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Bomb explodes outside building with law firms in downtown Piraeus

A bomb exploded outside a building in Piraeus in the early morning hours of Wednesday causing serious material damage. According to media reports, one perpetrator arrived on foot to the building and left a carton box outside. He left the area on a car with allegedly at least one accomplice. …

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25-year-old theft victim dies after falling 20m from rock of Philopappou Hill

Greek police investigates the death of a 25-year-old Greek who fell from the rocks of Philopappou Hill in central Athens, on Wednesday night. The young man was there with his 23-year-old girl friend who is from Portugal. The couple was reportedly approached by three men around 11 o’ clock at …

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Dioni Alert: Citizens in Attica create “patrol group” to prevent crime incidents

Burglaries and armed robberies, invasion of criminals in homes and businesses, incidents of  use of raw violence that sometimes ends in the victim’s death have apparently resulted that citizens’ greatest fear is no other than the unexpected violence outbreak. At the same time, the shortages in human resources and funds …

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Night watchman arrested for stealing antiquities from Santorini Museum

Police has arrested a night watchman at the archaeological museum of Santorini for stealing antiquities. Together with an accomplice, the  watchman has been stealing antiquities from the Museum’s storage room for about one year. In a cooperation with the Ministry of Culture, police raided the man’s home on Saturday and …

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Greek ‘Psycho’: Son stabs mother to death, stays with body in apartment

A criminal case that has features of Hitchcock’s Psycho was revealed in Nea Smyrni, suburb of south Athens on Thursday. A 38-year-old man was found to have stabbed his 64-year-old mother to death. When police raided the apartment, they found the body of the woman on a armchair. The son …

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22-year-old student confesses to have thrown newborn away

A 22-year-old student has reportedly confessed to be the mother of the newborn baby boy thrown away and left to die in the cold. Police took to interrogation the young mother on Tuesday afternoon. The woman has told police that that she gave birth in the bath tab of her …

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Greeks, foreigners arrested for cultivating cannabis worth 4 million euros

Greek police cracked down a criminal gang cultivating cannabis and turned into expensive crystalline hemp in Athens. It is one of the biggest drugs trafficking gangs operating in Greece, its members are form Greece, Vietnam, the Netherlands and the Czech Republic. The financial benefits for the gang members estimated to …

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Additional 800 police officers on patrol to protect citizens from crime

More than 800 police officers will be withdrawn from the service of VIP persons and buildings and be deployed to Patrol Service on the streets, Minister for Citizens Protection, Nikos Toskas, announced on Thursday. The measure comes amid increasing crime in Athens and broader Attica and sharp criticisms by opposition …

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Greek Mafioso Vassilis Stefanakos assassinated in West Athens

Greek mafioso Vassilis Stefanakos was assassinated short after 7 o’ clock Wednesday afternoon in Athinon Avenue in Haidari suburb of West Athens. According to preliminary information, he had left his depot of used vehicle and he was driving his car when two people on a motorbike approached him and killed …

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German expat brutally murdered while on wild boar hunting in Arkitsa

The body of a 55-year-old German national was found in an olive grove some 300 meters away from the village Triantafyllia by Arkitsa in the East of Fthiotida Prefecture on Wednesday. The body of the man was found next to his car, a silver Opel Jeep with foreign license plates. …

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UPD Mysterious death of two German tourists in Kefalonia on New Year’s day

Two tourists were found dead in an apartment they had rented via Airbnb in Vlahata village on the island of Kefalo0nia in the Ionian Sea in the morning of the New Year’s day. The nationality of the tourists is given by local media as “German.” The deaths are covered with …

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Missing Greek-Russian woman found dead in Finsbury Park, London

A young woman of Greek and Russian origin went missing on Christmas Eve in London, UK. The 22-year-old had left a party at around 8 p.m. local time on December 24 to go home near the Finsbury Park. She was to take the bus for home and to meet her …

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Authorities needed 13 years to fire a municipality treasurer over €135K embezzlement

It took the state authorities a total of 13 years to manage to fire a treasurer who had embezzled 135.159 euros from the funds of a municipality on the island of Crete. The case started in December 2004, when an audit control discovered a cash deficit of 961.757 euros in …

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Police arrests Albanian man over the murder of prominent lawyer Zafeiropoulos

Greek police has arrested one of two Albanian nationals suspected to be the killers of 52-year-old lawyer Michalis Zafeiropoulos. He was arrested in the city of Patras, western Greece, on Saturday, while he was preparing to leave the country. His accomplice is believed to have left Greece for Albania via …

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Mystery around Belgian tourist, 54, found dead in Athens

A Belgian national was found dead by passersby in Neos Kosmos district of Athens on Friday night. The man had a wound on the forehead. While police investigates the issue, a preliminary autopsy conducted on Saturday morning did not confirm initial suspicion that the Belgian tourist was shot. Police investigates …

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Mafia-style gang steals diagnostic machines from Greece’s public hospitals

It all started with the theft of diagnostic machines from Agio Savvas Cancer and Oncology Hospital in Athens, last week. The story repeated in the general hospitals of Volos, Lamia and Larissa in Central Greece. Four robberies in a week. Targeted at pulmonary and gastroenterology clinics in public hospital. Bulky …

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Explosive device found under vehicle of elderly German couple on holiday

An improvised explosive device was found under the holiday caravan belonging to a couple of elderly German tourists on holiday in Northern Greece. The found was made by the 70-year-old man on Thursday morning. The couple had parked the caravan in Platanos Motorway Service Station on Egnatia highway, near Kleidi …

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Mafia-style execution outside public school in Glyka Nera, Athens

A mafia-style execution outside a public school, an unprecedented act of crime in Greece. A 47-year-old man was shot dead in Glyka Nera northeast of Athens, right after he dropped his son off at the primary school. The incident occurred around 8.15 a.m. on Wednesday shortly after the victim dropped …

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