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Greek court orders jail for neo-Nazi leaders

Athens - A Greek court on Thursday ordered neo-Nazi Golden Dawn chief Nikos Michaloliakos and his former top aides to begin immediately serving prison sentences, capping one of the most significant trials in the country's political history.

Greek neo-Nazi leader, inner group given 13-year prison terms

Athens - The leader of Greece's neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn and his inner circle were handed 13-year prison sentences on Wednesday as a trial seen as one of the most important in the country's modern political history neared its conclusion.

Greek prosecutor seeks 13-year sentences for neo-Nazi leaders

Athens - A Greek prosecutor on Tuesday called for 13-year prison sentences for the leading members of infamous neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn, nearly a week after their conviction in a landmark trial.

Court rejects leniency for Greek neo-Nazi leaders

Athens - A Greek court Monday rejected calls for leniency for the leaders of notorious Greek neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn, paving the way for sentences of up to 15 years after a five-year trial.

No leniency for Greek neo-Nazi leaders in sentencing

Athens - A Greek court Monday rejected a request for leniency for the leader of notorious Greek neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn and his top aides, who were convicted last week at the end of a landmark five-year trial.

Greek court to sentence neo-Nazi party top brass

Athens - A Greek court on Thursday will deliver eagerly-awaited sentences after leaders of neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn were found guilty of running a criminal outfit in a landmark case, a court source said.

Prison finale for Greek dictator's disciple and Hitler admirer

Athens - Nikos Michaloliakos, the founder of Greece's neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn who was handed a 13-year prison sentence on Wednesday, is a dictator's disciple, Hitler admirer, and one of the longest-running party leaders in the country.

Greek neo-Nazi party ruled a criminal group in landmark trial

Athens - A Greek court found the leaders of neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn guilty of running a criminal organisation on Wednesday at the end of a historic trial that was hailed by the prime minister as a victory for democracy.

Big crowd gathers for Greek neo-Nazi trial verdict

Athens - More than 8,000 people gathered Wednesday outside a Greek courthouse for the verdicts in the trial of leaders of the neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn, police told AFP.

The rise and fall of Greece's far-right Golden Dawn party

Athens - Greek neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn on Wednesday faces a verdict in a landmark five-year murder trial involving its top leaders and other members.

Moment of truth in trial of Greece's neo-Nazis

Athens - An Athens criminal court is set to hand down verdicts Wednesday on the top leaders and dozens of members of Greece's neo-Nazi Golden Dawn group after one of the country's biggest trials in decades.

After US boost, Greece looks for EU backing on Turkey talks

Athens - Greece looks for EU support this week in tough upcoming talks with Turkey after securing a diplomatic boost from the visiting US secretary of state.

Cruise ship passengers have follow-up virus testing at Greek port

Athens - Passengers aboard the first cruise ship to sail to Greece since the coronavirus lockdown underwent follow-up coronavirus tests on Tuesday, with early results negative, a day after a dozen infections were reported, a health ministry source said.

Pompeo urges Greece, Turkey to resolve Mediterranean row

Athens - The United States on Monday called on Greece and Turkey to find "good solutions" to a tense Mediterranean territorial dispute after the NATO neighbours agreed to hold talks.

First virus death in Greek migrant camp

Athens - Greek officials on Sunday announced the first coronavirus death in a migrant camp near Athens, as refugee groups stepped up criticism of the containment policy of the Greek government and Europe.

Greek Olympian Apostolos Christou talks Los Angeles Current, ISL Special

Greek swimmer and Olympian Apostolos Christou chatted with Digital Journal's Markos Papadatos about joining the Los Angeles Current in Season 2 of the International Swimming League (ISL).

Greece warms to EU asylum pact but refugee groups rage

Athens - Greece's government has cautiously welcomed a plan from Brussels to reform the EU's shaky asylum system, but charity groups working with refugees on the ground have blasted a continued "outrageous containment policy".

Russian PM visits coronavirus-hit Mount Athos in Greece

Athens - Russian Prime minister Mikhail Mishustin on Saturday concluded a private visit to Mount Athos, a venerated male-only centre of Orthodox Christianity in Greece where eight monks have tested positive for coronavirus.

Lesbos camp filling up as UN warns on migrants' future

Athens - The UN refugee agency on Friday warned Greece that a new camp on Lesbos island hastily built to house thousands of migrants left homeless by a fire last week can only be temporary.

Five migrants arrested over Greek camp fire: minister

Athens - Police on the Greek island of Lesbos have arrested five migrants suspected of setting a fire that destroyed Europe's largest camp of Moria last week, the minister responsible for policing said Tuesday.
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