Greece’s ongoing project to get illegal immigrants rounded up and out of the country led to the deportation of 811 in May, the police Aliens Bureau said.
Greek defense officials have put the country’s Air Force on standby status as Turkish jets keep invading Greek air space over the Aegean Sea, stepping up the game of taunting incursions. Turkish aircraft carried out 1,017 violations in the first five months of 2014 compared to 636 encroachments the previous year, according to data from Greece’s National Defense General Staff (GEETHA).
The world’s second-biggest mobile phone company Vodafone said governments around the world wanted a look at cell phone records of users, including in Greece.
More than 2,000 bicyclists took part in the 7th World Naked Bike Ride here on June 6, although it was more modest than its title with many people dressed instead.
Greece’s extremist Golden Dawn party, whose leaders have been arrested on charges of running a criminal gang, has sued the prosecutors bringing the case against them.
Financial prosecutors looking at a list of 2,062 Greeks with secret Swiss bank accounts have found the first 500 have evaded taxes and are being made to pay but not prosecuted.
Greek Prime Minister on June 5 let his official aircraft transport a seven-year-old boy in need of a liver transplant to Germany, where a match had been found for him.
Google has launched its Street View map service in Greece after winning approval from the privacy authority that blocked the ground-level map application five years ago.
The Greek government said it would legalize the illegal construction of the Mall of Athens and that the construction company that built it unlawfully would not be penalized.
China’s Prime Minister Li Keqiang and President Xi Jinping will visit Greece in an event Greek officials hope will give a big boost to growing ties, business and tourism.