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Father kills son with adze, attempts suicide

Police said on Thursday that a 69-year-old man has killed his 41-year-old son in Menemeni suburb of Thessaloniki, northern Greece. The man was found unconscious next to his son‘s body on Wednesday afternoon. He is now at a hospital emergency unit under guard. A coroner determined that the victim was …

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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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Thessaloniki: Police arrests woman and daughter for stabbing father to death

Police in Thessaloniki arrested a woman and her daughter and put them behind bars on Tuesday pending trial. The two have been charged for premeditated homicide in a calm mental state and violations of gun laws over the killing of the father of the family. The father, a 49-year-old taxi …

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Police dismantles drugs trafficking ring, seizes 105 kg of cocaine

The Drugs Squad of the Greek Police dismantled a major cocaine trafficking ring and seized 105 kilogram of the illegal drug. In cooperation with the US DEA and following a tip off police raided an apartment in Agios Dimitrios-Brahami suburb of south Athens on Thursday. Police confiscated also 828,000 euros …

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Crime in Attica increased during the last three months

Crime in the Attica region has been on the rise in the last three months of 2019.  The numbers are absolutely indicative, report Greek media. Ten robberies, 129 burglaries, 37 car thefts, nine drug cases, three gun violations, every 24 hours in the average have been recorded in the first …

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Criminals set up “drugs supermarket” in downtown Athens, 10 arrests

Greek Police has cracked down a drug-traffickers ring that was selling all kinds of drugs in downtown Athens. The criminals had set up their business that was operating on 24/7 basis in an abandoned building near the Economic University of Athens. They were supplying with drugs clients in neighboring areas, …

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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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Foreigners arrested at Evros border for child abduction in UK

Greek authorities have arrested two foreigners wanted with a European arrest warrant for the abduction of a child in United Kingdom. A 37-year-old man and a 41-year-old woman were arrested at the Border Control point Kipoi at Evros river as they were trying to enter Turkey from Greece. When authorities …

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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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