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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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Minister for Public Order to send bill to Rouvikonas anarchists for …

Alternate Minister for Public Order Katerina Papakosta plans to send the bill for material damages caused by Rouvikonas to the anarchists themselves. Attacks conducted by Rouvikonas largely harm the image of the country but what they do are misdemeanor crimes, she added. In an interview with Skai TV on Wednesday, …

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Mikis Theodorakis in hospital after suffering a heart attack

Composer Mikis Theodorakis was rushed to a private hospital in Athens after suffering a heart attack. The 93-year-old remains in the intensive care unit, media report on Sunday afternoon. Citing members of his family media note that Theodorakis felt uneasy, a pressure on the chest and fast heart beat late …

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Police arrests two after attack at Hellenic-American Union in Athens

Greek police has arrested two people for the attack at the building of the Hellenic American Union (HAU) in Kolonaki district of Athens on Tuesday. An 26-year-old man and a 23-year-old woman were arrested on charges of property damage, theft, bodily harm and insubordination. Police detained the two, after a …

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Video footage proves the attack against Boutaris was “organized”

A video isolated from the plethora of footage posted on internet in the last two days, proves that the attack at the mayor of Thessaloniki, Yiannis Boutaris, was well organized and had little to do with “a spontaneous action by indignant citizens” angry about Boutaris’ statements, the economic situation in …

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CCTV captures brutal racist attack against Pakistani national in Athens

A brutal racists attack with a group of young people against a 36-year-old man from Pakistan took place in Peristeri suburb of West Athens on Sunday night. The victim said, the attackers, some 10 people,  approached him and started to beat him for no reason. According to his complaint to …

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One employee injured in knife attack at Iran Embassy in Athens

An incident with one injured took place at the Iranian embassy in Psychiko suburb of North Athens at Wednesday noon. According to preliminary information by state broadcaster ERT TV, an unknown perpetrator injured one embassy employee with a knife. Two embassy employees reportedly went out to check a suspiciously behaving …

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Anti-authoritarian group hurl fire bombs, paint at church after Amvrosios acquittal

A group of anti-authoritarians attacked a church in downtown  Athens, just hours after a court in Aigio acquitted Metropolis Amvrosios of the offense of hate speech and public incitement against gays. A group of some fifteen people wearing hoods reportedly hurled molotov cocktail bombs, stones  and paint at the walls …

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“Anonymous Greece” hack websites of Turkish banks, Erdogan’s private army

“Anonymous Greece” has said that they hacked the websites of big Turkish banks Ziraatbank and Turkishbank as well as the website of the private army of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, called Sadat. With a coordinated cyber attack with other hackers’ groups, Anonymous Greece managed to obtain personal data, e-mails and …

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UPD Two Greek pilots survive Kabul hotel attack, FM does not confirm death of another Greek

One Greek is reportedly among the 18 victims of the attack in Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul on Saturday, media quoted a relevant report by the BBC and therefore there is no more information about the identity of the Greek. Fourteen foreigners are confirmed to have died, along with four Afghans. …

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Greek academic at UCL in racist rant against Antetokounmpo

A Greek academic local media describe as “professor” caused a social media outcry after describing National Basketball Association (NBA) sensation Giannis Antetokounmpo as “a black guy pretending to be Greek.” The man is reportedly employed at the University College of London. Evangelos Markopoulos made his comment on Facebook in a …

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Police sees same group behind PASOK HQ attack as against Mexican & French embassies

Greek police sees the urban guerilla group called “Revolutionary Self-Defense” as  behind the attack at the headquarters of PASOK in downtown Athens on Monday evening. According to athensnewsagency, the suggestion is confirmed by the findings of a ballistic investigation released on Tuesday. pic.twitter.com/EkrB6dOtub — Ελληνική Αστυνομία (@hellenicpolice) November 7, 2017 …

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