Police in Attica were on Wednesday seeking the perpetrators behind arson attacks on six parked cars and three motorcycles in different parts of the greater Athens area.
The European Commission has confirmed it received a letter from Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias asking the EU’s executive arm to consider suspending the bloc’s customs union agreement with Turkey in response to Ankara’s violation of the agreement.
Health authorities were on tenterhooks on Tuesday after new coronavirus infections hit a fresh record – 667 in one day – and the average age of cases continued to drop, indicating that younger people are driving the new upward transmission trend.
The slow-moving sentencing procedure in the Golden Dawn trial was delayed again Tuesday after the presiding judge took issue with the prosecutor’s call for all bar one of the convicts to have their terms suspended.
Amid the protracted crisis between Athens and Turkey over their respective maritime zones, Greece and Albania announced Tuesday that they have agreed to take a dispute over their sea borders in the Ionian Sea to the International Court of Justice.
Tension rose to fever pitch on Tuesday as Greek and Turkish warships lined up against each other near Kastellorizo, while the Oruc Reis seismic survey ship came within less than 9 nautical miles from the island.
Two people have been arrested in Athens on charges of peddling child pornography via the internet, authorities said on Tuesday.
Ankara’s recent publication of a map that appears to split the Aegean Sea in two was yet another sign of Turkish aggressiveness.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey was determined to defend its rights in the Eastern Mediterranean, adding that his country has an “economic sphere of interest” in the region.
Greece is likely on Wednesday to make its fifth market foray this year with the re-issue of last January’s 15-year bond, aiming to capitalize on the favorable climate to boost the state’s cash reserves, improve the yield curve and enhance the Greek market’s liquidity.