Greek strikes halt air travel - Flights in Greece were halted for four hours Thursday as the country's two largest labor unions staged work stoppages to protest austerity measures and a government decision to cancel a teachers' strike.
Teachers Strike Ban Prompts Walk Out - Greek public sector workers have walked out of their jobs over government threats to arrest teachers planning to go on strike, potentially disrupting nationwide university entrance exams.
Greece uses emergency power on striking teachers - Greek civil servants' unions called a 24-hour strike for Tuesday in reaction to the government's decision to use emergency powers to prevent protesting teachers from disrupting university entrance exams this month.
Greek strike threatens school exams - Athens, Greece - A union representing teachers at Greek state high schools on Friday called a series of strikes to start next week over new austerity cuts, in action that threatens annual university entrance exams.
Greek Gov't poised to use civil mobilization as teachers confirm strike - University entrance exams will go ahead as planned later this month, the government insisted Friday after secondary school teachers’ union OLME announced its members would strike during the test period. Kathimerini understands the government will force educators to work by issuing them with civil mobilization orders.
Greek teachers eye strike after talks with government stall - Members of the union representing state secondary school teachers (OLME) are to meet again on Friday with Education Minister Constantinos Arvanitopoulos after the minister’s efforts on Thursday to dissuade them from launching strike action later this month, when pupils are to start university entrance examinations, failed to yield a compromise.
Strikes, Protests & Travel Delays
Greece: Teachers Abandon Strike Plan
May 17, 2013
| Google Alerts - strike Greek high school teachers on Thursday called off a planned strike after the government essentially banned it by enacting an emergency law that threatened strikers with arrest or...
Greek Public- Sector Strike Fizzles
May 14, 2013
| Google Alerts - strike ATHENS -- A last-minute, 24-hour Greek public-sector strike over cutbacks in the education system failed to draw widespread participation Tuesday, underscoring weakening public support for Greece ...
Greece Uses Emergency Power on Striking Teachers
May 13, 2013
| Google Alerts - strike Greek civil servants' unions called a 24-hour strike for Tuesday in reaction to the government's decision to use emergency powers to prevent protesting teachers from disrupting...
Court's prayer case: A revolutionary tale
May 21, 2013
| NY Post: Movies The US Supreme Court announced this week that it will take up the question of whether it's OK for Greece, New York, to open meetings of the town board by letting citizens...
Syrian bishops kidnapped in Aleppo still missing one month on
May 21, 2013
| World news | guardian.co.uk '' We are in daily contact with officials across the region,'' said Greece ... The Greek Orthodox Church, which has representatives across the Middle East, has also weighed in, and the Greece ... east-west crossroads, Greece ...
The Unthinkable: Quitting a Currency
May 20, 2013
Can countries like Greece and Spain endure the unyielding squeeze indefinitely? So far, they say yes. So, too, did Argentines -- that is, until they did not. ...
@snooki I love u because u say NO to negativity.Kisses from Greece.