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5,633 people arrested for travelling on fake documents in 2018

A total of 5,633 people were arrested in the first 10 months of 2018 while attempting to depart from Greek airports on fake travel documents, police said on Friday. Most arrests took place at the international airports of Heraklio (Crete), Santorini, [...]

A “green” umbrella over the Athens Marathon

Three “green” initiatives will be running from the sidelines of the 2018 Athens Marathon, it was announced Monday. In addition to plastic bottle recycling and the shoe and clothing donation program “let them run again” [...]

Large number of buildings on quake-stricken Zakynthos uninhabitable

The examination of the buildings on the island of Zakynthos that were damaged by the 6.4 Richter quake that stroke the island on October 26 is in full progress. According to the local authorities, 120 from the 250 buildings that have been examined [...]

Moderate tremor shakes Zakynthos

A light aftershock measuring 4.3 on the Richter scale jolted again the residents of Zakynthos at 10:32 on Tuesday. Earlier in the day, a moderate quake (5.3 on the Richter scale) woke up the islanders. Both quakes are part of the series of aftershocks [...]

Athens-area streets being repaved and sidewalks improved

Large-scale paving of streets have begun in Athens and its greater area neighborhoods, including improvements in sidewalks and the repainting of pedestrian crossings. Tarmac-laying began in central streets of Neos Kosmos, Koukaki, Pangrati, [...]

Former minister Papantoniou continues testifying

Former minister Yiannos Papantoniou will continue his testimony before the corruption investigators on Tuesday over suspicions of money laundering, concerning a sum totalling 2.8 million Swiss francs. Papantoniou requested a break after almost [...]

Weather service warns of ‘Orestes’ storm system arriving on Monday

A new storm system that the ‘meteo’ weather service at the National Observatory of Athens has dubbed ‘Orestes’ is approaching Greece from the Ionian Sea, bringing heavy rain to most parts of the country on Monday. The [...]

Three women found at Evros border died from stab wounds; two were teenagers

Three women whose bodies were found at Prangios near the Evros River were stabbed to death, the coroner said in a preliminary findings on Wednesday. The coroner said their death, from stab wounds in the neck, occurred within the last two days. [...]

Medical suppliers call on hospitals to settle growing debts

Greece’s Association of Health Research and Biotechnology Research (SEIV) called on the country’s hospitals to settle growing debts with medical suppliers. SEIV said state owned Evangelismos hospital, one of the biggest hospitals [...]

Rain and winds reaching 8 on the Beaufort scale is forecast for Monday

Rain in most parts of the country and winds reaching 8 on the Beaufort scale is forecast for Monday. Rain in the northern and western parts of the country with temperatures ranging from 11C to 20C. Rain in the eastern parts and northerly winds [...]