A group of self-styled anarchists firebombed the headquarters of socialist PASOK party in central Athens on Tuesday night, following a march to demand a prison leave for convicted terrorist Dimitris Koufodinas.
The Greek Police (ELAS) is making changes to the way it patrols the downtown Athens area in a bid to prevent violence by self-styled anarchists acting out in support of hunger striking terrorist Dimitris Koufodinas.
Commenting on the claim on Wednesday by SYRIZA MP Giorgos Kyritsis that nobody had died in Greece from petrol bombs, the general secretary of the Special Guards unit, Efstratios Mavroidakos, said on Thursday that more than 170 police officers had suffered burns from Molotov cocktails within a year.
Epaminondas Korkoneas, an ex-police officer convicted to life over the 2008 death of teenager Alexis Grigoropoulos, testified before a court in Lamia, central Greece, on Thursday, the penultimate day of his appeal.
The ongoing appeal trial on the murder of schoolboy Alexandros Grigoropoulos 11 years ago continued in the city of Lamia on Thursday with the testimony of Epaminondas Korkoneas, the former officer convicted to life imprisonment for the killing in the first trial in 2010.
Students from Thessaloniki's Aristotle University on Monday issued a fresh appeal for the protection of its property and an end to criminal activities on its premises in a letter addressed to the government, the Education Ministry and the Hellenic Police. "Drug trafficking and its consequences...