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Vodafone technician’s death in 2005 a result of criminal action, not suicide, Greek prosecutor finds

The hanging death of senior Vodafone technician Kostas Tsalikidis in 2005, in the midst of a cloak-and-dagger phone-tapping scandal that rocked Greek public opinion, was the result of criminal action and not a suicide, Greek prosecuting authorities [...]

Arrested MP Barbaroussis released on bail

Arrested MP Kostas Barbaroussis was released on bail on Wednesday, after testifying before an examining magistrate on a criminal charge of committing “preparatory acts to commit high treason”. Following his testimony, both the public [...]

Ousted far-right MP to appear before examining magistrate

Ousted Golden Dawn MP Constantinos Barbarousis will appear before an examining magistrate on Wednesday to explain his statements during a parliamentary debate on Friday, when he called on the army to arrest of the president, the prime minister [...]

Barbaroussis escaped arrest by fleeing in parliament-issued car, police report

Following the serious criminal charges filed against him over his statements in parliament, in which he effectively urged the military to topple the government, parliamentary deputy Kostas Barbaroussis escaped arrest by fleeing in a black parliament-issue [...]

Stormy weather to hit Greece on Friday, run to Tuesday

Adverse weather is forecast from Friday to Tuesday, with local rain, storms, hailstorms and a drop in temperatures by the National Observatory of Athens, who named the storm phenomenon “Minoas”. Based on the latest data on Meteo [...]

US Embassy condemns attacks at Hellenic American Union premises in Thessaloniki, Athens

The US Embassy in Athens strongly condemned the attacks at buildings housing the Hellenic American Union (HAU) in Thessaloniki and Athens the last two days, calling on law enforcement to protect the institutions and bring the perpetrators to [...]

Rouvikonas group members to appear before prosecutor on Tuesday

Twenty members of the antiestablishment group Rouvikonas will appear before the prosecutor on Tuesday morning, following a detention turned arrest on Monday over trying to storm the Citizens Protection Ministry. The 20 people tried to enter [...]

Six dead, 10 injured after van full of migrants comes off road; three children killed

Six people were killed, including three children, and 10 were injured when their vehicle crashed on the Egnatia Highway in northern Greece, early on Friday morning. A small van carrying irregular migrants from Iran veered out of control, passed [...]

Rallies held throughout northern Greece over name issue

Thousands turned out for protest rallies organised in dozens of northern Greek cities on Wednesday, in protest against the prospect of an agreement on the FYROM name issue that contains the name ‘Macedonia’. The rallies ended shortly [...]

Large number of migrants and refugees located at Zakros, Crete

Sixty refugees and migrants, mostly of a young age and including several women and nine children, were located on the coast of Zakros, Crete and taken to Sitia, where authorities started processing them on Monday. The migrants had arrived on [...]