News archive of September 2018
Following months of investigation, the Athens prosecutor's office has summoned Attica Regional Governor Rena Dourou and another 10 officials as suspects in connection with the flash floods in Mandra, western Attica, last November, which resulted in the death of 23 people and the destruction of hundreds of properties.
The Alvarez & Marsal report on the chaotic discrepancies in the figures of luxury jewelry company Folli Follie appears to concern the foreign funds that have invested in Greece or are monitoring it, as well as fellow Greek listed companies, sources say. This is despite the largely anticipated outcome of the troubled company's case.
Two 18-year-olds and a 25-year-old were arrested on Friday for trying to plant heroin in a children's playground in the western port city of Patra.
According to reports, the three men refused to stop for a check by police on a street and ran off to a nearby playground where they were nabbed as they tried to hide a package containing 206 grams of the drug.
A local community in the Fokida region in central Greece was reeling on Friday after the revelation that a mentally disabled 16-year-old was impregnated by her father.
According to reports, the girl, who lives with her family in Itea, was found to be pregnant after she was rushed to a hospital in the town of Amfissa suffering from stomach pains.
In the wake of the Xenophon weather system that brought the cold, wet front to Greece earlier this week, authorities are on Saturday bracing for a cyclone dubbed Zorbas, which is expected to move in from the south, affecting the Peloponnese, Crete, Attica and eastern Evia as well as much of the Aegean.
Romania does not lack of leadership human resources but the courage to restore common sense in the public space, analyst Radu Magdin said on Friday, adding that political leaders have the greater responsibility for civic trust to return to the leadership area.