Career Criminal Shot Dead in Athens

A notorious career criminal was shot dead in a car in Attica on Wednesday, according to Greek police. The body of Vassilis Stefanakos was found in...

Greek Court Remands Crew of Explosives-Packed Freighter

Eight crewmembers of the explosives-packed freighter Andromeda, currently held in Greece, were remanded in custody on Tuesday. The crew of two Ukrainians, five Indians and...

Greek Police Free Migrants Held to Ransom in Thessaloniki

Greek police in Thessaloniki have arrested two Pakistani nationals suspected of being the ringleaders of a gang that kept 13 migrants locked in a...

Father Charged With Raping 6-Year-Old Daughter

A 36-year-old man from the island of Salamis, south of Athens was arrested Monday on charges relating to sexual offences against his six-year-old-daughter. Doctors treating...

Legal Costs Raised for Defense of Greek Woman Jailed in Hong Kong

Family, friends and anonymous donors have raised the equivalent of more than 10,000 US dollars for the legal defense of a 19-year-old Greek woman...

‘Shots Fired’ as Prisoners Try to Escape Greek Police

    Gunshots were reportedly heard in downtown Athens on Friday as two prisoners tried to escape police custody during a transfer. Media reports say the two...

Greek Coastguard Seizes Ship with Explosives Heading for Libya

Authorities have seized a Tanzanian-flagged ship heading for Libya and carrying materials used to make explosives, according to the Greek coastguard. The vessel "Andromeda" was...

Opposition Chief Promises to End Vandalism in Greek Universities

Main opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis promised via Twitter that he will put an end to vandalism in Greek universities, if New Democracy wins the...

Greek Police to Clear Squats

Greek police are putting the final touches to a plan to evacuate illegally occupied buildings around Athens and the rest of the country in...

Greece Asks for Repatriation of Looted Antiquities Seized by New York Authorities

Greece's Ministry of Culture and Sport said on Sunday, it is in contact with the Manhattan District Attorney's Office, concerning the looted Greek antiquities...

Anti-Immigrants Surge in Piraeus Port

Racist attacks targeting the homes of migrant workers have surged in Piraeus; the port city of the Greek capital, since Christmas, according to an...

Greek Court Approves Extradition of FYROM Wiretapping Suspects

A Greek court in Thessaloniki has approved a FYROM request for the extradition of two former secret police employees linked to the wiretapping scandal...

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