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Local fraudster cheats tourists demanding entrance fee for cave Church by Chania

Police in Chania, Crete, arrested a 39-year-old man for cheating foreign tourists and demanding a fee for entrance to a church.  The local resident of Chania would stand outside the cave church of Agia Sophia by Topolia village in South Kissamos. He would approach foreign tourists who were unaware that …

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Roma girl laid to rest as perpetrator still at large and police arrests one “accomplice”

Dressed with a white bride dress and placed in a white open coffin, members of the small Roma community in Amfissa accompanied 13-year-old Yannoula to her last residence at a local cemetery on Wednesday morning. A small truck was playing sad songs all along the girl’s last journey to the …

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French, German arrested for filming military facilities in Greece

One French and one German national have been arrested for secretly filming military facilities. They were spotted flying a helicopter over the 117 Combat Wing in the air base of Andravida, western Peloponnese. The two foreigners were flying a Eurocopter AS 350BA Ecureuil over the air base on Saturday. The …

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Greek police arrests attacker at Iranian embassy incident

Greek police arrested an Iranian national who stabbed an embassy staff member  in Psychiko suburb of North Athens last week.  Police arrested the 47-year-old man in Keratsini suburb of Piraeus on April 1st, five days after the attack. The man claimed towards police that he was hearing “God’s voice telling …

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Incident at Greece -Turkey borders, Greeks arrest one Turkish citizen

Greek soldiers arrested a Turkish citizen who illegally entered the country through the border crossing of Kastanies. Turkish soldiers fired in the air the prevent 3 Turks from entering Greece. According to preliminary media information, the three Turkish citizens tried to enter Greece on foot in the early morning hours …

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Greek Defense Minister: The Greek soldiers “are hostages in Turkish prisons”

Defense Minister Panos Kammenos suddenly upgraded the arrest of the two Greek soldiers and described them as “hostages in Turkish prisons.” The soldiers were arrested last week for illegally crossing the borders. Kammenos’ statement is in full contradiction with those made by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Thursday. Tsipras’ junior …

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Turkish court rejects release of two Greek soldiers – What’s next?

Turkish judicial authorities have postponed an appeal hearing against the imprisonment on remand of the two Greek soldiers arrested last week. “The hearing will take place some time this week,” the lawyers of the two Greeks said. They had applied for the clients’ release from Edirne prison early on Monday. …

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Greek police arrest man suspected to have sent parcel-bombs to Papademos, Schaeuble & IMF

Greek police arrested a 29-year-old man suspected to have sent parcel bombs to former prime minister Lucas Papademos but also to ex German finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble and the International Monetary Fund. The man was arrested as he was leaving his basement apartment in Attikis square district of Athens at …

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Retired policeman arrested for sending bullets to gov’t officials, Muslim communities

Greek police arrested a retired policeman accused to have sent envelopes containing bullets and threats to government officials among them the governor of Bank of Greece, journalists and Muslim communities in Athens.. In a statement, the Counter-Terror Department of  Greek Police said that ten cases of sent envelopes containing bullets …

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Nokta editor arrested while trying to flee to Greece along with seven people

Murat Çapan, a Nokta magazine editor who on Monday was sentenced to 22 years, six months for two cover stories, was detained along with seven other people while attempting to illegally leave Turkey for Greece. According to the report, one purged academic, two purged teachers, a retired police chief and …

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