Turkish police on Dec. 24 seized kilograms (nearly 500 pounds) of marijuana from a truck in the country's southeast, according to a security source.
The drugs were seized in Gaziantep after anti-drug teams stopped the vehicle and arrested the driver in a sniffer dog-aided operation, said the source, who asked not to be named due to restrictions on speaking to the media.
Ten people were arrested on drug possession charges during a raid on a nightclub in the Gazi district of Athens, police said on Monday.
The raid, which took place early on Sunday morning, led to the seizure of 12.6 grams of cannabis, 3.5 grams of cocaine, 1.7 grams of heroin, 3.2 grams of MDMA and at least 20 pills.
Improvised knives and small quantities of drugs were seized by members of the Crime Prevention and Suppression Team (OPKE) in Avlona prison, north of the capital, late on Wednesday night.
The officers, backed by a riot police unit, entered the prison to carry out a surprise raid at 11 p.m. and searched all prisoners' cells.
Police officers in the narcotics squad in Ioaninna, northwestern Greece, seized more than 73 kilograms of cannabis in the early hours of Tuesday morning after detaining a 43-year-old suspected drug dealer near the village of Kefalovryso.
Officers found the drugs during a search of the man's vehicle, which they stopped after receiving a tip-off.