Nick Barnets

Nick Barnets

Athens, Greece


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General strike in Greece to protest pension reforms. February, 2016.


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Controversial play shut down, sparking outrage and claims of censorship.


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Over 12,000 refugees stranded in Idomeni, along the Greece-FYROM border, living in squalid conditions, exposed to the elements.


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AthensLive coverage of a march staged by various professional groups in Athens who were protesting pension reforms that could see their taxes raised and pensions cut.


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Speaking live with RFI-English in Paris about the refugee and migrant crisis in Europe. October, 2015.


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My short interview with economist and Syriza candidate, Yanis Varoufakis, just a few days before he would become Greece's finance minister and lead a forceful effort to turn Greece away from austerity policies. Here was a bit of a preview of what was to come.


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Article during the January, 2015 elections in Greece, when, then- Prime Minister Antonis Samaras cited the Charlie Hebdo terrorist attack in Paris to incide fear during his election campaign.


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Article for PressProject International on Greece's left-wing Syriza party backtracking on the issue of gay adoption, raising eyebrows among many of its followers.


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With the serious lack of aid from the state and large organizations, local residents on the island of Lesvos find private ways to respond to the crisis. July, 2015.


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Mixed reactions to the bailout loan deal in Greece. July, 2015.


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Syrian refugees on a hunger strike in Athens' Syntagma Square in late, 2014, due to being stuck in Greece with no safe or legal way to travel further into Europe to places they can start a new life in.


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Article in VICE's food section about Halloumi and the bi-communal effort to have it designated as a protected product in the EU, for the benefit of those on both sides of the divided island.


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On the 40th anniversary of the division of Cyprus, I visited what became the island's ghost town, held by Turkish troops since 1974, and crumbling as nobody has been allowed inside since.


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Report from Croatia in September, 2015 during the peak of the so-called, "Balkans Route," taken by hundreds of thousands of refugees.


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How two Syrian brothers escaped war and made it to Germany after more than a year of dangerous obstacles.


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Report for International Business Times on uncertainty in Athens after a bungled referendum as people react to a third loan package, wich includes harsher austerity measures and tax hikes than the previous two.


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Full report on the unprecedented influx of refugees on the Greek island of Lesvos in July, 2015.


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