The immense good will that many Greeks felt for the government of Alexis Tsipras seems to be running dry. Some reform plans have already been proposed. But now local residents no longer give Syriza their automatic support.
A freak overnight downpour on the outskirts of Athens has caused flash floods, killing at least 15 people. Torrents of mud and debris engulfed streets in what is being described as the worst flooding in 20 years.
Widespread flooding caused by heavy rainfall in the region around the Greek capital has claimed almost 20 lives. Experts say lax zoning regulations meant it was a disaster waiting to happen.
A refugee who was fitted with an electronic ankle tag monitor following violent behavior has been barred from Germany after leaving the country. Police had dropped an investigation into whether the man posed a threat.
Convicted assassin Dimitris Koufodinas' freedom frolic sparked international and domestic outrage. Koufodinas was a member of the radical left-wing November 17 movement that carried out nearly two-dozen murders.
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