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Greek Police Wound Migrant Trafficking Suspect After Pursuit

Authorities in northern Greece say the Greek police have shot a migrant trafficking suspect who allegedly was transporting 10 Pakistani migrants inside a van...

Greek Minister Vows to Increase Police Presence in the Streets

The Citizen Protection Ministry wants to increase police presence in the streets to better protect citizens, Minister Nikos Toskas said in an interview with...

Greek Police Bust Network of Albanian People Smugglers

A people-smuggling network based in Athens that tried to get Albanian migrants into the UK, has been busted by the Greek police, in cooperation...

Greek Police Arrest Parcel Bomb Attacks Suspect

Greek authorities have arrested a man believed to have been involved in parcel bombs mailed to European Union officials and former Greek PM Lucas...

Thessaloniki Police Arrest Two Suspects in FYROM Wiretapping Case

Greek authorities announced they arrested two men at an airport in northern Greece who are wanted in neighboring FYROM on charges related to an...

EU Court Rules Against Greece on Female Police Officers’ Height

European police forces cannot impose blanket height restrictions on recruits because that discriminates against women, the EU's top court ruled on Wednesday, throwing out...

Greek Police Rescue 54 Migrants Squashed into Unventilated Van

Police in northern Greece have rescued 54 migrants found squashed into a van, and arrested two Bulgarian alleged members of a smuggling ring, that...

Cyber-crime Police Warn Greeks About International Spam Calls and Texts

The cyber-crime division of the Greek Police (CCD) warned Greek citizens on Wednesday not to answer cellphone calls or SMS text messages by phone...

Greek Police Arrest 8 Migrant Smugglers at Turkish Border

Greek police say they have arrested eight migrant traffickers who smuggled 49 migrants through Greece's land border with Turkey. The arrests of the traffickers, six...

About 14,000 Migrants Return Home from Greece in 2017

Some 14,000 migrants returned to their home countries from Greece since the beginning of 2017, abandoning hopes of legal passage and asylum in wealthier...

Greek Police Arrest Underage Gang Who were Robbing Minors

Hellenic Police (ELAS) have dismantled a gang of minors, who were robbing other minors in the Athens subway. Police officers of the DIAS unit arrested...

Police Arrest 55-Year-Old Man Over Theft of 5.7 mln-Year-Old Footprints in Crete

Greek police arrested a 55-year-old man in connection with the theft of 10 fossilised footprints which were stolen earlier this week from the site...

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