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Protesting teachers clash with Greek police, get tear gassed

Riot police fired tear gas at striking teachers attempting to raid the Greek Parliament on Thursday. Holding sticks with red flags, members of the communist union first tried to reach the parliament building through the stairs of the Monument of the Unknown Soldier. When their attempts failed, they tried to …

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Strict security measures for Students’ Uprising Anniversary close also Metro stations

Greek police is on alert for the commemoration celebrations of the 45. Anniversary of the Students’ Uprising on 17. November 1973. Due to increased attacks by anarchists against police officers and stations, all police stations have been equipped with additional fire extinguishers. Flash grenades, helmets and shields have been additionally …

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Greece-Ecuador-Australia: Joint police operation to dismantle cocaine-trafficking ring

A major police operation in cooperation of Greek, US and Ecuador authorities to dismantle an international cocaine-trafficking ring is underway on Wednesday. Simultaneous arrests are taking place in Greece and Ecuador after authorities in the Latin American country found and confiscated 300 kg cocaine on a yacht. The yachts was …

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Norwegian frigate sinks after collision with Greek-owned tanker

There go 400 million euros under water and the captain’s career. The Norwegian frigate “KNM Helge Ingstad“ sank deeper in the water in the night from Monday to Tuesday, just days after its  crew ignored warning signals by a Greek-owned tanker that a collision was imminent. The pictures made public by the …

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Crete: Drunken priest punches police officer, bites another

A drunk priest on the island of Crete punched one police officer and bit another after he was stopped for driving down a local road the wrong way. The priest was found on Sunday night to drive a lane in Herakleio’s main avenue the opposite way. He was driving under …

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Bomb outside home of Supreme Court prosecutor in Athens

Special teams of anti-terror squads of Greek Police have defused an explosive device left outside the home of Supreme Court deputy prosecutor Isidoros Dogiakos in Vyronas suburb of Athens early Tuesday morning. The bomb was hidden in the trunk of a motorcycle parked outside the prosecutor’s home. Police rushed to …

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Kavala: Part of central bridge collapses in Northern Greece (pictures)

A part of the central bridge in the city of Kavala, Northern Greece, collapsed short after 4 o’ clock on Friday afternoon. Motorists moving on Nuremberg Avenue in front of the old hospital were shocked when they felt that the ground under their wheels was collapsing. At the point of …

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John Macris: CCTV footage shows the moment of assassination in Athens

Footage from CCTV shows how the 46-year-old Greek-Australian John Macris was shot down outside his home in Voula suburb of south Athens on October 31st 2018. Macris is in his car when a man approaches and fires at him from the co-passenger side. The man wears a jockey cap,a two-colored …

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Michael Dertouzos: Google Doodle honors Greek computer scientist

Google celebrates the 82nd birthday of computer scientists Michael Dertouzos with a special Doodle. Dertouzos is the man who foresaw the impact of internet on people’s everyday lives. ago. In a blog post, Google says, “Under his guidance, the MIT Laboratory for Computer Science grew into a thriving research center …

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Foreigners arrested at Evros border for child abduction in UK

Greek authorities have arrested two foreigners wanted with a European arrest warrant for the abduction of a child in United Kingdom. A 37-year-old man and a 41-year-old woman were arrested at the Border Control point Kipoi at Evros river as they were trying to enter Turkey from Greece. When authorities …

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Raki instead of ‘contrast agent’: Cretan grandpa lands in intensive care

The grandpa was supposed to undergo a magnetic resonance imagine (MRI) for his digestive system at a public hospital in Herakleio, Crete. However, instead of an examination that is considered routine, the elderly man landed in intensive care with brain stroke symptoms. According to local media, the elderly man went …

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Notorious Greek-Australian crime figure gunned down in Athens

A Greek-Australian businessman was shot and killed in Panorama Voula suburb of south Athens short before 9 o’ clock on Wednesday night. According to preliminary media reports, the man had just got in his car parked outside his home, when he got shot by unknown perpetrator or perpetrators. The man …

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Bakari Henderson: Prosecutor asks maximum sentences for 6 defendants

The public prosecutor in the criminal court in Patras asked maximum sentences for six out of nine defendants for the murder of 22-year-old US tourist Bakari Henderosn last year in Zalynthos. According to local media, the prosecutor who leads the trial has asked the maximum sentence for murder with intent …

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Greek woman killed in Culemborg, Netherlands, partner arrested

A Greek national was killed in a violent crime in the Netherlands. The body of the woman was found in a Culemborg apartment on Monday morning. Her partner has been arrested. According to Dutch media, it was the 31-year-old man, also a Greek national, who told police where the  woman …

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Angry high-school and uni students raid office of Education Minister (video)

Protesting high-school students raided the office of Education Minister Kostas Gavroglu in  Athens on Monday. The students had gathered in the ministry’s yard and at some point broke through the police chain. A large group forced themselves inside the ministry and open his office door with a kick. Consequently, Minister …

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Unknown perpetrators attack Canadian Embassy in Athens

Unknown perpetrators attacked the Canadian Embassy in Athens with sledgehammers and paint early Sunday morning. A group of some 10 people who were wearing hoods broke glass windows with sledgehammers, hurled black and red paint and fled. They left behind two sledgehammers. The attack took place at 6:10 a.m. According …

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Greek Police arrests policeman beaten by Pakistani migrants in Nikaia

The police officer who was found to have been beaten by Pakistani nationals in Nikaia was arrested by Greek Police on Friday. The 34-year-old policeman faces charges for robbery in complicity, while police is seeking for two of his accomplices, Greek Police said in a statement. Από τη Διεύθυνση Εσωτερικών …

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