Tourism in Greece
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.
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.
Folk-rock act Yiannis Haroulis, a skilled hand at the Cretan lute and an artist inspired by that island's musical heritage, will perform at the Seikh Sou Forest (Dasos) Theater on Wednesday, September 18. Presenting new and older work, Haroulis is joined by a seven-member band. The show starts at 9 p.m.
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.