Bear killed near Florina

The Arcturos bear conservation society in northern Greece revealed Thursday that a young male bear was killed on Wednesday after being hit by a car on the national road between Amyntaio and Florina.



Refugees protest German limit on family reunifications

Around 100 refugees protested on Wednesday outside the German Embassy in Athens. They complained about the limit Berlin has placed on the number of refugees who can move to Germany to be reunited with their families. It emerged in May that Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere reduced the number of asylum-seeker family members allowed into the country from Greece to 70 a month. [Yiannis Kolesidis/ANA-MPA]