Greek Police Fine 23 for Violating Minimum Distance and Face Mask Rules on Tuesday

ATHENS – The Greek police on Wednesday announced that 23 violations of minimum safety distance and face mask rules were ascertained throughout Greece on Tuesday, May 12.

According to the Greek police, the specific violations, for which fines of 150 euros were imposed, occurred in the following areas: 10 in Attica, 7 in the North Aegean, 4 in Western Greece, 1 on Crete, 1 in Epirus. A total of 286 violations have been written out since the start of the measure.

Regarding movements outside the prefecture of residence, 72 violations were ascertained throughout the country and an equal number of fines of 150 euros were imposed, as follows: 30 in Central Macedonia, 12 in Attica, 11 in Thessaloniki, 8 in Western Greece, 4 in Thessaly, 3 in Central Greece, 2 in the Peloponnese, 1 in Eastern Macedonia-Thrace and 1 in North Aegean. A total of 889 violations have been written out since the start of the measure.


KALAMATA, Greece (AP) — A Greek judge dismissed a case Tuesday against nine Egyptian men accused of causing a shipwreck that killed hundreds of migrants last year and sent shockwaves through the European Union’s border protection and asylum operations, after a prosecutor told the court Greece lacked jurisdiction.

Top Stories


A pregnant woman was driving in the HOV lane near Dallas.

General News

NEW YORK – Meropi Kyriacou, the new Principal of The Cathedral School in Manhattan, was honored as The National Herald’s Educator of the Year.


Sour Patch Kids Oreos? Peeps Pepsi? What’s Behind the Weird Flavors Popping Up on Store Shelves

Van Leeuwen Ice Cream usually draws customers with gourmet takes on classics like vanilla and pistachio.

Artificial Intelligence will provide us with one surprise – hopefully mainly good ones – after another far into the future, but for some people, especially writers and readers of science fiction, some of the news will be old news.

NEW YORK – Teatro Grattacielo presents The Young Artists Series: G.

NEW YORK – Effie Lazaridou, CEO of New Agriculture New Generation (NANG), spoke with The National Herald about the organization which she has led since it began in 2018 and which aims to create employment and entrepreneurship opportunities for young people in the agrifood industry in Greece.

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti  — Haiti’s main international airport reopened Monday for the first time in nearly three months after relentless gang violence forced authorities to close it.

Enter your email address to subscribe

Provide your email address to subscribe. For e.g. [email protected]

You may unsubscribe at any time using the link in our newsletter.