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A 43-year-old foreign national charged with raping a 13-year-old Belgian girl last summer was remanded in custody Tuesday in the town of Hania on the island of Crete pending his trial.
The suspect, a resident of Hania for the last 13 years, denied raping the girl, who was on holiday with her family.
Police in Thessaloniki on Tuesday detained a 57-year-old Albanian national believed to be a leading member of an international racket that has been smuggling large quantities of drugs into Greece.
According to investigators, the suspect was taking delivery of cocaine and overseeing its distribution across the country but chiefly in and around the Thessaloniki area.
The Attica Zoological Park at Spata, west of Athens, has accused its critics of "hypocrisy" over the fatal shooting of two rare jaguars that escaped from their enclosure in November.
The incident, which was announced on Saturday, triggered criticism of the zoo by the Panhellenic Animal Welfare and Environmental Federation and Giorgos Amyras, a lawmaker for To Potami.
The main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) has nominated Ekrem İmamoğlu, the mayor of Istanbul's Beylikdüzü district, to run for Istanbul province in the upcoming local elections in March 2019, while announcing Mansur Yavaş, a former CHP mayoral candidate for 2014 elections, to run for Ankara, the country's capital city.
Marking the National Minorities Day of Romania represents "a proof of accepting and respecting the other - defined through a distinct ethnic, religious, cultural and linguistic identity" and "a proof of the maturity of the Romanian society that understood that dialogue and good coexistence are the pillars of a durable democracy," a release of the Foreign Affairs Ministry (MAE) sent to AGERPRES
A man in the northern Turkish province of Trabzon has turned an old van into an observation terrace to enjoy the great view in winters with his friends. Click through for the story in photos...
A man in Istanbul faces more than 80 years in jail in a sexual abuse case in which one of his autistic sons told the court that he would "like to see him sentenced to death in front of him because of his perversion."
Nearly 70 children from Varna High School were poisoned on two consecutive days at the same place where they were celebrating a Christmas party, reported the Bulgarian National Television.
They are already well and the Regional Health Inspection has appointed inspections.
The results of the research are expected tomorrow.