Western Thrace

State Department: US-Greek relations at an 'historic high point'

The United States and Greece are working together in the Eastern Mediterranean to expand regional cooperation, including through the "3+1" grouping with Greece, Cyprus, and Israel, the State Department said on Friday, as its head Mike Pompeo started his two-day visit to Athens.

Ministry plans to improve links to remote islands

The Shipping Ministry is reportedly mulling plans to improve ferry services to remote Greek islands through increased funding and a better licensing framework so that routes are carried out with better ships.
It will also seek ways to ensure that replacement vessels are always available in case of emergency.

Human Trafficking Investigation in Greece, 2 Bulgarians Are Suspected

The Greek police is investigating two suspected traffickers in the after a severe crash left six dead. The two suspects are Bulgarians.

16 people boarded a jeep that crashed in Turkey's border town of Evros while traveling to Alexandroupoli. Six were killed and the other 10 were injured

Everyone in the vehicle was male, most migrants from Pakistan and Egypt.

Man dies after being hit by train

Traffic police in Alexandroupoli, northern Greece, were on Thursday investigating the circumstances that led to the death of a young man who was hit by a train serving the Alexandroupoli-Ormenio route shortly before 10 a.m.
According to local reports, the man was aged between 20 and 30 and had no identification documents on him.

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