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Mayor of Overcrowded Mykonos Pleas for Additional Police Officers

Mykonos is flooded with tourists each and every summer -- and although this is expected, there are still not enough police officers to handle the overwhelming crowds. The situation has come to such a head that Mayor Dimitris Tzanos...

Colombia Returns Stolen Hospital Equipment to Greece

Six of the sixteen pieces of medical equipment that were stolen from four hospitals in Greece were returned by the Colombian authorities on Wednesday. Among the recovered instruments were four gastroscopes that have been returned to Larissa and Agios Savvas...

Police Announce Colombian Drug Cartel Is Behind Hospital Heists in Greece

Four members of a Colombian drug cartel were behind the thefts of expensive medical instruments used in gastrointestinal examinations from four Greek hospitals in May, police announced on Wednesday. Greek authorities said that they have so far identified three...

Executives at Energa and Hellas Power Electricity Companies Found Guilty Of Stealing €83 Million

  Several executives of the Energa and Hellas Power electricity companies were found guilty of stealing money from the state by an Athens court on Tuesday. Of the 19 people who were originally suspects, eight of them were cleared of all...

Police Break Up Crime Ring Responsible for Hundreds of Burglaries

  The Greek police put an end to the activities of the biggest burglary racket in Greece. The group, mainly consisting of Georgian nationals, has been active since 2010 with 137 burglaries in homes as well as four heists and...

Two Men Arrested for Greek Orthodox Church Burglary

Detectives from the Rosebud Crime Investigation Unit have arrested two men in relation to a burglary at a Greek Orthodox Church in Red Hill in July. The men were arrested following a number of warrants conducted this morning and...

'Pink Panthers' Gang Members Arrested in Athens

Three Serbian nationals were arrested in Athens, alleged to be members of the notorious gang "Pink Panthers" who are responsible for thefts of grand larceny. The three Serbs and another person, that is at large, were part of a group...

Police Officers Accused of Stealing

One police officer and three special guards in Greece were suspended for abuse of power, unlawful home invasion, theft and bodily injury, as the Hellenic Police announced on Friday. According to the charges, following a routine check on foreign nationals...

Warden Convicted for Stealing Students Mobile Phone

The Warden Security in Chalkida was sentenced to ten months for stealing a mobile phone from a 15 year-old boy. A second policeman was acquitted. The single-judge court in Chalkida punished the warden with ten months imprisonment, suspension for three...

Opus Elgin Opera to Bring Light to Return of Parthenon Marbles

"Opus Elgin: The Destruction of the Parthenon," the opera's world premiere, will take place at Athens Concert Hall, Megaron Mousikis, May 29. This opera work is composed by Theodore Stathis, and renowned Peter Tiboris will be the musical director. The...