Tag: Xanthi

Lockdown extended for the village in Xanthi

Lockdown extended for the village in Xanthi

The village of Echinos in the region of Xanthi, northern Greece, will continue to be on a strict lockdown for another five days (until June 30). Echinos was placed on lockdown for…

Village in Xanthi on lockdown after coronavirus spike

Village in Xanthi on lockdown after coronavirus spike

Greece’s Civil Protection placed the village of Echinos in the region of Xanthi, northern Greece, on a strict lockdown for a week following 73 new coronavirus cases and four deaths over the…

coronavirus

Greece reports 82 new cases of coronavirus

Greece has reported a further 82 cases of coronavirus, pushing the country’s total to 1,314. According to the daily press briefing from Health Ministry spokesperson and infectious diseases expert Professor Sotiris Tsiodras, seven more…

coronavirus

Coronavirus update: 78 new cases, 22 deaths in Greece

Greece’s Civil Protection Deputy Minister, Nikos Hardalias presented the government’s daily coronavirus briefing on Wednesday where it was announced the country had 78 news cases and 22 deaths to date. During the…

snowballs Xanthi

Resident in Xanthi sells snowballs for €0.50 each

A resident in Xanthi, a city located in Thrace, has taken advantage of the snowfall and decided to sell snowballs for €0.50 each. The interesting business idea could of been inspired by…

Constantine Karamanlis

President honours political legend Constantine Karamanlis

The President of the Hellenic Republic Mr. Prokopios Pavlopoulos, on Sunday unveiled a statue of former Greek Prime Minister Constatine Karamanlis, during a ceremony to honour the late great politician at Dioikitirio…

Xanthi Greece

Police find 41 migrants alive in truck in Xanthi Greece

Greek police found 41 migrants obnubilating in a refrigerated truck at a motorway in northern Greece on Monday, police officials verbally expressed. The migrants, most of them Afghans, were not injured, one…

Western Nile

West Nile virus strikes Greece again

Greece’s National Public Health Organisation (NPHO) announced in its weekly report on Thursday that five cases of infection with the West Nile virus have been diagnosed in Greece in 2019, up until…

Police dismantle illegal infant adoption ring 14

Police dismantle illegal infant adoption ring

Greek authorities dismantled an organised illegal infant adoption ring following the arrest of the mastermind and three other alleged gang members in the towns of Evros and Xanthi. According to the announcement…

Greek police raid mosque in Xanthi and discover weapons 16

Greek police raid mosque in Xanthi and discover weapons

Greek police raided a mosque in Xanthi, north-eastern Greece, on Tuesday, and arrested an Imam for weapons possession after discovering two guns, a hunting rifle and thirty cartridges in the Islamic place…

Golden Dawn protest leads to clashes in Xanthi 18

Golden Dawn protest leads to clashes in Xanthi

The quiet town of Xanthi was seen to violence and clashes with police on Saturday, after a peaceful rally of locals protesting the opening of a branch of political right party Golden…