ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Evangelos Venizelos, a former Greek Socialist party leader and deputy prime minister, has quit the party, accusing its leader of aiming to turn the party into an adjunct of...
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's socialist leader has been elected as the leader of a new center-left alliance.
With the counting almost complete, the 53-year-old Fofi Gennimata, a former Athens governor and minister, leads with 57 percent Sunday. Her runoff rival, 38-year-old Nikos Androulakis, a European Parliament legislator and former socialist youth leader, is getting 43 percent.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A police officer was wounded in central Athens as shots were fired outside the offices of a political party early Tuesday, authorities said.
The officer was hit by shrapnel after a gunman opened fire at a police bus outside the main offices of the Pan-Hellenic Socialist Movement, a center-left opposition party, in an area of Athens where anarchist groups frequently clash with police.