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Convicted Golden Dawn member Patelis back to jail after Supreme Court decision

Convicted Golden Dawn member Giorgos Patelis will return to prison after Greece’s top court, the Supreme Court, agreed to reverse the decision of his early release. A request to reverse the ruling issued by a five-member appeals court had been made by Deputy Supreme Court Prosecutor Haralambos Moysidis. Patelis, 41, …

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Ex director of National Theater and actor Dimitris Lignadis indicted to stand trial

Former artistic director of the National Theater of Greece and actor Dimitris Lignadis accused of raping four teenage or young adult males, was on Friday indicted to stand trial before a Mixed Jury Court by a Misdemeanours Court of the  Justice Council. It also ordered that he remains in custody …

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Court rules 38 Golden Dawn convicts, incl leaders, ex MPs, straight to jail

The whole leadership of the neo-nazi Golden Dawn will go straight to jail, the Appeals Court in Athens ruled on Thursday. In  its historic decision, the Court moved in total opposite direction of the prosecutor’s recommendations for suspended sentences and decided that 38 out of 50 GD convicts will not …

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Ex Judoka Champion in jail for alleged participation in Georgian criminal gang

Judicial authorities in Athens ruled that Greek-Georgian judoka, Tariel Zintiridis, a former Judo Champion, will be kept in custody for charges related to participation in criminal ring involved in thefts and robberies in several Greek regions. The 31-year-old has a successful career behind him and was Champion in several categories. …

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Three SAT commandos try to flee to Greece, as Turkish purge continues without mercy

Three commandos from the Turkish Underwater Attack Commandos (SAT) attempted to flee to Greece as the Turkish purge continues without mercy. A woman and her 3-day-old baby were thrown to jail for alleged links with the Gulen movement, the Turkish government considers as mastermind behind the failed coup attempt. The …

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Ex Defense Minister Tsochatzopoulos returns to prison after failing to provide 200K bail

Former Defense Minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos was taken back to prison after his family failed to get together to sum of 200,000 euro needed for his bail. The former minister returned to prison after a a heart surgery in a public hospital. 77-year-old Akis Tsochatzopoulos has been convicted to 20 years …

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Two Greeks arrested after making joke of “bomb in suitcase” at Copenhagen Airport

There is always a Greek somewhere in the world… Most of these Greeks we are proud of become famous due to extraordinary achievements in science and culture. But there are also these “other Greeks”, the “jokesters” who think the whole world is a joke and that making fun is the …

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