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Greek police, protesters clash in Athens suburb

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek police clashed with more than 500 protesters in an Athens suburb on Sunday evening, using tear gas and stun grenades to disperse the crowd. The crowd was ...

Greek theater director given time to respond to rape charges

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Prominent Greek actor-director Dimitris Lignadis appeared before a court in Athens on Sunday and was given until Wednesday to respond to charges of multiple rapes by an examining...

Prominent Greek actor-director arrested, charged with rape

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A well-known Greek stage actor and director has been arrested on rape charges, police say. Dimitris Lignadis, 56, turned himself in Saturday afternoon at Athens...

Greek socialist ex-minister Valyrakis, 77, found dead at sea

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Sifis Valyrakis, a former minister and resistance fighter against Greece’s 1967-74 military dictatorship who twice made daring escapes, was found dead at sea Sunday night. He was...

Brothers jailed for attacking subway stationmaster in Greece

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Two brothers, aged 17 and 15, who attacked an Athens subway stationmaster because he told them to wear masks on a subway train, will appear before a magistrate Tuesday for deposi...

Greek churches open on Epiphany feast despite tight lockdown

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Greek government relented and allowed limited attendance at churches celebrating the feast of the Epiphany on Wednesday, reversing a ban on attendance designed to limit the s...

Death toll reaches 28 in quake that hit Turkey, Greek island

IZMIR, Turkey (AP) — Rescue teams on Saturday plowed through concrete blocks and the debris of eight collapsed buildings in search of survivors of a powerful earthquake that struck Turkey’...

Suspected migrant smuggler dies while evading Greek police

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — A man described by Greek police as most likely a migrant trafficker was killed while trying to avoid a police checkpoint in the north of the country, and another was arrest...

Greek doctors march and measure to promote use of face masks

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Doctors marched with their families and a few friends in Greece's second-largest city Saturday not to protest, but to debunk misinformation about face masks circulating dur...

Greek leader calls for greater EU involvement on migration

MORIA, Greece (AP) — Greece’s prime minister demanded Sunday that the European Union take a greater responsibility for managing migration into the bloc, as Greek authorities promised that 12,000 migra...

Man United captain Maguire can go home as trial postponed

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Manchester United captain Harry Maguire's trial on charges of assault and attempted bribery has been postponed until Tuesday after he testified before a prosecutor. ...

Bar owners on Greek island angry over virus restrictions

MYKONOS, Greece (AP) — Wary of a rise in daily coronavirus cases that threatens to undo its relative success in containing the pandemic so far, the Greek government is imposing local restrictions on b...

Greece clarifies policy, to allow tourists from all nations

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek officials said Saturday that the country will not limit arriving airline passengers next month to people coming from 29 countries but that travelers who departed from place...

Fires at Greek island migrant camp force partial evacuation

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Fires have broken out at a migrants’ camp on the Greek island of Samos, leading to its partial evacuation, and firefighters say they are still fighting the flames though they are...

47 children from Greek refugee camps arrive in Germany

BERLIN (AP) — A group of 47 unaccompanied children evacuated from refugee camps in Greece landed in Germany on Saturday, German officials said. The Interior Ministry said the minors ...