The Greek Coast Guard said it had detained 77 illegal immigrants off the island of Mykonos, one of the country’s most popular tourist destinations.
President Karolos Papoulias, disagreeing with Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, said an economic crisis has forced democracy in Greece to retreat.
Mayor Yannis Boutaris, who wants Greeks and Turks to have closer ties, wants a museum of Islamic art in Greece’s second-largest city.
A police officer from Greece’s antiquities protection department was charged in a ring trying to sell a 1-million euro statue.
Many Greek families can’t afford to go to the beach,, many covered with private charging people as much as 25 euros ($33.65) each a day.
A 56-year-old woman on life support died an hour after her power was cut due to an unpaid electric bill, and her family said they would sue.
Facing thousands of protests on a petition and a growing alliance against a plan to allow almost unchecked development on Greece’s coast, the coalition government led by Prime Minister Antonis Samaras has decided to revise the measure to prevent a clash with environmentalists and critics.
Despite being allowed to open on Sundays, nearly 40 percent of Greece’s retail stores remained closed on July 20 and sales weren’t good for those operating.
Finance Minister Gikas Hardouvelis is due to meet lawmakers from the coalition government’s ruling parties to review a plan to change how political parties are funded.
Greece’s Public Power Corporation will raise electric rates for households by 11.1 percent on July 25 but give a break to smaller businesses.