Theodoros Chronopoulos

Questions about identity of man arrested over 1985 hijacking

Greek police said Saturday they have arrested a suspect in the 1985 hijacking of a flight from Athens that became a multi-day ordeal and included the slaying of an American.

Police said a 65-year-old suspect in the hijacking was arrested Thursday on the island of Mykonos in response to a warrant from Germany.

Greece busts cancer drug theft gang, 21 arrests include doctors

Greece has broken up a criminal gang that stole cancer drugs from hospitals and smuggled them to other European countries for resale at a premium, potentially depriving patients of life-saving medicine, police said on Friday.

Twenty-one people aged between 22 and 70 have been arrested, among them doctors and nurses, according to the police.

Police busts drug gang that delivered door-to-door

A criminal gang that used taxis, trolleys and even the Uber ride-hailing service to distribute drugs to the doors of their customers around Attica has been broken up in Exarchia, central Athens, police said on Friday. Among the 21 suspects arrested were two individuals who had been detained during university riots in 2010 in Zografou.