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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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Amber Alert: Missing 6-year-old girl found dead in garbage bin near home

The worst scenario about the fate of the missing 6-year-old girl was confirmed short after midnight on Thursday. The boy of  little Stella was found in a garbage bin near the parents’ home. It was  stuck in a big plastic bag for garbage. After hours of police interrogation, the father …

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Missing 6-year-old deaf boy found dead; media allege, he was murdered by a teenager

A missing 6-year-old deaf boy was found dead just 200 meters from where he disappeared on Sunday afternoon from a settlement near the town of Komotini, in north-western Greece. The body of the little boy was found Monday noon in an abandoned building just 200 meters away from where he …

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Volos: Homeless surrenders to police seeking shelter from the icy cold

A homeless  had an original idea on how to protect himself from the polar cold sweeping through Greece. He thought that the police would provide hm with a roof over the head, a blanket and a warm meal. So what did he do? He broke into a vehicle parked in …

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UPD They hanged a man in downtown Athens – Two foreign nationals detained

Horror in downtown Athens: Saturday afternoon, a passerby saw the body of a man hanging from a tree at Klafthmonos street right in the center of the Greek capital. The passerby informed the police that arrived together with an ambulance. The paramedics could only confirm his death. The victim had …

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Katerini: Newborn baby girl abandoned in light shaft, mother arrested

It was a shock for residents and firefighters to discover a newborn baby abandoned on the floor of the open space of the lightwell of a multi-storey building in Katerini, central Greece. The resident of the apartment in the first floor had heard from the bathroom room some weird noise, …

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Set on fire & shot in the face: Greek fishermen make macabre fund

A heinous crime at the sea shore: fishermen found the half-burned corpse of a man. The victim was furthermore shot in the face thus making him unrecognizable. The macabre fund was in one of rocky bays of Vouliagmeni in south-east Attica, in the area called “Limanakia”, at a distance of …

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14-year-old boy killed by friend & classmate; perpetrator claim, he was victim of bulling,

Τhe friend and classmate of the 14-year old who was killed on Saturday night has been taken to the Prosecutor in Thessaloniki on Monday noon. Τhe boy is also 14 years old. The boy confessed the crime after police followed the trace in the crime scene like finger prints on …

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Writer Menis Koumantareas found dead in his home; probably victim of a crime

Acclaimed writer Menis Koumantareas was found dead in his home in Kypseli district of Athens. The 83-year-old has been allegedly victim of a crime as his face was bearing bruises and contusions. Greek media report that there were no signs of tampering on the door of Kounantareas apartment located on …

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Employees at Financial Crimes Units, FinMinistry and Bank of Greece arrested for blackmailing businessman

Two Financial Crimes Squad (SDOE) employees, a Finance Ministry employee and an employee in the Bank of Greece were arrested in Athens on Monday over bribery and extortion charges, the Greek police department announced on Tuesday. According to a statement released on Tuesday, the case involved a 68-year-old accountant, her …

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UPD Kidnapped businessman M. Karamolegos freed, one kidnapper surrendered to police

Kidnapped businessman Manolis Karamolegos was released on Wednesday afternoon, at least two of the kidnappers has been arrested. P{Olice is seeking a third man. According to first information reported by the Greek media, the kidnapper-trio allegedly consists of a Greek and two foreign nationals, at least one of them Moldavian. …

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45 Policemen Protect Ex Minister; Private Security Firms for the Greek Parliament

 The announcements of Minister for Citizen Protection brought the stone of “policemen as private security guards” in rolling. On Tuesday morning a disclosure which sounds unbelieable but is very logical was made by Deputy Chairman of the Greek Police Union of Attica. Nikos Karadimas told VIMA FM  that 40 to 45 policemen …

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