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Thirty-Three Arrested, Fifty-Three Detained During November 17 Protests

Thirty-three people were arrested and fifty-three more were detained during protests in the Athens district of Exarchia late on Sunday night, the anniversary of the November 17, 1973 student uprising at the Athens Polytechnic. Two police officers were injured during...

Large Anti-Terror Operation Underway in Athens; 3 Arrested So Far

A large anti-terror police operation has been underway in Greece since Friday, it was made public on Saturday afternoon. Thus far, two men and a woman have been arrested. The two men are accused of taking part in terrorist acts...

Seven People Charged in Sunday's Riots in Athens

Six men and a woman who were arrested on Sunday’s clashes at Syntagma Square  were charged with two criminal offenses and six misdemeanors by the Athens public prosecutor on Monday. The violent clashes which occurred outside the Greek parliament on Sunday during...

Dozens Arrested at Tsipras' Speech Venue in Athens

Greek police arrested more than a dozen people on Sunday evening as they demonstrated against the Prespa Agreement. The arrests were made outside the Athens Concert Hall where Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was due to give a speech on...

Bulgarian Women Arrested For Allegedly Vandalizing Greek Museum Exhibits

Two Bulgarian-Roma women sought by Greek authorities for vandalizing museum exhibits with an oily substance were arrested at the National Museum of History on Sunday. The two women allegedly told police that they daubed the works with oil and myrrh...

Greece: Authorities Stop US-flagged Yacht Smuggling 71 Migrants

A U.S. flagged yacht sailing in the Gulf of Patras carrying 71 migrants, was stopped by authorities in western Greece on Wednesday. The yacht is believed to have been attempting to smuggle the migrants to Italy. The vessel was stopped following...

Crete: 45 People Arrested for Using Forged Documents at Airports Last Week

According to police reports on Monday, last week there were 45 people who were arrested in Crete for attempting to board an aircraft with fake documents. The individuals in possession of the forged documents were arrested during checks in Iraklio, Hania...

4 Turkish Citizens Arrested for Crossing Illegally into Greece

Greek police arrested four Turkish nationals for illegally crossing into Greek territory near the Evros River it emerged on Friday. The four, arrested on Thursday, will be led to a judge in the town of Orestiada who will decide whether to...

Police Arrest 2 Naked Toursists at Irakleio Airport on Crete

Police have reported that on Friday evening they arrested two tourists for prancing around in the nude at Crete's international airport in Irakleio, according to Ekathimerini.com. A 37-year-old Belgian man apparently stripped in the airport's departure lounge where he was...

Police Find Weapons in Athens Hideout, Arrests Made in Thessaloniki

The Anti-terrorism squad is on alert in Athens and Thessaloniki, Greece, after they unveiled a hideout in the area of Kolonaki downtown Athens and another one in the northern port city of Thessaloniki. The Greek Police Anti-terrorism squad are searching...