A 42-year-old man was in police custody on Friday after allegedly shooting a neighbor, a man also aged 42, and the latter's 67-year-old mother in the small town of Chrysoupoli near Kavala in northern Greece following a dispute over a parking spot.
The news reports about Samothraki, the northern Aegean island which was disconnected from the mainland following the breakdown this month of two passenger ferries, did not come like a bolt from the blue.
In the wake of the disruption caused by the breakdown this month of two passenger ferries serving the northern Aegean island of Samothraki, the government on Monday announced a series of measures to improve connections to the island, modernize its port and complete stalled infrastructure projects.
Walking through Athens on a recent sunny summer afternoon, I encountered some children and adults hanging laundry on a makeshift clothesline in the National Garden. Later I spot another refugee sleeping in the shade of a 3-foot shrub on the sidewalk near the University of Athens.
Half the bookings made at the northern Aegean island of Samothraki have been cancelled as a result of the problems with ferry connections which left hundreds of tourists stranded for days, the mayor said Thursday.
Hundreds of tourists on Tuesday remained stranded on Samothraki since Sunday due to a combination of powerful winds and a breakdown of the main ferry linking the northern Aegean island to the port city of Alexandroupoli on the mainland.
Bulgarian tourists blocked on the Greek island of Samothraki can get a free meal once a day at several establishments near Port Kamariotissa, as well as free overnight accommodation, said the press office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
A 41-year-old man was arrested by investigating officers of the Kalamata fire service on Wednesday in connection with five blazes which broke out in forests and farmland over the past five years in the Peloponnese.
Residents and shopkeepers in the central Greece town of Almyros, near Volos, woke up to find graffiti scrawled across dozens of shop windows, apartment block entrances and parked cars on Tuesday morning.