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Migrants in Greece shot after violating coronavirus quarantine rules

The two men, an Iranian and an Afghan, reported to the camp's infirmary with buckshot wounds

23 Apr 2020 2:52 PM

AEK fan breaks lockdown rule, gets rewarded with season ticket

The 60-year old man went to see the construction work at the stadium and was fined 150 euros for not carrying the permission document

11 Apr 2020 1:08 PM

Greece hands over Olympic flame to Tokyo 2020

Authorities cancelled the torch relay's Greek leg after a crowd mobbed Hollywood actor Gerard Butler at a cauldron lighting ceremony

19 Mar 2020 5:40 PM

2020 Tokyo Olympics flame lit in Greece amid virus lockdown

The event took place amid an unprecedented health lockdown as Greece registered its first death from coronavirus

12 Mar 2020 4:54 PM

Police find 41 migrants alive in truck in northern Greece

The migrants were not injured, one of the officials said, adding that the refrigeration system had not been turned on.

05 Nov 2019 3:24 PM

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Over 40 migrants found alive in refrigerated truck in Greece

The migrants, of apparent Afghan origin, were mostly in good condition.

04 Nov 2019 7:18 PM

UCL 2019-20: Olympiakos keep Tottenham Hotspur tied to a 2-2 draw

Olympiakos halved the deficit through Daniel Podence shortly before halftime.

19 Sep 2019 9:35 AM

Massive wildfire on Greek island, several villages evacuated

Over 200 firefighters were in action backed by 75 fire trucks, nine water-bombing helicopters and seven planes.

14 Aug 2019 8:36 PM

6 tourists killed, over 100 injured after violent storm lashes Northern Greek resorts

Witnesses reported the storm had come and gone in a matter of minutes.

12 Jul 2019 3:01 PM

PM-elect Mitsotakis vows to make Greece 'proud' after vote triumph

Mitsotakis will be sworn in as Greece's new Prime Minister on Monday.

08 Jul 2019 9:21 AM

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'Lucky Day': 2 minutes late, Greek man saved from Ethiopian plane crash

A Greek man said on Sunday he would have been the 150th passenger on the Nairobi-bound Ethiopian Airlines.

11 Mar 2019 9:17 AM

Greece set to exit bailout, still faces daunting challenges

The crisis has proven deeply traumatic for Greeks who had enthusiastically swapped drachmas for euros in 2001.

17 Aug 2018 2:58 PM

Rescuers scour scorched towns after Greece wildfires kill at least 74

Many people fled by sea to try to escape the massive blaze which tore through towns near Athens, reducing pine forests to ashes.

25 Jul 2018 11:12 AM

At least 50 dead, 150 injured in Greek wildfire near Athens, residents flee homes

Mati is in the Rafina region which is popular with local tourists, particularly pensioners and children at holiday camps.

24 Jul 2018 9:54 AM

Death toll from Greek floods rises as more bodies found buried in mud

The Fire Brigade says the man's body was found buried in mud near a bus station in the small town of Mandra.

27 Nov 2017 4:31 PM

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Greece: 2 suspected jihadists sentenced to 15 years in jail

The pair, a 29-year-old of Bosnian descent and a 19-year-old of Yemeni origin were caught in January 2016 near the border with Turkey.

12 May 2017 6:56 PM

Angela Merkel warns of ‘military conflict’ in Balkans

German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned that fighting could break out in the Balkans, along the main route of migrants trying to reach Europe, if Germany closed its border with Austria, in remarks publ

03 Nov 2015 10:51 PM

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