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Fire in old town of Lefkada under control

Firemen managed to contain a fire that broke out earlier on Monday in the old town of Lefkada after it had burned six traditional wooden houses and an old cinema.
August 8, 2016

Convicted felons Sakkas and Seisidis given extension

Convicted terrorist Costas Sakkas and bank robber Marios Seisidis received an extension until August 17 by an Athens misdemeanor court on Monday, as the three policemen who were witnesses for the prosecution in the case didn't show up.
August 8, 2016

State of emergency declared for wildfire-stricken Limni

Alternate Citizen Protection Minister Nikos Toskas on Tuesday declared a state of emergency in the fire-stricken areas of northern Evia, in order to speed up the flow of compensation for damages.
August 2, 2016

Former ELSTAT chief to face charges for allegedly inflated 2009 deficit, Supreme Court decides

Greece's Supreme Court on Monday partially revoked a decision to drop charges against Andreas Georgiou, the former head of Greece's independent statistics agency ELSTAT,
August 2, 2016

Thessaloniki court acquits 26 arrested for disrupting church service

A Thessaloniki court on Monday acquitted 26 defendants charged with disrupting a Sunday service in a Thessaloniki Church, finding that it was not their intention to disrespect to the church and the premises.
August 2, 2016

Eleven face charges over 2003 S-frigate contract; former minister under scrutiny

Corruption Prosecutor Eleni Raikou on Tuesday ordered the prosecution of 11 individuals for criminal breach of faith in connection with a contract for the refurbishment of six S-type Navy frigates
July 27, 2016

Wildfire on Chios island

A wildfire that broke out early Monday on the island of Chios is currently in full progress.
July 25, 2016

Communal kitchens to be set up as pilot scheme in three refugee centers

Three refugee centers in northern Greece on Thursday announced plans to launch communal kitchens in order to replace food distribution by catering firms, in pilot schemes
July 22, 2016

Three Afghans accused of the murder of 16 year old refugee

Three Afghans aged 18, 23 and 37, are accused of the murder of 16 year-old committed on Thursday July 14 at the refugee accommodation centre of former international airport Elliniko.
July 18, 2016