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Prosecutor investigates death of Covid-patient who refused intubation

The public prosecutor in Athens has launched investigation into the death of a 54-year-old woman, a Covid-19 patient, who refused intubation while in the Intensive Care Unit and sought legal assistance to support her case with posts on social media. However, in the end, the patient was intubated and died. …

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Police raids Mykonos party with 500 guests, arrests couple for quarantine violation

Police on the island of Mykonos raided a rented villa where a private party with a few hundred participants was under way. The raid of the villa in Ftelia area took place in the early hours of Thursday. According to local media, some 500 people had been attending the party. …

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Panic purchases: Coronavirus case sends Greeks to supermarkets

Hardly has the first confirmed case of coronavirus case in Thessaloniki has been announced and the residents of the second biggest city of Greece quickly found their way to to the supermarkets. They load their carts with staples like pasta, rice, milk, baby and powder milk, toilet paper and detergents. …

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Exarchia: Police raids squat cafe, fires tear gas in enclosed space

One more sequel of the Greek Police series “Law and order” took place in Exarchia on Thursday night. Riot police raided a squat cafe and used tear gas against the people, although it is illegal to fire tear gas in close environment. According to reports, police forces broke the door …

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Communist unionists clash with police, raid labor Ministry to protest new Strike Law (videos, picts)

Furious about the new Strike Law, unionists stormed into the building of Labor Ministry in Athens, other protesters tried to overturn police vehicles near the Prime Minister’s office and clashed with police. Riot police fired tear gas in order to hinder the angry unionists from coming too close to the …

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Eldorado Gold miners raid and occupy Development Ministry (videos)

A group of ten workers at the Eldorado Gold mines managed to bypass police and entered the Development and Environment Ministry in Athens on Wednesday morning. Miners clashed with riot police when a larger group attempted to enter the ministry. Police made limited use of teargas. The 150 workers had …

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Anarchists raid notary office dealing with property auctions

A group of people wearing hoods and holding sticks raided a notary office in downtown Athens and smashed everything they came across.  the anarchists group Rubicon claimed responsibility for the raid. A video shows the anarchists wearing hoods and scarves on their faces as wells as gloves in their hands. …

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Athens: Angry firefighters raid ministry protesting labor contracts

Angry firefighters broke the main entrance of the Greek Ministry for Administrative Reforms on Wednesday and forced themselves into the building demanding a meeting with the minister. Thousands of firefighters gathered in downtown Athens to protest over their labor contracts that are about to expire. They staged a protest outside …

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Prosecutors raid offices of Novartis in Athens over alleged bribery scandal

Corruption prosecutors raided the offices of Swiss drug maker Novartis in Athens a few days ago as part of an ongoing investigation over bribery allegations, sources told Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANA) on Tuesday. According to the same sources, the prosecutors requested a thorough search to gather electronic data and documents …

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Economic prosecutors raid branch of Swiss UBS bank in Athens

Economic prosecutors raided the branch of UBS Swisss bank in Athens, confiscated the bank archives and identified 200 bank accounts involved in tax evasion. According to Greek media, the cross-check of the bank accounts was based on the data Greek authorities have recently received by the German Federal State of …

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UPDATES Athens: riot police raid ERT broadcaster at 4 am

More than 15 riot police squads raided the building of former public broadcaster ERT at 4 a.m. Thursday morning. The raid took place five months after the overnight shut down of ERT on June 11th 2013.  ERT personnel was sacked. Journalists and technicians had been occupying ERT since then and …

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