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Roma Settlement Quarantined After 20 People Infected by Covid-19

About 5,000 people in a Roma settlement in Nea Smyrni, Larissa were put in quarantine on Thursday evening after 20 people were found to be infected by the covid-19 coronavirus. On Thursday afternoon, a 32-year-old Roma man tested positive for the...

Premier Tsipras Hosts Roma Delegation for International Romani Day

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras met with a delegation of Greek Roma at Maximos Mansion on Monday to celebrate International Romani Day, which is on April 8. ''The effort to raise citizens' awareness on issues relating to Greece's Roma communities...

Athens: Police Officers Injured Following Attack

Two police officers were injured when responding to an altercation at the intersection of Kifissou and Petrou Ralli avenues in Athens on Thursday night. A car in which two drunk men were traveling was stopped for an inspection, after the...

Shootings in Rhodes Leave 13 Injured, 7 Hospitalized

Thirteen people were transferred to Rhodes Hospital early Tuesday morning after shootings in Karakonero village on Rhodes island, with seven people still hospitalized. According to police, a little after midnight three Roma men in a car stopped in front of...

Gunmen Shoot at Greek Police Near Athens Roma Camp

Greek police returned fire after being shot at near a Roma camp located in a western Athenian suburb in the early hours of Thursday. There were no injuries during the incident at Ano Liosia which occurred when the police called on...

Kostas Manolas Sends Barcelona Crashing Out of Champions League (video)

Greek international Kostas Manolas sealed a historic Roma comeback to eliminate Lionel Messi's Barcelona from this year's Champions League. Manolas' glancing header on the 82nd minute sparked scenes of pure elation among the locals as Roma overcame a 4-1 deficit...

Police Arrest 19 for Stealing Railway Equipment; Over 7 mln Loss to State

Greek Police arrested 19 individuals, including a Hellenic Railways Organisation (OSE) manager and employees, who worked in a gang stealing railway equipment valued at over 7 million euros. The gang's activity, spread in several cities of Greece, began operations on...

Clashes Erupt Between Police and Angry Roma in Athens

At least nine policemen were slightly injured on Wednesday following clashes with dozens of angry demonstrators who pelted the police station in the Athenian western suburb of Ano Liosia, with rocks. The demonstrators –members of the Roma community – were...

First Victim of Measles Epidemic in Greece is Eleven-month-old Infant

An eleven-month-old infant infant has become the first victim of a new measles epidemic plaguing the country over the past few months. The baby; which was born to Roma parents, died of sepsis. As of October 26, 326 cases of...