Violence erupts between protesters and police at Athens May Day demo

In #Greece, a large number of protesters rallied in central #Athens during #MayDay demonstrations on Wednesday, where some we seen protesters briefly clashing with police.

COURTESY: RT’s RUPTLY video agency, NO RE-UPLOAD, NO REUSE – FOR LICENSING, PLEASE, CONTACT http://ruptly.tv

RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc

Check out http://rt.com

Subscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RussiaToday

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 Google+ http://plus.google.com/+RT
Follow us on Soundcloud https://soundcloud.com/rttv

#RT (Russia Today) is a global #news network broadcasting from Moscow and Washington studios. RT is the first news channel to break the 1 billion YouTube views benchmark.

Today in History for April 6th

The United States enters World War One; First modern Olympic Games open in Athens, Greece; Harry Houdini is born. (April 6)

Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress
Website: https://apnews.com
Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP
Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews
Google+: https://plus.google.com/115892241801867723374
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/

Migrants occupy Athens rail station in border passage bid

Dozens of asylum seekers occupy the main railway station in Athens in a burgeoning protest demanding access to the border and passage to other EU states.

Global landmarks go dark for Earth Hour

The Vatican, the Sydney Harbour Bridge and even the ancient Acropolis in Athens are plunged into darkness for an hour as part of a global campaign to raise awareness about climate change and its impact on the planet’s vanishing plant and animal life.

The Acropolis in Athens goes dark for Earth Hour

The Acropolis in Athens plunges into darkness for an hour as part of a global campaign to raise awareness about climate change and its impact on the planet’s vanishing biodiversity. IMAGES

Grenade thrown at Russian consulate explodes, no injuries

Bomb specialists examine the scene after a grenade exploded early in the morning outside the Russian consulate in Athens without hurting anyone, police said, an attack typical of domestic far-left groups. The area in the Athens suburb of Halandri was rapidly cordoned off. IMAGES of bomb specialists examining the area outside the Russian consulate in Athens

Dionysus devotees march through Athens celebrating ‘Phallephoria’

Hundreds of revellers danced and marched through the streets of #Athens on Saturday, wearing large fake penises to celebrate ‘#Phallephoria’, a festivity which honours the Ancient Greek god of Dionysus. The participants dressed up in masks and costumes inspired by Ancient #Greece, with some having fake penises strapped to their bodies.
Footage shows Dionysus devotees waving phallic objects and dancing around a large red penis before carrying it though the city.

COURTESY: RT’s RUPTLY video agency, NO RE-UPLOAD, NO REUSE – FOR LICENSING, PLEASE, CONTACT http://ruptly.tv

RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc

Check out http://rt.com

Subscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RussiaToday

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 Google+ http://plus.google.com/+RT

#RT (Russia Today) is a global #news network broadcasting from Moscow and Washington studios. RT is the first news channel to break the 1 billion YouTube views benchmark.

Pierre Moscovici urges Athens to carry out all promised reforms

European Commissioner for Economic Affairs Pierre Moscovici puts pressure on Greece to carry out all the reforms to which it had committed itself to its creditors, Europeans and the IMF, by 11 March. SOUNDBITE of Moscovici

‘Golden Dawn’: Extreme-right party marks 23rd anniversary of Imia crisis

Supporters of the Greek extreme-right, anti-immigrant party Golden Dawn on Saturday marched in Athens to mark the 23rd anniversary of the 1996 Imia crisis that brought Greece and Turkey to the brink of war.
Party supporters held torches, waved Greek and party flags and shouted slogans against “traitor politicians.”

RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc

Check out http://rt.com

Subscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RussiaToday

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 Google+ http://plus.google.com/+RT

#RT (Russia Today) is a global #news network broadcasting from Moscow and Washington studios. RT is the first news channel to break the 1 billion YouTube views benchmark.

Lost Marbles: Greece enraged after British Museum justifies keeping ancient artefacts

A long-running row between Greece and the UK is bacck in the headlines. It’s over the rightful owner of ancient artifacts known as the Elgin Marbles. The director of London’s British Museum, where they’re on display, has infuriated Athens by ruling out their long-term return saying that taking the marbles from Greece was a creative act.

T LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc

Check out http://rt.com

Subscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RussiaToday

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 Google+ http://plus.google.com/+RT

#RT (Russia Today) is a global #news network broadcasting from Moscow and Washington studios. RT is the first news channel to break the 1 billion YouTube views benchmark.