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March 23, 2020, 5:36 PM

Greek counterterror police seize arms, detain more than 20

Greek counterterrorism police have detained more than 20 people in raids in Athens and seized heavy weaponry including anti-tank arms. A police statement said Thursday's raids in two Athens locations followed cooperation with Greece's secret service
March 23, 2020, 5:36 PM
Greek counterterror police seize arms, detain more than 20
March 21, 2020, 2:12 PM

Greece sends nearly 600 migrants to locked camp

Authorities say almost 600 migrants arrested while crossing to three Greek islands from the Turkish coast opposite have arrived at a facility in northern Greece where they will be required to remain pending deportation
March 21, 2020, 2:12 PM
Greece sends nearly 600 migrants to locked camp
1 month ago

EU states to take in 1,600 migrant children in Greece

A group of European Union countries has agreed to take in at least 1,600 migrant children in Greece who have been traveling without their parents
1 month ago
EU states to take in 1,600 migrant children in Greece
1 month ago

Amid tensions, fire damages Greek island refugee center

A fire broke out at a refugee center on the Greek island of Lesbos, causing considerable damage to a warehouse but no injuries
1 month ago
Amid tensions, fire damages Greek island refugee center
1 month ago

Greek villagers enlisted to catch migrants at Turkey border

Greek villagers who live near the border with Turkey are helping to locate migrants who manage to slip across despite the expanded police force guarding the divide
1 month ago
Greek villagers enlisted to catch migrants at Turkey border
1 month ago

Thousands of migrants look for way around shut Greek border

Thousands of migrants are searching for ways to cross Greece's winding land border from Turkey
1 month ago
Thousands of migrants look for way around shut Greek border
1 month ago

Child dies as migrants rush to cross Greek-Turkish border

A child has died when a boat full of migrants heading to a Greek island capsized, the first death in a new migrant push seeking to enter from Turkey
1 month ago
Thousands of migrants rush border as Greek army deploys
2 months ago

Greece: Emergency powers to build migrant detention camps

Greece's government says it is planning to use emergency legal powers to create detention centers for migrants on five Greek islands to try and speed up deportations back to Turkey
2 months ago
Greece: Emergency powers to build migrant detention camps
2 months ago

Full snow moon rises over Acropolis Hill in Greece

Timelapse footage shows a full moon rising Sunday morning over Acropolis Hill in Athens, Greece.
2 months ago
Full snow moon rises over Acropolis Hill in Greece
2 months ago

Greece boosts border patrols, plans cameras to stop migrants

Greek officials say they are stepping up security on the land border with Turkey through which thousands of migrants clandestinely enter Europe every year, with extra guards backed by a network of powerful surveillance cameras
2 months ago
2 months ago

Greek police report seizure of nearly 1.2 tons of cocaine

Greek police say they seized nearly 1.2 tons of cocaine and arrested 8 alleged members of an international drug trafficking gang
2 months ago
3 months ago

Top judge elected as Greece's first female president

The head of Greece's top administrative court has been overwhelmingly elected as the country's first female president in a parliamentary vote
3 months ago
Top judge elected as Greece's first female president
5 months ago

Greece marks 1973 student uprising anniversary; 28 arrested

Heavy police presence prevented escalation of clashes with anarchists, leftists.
5 months ago
6 months ago

Greece: Migrant child killed in boat collision

Greek authorities say a child has been found dead and one person is missing after a coast guard patrol boat collided with a dinghy carrying migrants
6 months ago
Migrant child killed in boat collision in Greece
6 months ago

Under strain, Greece plans tougher asylum rules

Greece's government is promising to toughen the asylum application procedure for migrants, speed up deportations, and expand detention powers, as authorities struggle to cope with a surge in new arrivals
6 months ago
7 months ago

2 divers found dead in underwater cave off Greek island

Greek authorities say two foreigners found dead off the island of Karpathos.
7 months ago
8 months ago

Firefighters battle blaze in Greek island nature reserve

Hundreds of people had been evacuated from four villages and a monastery.
8 months ago
Firefighting planes resume flights over Greek island fire
8 months ago

2 ancient, unlooted tombs unearthed in southern Greece

Greece's culture ministry says the two intact tombs date from 1400 to 1200 B.C.
8 months ago
9 months ago

Earthquake hits Athens, Greece

An earthquake hit Athens, Greece. It was 5.3 magnitude.
9 months ago
Earthquake hits Athens, Greece
9 months ago

Greece creditors say no changes in bailout terms for new PM

Conservative party leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis will be Greece's new leader.
9 months ago
Greek election winner to be sworn in as prime minister
9 months ago

Greek election: Voters crave return to mainstream politics

In the wake of financial crisis, Greeks prepare to vote in a general election with polls suggesting opposition conservatives are poised for victory as parties and voters turn away from populists
9 months ago
10 months ago

After criticism, Greece toughens rape law

Greece has toughened its legislation to define rape as any non-consensual sexual act, following criticism that an earlier proposed overhaul of the current definition was too lenient to offenders
10 months ago
Greece toughens rape law after criticism
10 months ago

Greek leader warns of return to 'dark days' of austerity

Greece emerged from three international bailouts last year.
10 months ago
Greek leader warns of return to 'dark days' of austerity
10 months ago

Greek conservatives dominate second round of local elections

Conservative-backed candidates have won 12 of 13 of Greece's regions and captured the majority of Greece's cities, confirming a trend seen in last week's first round as well as the European Parliament election, which took place on the same day
10 months ago
10 months ago

Greek prime minister calls for early election after EU loss

"The result does not rise to our expectations," PM says.
10 months ago
1 year ago

Greek bishop skips holy object's arrival at military airport

A senior cleric boycotted the ceremony because of the choice of airports.
1 year ago
2 years ago

Greece and Macedonia hope to end decades-long dispute over name

A dispute between Greece and the Republic of Macedonia over the latter's name has gone on for nearly three decades.
2 years ago
Greece and Macedonia hope to end decades-long dispute over name
3 years ago

Large fire burns for 2nd day, threatens homes near Athens

A large wildfire north of Athens is threatening homes as it sweeps through pine forest for a second day, with high winds limiting the ability to contain the blaze.
3 years ago
Large fire burns for 2nd day, threatens homes near Athens
3 years ago

Friends of US college graduate beaten to death in Greece say he was a 'peacemaker'

An American tourist was beaten to death on Friday while visiting an island in Greece.
3 years ago
Friends of college graduate beaten to death say he was a 'peacemaker'
3 years ago

Inside the old town of Rhodes, Greece

ABC News' Sarah Hucal takes us on a tour inside Rhodes, the longest inhabited medieval walled city in Europe.
3 years ago
Inside the old town of Rhodes, Greece