Greece Complains to Serbia Over Ammunition-Filled Cargo Plane Crash
Greece has sent a formal complaint to Serbia for not promptly informing it about the tons of military equipment on board a cargo plane that crashed in northern Greece on Saturday night. Explosions could be heard long after the...
Crashed Plane In Greece Carrying 11 Tons Of Military Equipment
Pyrotechnicians of the Greek military have been operating at the site of Saturday's plane crash near Kavala in Northern Greece.
Greece to Hire 4,000 Bangladeshis Yearly
Greece and Bangladesh signed a deal on Wednesday for Greece to employ 4,000 Bangladeshi workers annually. Bangladesh Expatriates' Welfare and Overseas Employment Minister Imran Ahmad and Greek Migration Minister Notis Mitarakis signed the deal together in Dhaka. "Bangladeshi workers will be...
Greece to Send 250 Migrants Back to Bangladesh and Pakistan
Greece is currently talking to officials from Pakistan and Bangladesh in the hopes of arranging a way for migrants from the two countries to return home after a cargo ship they were traveling on docked at Kos Port on...
Bangladesh Government Removes Statue Of Greek Goddess Following Protests by Islamist Groups
A sculpture of the Greek goddess Themis, the goddess of justice, stood proudly in Bangladesh for only 6 months before being removed due to protestors of Islamist groups who claimed that the statue hurt the sentiments of Muslims. The...
Trial Begins for Strawberry Farm Workers Shooting
The trial of the owner of a strawberry farm in Nea Manolada in Peloponnese began on Friday, June 6, along with his three foremen accused of shooting at a group of Bangladeshi migrant workers. The shooting occurred on April 2013,...
Supervisor Opens Fire Against Foreign Workers
A Greek supervisor in an agricultural holding in Nea Manolada, Ilia, southwest of Greece, opened fire against foreign workers who demanded a six-month back pay on April 17. It all started when about 200 workers from Bangladesh, employed in a...
Young Immigrant Found Chained
Policemen from a regional department in the prefecture of Ilia found a 22-year-old man from Bangladesh chained by the leg to a metal pole. The police operation took place on March 30, when authorities were called by some other Bangladeshi...
Troika Wants Greece's Minimum Wage Scrapped
More bad news is brewing for Greek workers in a seemingly endless onslaught of pay cuts and tax hikes. In return for bailout loans keeping the country afloat, the Troika of the European Union[...]