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Teen injured in hit-and-run in northern Greece

A 12-year-old boy was injured when his bicycle was hit by a passing car in the city of Naousa, central Macedonia.

The incident took place on Tuesday night, according to state-run news agency ANA-MPA. The boy was transferred to the Ippokratio Hospital in Thessaloniki for treatment, although it was not clear what his injuries were.

Local police is investigating the incident. 

Romanian Police chief: Violence deeds decrease 47pct on Easter from last year's

Bucharest, April 20 /Agerpres/ - The chief of the Romanian Police Liviu Vasilescu announced that, during the Easter holidays, the crime rate decreased by 17pct compared to last year, and in the case of violence deeds there is a decrease of 47 pct compared to 2019.

PSD announces COVID-19 Lockdown Tracker app monitoring quarantined subjects is completed

The Social Democratic Party (PSD) announced on Thursday the completion of the COVID-19 Lockdown Tracker app for monitoring the persons under a forced isolation or quarantine order. The app was developed by Alexandru Petrescu - leader of BMM Testlabs' global cybersecurity initiative - in cooperation with a group of Romanian cyber security experts. "Good news!

NGOs win the day in legal battle over Bucharest's mini-Versailles Gardens

The Bucharest Tribunal has suspended the building permit issued by Bucharest general mayor, Gabriela Firea, for the construction of a four-storey compound on the green space at 45 Kiseleff Blvd., an area known as the Bucharest "Versailles Gardens", independent deputy Nicusor Dan, who is also running for city mayor, announced on Friday.

Body found in Kastoria Lake

A fire department crew recovered the body of a man that was seen floating in Kastoria Lake in northern Greece on Tuesday.
Authorities said the man, who was elderly but has yet to be identified, was found three meters from the shore.
Local police have launched an investigation.

A Migrant Camp in Greece Was Evacuated duet to a Fire

A large fire broke out in a migrant-populated camp on the Greek island of Samos. Authorities have begun evacuating its occupants, according to BGNES.

There was a conflict between Afghans and Syrians living in the camp, with three people injured. Local police say there have been no injuries since the tension.

End of the road for driving test cheat

A man was caught cheating Friday during the written exam to obtain a driver's license using digital gadgets, authorities in eastern Attica said Friday.

More specifically, the candidate driver used a watch equipped with a camera and a listening device to receive help from friends outside the exam room.

Local police detained the cheating candidate for questioning.

Teenager hospitalised with head injury during anti-fascist rally in Agrinio

A 19-year-old woman was being treated in a hospital in the city of Ioannina, in western Greece, on Wednesday after she was hit in the face by an object during an anti-fascist march in Agrinio to commemorate a 36-year-old rapper killed by a self-professed member of Golden Dawn five years ago.