Gang of drug dealers arrested; 26,000 euros confiscated

A drug-dealing ring that was active in the center of Athens was unraveled on Monday, with police arresting six gang members - five Albanian nationals, aged 25, 27, 29, 36 and 47 and one Greek woman, 20.

Police confiscated more than 26 kilos of cannabis, a pistol, 26,000 euros and two cars after raids in homes and cars in the districts of Kypseli and Neos Cosmos.

Attacks Target Three Offices of SYRIZA in Athens

Arsonists attacked three offices of the largest ruling party in the Greek capital of Athens overnight.

Incendiary devices went off at the offices of SYRIZA in Glyfada, Nea Ionia and Kypseli between 1 and 3 a.m. on Monday.

The three attacks caused damage, but no casualties have been reported, daily Kathimerini informs.

Winner of 9.5-mln-euro lotto ticket partially … surfaces, as lawyer steps forth

The lucky winner of more than 9.5 million euros in the “Joker” lottery game may not have appeared so far, but two of his, or her, attorney visited the “lucky” betting parlour on Tuesday.

According to the betting pools operator OPAP, the multi-million-euro ticket cost a mere … three euros.

The ticket was submitted at a parlour in the Kypseli district of central Athens.

Successive attacks on ATMs in Athens suggest coordinated action

Unidentified arsonists targeted the ATMs of bank branches in various parts of greater Athens early Saturday in attacks that caused damage but no injuries.

The first attack was on an ATM in Kypseli, the second occurred a few minutes later in the suburb of Pefki, the third was in Zografou and the fourth in the suburb of Maroussi.

A taste of Ethiopia in central Athens

Fans of ethnic cuisine are constantly seeking out unique tastes. They can now enjoy such in the Ethiopian restaurant in the central Athens district of Kypseli. The restaurant, named “Lalibela” after the Ethiopian city, has been in business since 2000, offering a variety of exotic tastes from the African’s cuisine.