Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Friday described the fact that Greece was not on the agenda of talks at a summit of European Union leaders in Brussels as a “positive development.”
The police have an “open invitation” to crack down on crime at Aristotle University, the Thessaloniki institution’s senate said in an announcement on Friday, accusing law enforcement of dragging its feet over claims of criminal activity on campus.
Several Greek islands, including popular tourist destinations, do not have enough ambulances or staff to drive them, prompting local authorities to seek makeshift solutions, according to the Panhellenic Federation of Public Hospital Workers (POEDIN).
The alleged phone conversation between Panos Kammenos and a former shipowner currently serving life in prison for heroin smuggling remained a source of acrimony on Wednesday as the government sought to offer its backing to the defense minister.
French authorities on Wednesday provided the Attica Police’s narcotics division, the Hellenic Coast Guard and the Financial Crimes Squad with the names of 11 Greek nationals arrested on Tuesday in southern France in connection with a massive haul of cocaine.
Describing last week’s Eurogroup as a success, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told his cabinet on Wednesday that the government’s main focus now will be on luring investments as a way of achieving the country’s ultimate goal of tapping international markets.
As the European Union’s cohesion faces being sorely test by the upcoming Brexit negotiations and other challenges, Greeks appear increasingly skeptical about the benefits and prospects of the EU, according to a new study by London-based international policy institute Chatham House and research company Kantar.
Authorities confiscated 1,557,200 contraband cigarette packets found on board the Goldendri – a Tanzanian-flagged freight ship, which was detected this week off the southern coast of Crete – and remanded six Ukrainian crew members.
Former parliamentary speaker Zoe Constantopoulou is taking legal action against President Prokopis Pavlopoulos, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Bank of Greece Governor Yannis Stournaras for purportedly not seeking war reparations from Germany.
Ahead of the June 28 Cyprus conference in Crans-Montana, Switzerland, Greek-Cypriot negotiator Andreas Mavroyiannis Wednesday informed Cypriot political party leaders on the draft common document, regarding security and guarantees, he received earlier in the day from the UN secretary-general’s special adviser on Cyprus, Espen Barth Eide.
A pair of armed Turkish F-4s entered the Athens Flight Information Region (FIR) at 11.39 a.m. on Wednesday and flew over the Anthropofagoi and Makronisi islets in the eastern Aegean, at an altitude of 10,000 feet, Kathimerini reports.
Germany's parliamentary budget committee will discuss paying the next tranche of aid to Greece next week, a senior lawmaker from the Social Democrat Party (SDP) said, prolonging uncertainty over whether the deal needs parliamentary approval.
Only one in two Greek workers has skills that correspond to market needs, with 77 percent of employers saying they have difficulties finding the right employees, according to a study carried out by the Greek office of Ernst & Young, the Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB) and Endeavor Greece.