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Prosecutor Rules 27 Greek Officials Will Stand Trial for Deadly Mati Fire

Athens prosecutor Georgios Polikratis said on Tuesday that he has referred 27 Greek officials to trial for the 2018 Mati deadly fire. The accused include some senior officials from the previous SYRIZA government -- and one celebrity former mayor. Out...

Conservative Candidate Defeats Rena Dourou in Attica Regional Elections

New Democracy Party-backed George Patoulis has a clear lead in the race for Attica's Governor, according to official results published on Sunday night. With almost 75 percent of the votes counted, Patoulis and his team received 37.6 percent of the...

Greek Prosecutor Files Charges Against Officials in Deadly Mandra Flood

The Athens prosecutor's office filed on Tuesday four misdemeanor charges against nine individuals for the deadly flash flood in Mandra, western Attica, in November 2017, which claimed the lives of 25 people. Attica Governor Rena Dourou was among the officials...

Greek Prosecutor Summons Attica Governor over Deadly Attica Floods

The governor of the prefecture of Attica, Rena Dourou, has been summoned by a prosecutor as a suspect for the floods west of Athens in 2017 that claimed the lives of 23 people. According to Kathimerini daily, other local officials...

Actions Agreed at Regional Conferences will be Implemented, PM Tsipras Promises W. Attica Mayors

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Sunday emphasised the importance of implementing the things agreed on at the regional conferences on development taking place throughout the country. In a brief speech at a meeting with Attica governor Rena Dourou, the...

Archaeological Scuba Diving Sites Pinpointed in Southern Evia Gulf

A unique 'archaeological' scuba park off Attica prefecture's eastern coast -- the southern Evoikos Gulf -- will feature 26 well-preserved underwater shipwrecks. The initiative to showcase the underwater attractions is envisioned in an agreement reached on Wednesday between Attica...

Greek PM Commits to Unbind Greek Regions' Reserves

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has made a political commitment to proceed as soon as possible to change the legislative act binding the Greek Regions and Municipalities’ cash, to the Union of Greek Regions representatives during a meeting on Saturday,...

March 25 Greek Independence Day Parade to be Different This Year

Completely different from what Athenians have seen so far will be this year's military parade in celebration of the Greek Independence Day on March 25. The first parade to take place under the leftist SYRIZA-led government will remind nothing of...

Golden Dawn MP Kasidiaris' Persecution Over Assault Against KKE MP Kanelli Ceased

From grievous to simple bodily harm converted an Athens court the charges against extreme right Golden Dawn MP Ilias Kasidiaris for the attack against Greek Communist Party (KKE) MP Liana Kanelli that took place during a live TV show...

SYRIZA Leader: We Will Have Hard Times in 2015

"We will have hard times in 2015," SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras said during a visit at the Attica Region headquarters where he met with Prefect Rena Dourou, also a SYRIZA politician. The chief of the leftist opposition party that leads...