Human geography

Russians charged after ‘aggressive’ behavior forces emergency landing in Thessaloniki

Two Russian nationals were arrested and charged in Thessaloniki early Sunday morning for disrupting the safety of a flight from Manchester, England to Dalaman, Turkey, after their plane was forced to land at Thessaloniki's international airport. 

Seven children test positive for strep A infection

Seven children from the same northern city as a boy who died after contracting strep A have tested positive for the infection, according to the president of the public hospital staff union POEDIN.

A prosecutor has already ordered an inquiry into the death of the 7-year-old boy from Naoussa, which occurred in a Thessaloniki hospital.

Thessaloniki: Retired teacher arrested for lewd acts on minor

A retired teacher in Thessaloniki is expected to appear before a prosecutor on charges of performing a lewd act on a minor to whom he was giving private lessons.

Police in the Thermi district of the northern city arrested the 72-year-old male after his student, a 14-year-old girl, and her mother filed a complaint.

Arrests made in Thessaloniki rooftop pursuit following arson incident

Two suspects have been arrested in Thessaloniki in northern Greece after a thrilling pursuit of hooded individuals leaping from rooftop to rooftop. One of them was apprehended just before 7 a.m. while attempting to flee, while the second remained on a rooftop near a church for approximately 30 minutes.