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Greece

Society,

ATHENS - A law enforcement agency being called a version of the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is being set up in Greece to try to deal with fighting mobsters after a Greek police operation called Clean Hands couldn’t do it.

Society,

ATHENS - Four years after the COVID-19 pandemic shut international travel and kept tourists away from Greece, the government now wants  to limit how many cruise ships can dock at popular islands because there are too many tourists.

ATHENS - Four years after the COVID-19 pandemic shut international travel and kept tourists away from Greece, the government now wants  to limit how many cruise ships can dock at popular islands because there are too many tourists.
Society,

ATHENS -A year after a vessel crammed with as many as 750 refugees and migrants sank in international waters near Greece, no real progress has been reported in a mostly secret investigation Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International complained.

ATHENS -A year after a vessel crammed with as many as 750 refugees and migrants sank in international waters near Greece, no real progress has been reported in a mostly secret investigation Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International complained.
Economy,

ATHENS - Amid complaints that letting rich foreigners qualify for Greek Golden Visas by buying property has dried up supplies and driven up rents and purchase prices, more investors want to take advantage of putting money in bank deposits.

ATHENS - Amid complaints that letting rich foreigners qualify for Greek Golden Visas by buying property has dried up supplies and driven up rents and purchase prices, more investors want to take advantage of putting money in bank deposits.

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Society,

Missing Dutch Tourist Found Dead on Greek Island, Four Missing

ATHENS - It’s been a deadly tourism season already for Greece - even before summer begins - with a British TV doctor and Dutch tourist found dead on islands after going for walks in heat waves, and five others missing on other islands.

ATHENS - It’s been a deadly tourism season already for Greece - even before summer begins - with a British TV doctor and Dutch tourist found dead on islands after going for walks in heat waves, and five others missing on other islands.
Politics,

PM Mitsotakis: Dedication and Hard Work are always Key to Our Success

ATHENS - Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis addressing the new Cabinet at a meeting held in the Maximos Mansion on Saturday, said that he chose this first meeting after the elections to coincide with the government reshuffle "in order to send an overall message of dynamic restart because June 9 was a landmark in our up to date course but also a new start for the next three years of our term" .

ATHENS - Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis addressing the new Cabinet at a meeting held in the Maximos Mansion on Saturday, said that he chose this first meeting after the elections to coincide with the government reshuffle "in order to send an overall message of dynamic restart because June 9 was a landmark in our up to date course but also a new start for the next three years of our term" .
Politics,

Mitsotakis Tweaks his Government to Focus on Cost of Living and Labor

ATHENS, Greece — Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis tweaked his Cabinet on Friday with a focus on cost-of-living and labor policies after his center-right party's victory in Europe's parliamentary elections.

ATHENS, Greece — Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis tweaked his Cabinet on Friday with a focus on cost-of-living and labor policies after his center-right party's victory in Europe's parliamentary elections.
Politics,

After EU Elections Setback, Mitsotakis Will Stay the Course

ATHENS – Acknowledging disappointing results in the European Parliament elections for New Democracy, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said there won’t be early elections in Greece and dismissed any idea of taking New Democracy further right.

ATHENS – Acknowledging disappointing results in the European Parliament elections for New Democracy, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said there won’t be early elections in Greece and dismissed any idea of taking New Democracy further right.
Society,

UN Agencies Urge Greece to Shed Light on Migrant Shipwreck that Killed Hundreds One Year Ago

ATHENS — The United Nations' refugee and migration agencies on Friday criticized Greece's failure over the past year to shed light on one of the worst migrant shipwrecks in the Mediterranean Sea that left hundreds dead.

ATHENS — The United Nations' refugee and migration agencies on Friday criticized Greece's failure over the past year to shed light on one of the worst migrant shipwrecks in the Mediterranean Sea that left hundreds dead.
Society,

Girl, 11, Found Dead, Relative Arrested

ATHENS – Video evidence gathered by the Pyrgos Police led to the arrest of a 37-year-old man accused of murdering an 11-year-old girl with a screwdriver, in the Katarachi area of ​​Ilia.

ATHENS – Video evidence gathered by the Pyrgos Police led to the arrest of a 37-year-old man accused of murdering an 11-year-old girl with a screwdriver, in the Katarachi area of ​​Ilia.
Society,

Released Greek Cop Who Killed Teen Boy in 2008 Faces Another Trial

ATHENS - A special duty police guard convicted of shooting dead a 15-year-old teen in the capital’s anarchist stronghold of Exarchia in 2008, setting off two weeks of riots - and who was released from prison - will be tried again.

ATHENS - A special duty police guard convicted of shooting dead a 15-year-old teen in the capital’s anarchist stronghold of Exarchia in 2008, setting off two weeks of riots - and who was released from prison - will be tried again.
Politics,

Greek Parliament Will Review Train Tragedy Suit Against Ex-Minister

ATHENS - A lawsuit filed against former transport minister Kostas Karamanlis over the 2023 head-on train crash in Tempi that killed 57 will go to the Parliament - controlled by the ruling New Democracy - to decide whether to let it go to court.

ATHENS - A lawsuit filed against former transport minister Kostas Karamanlis over the 2023 head-on train crash in Tempi that killed 57 will go to the Parliament - controlled by the ruling New Democracy - to decide whether to let it go to court.
Society,

Greece’s Ombudsman Cites Runaway Construction, Overtourism Threats

ATHENS - A ceaseless push for development on islands and coasts - while the government said it wants to stop the takeover of public beaches - is bringing so many tourists that the sector has become unmanageable, Greece’s Ombudsman said.

ATHENS - A ceaseless push for development on islands and coasts - while the government said it wants to stop the takeover of public beaches - is bringing so many tourists that the sector has become unmanageable, Greece’s Ombudsman said.
Politics,

SYRIZA, PASOK Leaders Face Pushback Over Flat EU Elections Results

ATHENS - Drab showings by Greece’s major opposition SYRIZA and the PASOK-KINAL Socialists in elections for the European Parliament have created conflicts in their parties seeing their leaders likely facing challenges.

ATHENS - Drab showings by Greece’s major opposition SYRIZA and the PASOK-KINAL Socialists in elections for the European Parliament have created conflicts in their parties seeing their leaders likely facing challenges.

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