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Marfin Bank Arson Still Haunts Greece 13 Years Later

Eleven years have passed since the deadly Marfin Bank arson. The culprits are still at large, as Greek police launches a new investigation

170 Migrants Reach Greece in Sailboats, Suspected Smugglers Arrested

170 undocumented migrants reached the shores of the island of Kythera, Greece, on Thursday, amidst a sharp increase in illegal entry.

Migrants’ Rescue Details Revealed by Greek Authorities

The Greek Minister of Migration and Asylum provided details on the rescue of the group of 38 migrants in Evros River.

Group of Migrants Stranded on Evros Islet Rescued by Greek Authorities

The group of 39 migrants reported stranded on an islet in Evros River last week were rescued by Greece on Monday, August 15.

Migrants Stranded on Islet in Evros River Abandoned to Die

40 migrants trapped on an islet in Evros River plea for help as neither Greece nor Turkey assumes responsibility for their rescue.

Greek Police Sets Checkpoints at Ports, Highways to Halt Easter Exodus

Greek police and coast guard are making strict checks in ports and national highways to thwart residents of metropolitan areas from travelling to the provinces for Easter. As the death toll in Greece has reached 89 - after a 67-year-old...

Greek Police, Coast Guard in Disagreement after Drug Raid in Exarchia Left 2 Men Injured

Hellenic Police and the Hellenic Coast Guard are in disagreement over operational procedures after two men of the latter were injured following a drug raid in Exarchia on Thursday night. Eight men of the coast guard accompanied by a prosecutor...

Greece Blamed in Deaths of Four Albanians

Albania's foreign ministry issued a statement on Wednesday blaming Greek authorities for the deaths of four Albanian citizens residing in Greece. All the deaths occurred in the span of two weeks. The most recent death was of a man killed...

Eleven Arrested in Five Days For Migrant-Smuggling

A total of eleven people in the region of East Macedonia and Thrace have been arrested by the Hellenic Police since last Friday, in four different incidents of smuggling illegal migrants. The latest incident involves a 23-year old Iraqi national...

Airlines to Provide Greek Police with Passenger Info

Airlines will now be required to provide the Hellenic Police (ELAS) with detailed information on passengers travelling into and out of Greece under an EU directive to curb terrorism and crime, according to a Greek Travel Pages (GTP) report. The...