Tourism in Greece

Two Greeks seen behind Europe-wide illegal TV streaming platform

Two Greeks aged 27 and 31 are suspected of being the brains behind a Europe-wide illegal television streaming platform believed to be responsible for causing an estimated 6.5 million euros' worth of damage to licensed pay-TV providers, Greece's Athens-Macedonian News Agency reported on Thursday.

A Nationwide Strike Will Block the Maritime Transport in Greece Next Week

A maritime transport crews nationwide strike has been announced on September 24, 2019 in Greece, according to the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry.

The start of the strike action is announced at 06:00 on September 24, and the end - at 06:00 on September 25. The strike is also expected to affect ferry connections in the country.

Nearly 70 wildfires reported in 24 hours

Beachgoers watch a firefighting helicopter scoop up water from the sea at the coastal resort of Loutraki, near Corinth, on Tuesday. A wildfire that started on Saturday on the area's Mount Geraneia and burned through hundreds of hectares of brush and trees over the weekend and on Monday, experienced fresh conflagrations Tuesday, which, however, were quickly doused.

Police probing activities of gun smuggling racket

Greek Police (ELAS) investigators are turning up new evidence on the activities of what appears to be a large gun smuggling network with links to Albania, following the arrest over the weekend of six suspects and the seizure of four Kalashnikov assault rifles and hundreds of rounds of ammunition on Crete over the weekend.

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