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Maverick Mayor of Thessaloniki Yiannis Boutaris Calls It a Day (video)

Unconventional Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris announced on Wednesday that he will not run for a third term in the May 2019 local government elections, saying that his “cycle has closed.” “My decision is personal and not political. After sixteen years in local...

Man Arrested after Arson and Stabbings in Melbourne (video)

A man has been arrested after setting a car on fire and stabbing three people - one fatally - in central Melbourne, Australia. The attacker was shot by police after confronting officers on a busy city street, authorities said. He...

Vandals Deface Thessaloniki Mayor Boutaris' Apartment

Unknown individuals vandalized the house of Thessaloniki mayor Yiannis Boutaris on Wednesday night. The perpetrators broke into the apartment building entrance, went up to the floor of Boutaris' apartment and spray-painted on his door in red. They also spray-painted the...

Greek-Australian Doctor Killed By Shark

Thirty-three-year-old Greek Australian doctor Daniel Christidis was killed by a shark on November 6th, along Australia's famous Great Barrier Reef, after going for a five-day cruise with his friends through the Whitsunday islands, according to Police Inspector Steve O'Connell. Christidis...

Athens: Police Officers Injured Following Attack

Two police officers were injured when responding to an altercation at the intersection of Kifissou and Petrou Ralli avenues in Athens on Thursday night. A car in which two drunk men were traveling was stopped for an inspection, after the...

Canadian Embassy in Athens Attacked by 'Rubicon' Anarchists Group with Sledgehammers and Paint

According to Ekathimerini Newspaper, early on Sunday morning, the Canadian Embassy in the northern Athenian suburb of Halandri was attacked by a group of around 10 people. Soon after the attack, the 'Rubicon' Anarchists group took credit for it, making the...

Police Officer Among Suspects of Mob Attack Against Greek Mayor

An off-duty police officer was identified and charged for the attack by a group of extreme nationalists against mayor of Thessaloniki, Yiannis Boutaris last Saturday. The 44-year-old officer was identified by video footage of the assault that took place in...

Greek Police Arrest 4 Over Violent Attack on Thessaloniki Mayor

Police in Greece have arrested four people as suspects in a violent mob attack that left the mayor of Thessaloniki hospitalized. About a dozen people set upon Mayor Yiannis Boutaris at a Saturday ceremony honoring Greek victims of the Pontian Genocide. He...

Masked Attackers Storm Greek University Lecture

A group of about 10 hooded assailants stormed a class at the University of Piraeus on Thursday and threw paint at the lecturer. The incident occurred during a lecture by Professor Mary Bosi at the Department of International Studies. The hooded...

Gang Attacks Athens Publishing House

A publishing house and a diplomatic car were attacked in central Athens on Friday, according to local media reports. The incident on Friday afternoon took place in the capital's Kolonaki district. A group of around 20 masked people reportedly broke into...