Greece Will Let Developers Seize Beachfronts, End Free Public Access

A leading ecological group is objecting to Greek government plans to let private businesses - including those who have built operations unlawfully - to...

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...

Father Kills Daughter and Hangs Himself in Northern Greece

A 49-year-old man killed his 18-year old daughter, and then committed suicide by hanging himself on Friday, in northern Greece. The tragic incident occurred at...

BoG Governor Stournaras’ Spouse Files Law Suit Against Vaxevanis for Defamation

Journalist and publisher Costas Vaxevanis turned himself in to Greek police on Monday after Stavroula Nikolopoulou, spouse of BoG Governor Yannis Stournaras, filed a...

Former Greek FM Assails Parliament’s Probe

Former Finance Minister George Papaconstantinou, indicted by Greek lawmakers who voted to have Parliament investigate whether he removed the names of three relatives from...

Thebes: Ancient Priceless Coins Found in Burglar’s House

Greek police have uncovered a priceless treasure while searching the home of a 29-year-old man who had recently committed at least six burglaries around Thebes. One...

Corruption Costs Greece 10% of GDP

The Washington, D.C.-based prestigious think tank the Brookings Institution estimates that corruption is costing Greece some 20 billion euros ($26.7 billion) which, combined with...

Greece and Albania Vow to Jointly Tackle Drugs, Cross-border Crime

Greek and Albanian police chiefs decided on Thursday on a coordinated plan of action involving police officers in Greece and Albania to deal with...

Greek Police Seek ‘Revolutionary Struggle’ Hideout After Arresting Terrorist Leader Nikos Maziotis

Greek Police are seeking a hideout or other clues regarding the activities of left-wing militant group Revolutionary Struggle after its leader, Nikos Maziotis, was arrested...

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...

Despite Tourist Killing, UK Ambassador Says Greece Safe

The United Kingdom's Ambassador to Greece, John Kittmer, visited Malia, Crete and met with the family of Tyrell Matthews Burton, the young British man...

New Case of Modern Day Slavery in Southern Greece

A 51-year-old Greek man in Achaea, along with a 42-year-old Romanian national, were forcing foreigners to work with no pay under inhumane conditions, while they...

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