When inspectors from the country’s telecommunications watchdog investigated claims by PASOK leader Nikos Androulakis that an attempt had been made to spy on his phone, they discovered that the intelligence service had lifted the secrecy on his calls.

05.08.2022 / 10:50

Russian money launderer Alexander Vinnik was put on an airplane to the United States on Thursday after being extradited by Greece, where he was arrested while on holiday with his family in 2017.

01.08.2022 / 19:14

The attempted installation of spyware on the phones of a political party leader and a journalist has prompted parliamentary investigations and could have political repercussions.

26.07.2022 / 16:03

Investigators are linking the discovery of an explosive device at the Evelpidon Street court complex in downtown Athens at around 2 a.m. on Monday morning with a bombing attack at the tax office in Maroussi, northern Athens, in early July. 

22.07.2022 / 18:19

The response to the wildfire that broke out in Penteli north of Athens was almost immediate, Kathimerini has learned. The blaze started at 5.19 p.m. on Tuesday at the Vayati location and within 25 minutes the Fire Service has mobilized 15 water-dumping aircraft.

19.07.2022 / 12:38

The controversy surrounding the Iranian-flagged Lana tanker, seized in April by Greece for carrying Iranian oil, will continue on Tuesday at Greece’s Supreme Court.

07.07.2022 / 13:58

Investigators looking into a pre-dawn attack on a tax office in the northern Athens suburb of Maroussi are not ruling out domestic terrorism as a motive.

28.06.2022 / 08:57

Hundreds of migrants attempted to reach the islands of the eastern Aegean en masse with inflatable boats from Friday until early Monday morning, according to data released by the Hellenic Coast Guard headquarters.

24.06.2022 / 19:18

A recently renovated hotel in central Athens was vandalized on Thursday night by at least two unknown individuals, who smashed windows and threw leaflets that called on tourists to leave what they declared to be a “class-war zone.”

23.06.2022 / 10:21

An undercover police officer working in a joint Greek-American drug operation has submitted evidence indicating that four British nationals arrested in Thessaloniki for attempting to bring 654 kilograms of cocaine into Greece from Italy may have connections to a much bigger racket.

18.06.2022 / 10:13

Police have launched an investigation after a man, reported to be a gas station owner, was gunned down in his business on Saturday. The incident happened at around 8 a.m. in the north-eastern Athens suburb of Gerakas.

17.06.2022 / 10:01

An extra 600 special guards are being recruited by the Citizens’ Protection Ministry to be integrated in the campus police force known as the University Institutions Protection Teams (OPPI), when they finally assume duties.