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Campus shooting in Athens: Civilian, police officer injured

One civilian and one police officer were injured in a shooting incident in the campus of Technology University in Zopgrafou suburb of Athens on Tuesday morning. According to preliminary information obtained by state broadcaster ERT, one of the injured is a 30-year-old man of Albanian nationality who has wounds in …

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Police beats students protesting Greece’s new Education bill (videos)

With teargas and sound flares Greek police cracked down student protests in Athens and Thessaloniki on Wednesday. Students, teachers, academics, high school students, parents marched through the cities against the Education bill that provides among others,he presence of police at universities. Thousands of #students protest for yet another week in …

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Attica, Thessaloniki, Halkidiki: Curfew 6pm-5am Sat/Sun, retail operation Mon-Fri

Greece’s epidemiologists and government officials worked out a very complicated set of additional restrictions for the residents of Athens, the regional units of Attica, Thessaloniki and Halkidiki to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Restrictions will be tighter on the weekend while the churches still remain open, and economic activity …

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First case of coronavirus detected in a prison facility in Athens

A prisoner in high-security Korydallos Prison in Athens has been tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday. The 33-year-old man is the first case of Covid-19 detected in a Greek prison facility. The patient has had some specious symptoms and was initially transferred to Ipppokrateio hospital where he was tested for …

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Athens: Communists’ protest on May Day with social distancing and masks

With social distancing, mask and military discipline members of the Communist union PAME gathered outside the Greek Palriament on Friday to celebrate the International Workers’ Day on May 1. It was the only Greek union that defied the lockdown restrictions to honor the workers’ struggles. Holding red flags and banners …

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Mass Coronavirus infection in Athens clinic: 13 dialysis patients, 2 dead

Thirteen dialysis patients, eleven health workers and four other patients were tested positive to coronavirus in a private clinic in Peristeri suburb of West Athens. One dialysis patient died on Wednesday, a second one late on Thursday. The clinic has been placed in quarantine. The mass infection has alerted Greece’s …

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Man survives fall from 5th floor, hospitalized with minor fractures (video)

A man fell off the fifth floor of an apartment building in Galatsi suburb of Athens and survived the fall with only minor injuries. The 45-year-old man was standing on the balcony when he fell. However, his fall was stopped on the awning of a bakery-cafe located in the ground …

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