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Anarchists of Rouvikonas enter Parliament, raise banner, throw leaflets

A group of the well-known anarchist group Rouvikonas broke through the security measures at the Greek Parliament and entered the courtyard.  The anarchists reportedly came just a breath away from entering inside the Parliament building. Some 30 members of Rouvikonas (Rubicon) threw leaflets reading “Free Irianna” and chanted anti-government slogans. …

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Mystery around Belgian tourist, 54, found dead in Athens

A Belgian national was found dead by passersby in Neos Kosmos district of Athens on Friday night. The man had a wound on the forehead. While police investigates the issue, a preliminary autopsy conducted on Saturday morning did not confirm initial suspicion that the Belgian tourist was shot. Police investigates …

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Athens: Anti-austerity police protesters against riot police VIDEO

Tension between protesters from police, fire brigades and coast guard on one side and riot police on the other side broke out short after 8 o’ clock in the evening on Wednesday when the angry protesters tried to break the police cordon and enter the Greek Parliament. Riots policemen and …

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Police fires teargas at rioters during anti-austerity protest on general strike day

Police fired teargas at rioters during the big anti-austerity protest in downtown Athens on Wednesday. Thousands joined the unions rally on the day of the general strike. People wearing hoods started to throw stones at riot police squads when the big rally of unions and political parties reached the building …

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Amber Alert: Missing 6-year-old girl found dead in garbage bin near home

The worst scenario about the fate of the missing 6-year-old girl was confirmed short after midnight on Thursday. The boy of  little Stella was found in a garbage bin near the parents’ home. It was  stuck in a big plastic bag for garbage. After hours of police interrogation, the father …

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Armenian protesters clash with police outside the Turkish Consulate in Thessaloniki Video

Armenian protesters clashed with police outside the Turkish Consulate in downtown Thessaloniki on Monday evening.  The tension started when a group of Armenian youth attempted to hang a memo at the entrance of the consulate. Greek authorities did not allow that, the angry protesters freaked out throwing objects to police, …

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Increased security measures in Greece’s Coptic churches after deadly blasts in Egypt

Greek police has increased security measures in Coptic churches after the deadly blasts in Egypt that cost the lives of 45 people. The three official Coptic churches located in Athens have been under strict surveillance and security patrols. The security plan went into effect already on Holy Monday, a day …

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Gaffe: Robber escapes arrest hiding in apartment closet under police’s nose

An unprecedented gaffe. An armed robber managed to escape arrest hiding for fourteen hours in a closet of the victim’s apartment, despite the police presence and investigation. Four armed robbers broke-in on the apartment of an elderly woman in Palio Faliro suburb of south Athens on Monday morning. They entered …

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Fugitive $600billion Artemis Sorras releases manifesto urging his supporters launch protests

The man who would save Greece from its debt, the self-proclaimed trillionaire is now officially a fugitive. While police combs the area of Patras, Artemis Sorras uploaded a manifesto video in which he states that he will never surrender. He calls on his supporters to launch a protest demonstration outside …

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French man charged with abusing 4 migrant minors

Greek police say they have arrested a 52-year-old French man on suspicion of sexually abusing four Pakistani boys he had sheltered in his home in the northern city of Thessaloniki. Police said Wednesday the man was arrested Tuesday. He allegedly abused the boys, aged 14-17, in January after offering them …

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Volos: Homeless surrenders to police seeking shelter from the icy cold

A homeless  had an original idea on how to protect himself from the polar cold sweeping through Greece. He thought that the police would provide hm with a roof over the head, a blanket and a warm meal. So what did he do? He broke into a vehicle parked in …

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Samos: Council for Refugees accuses police of “torturing ISIS victim”

The police station on the island of Samos has been accused to have tortured a 25-year-old refugee from Iraq. According non-profit organization Greek Council for Refugees, the man had requested international protection in Greece and had been tortured by members of the ISIS and therefore he should have joined the …

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