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ATHEX: Index tops 660 points

The Greek bourse benchmark advanced for a sixth day in a row on Thursday, ending the week just above 660 points, on ever rising volume. The Athens Exchange (ATHEX) general index closed at 660.30 points, adding 0.42 percent to Wednesday’s 657.54 points. On a weekly basis it grew 2.59 percent. The large-cap FTSE 25 index […]

Cocaine haul at Athens airport points to gang

A 43-year-old man who was arrested at Athens airport on Thursday after taking delivery of 13 kilograms of cocaine hidden in boxes of ship parts has allegedly confessed that he was working on behalf of a fellow-Albanian who may be part of a wider drug network. Greece’s anti-drug squad was alerted to the parcels by […]

DNA points to terrorist’s partner as helicopter hijacker

Forensic evidence from a helicopter that was hijacked on Sunday appears to confirm that the woman who threatened the pilot at gunpoint was Pola Roupa, the partner of jailed terrorist Nikos Maziotis, police said on Tuesday. According to testimony from the pilot, a former police investigator, Roupa fired two shots in the air when he […]