Monday April 21, 2014 Search
Weather | Athens
19o C
14o C
News
Business
Comment
Life
Sports
Community
Survival Guide
Greek Edition
Man collared for hoax bomb threat on Thessaloniki-Athens train

A 28-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly making a hoax bomb threat that delayed the Thessaloniki-Athens intercity train for two hours late Tuesday.

The accused made a call to Thessaloniki police claiming that a bomb had been planted on the train.

The train was subsequently stopped for two hours at Plati in Imathia, central Macedonia, as police searched the carriages.

The 28-year-old was arrested in one of the trains compartments.

It is not known why he made the call.

He was to face a prosecutor in Veria.

ekathimerini.com , Wednesday Jan 8, 2014 (20:20)  
Coalition aims for surplus boost
One dead and several injured in Easter celebrations
Suspects fire at police in chase
Fatal MERS virus carried to Greece from Saudi Arabia
Eurobank share offering on April 25-29
Greece's third largest lender Eurobank, which is issuing new shares to help plug a capital shortfall, said on Friday that the cash call will take place from April 25 to 29. The transaction o...
PPC to issue corporate bond of 500 mln
Public Power Corporation is planning to tap the markets after Easter with the issue of a corporate bond to draw 500 million euros. The Energy Ministry is also eagerly awaiting the issue, as ...
Inside Business
BASKETBALL
Greens lose badly as CSKA Moscow
Panathinaikos has a mountain to climb in order to reach the Final Four of the Euroleague after losing at CSKA Moscow on Friday for a second time in two days, only this time it was comprehens...
BASKETBALL
Former Red Bourousis wrecks Olympiakoss hopes for a break
Olympiakos tried harder in Game 2 of the Euroleague play-offs in Spain, and Real Madrid was not as good on Thursday as in Game 1, but the Spaniards still emerged victorious on the night with...
Inside Sports
COMMENTARY
Unanswered questions
Its been four years since Greece signed the first memorandum. Back then Prime Minister George Papandreou had come into an explosive situation given that the markets had already predicted th...
EDITORIAL
Avoiding extremes
The best thing that parties and candidates can do for voters in view of the upcoming elections is to avoid extremes and senseless hyperbole. The quality of political discourse in Greece has ...
Inside Comment
SPONSORED LINK: FinanzNachrichten.de
SPONSORED LINK: BestPrice.gr
RECENT NEWS
1. Coalition aims for surplus boost
2. One dead and several injured in Easter celebrations
3. Suspects fire at police in chase
4. Fatal MERS virus carried to Greece from Saudi Arabia
5. Researchers highlight link between cuts and suicides
6. Papoulias marks junta anniversary, says democracy was not a gift
more news
Today
This Week
1. Man takes own life by jumping off flyover
2. Police seize 186 kilos of cannabis
3. City of Athens, Church of Greece hand out Easter Sunday meals
4. Man arrested over 68,000 packets of contraband cigaretttes
5. Fatal MERS virus carried to Greece from Saudi Arabia
6. Papoulias marks junta anniversary, says democracy was not a gift
Today
This Week
1. Greece's market return mirrors return of tourists
2. Parties start announcing candidates for European Parliament elections
3. Greece startup leaders say they cant break jobless cycle alone
4. Ground-breaking Good Friday mass signals thaw in Cyprus
5. IMF's Thomsen says Greece not fully financed to 2016
6. Mayoral candidates clash over Athens mosque plans
Find us ...
... on
Twitter
... on Facebook
About us  |  Subscriptions  |  Advertising  |  Contact us  |  Athens Plus  |  RSS  |   
Copyright 2014, H KAΘHMEPINH All Rights Reserved.