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wildfires

Photos of the Destruction Caused By Wildfires in the Greek Town of Rafina

Twenty-six of the 60 people killed in the wildfires so far were found on a single plot of land in Rafina, just outside Athens.
Kostas Koukoumakas
7.25.18
Health

The Corruption I Saw Working for a Greek Public Hospital

Number one: giving money to a doctor before surgery is a no-no, but after the operation it's just a "thank you present".
Anna Nini
1.12.18
10 Questions

10 Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Luxury Parking Valet

"I once got into the driver's seat of a car and realised I was sitting on a handgun. "
Giorgos latridis
10.25.17
Photography

A Gritty, Haunting Look at the Lives of Child Refugees

Photographer Panos Kefalos documents the childhoods of displaced kids on the streets of Athens.
Ellyn Kail
9.19.17
true story

According to the Government, I Have Been Dead for the Past 14 Years

But I am very much alive.
Niovi Anazikou
7.5.17
refugees

Greece Is Cracking Down on the Anarchist Squats Giving Shelter to Refugees

This week the authorities kicked more than 100 refugees out of their temporary homes, making life harder for one of the world's most marginalized populations.
Molly Crabapple
3.16.17
Music

Inside a Mental Health Center Aimed Exclusively at Musicians

Since it opened in 2000, Nuçi's Space has helped more than 1,700 musicians in times of mental need.
Annie Armstrong
3.14.17
News

Athens Welcomed Obama with Molotov Bombs and Tear Gas

On Tuesday morning, Barack Obama arrived in Athens for his final foreign trip as president of the United States.
Thanasis Kamvisis
11.16.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

An 11-Year-Old Girl Brought a Knife to School to Ward Off Evil Clowns

The sixth grader was arrested and charged with possession of a weapon on school grounds.
VICE Staff
9.22.16
News

We Accompanied Refugee Children on Their First Day of School

This year, the bell also rang for the children of refugees living at the occupied City Plaza hotel in Athens.
Melpomeni Maragkidou, Photos by Orestis Seferoglou
9.16.16
Culture

Photos of Refugees Celebrating European Unity at the Acropolis

The visit was an attempt to raise awareness about the refugee crisis.
Nikos Libertas / SOOC
5.9.16
News

'We're Caught Between a Rock and a Hard Place': Refugees in Greece React to the Attacks in Brussels

"We came to Europe to escape jihadists only to find they are ruining people's lives here too."
Alexia Tsagari
3.23.16