Anti-austerity Greek radicals ahead in Athens local election: Exit polls

Greece`s radical leftist party Syriza, which opposes the government`s austerity policies, was leading in the Athens area, exit polls of the first round of local elections showed on Sunday.

Social unease builds in Italy with anti-austerity demos

Thousands of protesters including the "Forconi" (Pitchforks) movement rallied against austerity in Rome today in protests seen as a sign of sweeping social unease in a country ravaged by economic crisis.

Anti-austerity strike hits Greece

Greece was gripped by a one-day general strike, in protest the austerity and reform programme introduced to lift the country up from a debt crisis.

Greek anti-austerity strike to paralyze transport

Greek workers will ground flights, shut down schools and paralyze public transport in a nationwide walkout Wednesday.

Greece hit by anti-austerity general strike

A nationwide strike gripped Greece over the unprecedented austerity cuts imposed to avert fiscal meltdown.