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Iran to release crew of two seized Greek tankers, says Seafarers Union

Iran has agreed to release the crews of two Greek tankers it seized in May in the Gulf, in response to the confiscation of oil by the United States from an Iranian-flagged tanker in Greece, the Greek union of commercial ships’ seafarers said. The case has strained relations between Athens …

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Greek Defense Minister: The Greek soldiers “are hostages in Turkish prisons”

Defense Minister Panos Kammenos suddenly upgraded the arrest of the two Greek soldiers and described them as “hostages in Turkish prisons.” The soldiers were arrested last week for illegally crossing the borders. Kammenos’ statement is in full contradiction with those made by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Thursday. Tsipras’ junior …

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UPD: Albanian convict Rizai surrender after holding 5 prison guards hostages for 24 hours

UPDATE: Albanian convict Alket Rizai surrendered to police on Sunday evening after he held 5 prison guards as hostages for 24 hours. None was harmed. Greek media reported, that Rizai had no explosives or hand grenades. Earlier KTG wrote: The thriller of Albanian convict Alket Rizai continues also on Sunday …

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Nigeria hostages: Greek Foreign Ministry confirms death of Greek citizen

Greek Foreign Ministry ocnfirmed on Sunday, that one Greek citizen was among the siven hostages killed by Nigerian Islamist group Ansaru. Foreign Ministry in fact confirms the claims of Ansaru statement it had killed seven Christian hostages, abducted on February 16th 2013. Greek Foreign Ministry said in a statement: “The …

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Komotini: Jobless Man, 62, Injures Three, Takes Hostages at the Factory of his Former Employer

An unemployed man has taken hostages in a factory producing waste bins in the industrial area of Komotini, Northwestern Greece. The man was working at the factory HELESI PLC for ten years, but he was fired in last September. According to Greek media, the man, 62 years old, was expecting …

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