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Migrants intercepted off Lesvos, up to four feared drowned
Around 15 undocumented immigrants were rescued and at least four more were reported missing and feared drowned after their dinghy capsized off the coast of Plomari, on the island of Lesvos in the east...
Cyprus on agenda in Biden visit to Istanbul
The prospects for the resumption of stalled peace talks on Cyprus and the issue of energy security were among the matters discussed on Saturday by US Vice President Joe Biden and Turkish government of...
Troika tests gov’t nerves as budget rift persists
Government officials were seeking ways to bridge a rift with the country’s international creditors over the weekend after the budget for 2015 was submitted to Parliament without the troika’s appro...
London court to rule on extradition of former judge
A London court is expected to decide in the coming weeks whether to approve the extradition of a Greek former judge, Antonia Ilia, amid concerns that conditions at Greek prisons fall short of European...
Police investigating Aristotle University shooting
22/11/2014 15:17
Police in Thessaloniki were investigating over the weekend a shooting which allegedly left one person injured on the premises of the Aristotle University in the northern port city late on Friday.Witne...
Woman posing as officer arrested for snatching bag
22/11/2014 15:16
A 49-year-old woman was arrested in Thessaloniki on Saturday after she attempted to snatch a bag from a company employee in the city center while posing as a police officer.According to reports, the s...
Officers suspended for asking colleagues not to file report
22/11/2014 15:15
Two police officers, aged 39 and 43, were suspended over the weekend after allegedly asking two of their colleagues to refrain from filing reports against two prostitutes, both foreign nationals, who ...
PASOK nixes Papandreou leadership challenge
22/11/2014 16:32
The junior coalition partner PASOK rejected over the weekend a proposal by the party’s former leader and ex-premier George Papandreou for the party to call an emergency congress and a subsequent lea...
Climate change to hit farming, coast
22/11/2014 15:33
The average temperature in Greece is expected to rise by 1.5 degrees Celsius in the next 35 years and by up to 4 degrees in the period from 2070 to 2100, experts have told a conference on climate chan...
Piraeus nightclub shooting leaves 3 seriously injured
22/11/2014 15:27
All least 14 people were injured – two seriously – early on Saturday when a gunman opened fire at a nightclub in the Mikrolimano suburb of Piraeus.The gunman is believed to be an Albanian aged 30 an...

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