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Cloudy weather and northerly winds are forecast for Monday

Cloudy weather and northerly winds are forecast for Monday. Wind velocity will reach 6 on the Beaufort scale. Cloudy in the northern and western parts of the country with temperatures ranging from 11C to 25C. Partly cloudy in the eastern parts [...]

11 migrants killed in car accident in Kavala, northern Greece

A car carrying migrants collided with a truck in Kavala, northern Greece, on Saturday, killing 11 people. After the collision, both vehicles burst into flames. All the migrants in the car were killed. The truck driver was treated for minor injuries [...]

Fallen Greek soldiers of WWII reinterred in Albanian military cemetery

The remains of 573 Greek soldiers and officers who fought in the Greek-Italian war of 1940-1941 and died in Albania were reburied at the military cemetery of Dragoti on Friday. The event is part of a bilateral agreement calling for exhumation, [...]

Refugee numbers at five camps run by armed forces too high

The number of refugees staying at the centers run by the armed forces at Kos, Lesvos, Samos, Chios and Serres remains excessively high. As announced by the Hellenic National Defence General Staff, the number of refugees staying at their 30 accommodation [...]

Athens prosecutor calls investigation into leaked probe on deadly floods

An Athens prosecutor has ordered an investigation into how information from a probe into the deadly Mandra flooding in 2017 reached the press. The prosecutor will determine whether any charges should be laid against those that leaked information [...]

Athens mayor Kaminis will not run for third term

Athens mayor Giorgos Kaminis will not run for a third term as mayor of the Greek capital, he said Wednesday. In announcing his decision, he said that “two terms were enough to prove how much we respected our program and commitments to [...]

Police officer arrested in Corfu over attack on demonstrator

A police officer on the island of Corfu has been arrested after allegedly physically attacking a man at a demonstration held late Tuesday. The victim of the attack told authorities that the police officer approached him at the peaceful demonstration [...]

Commission to give IOM 24.1 mln euros to assist migrant children in Greece

The European Commission on Wednesday announced its decision to give 24.1 million euros to the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) for the support, assistance and education of the children of migrants in Greece. The funds will be given [...]

Public hospital staff to strike, hold protest march on Wed.

Public hospital staff will hold strike actions on Wednesday, demanding recognition of their work as dangerous and risky to health. The staff is also demanding they be paid the bonus corresponding to such jobs. In Attica hospitals, the POEDIN [...]

Police arrest 633 people in petty crime crackdown in September

A crackdown in petty crimes in western Attica and Athens in September resulted in 633 people being arrested on different crimes. Police said on Monday nearly 20,239 people were checked by police of which 6,527 were detained. Most of the 633 [...]