A lawmaker from Golden Dawn, Greece’s nationalist, anti-immigrant party, will forfeit one- quarter of her monthly salary after being censured today for using insulting language to describe Justice Minister Charalampos Athanassiou.
Whenever police frog-march the duly elected leaders of a political party to jail for collective prosecution, alarm bells should sound. The arrest of six neofascist Golden Dawn politicians in Greece is no exception -- although in this case it may also be the least bad option for Greek authorities.
Growing extremism across Europe requires political parties in favor of deeper European Union integration to make their case more vigorously in a bid to avoid EU election losses, the head of the bloc’s executive arm said.
Greece’s police chief ordered the country’s counter-terrorism agency to conduct a preliminary inquiry after two men were shot dead outside a local office of the nationalist Golden Dawn party in Athens.
In the abandoned building that once housed the Athens Stock Exchange, artist Teo is shuffling between the Fool, the Magician and the Devil in a Tarot card reading to divine the fate of the crippled Greek nation.