A 27-year-old man was in custody in Trikala, central Greece, on Saturday, charged with the attempted rape of an 86-year-old woman whose house he broke into on Friday night together with a 29-year-old accomplice.
A popular bar on the island of Mykonos has been ordered to close for four days from Monday after officers of the Independent Authority for Public Revenue (IAPR) and police suspended its operations due to tax evasion.
State Minister George Gerapetritis is to chair a meeting at the Maximos Mansion on Monday aimed at resolving continuing problems with the ferry connection between the northern port city of Alexandroupoli and the island of Samothraki.
Greek authorities pressed on on Friday with an investigation into the causes of a large wildfire that ravaged large swaths of forestland on the island of Evia for three days earlier this week, questioning two suspects in a possible arson scenario, while also exploring the possibility that the blaze was unintentional.
Greece's Giannis Antetokounmpo, of the Milwaukee Bucks (center) looks to pass the ball, between Italy's Giampaolo Rice (right) and Paul Biligha, during a game at the Acropolis basketball tournament in the indoor Olympic stadium of Athens on Friday. Greece won the game 83 to 63. [Yorgos Karahalis/AP]