reopens its borders in a bid to stave off the worst recession in a generation | ABC News

‘Break the chains’ | Athenians wear mock handcuffs in solidarity with BLM

Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Athens to protest racism and show solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on Instagram http://instagram.com/rt Follow us on Soundcloud … Read more ‘Break the chains’ | Athenians wear mock handcuffs in solidarity with BLM

Massive Floyd demo turns VIOLENT outside US Embassy in Greece

Athens protesters marched towards the US Embassy with ‘Black Lives Matter’ signs and banners to honour George Floyd. Clashes erupted between a group of demonstrators police, which responded with tear gas. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us on Twitter … Read more Massive Floyd demo turns VIOLENT outside US Embassy in Greece

Time for a swim? Greece reopens beaches in Athens

Popular Vouliagmeni beach crowded again as organized amenities are allowed to reopen in #Greece after #COVID19 lockdown. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on Instagram http://instagram.com/rt Follow us on Soundcloud https://soundcloud.com/rttv #RT (Russia Today) … Read more Time for a swim? Greece reopens beaches in Athens

German Reopens Schools, Hair Salons as Europe Takes First Steps Toward New Normal

Bloomberg’s Stefan Nicola reports from Berlin as Europe gingerly tries to get back to business, with restrictions loosening across the continent as the spread of the coronavirus slows. The German Spy Museum in Berlin opened its doors for the first time in weeks, bars in central Rome began offering takeaway services, and shaggy-haired Austrians flocked … Read more German Reopens Schools, Hair Salons as Europe Takes First Steps Toward New Normal

Pandemics in history: The Plague of Athens

In 430 BC, the city-state of Athens is thriving when the pandemic hits. Thucydides, author of The History of the Peloponnesian War, catches it and describes his symptoms. We call it a ‘plague’, but nobody actually knows what virus it was. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest … Read more Pandemics in history: The Plague of Athens

Joe Burrow goes No. 1 overall to the Cincinnati Bengals | 2020 NFL Draft

Mel Kiper, Daniel Jeremiah, Kurt Warner, Louis Riddick, Michael Irvin, Booger McFarland and Trey Wingo break down what make LSU QB Joe Burrow so special, before NFL commissioner Roger Goodell reveals that the Cincinnati Bengals have taken the Athens, Ohio, native with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft. #NFL #NFLDraft #Sports … Read more Joe Burrow goes No. 1 overall to the Cincinnati Bengals | 2020 NFL Draft

Aerial footage of Athens in lockdown shows deserted streets and ancient landmarks | ABC News

Aerial footage of Athens in lockdown shows deserted streets, markets and ancient landmarks engulfed by silence as Greek authorities say a nationwide lockdown will continue until April 27 without easing. https://abcn.ws/2KpLm2A SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://bit.ly/2vZb6yP Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/ LIKE ABC News on FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/abcnews FOLLOW ABC News on TWITTER: https://twitter.com/abc GOOD MORNING AMERICA’S … Read more Aerial footage of Athens in lockdown shows deserted streets and ancient landmarks | ABC News

After virus control, Greece hopes for economic recovery

The coronavirus outbreak hit Greece while it was still recovering from a major refugee and financial crisis. Yet it introduced lockdown measures to prevent the spread earlier than most European nations. Its fatalities have been low and it is now hoping for a quicker economic recovery. Al Jazeera’s John Psaropoulos reports from Athens. – Subscribe … Read more After virus control, Greece hopes for economic recovery

The Great Pandemics of History

Subscribe to France 24 now: https://f24.my/YouTubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 https://f24.my/YTliveEN Before the current crisis, pandemics have cropped up again and again, sometimes decimating entire populations. All this week, France 24 looks back at pandemics in history. The plague of Athens, the first ever recorded pandemic. SOT “A city, … Read more The Great Pandemics of History