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Greece Charges Migrant for His Son’s Death While Crossing the Aegean

A 25-year old Afghan migrant, who lost his son in the Aegean Sea, has been charged by Greece for child endangerment.

Mother of Slain American Man Writes Letter of Support to Eaton Family

Losing a loved one, especially a child, is the most difficult thing one can undergo in life. The mother of Bakari Henderson, the 22-year-old American man who was murdered on Zakynthos in 2017, created a charity in the name of...

Former Greek Government Minister Giannos Papantoniou to be Released From Prison

Former prominent Greek politician and government minister Giannos Papantoniou is set to be released from prison after spending seventeen months incarcerated there. Papantoniou was found guilty of money laundering, a charge that he continues to deny. The Judicial Council of the...

Greek Business Association Appeals Smoking Law at Supreme Court

PASKEDI, Greece's Association of Facilities and Consumers in Catering recently decided to appeal the latest smoking-ban law which has been enforced throughout the country since November of 2019. The PASKEDI association filed a petition before Greece's Council of State, the...

Man Jailed for 11 Months After Greek Police Mistake Baking Flour for Drugs

A North Macedonia citizen spent 11 months in a Greek jail suspected of drug trafficking after Greek police mistook a bag of baking flour he was carrying for heroin. The incredible story of the 38-year-old resident of a village just...

Government Reintroduces Criminalization of Blasphemy; Toughens Pedophile Sentences

Greek Minister of Justice Costas Tsiaras announced in Parliament on Monday that the government intends to bring forward some landmark changes to the country's Penal Code and Criminal Procedure Codes. Among the most prominent changes will be the resumption of the...

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...

Greek Police Discover 105 kg of Cocaine; Three Foreign Nationals Arrested

Greek police recently discovered and confiscated 105 kilograms (231 pounds) of cocaine, according to information made public by police authorities on Thursday. The Drug Prosecution Division of the Attica Police Department stormed an apartment in Agios Demetrios, Athens, where they found...

19-Year Old Child Murderer from Petroupolis, Athens Released on Bail

The 19-year old mother who killed her own child after she gave birth to it in Petroupolis, Athens in 2018, was released on bail on Monday morning. The Joint Circuit Court of Athens sentenced the young woman to five years'...

Europol and Greek Police Dismantle Massive Baby-Selling Network in Thessaloniki

According to an announcement made on Thursday, Greece's national police and the EU's law enforcement agency Europol dismantled a 66-member organized crime group believed to be involved in trafficking human beings, illegal adoption and money laundering on Monday. The network, which...