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Police officers arrested for brutally beating citizen in central Athens (video)

Two Special Guards were arrested by the Internal Affairs Service of the Greek Police on Monday morning and a case was filed against them for torture and complicity in torture, respectively. The arrested Special Guards were identified as the police officers involved in an incident of a citizen abuse in …

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Turkish citizen arrested in Thessaloniki over phone fraud in Germany

A Turkish citizen was arrested in Thessaloniki, in execution of a European warrant issued by German judicial authorities, on charges of participating in telephone fraud in Germany. Sources said the suspect is a 22-year-old man who has already been taken to the Appeals Prosecutor’s Office of Thessaloniki to initiate procedures …

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Police officer who beat citizen suspended while investigation continues

The police officer who beat a citizen during routine lockdown checks on Sunday has been suspended, media report on Wednesday. Citing Greek Police sources, state-run news agency amna notes that the administrative internal investigation on the incident continues and is expanded also into the other policemen who were watching their …

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Body of missing German citizen found in wild fire area in East Attica (UPD)

A macabre finding in the yard of a summer house in Neos Voutzas where the wild fire on July 2018 cost the lives of more than 100 people. A local electrician discovered a corpse when he went to the plot to reconnect electricity on Friday morning. According to initial reports …

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German woman arrested as prime suspect for death of Greek partner

For ten days, she was sleeping next to her dead partner, she was talking to him and she would even cook for him, the German national, the number one suspect for the death of real estate agent in Halandri, reportedly told police. The 56-year-old German national even admitted to have …

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Greek authorities arrest Bulgarian national for babies trafficking

Authorities in Northern Greece have arrested a Bulgarian citizen for trafficking babies. The 38-year-old man was arrested while he was trying to return to Bulgaria although arrest warrants were issued there as well. According to media, the man would find poor mothers in Bulgaria, offered them a price and bring …

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Australian escapes death after explosives detonate in his car in Glyfada

A powerful explosion took place on Friday morning in an open parking lot on Vouliagmenis Avenue in Glyfada suburb of South Athens. An Australian citizen under whose car explosives were placed got injured in legs and hands. Four other vehicles parked next to the car were damaged. It was short …

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Athens wildfires: Citizen files first lawsuit against all state responsibles

The first lawsuit by a private citizen over the devastating fire in eastern Attica on July 23 was filed with the chief prosecutor of the Athens Appeals Court Antonios Liogas on Monday, by retired navy officer Panagiotis Stamatis. The plaintiff also asked that the plenum of appeals justices be convened …

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Police arrests Turkish municipality worker for illegally entering Greece on a

Greece’s border police and army arrested a Turkish citizen who illegally entered Greece driving a work vehicle. The man accidentally cross into Greece, while he was supposed to conduct some work in the border area, Turkish media report. The incident took place on Wendesday afternoon at the border crossing of …

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German returns antique artifact to Greece; found during Wehrmacht works in Thessaloniki

A German national has returned an antique artifact to Greece. The antique ‘cup’ painted in black and with remains of decoration is in perfect form and dated back to the classical times of Ancient Greece. It was handed over to the Greek Embassy in Berlin by a German citizen. According …

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Drunk Turkish citizen convicted for illegally entering Greece

The Turkish citizen who illegally entered Greece running through the border crossing of Kastanies  Northeast Greece on Monday was convicted by a local court a day later. The 40-year-old man was convicted to four months suspended prison sentence and a fine of 1,500 euros. He was reportedly under the influence …

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Turkish Purge: Young Lawyer flees to Greek islet off Symi

Turkish purge: A young Turkish lawyer was found on an uninhabited Greek islet, two days after the referendum in Turkey. The man was located by the Greek Coast Guard on Nimos islet in the north of the island of  Symi, very close to the Turkish coast in southeastern Aegean Sea. …

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