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Crack Down on Law-Breaking Beach Businesses in Greece

Businesses leasing beach space and providing customers services such as lounge chairs and umbrellas, have over-stepped a few laws while trying to beat out competition and get as many customers as possible. The law in Greece stipulates that businesses need...

Threats to Prosecutors and Judges will Not Influence Noor 1 Drug Smuggling Trial, Prosecutors' Union Says

According to a statement released on Monday from the union representing Greek judges and prosecutors, threats have been made towards prosecutor Maria Troupi, who is involved with the Noor 1 case, as two big, burly men threatened her mother...

Man in Athens Throws Dog From Third Floor, will Face Prosecutor Monday

A man from Athens who allegedly threw a dog off of a third-floor balcony of an apartment that he owns in Amerikis Square will face an Athens prosecutor on Monday. The disturbing allegations against the owner of the apartment are...

Verdict Expected on Drug Ship Noor 1 Case on July 19

An appeals court in Piraeus will announce on July 19 (Monday) its decision on the 32 suspects involved in the high-profile case of the Noor 1, a cargo ship seized in 2014 in Elefsina with 2.1 tons of heroin...

Wild West in Downtown Athens, 3 Shot by Unknown Gunman

An unidentified gunman shot three people in central Athens, seriously injuring one. The incident took place shortly before 5 p.m. on Zinonos Street, near Omonia Square. The gunman approached people and started shooting, injuring two people in the legs...

Foreign Ministry Denies Media Reports of Untranslated Documents in Siemens Trial

Media reports claiming that the trial of suspects in the OTE-Siemens scandal was postponed on Tuesday for an indefinite period because of crucial material that had not been translated for the foreign defendants, are “false and unsubstantiated,” the Foreign...

Trial for Siemens' Bribes-for-contracts Indefinitely Postponed Due to Documents Not Translated

There are dozens of individuals under suspect of participating in the Siemens bribes-for-contracts scandal. The trial has been indefinitely postponed due to missing translations of case-related documents into the German and French languages, after defendants' lawyers pointed out that according...

Βloodcurdling Crime in Thessaloniki with 14-year-old Victim (video)

Villagers in Gefyra Thessaloniki, Greece are in deep sorrow, as a 14-year-old boy was found dead on Sunday morning next to the village's gym. According to information, the young boy was with his friends at an event on Saturday night...

Bicycle Pedophile Preyed on 27 Teen Girls Outside Schools in Attica

A child molester, aged 46 years, known for traveling around the region of Attica with a bicycle was arrested after numerous complaints that he had harassed teenagers outside their schools. The man, an Albanian national, sexually approached at least...

Man Who Shot at Greek Celebrity Hairdresser Was a Cop

The Greek Police captured three people involved in the attack against celebrity hair stylist Panos Kallitsis at his Lycabettus Hill home on Saturday, January 30. Two Greeks and a foreigner approached Kallitsis and shot at him before grabbing his...