Greece: Prison escapees commit €1 million bank robbery
Two armed robbers who held up the National Bank of Greece in Larissa on Thursday and made off with €1 million euros, have been identified as two of the Albanian prisoners who escaped from Trikala prison in March.
Europe: Greece: Teachers Abandon Strike Plan
Greek high school teachers on Thursday called off a strike after the government essentially banned it by enacting an emergency law that threatened strikers with arrest or dismissal.
Athens: Striking market vendors hand out 20 tons of free food
Market stall vendors staging a 24-hour-strike in Greece on Wednesday, set up their stalls in Athens to hand out 20 tons of free food.
Greek Public-Sector Strike Fizzles
A Greek strike over education cutbacks failed to draw widespread participation, underscoring weakening public support for Greece's once-powerful labor movement.
Canada Says Convicted Terrorist Is Deported
The Canadian government said it secured the long-sought deportation of a man convicted of participating in a deadly 1968 airplane hijacking in Greece.