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Albanian man dead in “mafia-style” shooting in Athens suburb

A 32-year-old Albanian man was shot dead in Vyronas suburb of Athens on Thursday night. He was inside his parked car together with his wife, waiting for their son to return from the nearby park. The victim was shot in the head and in the neck by assailants riding a …

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Zakynthos: Man arrested for beating, forcefully terminating his partner pregnancy

Police arrested a 27-year-old man in Zakynthos, western Greece, on Wednesday for beating his 19-year-old pregnant partner and forcibly given her drugs to terminate her pregnancy. The young woman was two months pregnant. The unprecedented incident took place on Tuesday evening, when the 27-year-old perpetrator, an Albanian national, went to …

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Albanian criminal arrested on warrant at the airport; released on bail a few hours later

A 48-year-old Albanian national was arrested at Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport in Athens on Wednesday morning. The man, known as “Takis, the Albanian”, was arrested on the basis of a pending arrest warrant against him for being allegedly involved in a car bomb with one dead and other criminal acts. …

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Police dismantles pimping ring exploiting underage schoolgirls

Police arrested three people in different parts of Athens on Thursday on suspicion of involvement in a child prostitution ring. A 31-year-old woman and two men, aged 33 and 55, are suspected of pimping out children under the age of 15 and recording child sex abuse material, among other offenses. …

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Authorities press charges against Albanian “sheriff” and his migrants victims

The prosecutor in Alexandroupolis, northern Greece, on Thursday pressed charges on three men arrested for illegally detaining 13 migrants. He also pressed charges against their victims, though. The three men had forced the migrants into a trailer and uploaded a video on social media thus accusing them of starting wildfires …

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Femicide: 24-year-old man shoots dead 19-year-old partner

With two bullets in the head, a 24-year-old man shot dead his 19-year-old partner in their home in Piraeus on Saturday. The tragedy raises the victims of femicide in the country to 15 in less than a year. After the shooting, the perpetrator called the police and reported the crime, …

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Missing contractor on Rhodes found dead; police arrests local hotelier

A man missing on the island of Rhodes since end of August was found dead on Tuesday morning.  Police arrested two Greek men. The missing man was murdered by a local hotelier in possible cooperation with his son. The 46-year-old contractor of Albanian origin, Tzani Topali, father of three minor …

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Family tragedy in Andravida: Father, mother, two babies found killed

A tragedy took place in north-western Peloponnese, where a man, his wife and two underage children were brutally killed on Wednesday evening. One 10-year-old child, a boy, from the mother’s previous marriage survived the carnage because he was not at home when the tragedy took place in the family’s home …

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Patient stabs nurse in Athens hospital, commits suicide

A 59-year-old patient at Attikon Hospital, in Chaidari, western Athens, stabbed a nurse on Monday morning and then committed suicide umping from the 4th floor of the building. The patient of Albanian nationality reportedly had lurked for the nurse behind the ward door and attacked her with a knife. He …

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Shocking video: Brutal murder of Albanian convict in Korydallos prison

A shocking video recorded by security cameras shows the brutal murder of Albanian convict Arber Bako in Korydalos prison in Athens. The footage shows two other convicts chasing Bako and keep stabbing on him with a knife even when prison guards arrive. The prison guards seem helpless while the cold …

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Greek citizenship for Fishermen who saved dozens of lives from Athens wildfires

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has announced to facilitate Greek citizenship for three foreign laborers who work as fishermen and who saved the lives of dozens of people from the sea on the horrible night during the Athens wildfires on 23. July 2018. “We consider these people already our fellow citizens,” …

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Man spends 12 years in prison for a murder he did not commit!

A man spent 12 years in a prison for a murder he had not committed. Now the Appeals Court acquitted the 37-year-old man. Irony of the story: The man is fugitive and was sought by police as he never returned to prison after a furlough in January 2017. And the …

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Greek police arrests 13 Greeks, one Albanian on “terror funding” charges

In a large scale operation, the counter-terror department of the Greek police has arrested 14 people on charges of funding a terror organization and money laundering. The operation was launched in the early morning hours of Tuesday in Attica and in regions outside the Greek capital, although exact locations have …

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Mysterious suicide committed by a foreign national jumping from hotel in downtown Athens

A mysterious suicide from the upper floor of a hotel in downtown Athens is puzzling the Greek police: the man, a foreign national, had with him a suitcase with four thousand euros. The 42-year-old man walked into a hotel close to Omonoia Square in Athens short before 10 o’ clock …

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