Brief respite for embattled Tsipras govt provided by release of 2 servicemen held in Turkey
This week's release of two Greek servicemen held in Turkey since early March 2018 offered a welcome respite for the foundering Tsipras coalition government, which was reeling from a deadly wildfire late last month in eastern Attica prefecture that has claimed 95 victims so far.
Coast guard probes 2 reports of shots fired at Greek fishing vessels by Turkish fishermen
The Greek coast guard is investigating a second report involving crew-members of a Turkish fishing vessel firing shots at Greek vessels, with the latest instance reportedly taking place west of the northeast island of Samothrace.
Portuguese tourist, 25, dies after falling off rock formation across from Acropolis during attempted mugging
A 25-year-old Portuguese tourist died on Wednesday evening after falling off a 20-meter rock formation across from the Acropolis in central Athens during what police describe as an attempted mugging by three unidentified suspects.