Three men armed with a gun and knives held up a group of five friends who were strolling around the commercial centre of western Thessaloniki on Monday night.
Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades said on Tuesday he has given “strict instructions” to the country’s authorities to locate and rescue two 11-year-old boys who went missing earlier this morning outside their school in Larnaca.
Greek police averted a truck robbery early on Tuesday morning in Metamorfosi, a suburb in northern Athens, but failed to catch the perpetrators.
The deposition of a jewellery store owner who has been charged with manslaughter over the death of a 33-year-old LGBTQ activist last week was postponed until Wednesday, as the forensic report on the cause of death has not been completed.
About 400 asylum-seekers who had been held in the severely overcrowded Moria migrant camp on the Greek island of Lesvos have arrived in Greece’s main port of Piraeus to be transferred to other camps and residences on the mainland.
Greece’s Public Power Corp. (PPC) on Tuesday reported a smaller first-half loss on the back of lower provisions for bad debt.
Supreme Court prosecutor Xeni Dimitriou on Tuesday back-pedalled on her request to delay the completion of a report on the deadly blaze in east Attica until the General Inspector of Public Administration has sent her separate findings, after facing intense criticism.
Police in Larnaca, Cyprus, went on high alert Tuesday morning following reports that two school boys went missing at Kamares state primary school.
The Prime Minister of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Zoran Zaev, expressed hope the country’s citizens will vote in favour of the name deal achieved with Greece in the upcoming referendum on September 30, saying it is time for the country’s “isolation” to end.
High taxes, a huge administrative burden due to the ubiquitous red tape, and a local justice system that is not seen as particularly independent continue to weigh on Greece’s position in the Economic Freedom of the World chart.