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Man arrested for at least 6 sexual assaults in downtown Athens

Greek police arrested the suspect responsible for at least 6 cases of sexual assaults in downtown Athens and thus in broad daylight. The 23-year-old Syrian national was known to police for similar crimes and had served a prison sentence of less than a year for “attempted rape”, while he was …

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Manhunt for suspect of four sexual assault cases in Exarchia, downtown Athens (video)

Police in downtown Athens has been set on alert in the last 48 hours after four incidents of sexual assault and attempted rape in broad daylight. Among the victims is a 13-year-old girl and three women in their 2o’s. Locals consider to set up “patrols” to protect women and minors. …

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16-year-old girl in ICU after drugs use; six arrests

Two men were remanded in custody for a drug cocktail they gave to a 16-year-old girl ‘sending’ her to hospital ICU in critical condition. Along with a friend, the 16-year-old victim was found at the house of a 17-year-old friend in Vyronas suburb of Athens last week. There she was …

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Revenge Porn: Convicted for felony with suspended 5-year sentence

The Three-Member Misdemeanor Appeals Court of Thessaloniki in northern Greece has sentenced a well-known TV show co-host to five years in prison for posting explicit videos of his former partner online without her consent, the so-called Revenge Porn. Upon the prosecutor’s recommendation, the court elevated the offense from a misdemeanor …

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Prosecutor to investigate serious injury of 16-year-old girl during clashes with police

The First Instance Prosecutor’s Office will investigate the circumstances behind the serious injury of the 16-year-old girl that occurred during an anti-fascist event that ended in clashes with police in Neo Heraklion suburb of western Athens on Saturday night. The head of the First Instance Prosecutor’s Office requested an urgent …

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Patient dies after falling from 4th floor of Piraeus hospital

A patient at the Metaxas Oncology hospital in Piraeus fell from the fourth floor of the building and died on the sport earlier on Monday afternoon. The 67-year-old man had reportedly undergone a major surgery last week, where a tumor was removed. Police officers who rushed to the hospital courtyard …

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Breast Cancer free program extended to women aged 45-74

The ‘Fofi Gennimata’ Breast Cancer free mammogram programme will be extended to women aged 45-74, from 50-69 years so far, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Wednesday on the occasion of World Breast Cancer Day. The “Fofi Gennimata” programme is currently addressed to 1.3 million women aged 50-69 and provides …

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Three minors arrested for raping 13-year-old girl

Three minors aged 14, 15 and 17 are accused of the rape of a 13-year-old girl in the courtyard of a school in western Athens. Furthermore, one of the minors videotaped the sexual acts and distributed the footage to a group of other minors via the instagram. The incident took …

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Appeals Court upheld life sentence for Caroline ‘s murderer

The Mixed Jury Court of Appeal in Athens upheld the life imprisonment sentence for Babis Anagnostopoulos who murdered his 19-year-old British wife, Caroline Crouch, in May 2021. Anagnostopoulos,now 34, was also sentenced to 11.5 years in prison and fined 21,000 euros for strangling his wife’s puppy and obstructing justice as …

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Floods Day 16: Locals still struggle with mud, stench, disease risks and desperation

Sixteen days after the floods in Central Greece and people still struggling with dirty stagnant waters and mud, the stench of carcasses of thousands of drown animals, the questionable quality of drinking water and the threats of infectious diseases. Not to mention the chaos regarding the initial compensations for the …

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Child with disabilities forgotten for hours in school bus

An incredible incident occurred in Thessaloniki, when a 9-year-old child with mobility and autism disabilities was left alone for hours inside a school bus. Two arrests. The case was revealed in an area of Thessaloniki, following a complaint by a relative of the minor. The child was going to attend …

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