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Three Albanian men arrested for drug trafficking in Thesprotia

Three Albanian citizens aged 19, 24 and 28, were arrested at the coastal village of Siadaga, Thesprotia, the police announced on Wednesday, for importing large quantities of unprocessed cannabis with the intention of selling it. The police said [...]

Rouvikonas carries out peaceful sit-in at Greek-Turkish Chamber

Approximately 30 members of anti-establisment group “Rouvikonas” broke into the Greek-Turkish Chamber in the Athens suburb of Nea Erythrea earlier on Wednesday and held a peaceful sit-in protest. According to a Rouvikonas post on [...]

Strong winds keep ships docked in ports

The strong winds blowing in the Aegean, reaching up to 10 on the Beaufort scale, have kept many ships docked in ports around the country on Tuesday, including Piraeus. Ferries departing from the port of Rafina are only going as far as Marmari [...]

Light tremor measuring 3.9R jolted the island of Zakynthos

A light tremor measuring 3.9 on the Richter scale jolted the island of Zakynthos on Monday. Its epicentre was located in the sea region 21 km east of Zakynthos, at a depth of 1.7 km, while the earthquake was felt also in certain areas of the [...]

Three arrested for drug trafficking in Palaio Faliro

Police arrested a 28-year-old Albanian man, a 49-year-old Bulgarian woman and a 53-year-old Greek man in Palaio Faliro on Monday, on the charge of possessing and trafficking cocaine. According to the police, they found a total 598 grams of cocaine [...]

Vast majority of Greeks worries about radiation, says first Greek survey of its kind

Most Greeks (85%) are concerned about exposure to radiation, revealed on Monday the first country-wide opinion poll on the subject, which was commissioned by the Greek Atomic Energy Commission. The greatest part of the people questioned stated [...]

Prison inmate admitted to hospital in critical condition due to burn injuries

A inmate at Larisa prison has been admitted to an High Dependency Unit in the region’s general hospital in critical condition, due to serious burn injuries, authorities announced on Monday. The inmate was rushed to the hospital in an ambulance [...]

Murder case of 56-year-old Belgian national in Athens solved

A 32-year Albanian national now under arrest, along with two other suspects that are still at large, are the alleged perpetrators of the murder of a 56-year-old Belgian national who was killed in Athens on June 16, 2017, dying of a shotgun wound [...]

Lianokladi to Domokos section delivered for public use

The new electrified railway line from Athens to Thessaloniki was delivered for use on Tuesday in full after the completion and delivery of its last section from Lianokladi to Domokos. According to an announcement issued by ErgOSE, the company [...]

New Nat’l Defence General Staff chief sworn in

Air Marshal Christos Christodoulou was sworn is as chief of the Hellenic National Defence General Staff on Monday in Piraeus, at the Hellenic Naval Academy. The Air Force official is taking over from Admiral (Ret.) Vangelis Apostolakis, who [...]