Bomb Explodes in Athens Mall

There was an explosion a little before 11 a.m. at The Mall commercial center in the upscale Athens neighborhood of Marousi
Police said they believe new groups are forming in the wake of crushing austerity measures and those who are angry with government policies

In recent days, small explosive devices were planted outside the homes of journalists and of the government spokesman's brother, while others targeted bank ATM machines.

The jobs news from Greece continues to be relentlessly bad.
The latest official figures for the third quarter of the year show the jobless rate rose to 24.8 percent of the workforce. It was the highest quarterly unemployment rate since this data series started in 1998
For young people the total was 56.6 percent and nearly two thirds of all unemployed have been looking for work for more than a year.