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Athens and the EU and IMF have been deadlocked over reforms for months amid disagreements on debt relief and budget targets for Greece

Greek Far-Left Group Claims Athens Bank Bomb

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek far-left militant group has claimed responsibility for a bomb explosion outside an Athens bank office last month. In a posting on a leftwing website Tuesday, the Popular Fighters Group said it selected the office

‘Torchbearer’ Movie an Urgent Wake-Up Call for American Christians

“A human civilization’s best chance of survival is to anchor itself in the God of creation,” Christian evangelist and reality star Phil Robertson declared in “Torchbearer,” an epic documentary launching in select theaters on Oct. 7 as a clarion call for Christians and people of faith in America to engage their culture before it’s too late.

Phil Robertson: ‘Depravity Has Become Mainstream,’ America Must Turn to God

“Duck Commander” Phil Robertson spoke with SiriusXM host Stephen K. Bannon on Breitbart News Daily on Wednesday, talking about “Torchbearer,” a forthcoming documentary on how America’s Founding Fathers understood that turning to God in obedient faith is essential to the United States—or any country—flourishing as a just, prosperous, and peaceful nation.

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Anarchists, Migrants Occupy Athens Buildings

Left wing extremists and anarchists have occupied private housing and a university building in Athens in order to hand them over to migrants. For the past few weeks various groups of left wing extremists and anarchists have been breaking into

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Greek Stock Market Crashes 16% on First Day, Bank Stocks Hardest Hit

The Greek stock market was shut down five weeks ago, as the nation spiraled into an economic and political crisis, facing its final debt showdown with European creditors. The market just concluded its first day of trading since the shutdown, and the outlook is grim: the market lost 16.2 percent of its value on the first day back in business.

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Greek Communists Storm Finance Ministry Protesting EU Proposals

Individuals associated with the All Workers Militant Front (PAME), a communist trade union, stormed the Greek Foreign Ministry on Thursday, demanding the far-left government of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras not agree to any austerity reforms with the European Union, reforms demanded by both the EU and creditors to help Greece avoid a debt default.

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Greece Delays Trial of Neo-Nazi Golden Dawn Party amid Violent Protests

The leadership of Greece’s nationalist Golden Dawn party went to court Monday for the first day of what is expected to be a long trial of unprecedented scope for the nation. Golden Dawn’s leadership, who have exhibited Neo-Nazi sympathies, are being accused of running a criminal organization masked as a political party.

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Greece Making Ends Meet by Becoming China’s Gateway to Europe

In what was received as a pleasant surprise by the European Union, Greece made its first 460 million euro payment to the IMF this week. The Mediterranean country continues to struggle with generating enough revenue to pay off their multi-billion-dollar debt, and one major international player looking to capitalize on their need for business is China.