Athens University of Economics and Business

Drug dealers caught outside downtown Athens university

Two foreign nationals, aged 27 and 31, who were arrested outside the Athens University of Economics and Business on Saturday in possession of a range of narcotics, were to face an Athens prosecutor on Wednesday on drug dealing charges.

Officers seized from the suspects 10 grams of heroin, 2 grams of crystal methamphetamine, 3.5 grams of cannabis and dozens of pills.

Police motor unit attacked outside Athens university

Police on Friday were seeking the perpetrators behind an attack on officers of the force's DIAS motorcycle-riding unit outside the Athens University of Economics and Business.
According to police, the attack took place at around 5 p.m. when unidentified assailants wielding clubs emerged from the university grounds and attacked the officers, leaving them with minor injuries. 

Academics underline need for change

Amid growing concern about lawlessness on university campuses, academics have called for interventions that will allow educational institutions to resume their smooth functioning while the new head of Greece's Institute of Educational Policy has underlined the need for reforms and regular evaluations at every level of the system if state education is to be upgraded.