Defense Minister Panos Kammenos is scheduled to address Parliament on Monday on the controversy surrounding reports that he held a telephone conversation with a convict serving a life sentence over the 2014 Noor 1 heroin-smuggling case.
Less than two weeks after an 11-year-old boy died from a stray bullet fired during a party in Menidi, north of Athens, a prosecutor is to probe a similar incident in which a bullet nearly hit a 14-year-old girl on the balcony of her home.
As temperatures rise, the union of municipal sanitation workers said on Sunday that staff will continue protest action through Thursday after deeming a government proposal to break the deadlock inadequate.
Despite a new push for progress in Cyprus peace talks ahead of a conference in Crans-Montana in Switzerland, the Greek- and Turkish-Cypriot sides appear to remain at loggerheads on the key issue of guarantees.
In an interview with Sunday’s Kathimerini, Bulgarian President Rumen Radev expressed his support for the nations of the western Balkans joining the European Union, noting that this would boost regional security, as long as they fulfil the conditions for membership.
In a bid to boost the practice of breastfeeding, the Health Ministry is introducing a measure whereby new mothers will have to sign a release form allowing their infants to be bottle-fed at maternity clinics.
Nearly a month after Lucas Papademos and two other people were hurt after the former prime minister opened a letter bomb in his car, the Greek Police (ELAS) is planning to relocate the officers who had been entrusted with checking his mail that day, Kathimerini understands.
Members of a Greek folk-dancing group perform during the International Folklore Festival in Bautzen, Germany, in this photograph published on Friday. The festival, which ends on Sunday, brings together groups from around the world showcasing their customs and traditions. This is the 12th installment of the biennial festival and it will culminate with a big party. [Filip Singer/EPA]