In Greece, 'Red' Island Shows Left-Wing Divide
Locals refer to the craggy Aegean island of Icaria as "the red rock"—less for its landscape than for the communist political tradition that many in Europe worry will help pull Greece out of the euro zone.
Greek elections: Communists rule out any coalition with SYRIZA
Election confusion remains high in Greece. Alexis Tsipras, leader of the Coalition of the Radical Left, SYRIZA, announced he may be willing to form a coalition with KKE, the Communist party. Hours later the KKE renounced such a claim.
Greek elections: Tsipras confident of leftist victory
Alexis Tsipras, leader of Greece's Coalition of the Radical Left, SYRIZA, has said he is confident of a leftist victory in Sunday's elections, and may be willing to form a government with KKE, the Communist party.
Wanted Golden Dawn spokesman Ilias Kasidiaris resurfaces
Ilias Kasidiaris, spokesman for Greece's far-right Golden Dawn, who sprang to international notoriety last week after slapping a female Communist MP on live TV, has resurfaced.
Golden Dawn support increases after live TV assault
The televised assault by Greece's Golden Dawn MP Ilias Kasidiaris on a female Communist MP made international news. Whilst Golden Dawn initially cringed, thinking it would decimate support, their popularity has instead surged.