Greece’s deputy sports and culture minister cancelled all the official games of national team sports scheduled for the coming weekend, in memory of a football fan who died after being attacked during a game.
Air traffic controllers nationwide will hold a 48-hour strike next weekend, October 4-5, in protest against a ministerial decision allowing the Public Debt Management Agency access to air navigation route charges accounts in order to cover immediate cash needs, it was announced on Monday.
All relevant authorities are on alert to track down any suspect activities, while information on Jihad terrorists being in Greece have not so far been confirmed, Public Order Minister Vassilis Kikilias told the Parliament.
The 19-year-old Australian tourist that was caught in the crossfire and injured during the arrest of terrorist Nikos Maziotis in central Athens has announced that he plans to sue the Greek state for compensation.
The Greek police on Saturday announced the arrests, in the Piraeus district of Nikaia and on the island of Salamina, of three people suspected of at least 17 robberies, most of them targeting elderly people. They said a search was still on for a fourth suspect, believed to be part of the same gang.
Greek Police strongly denied that jihaddists are being trained in Greece, early on Saturday morning, in response to a news item by private TV station Antenna.It said that a company based in Markopoulo, on the eastern coast of mainland Attica, is under investigation as of February 2014 for granting fake aeroplane mechanic or pilot certificates to people of Greek descent and foreigners.
Pop singer Lady Gaga came, conquered her Greek fans and left after a two-hour concert at the Olympic Stadium (OAKA) facilities on Friday, completing yet another leg of her "ArtRave: The Artpop Ball Tour" that began in Dubai on September 10.
The iconic Pony, made in Greece and exported to 14 countries before production stopped in 1995, is returning, Deputy Development and Competitiveness Minister Odysseas Konstantinopoulos told ANA-MPA on Thursday, as all permits have been issued after years' delays.
The prosecutor of the Criminal Appeals court in Athens trying 17 young people over involvement in the terrorist organisation "Conspiracy of Cells of Fire" called for a guilty verdict for 6 of them to stand and the release of the rest, rejecting "the admission that everybody did everything."