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Man in Thessaloniki arrested for transporting 12 minors

Greek authorities arrested and charged a Syrian man after finding 12 Egyptian teenagers hidden in his van, following a car chase through the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki early Thursday. The 22-year-old…

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Turkish fighter jets enter Greek airspace over Evros

The Greek National Defence General Staff reported that two Turkish fighter jets entered the Athens Flight Information Region (FIR) without submitting flight plans, and flew above Greek territory in Northern Evros at…

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Erdoğan calls Greek authorities “Nazis”

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan stated there is “no difference” between Nazis and the Greek authorities trying to hold the country’s border against the influx of thousands of migrants and refugees spurred…

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Greek Orthodox church in Lesvos vandalised by refugees

Images are emerging of a Greek Orthodox church in Lesvos which was vandalised by refugees. On Monday, more than 500 refugees grouped together to head down to the port of Mytilini from…

20 charged over Mati wildfires that killed 100 people 9

20 charged over Mati wildfires that killed 100 people

Greek authorities have charged 20 people with negligence in connection with the deadly wildfires that killed 100 people in the seaside town of Mati in July of 2018. Court officials said the…

Another five suspicious envelopes from India intercepted in Greece 11

Another five suspicious envelopes from India intercepted in Greece

Another five suspicious envelopes from India, exactly like the previous thirty-two envelopes sent to Greek universities and other institutions earlier this year, were intercepted by Greek authorities on Friday. Four envelopes were found at…

Foreign national arrest at Athens airport over heroin  13

Foreign national arrest at Athens airport over heroin 

Greek authorities arrested a 43-year-old Pakistani man at Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” and charged him with attempting to smuggle over 11 kilos of heroin into Greece and was led before a public prosecutor…

Police discover car linked to TV station bomb attack 15

Police discover car linked to TV station bomb attack

Greek police authorities have discovered a vehicle believed to be linked to the bomb attack on Skai TV network head offices on Monday. The vehicle thought to be used by the perpetrators…

Europol working closely with Greek police on migration crisis 17

Europol working closely with Greek police on migration crisis

Europol Executive Director, Catherine De Bolle met yesterday in Athens with Citizen Protection Minister Olga Gerovassili and Greek Police Chief Aristidis Andrikopoulos and discussed their co-operation in dealing with the migrant crisis.…

Greek budget under EU spotlight today 19

Greek budget under EU spotlight today

Greece’s draft budget including the introduction of positive measures to deter any possible pension cuts will be discussed at todays Eurogroup Working Group meeting in Brussels. According to greek news agency ANA,…