Alexia Tsagkari, who was filming the demonstration for VICE News, was attacked by riot police in downtown Athens outside the Hilton building after clashes broke out between the anarchist bloc and the riot police.
Posadists believe that any civilization smart enough to invent space travel would naturally be a socialist society, so when extraterrestrials arrive to our planet they'll be interested in overthrowing our capitalist system.
Laganas, a sun-kissed village on the Greek island of Zante, is the kind of vacation destination where it takes ten minutes to get drunk, another ten to reach orgasm, and an eternity to get over all the horrible things you've done. Naturally, it's a Mecca
The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. This week, a Greek court acquits farmers who shot 28 Bangladeshi workers, and the mother of a slain Mexican teen sues the US border patrol agency.
In 2012 a trio of bearded burlymen calling themselves Mechanimal and describing their music as "drone n' roll" exploded in the Greek music scene with the release of their eponymous first album. After keeping their industro-shoegaze fans waiting for two ye…
Athens is one of the oldest cities on Earth, and right now also one of its strangest and most confused. Being a Greek has sucked for the last few years, so why would you want an authentic experience? This is how to have fun.
The legendary criminal network is rumored to have branches in 35 countries and is so notorious Interpol has a whole task force devoted to catching them. We spoke to a Greek policeman about his recent success in foiling some of their plots.
Mohsen, like most Muslims, believes that permanent tattoos are haram, or forbidden. In Iran, the government dubs anyone with a tattoo a criminal, and the punishment for getting one can be up to six months in prison and a hundred lashings.
Greece has always been a gateway for immigrants searching for a better life in Europe. But many of those who crossed illegally into Greece found that they traded one bad situation for another. VICE News' Alex Miller went to Greece to find out what it is l…
Dimitris Michalakis' series depicts the social impact of austerity in Greece, and serves as a snapshot into almost half a decade dominated by headlines about social polarity, debt, and economic crisis.
Food isn't just for eating. Humans have a long history of protesters using food as their weapon of choice. Here's an overview of how eggs, turnips, cream pies, and yogurt have been used as tools of rebellion.
Private photos and videos of Greek's far-right Golden Dawn party show speakers denouncing democracy, white power bands singing about killing people, and children being indoctrinated into a culture of hate.
Athens's Korydallos prison hospital is making sick people sicker. Reports have portrayed the facility—the only prison hospital in the country—as severely lacking in doctors, nurses, and medicine. It's also hugely overcrowded, housing around 200 prisoners…
Just next to us, Ali—a 55-year-old man from Afghanistan—won't let me take his picture. "My kids are studying abroad. I wouldn't want them to see me like this," he says. Ali started using heroin and sisa when he lost his home. "Living here is tough," he si…