Contraband Tobacco Costs Greece Up to €1 Billion a Year

The Greek government is losing up to 1 billion euros every year from the sale of contraband cigarettes and tobacco. Last year, Greece lost an...

Man With Vision Problems Kidnaps and Sexually Abuses Helper, Records Act

The case of a missing 22-year-old woman in Athens turned out to be a case of kidnapping and sexual assault as a 53-year-old visually...

Corfu Man Arrested, Fined €30,000 for Pouring Gasoline on Dog

On the island of Corfu, a 62-year-old man has been arrested and fined 30,000 euros for chaining his dog to an electric pole and...

Neo-Nazis Vandalize Pavlos Fyssas’ Memorial in Athens

The memorial of anti-fascist activist and rapper Pavlos Fyssas, who has been assassinated by extreme right, xenophobic Golden Dawn member Giorgos Roupakias in September...

Trial of Suspect in American Scientist’s Brutal Murder Set to Begin on Crete

The trial for the suspect in the brutal July 2019 murder of American biologist Dr. Suzanne Eaton on Crete will begin shortly, the Greek lawyers...

Police Officers Face Charges in Death of Zak Kostopoulos

Police officers involved in the Athens beating death of 33-year-old LGBTQ activist Zak Kostopoulos now face charges of inflicting fatal bodily harm and will appear in...

New Democracy Says SYRIZA Incites Violence

A claim by officials of the ruling party New Democracy Conservatives that a major opposition Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) lawmaker is stoking...

8 Arrests Per Day for Debts to the Public Sector

From the beginning of the year until September 30, 2013, the Greek police have proceeded with 2,267 arrests for debts owed to the public...

Police Find 1,800 Pounds of Marijuana on Beach

The Greek police are looking for a drug-smuggling gang which allegedly abandoned 830 kilograms (1,800 pounds) of marijuana in a stash on a...

One Greek Among the Dead of the Munich Attack

Greek authorities have confirmed that a Greek national was among the nine people killed during an attack at Olympia shopping mall, in Munich, on Friday. The perpetrator...

Venezuelan Native Busted at Athens Int’l Airport Smuggling 3.5 Kilos of Cocaine in Children’s...

On Monday authorities arrested a 21-year-old Venezuelan national attempting to smuggle 3.5 kilos of cocaine at Athens International Airport, ekathimerini.com reports. The woman was traveling...

Holy Cross Monument Vandalized Again on Lesvos

Police on the Aegean island of Lesvos are searching for the unknown assailants who once again vandalized the large Cross monument there on Tuesday...

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