Two arrested in Thessaloniki for transporting migrants

Two men were arrested in Thessaloniki on Saturday for transporting irregular migrants, following a car chase on the old Thessaloniki-Kavala highway.

The suspects, aged 25 and 29, are facing accusations of resisting arrest, violence against officials, disruption of traffic safety and illegal entry into the country, since they also lacked residence permits. 

Gov’t publishes 7 new general urban plans

Another seven General Urban Plans (GUP) for towns and town units were published in the Government Gazette on Thursday, specifying land use and terms and restrictions of construction.

Based on modern urban practices, the plans take into account sustainable urban mobility, and the protection of state and private property.