Greek Island of Gavdos Taking a Stand Against Narco-Tourism

Residents of Gavdos, the southernmost Greek island, make it clear that they are not going to let their island succumb to narco-tourism. The municipality and...

Greek Police Thwart Attempt to Smuggle Rifles and Grenades from Albania

Rifles, grenades, explosives and ammunition were abandoned by a group of three people who attempted to cross the Greek-Albanian border on Sunday. The suspects abandoned...

Young Man Charged With Starting Fires in Attica

Greek authorities say a 24-year-old man has been arrested and charged with starting 16 fires over the past five months. A Fire Service announcement says...

Wildfire Rages for a Second Day on Kythira Island

Fire fighters have been struggling all day and all night to extinguish the huge wildfire that broke out on the island of Kythira on...

Eighteen-month-old Infant Drugged by Parents

An 18-month-old baby was submitted to hospital in half-coma after the mother’s partner gave him drugs. The baby was initially taken to a hospital...

29-Year Woman Injured by Stray Bullet in Athens

A 29-year-old woman was rushed to hospital hit by a stray bullet as she was sitting in a café in Korydallos district, west of...

Petrol Bomb Attack at the Home of Prominent Greek Minister

Petrol bombs were thrown at police officers guarding the residence of State Secretary Alekos Flambouraris in the Exarchia district of central Athens. No-one was injured...

Police Raid Illegal Cigarette Manufacturing Facilities Near Athens

Greek police seized 70 tonnes of smuggled tobacco and 8.8 million cigarette packets at two illegal tobacco manufacturing facilities in Aspropyrgos, west of Athens. A...

Ticket Machines Destroyed With Sledgehammers at Athens Rail Station

Sledgehammers and iron bars were used to destroy electronic ticket machines at the electric railway station (ISAP) in Perissos, north of Athens. According to witnesses...

Russian Wanted by the FBI for Running Massive Laundering Ring Arrested in Greece

A Russian man was arrested in Chalkidiki, northern Greece, suspected by the U.S. authorities of running a multi-billion money laundering operation. According to Greek police,...

Thousands of Bottles of Tainted Alcohol Confiscated by Greek Police

Twenty-two people have been arrested at two different locations in Attica over the illicit production and distribution of contaminated alcohol. Greek police say that they...

Blood Found on Items Believed to Belong to Ben Needham

Human blood has reportedly been found on a toy car and sandal believed to have belonged to toddler Ben Needham, who disappeared on the...

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