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Justice Minister to decide on extradition of Serbian war crimes suspect

Greece’s Justice Minister Kostas Tsiaras will have to decide on whether to extradite a Serbian man to Croatia, where he is wanted for alleged war crimes committed in 1991, during the bloody break-up of Yugoslavia, or Serbia, which lodged a similar request on October 11. The 59-year-old Serbian national was …

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German far-right extremist arrested on Kos

A German national was arrested on the island of Kos in the early morning hours of Friday.  Against the 30-year-old man there was an international arrest warrant for participating in a far-right extremist organization. German police officers had traveled to Greece to arrest him and th eoperation was carried out …

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Silver Alert: UK national Archibald Green missing on Samos

UK national on vacations on the island of Samos, ARCHIBALD GREEN, 73 years old, went missing on May 26, 2022. He went missing On Thursday morning in the area of Marina by Pythagorio, Greece’s Silver Alter service said in a Missing bulletin. Green has blue eyes, is 1.90 m tall and …

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Unprecedented violation: Turkey’s fighter jets reach 2.5 miles off Alexandroupolis, NE Greece

An unprecedented violation of Greece’s national sovereignty by Turkish fighter jets on Friday: they reached 2.5 nautical miles off the port city of Alexandroupolis in north-eastern Greece. Angry reaction by the Greek Foreign Ministry that issued a statement condemning “the very clear escalation of Turkish provocations.” Foreign Ministry statement “We …

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Chinese businessman arrested for the murder of fellow national

A 47-year-old Chinese national was arrested on Wednesday for the murder of a 38-year-old Chinese woman, whose body had been found by police two years ago in a forest area in Kaza Villia, Attica, the Greek Police has announced. The body of the victim was found inside a suitcase on …

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Greek PM to announce plan for electricity rates as first mass lawsuit filed

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will announce the national support plan aiming to relief households and businesses from exorbitant electricity rates. The televised message will be broadcast at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday. The new measures are scheduled to be presented in detail on Friday, May 6, by the finance and the …

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Greek police arrests foreign national on suspicion of links with the ISIS

Police officers of the counter-terror division in Athens have arrested a 40-year-old man on suspicion of having links to the ISIS terrorist organization, the Hellenic Police (ELAS) announced. The suspect, identified only as an Iraqi national, had been previously arrested on December 7, 2021 on migrant smuggling charges and was …

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Kyparissia: Body found inside a wall may belong to missing Romanian woman

The body of a woman was found behind the wall of a house in Kyparissia, south Peloponnese. There are reportedly strong indications the body belongs to 42-year-old Monika Gius, a Romanian national, missing since the beginning of the year. According to state broadcaster ERT, the owners of the house noticed …

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Swedish national arrested for drug trafficking & money laundering

A Swedish national wanted by his country’s authorities for trafficking large quantities of cocaine and money laundering was arrested at Nea Fokea, Chalkidiki. Τhe man was having vacations together with his wife and two children, state broadcaster ERT reported. Against the 38-year-old there was a European arrest warrant. According to …

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Mysterious death of British expat on his sailing boat in Souda port

Authorities investigate the mysterious death of a 74-year-old British expat whose body was found in his sank sailing boat in the port of Souda near Chania on the island of Crete. The sank yacht was discovered early morning Sunday near Vlite by fishermen. The body of the man was recovered …

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Norwegian national arrested for murder of Greek partner in Chania, Crete

A Norwegian national has been arrested on the island of Crete for the murder of his Greek partner, two days after the crime. The 54-year-old woman was found in her home in Meskla, Platania Municipality in the Prefecture of Chania on Sunday. The victim, a mother of two from previous …

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NATO Stoltenberg: Greece and Turkey agreed to cancel military exercises on Oct national holidays

Greece and Turkey have agreed to cancel their planned military exercises which were scheduled for next week, on their country’s respective national holidays NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Friday. Greece’s celebrate sits national Oxi Day on Ocotber 28th and Turkey its Republic Day on October 29. Speaking to journalists …

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French teacher positive to Covid-19, ferry returns from Santorini to Piraeus

Passenger ferry “Blue Star Delos” changed its route and returned to the port of Piraeus when a French national was confirmed positive to Covid-19. The woman was accompanying 24 French students to a trip on the island of Santorini. A sample from the French national had been taken upon her …

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Speed boat kills British national on the island of Corfu (UPD)

Tragedy on the island of Corfu: A British national was found dead in the sea area of Avlaki in the north-east of the island in the Ionian Sea. According to preliminary information, the woman was hit by the propeller of a speed boat. Vessels of the Coast Guard have recovered …

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Dutch national donates medical equipment to Corfu General Hospital

A Dutch national has donated two medical ultrasound scanner units to the cardiology clinic of the General Hospital “Agia Eirini” on the island of Corfu, one year after his hospitalization there in 2018, the hospital announced on Thursday. The  two scanners are the first part of a donation total worth …

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Man spends 12 years in prison for a murder he did not commit!

A man spent 12 years in a prison for a murder he had not committed. Now the Appeals Court acquitted the 37-year-old man. Irony of the story: The man is fugitive and was sought by police as he never returned to prison after a furlough in January 2017. And the …

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Missing tourist found on air mattress drifted 6nm off Crete

A missing tourist has been found on an air mattress that was drifted out to the sea, 6 nautical miles off the North of the island of Crete on Thursday. The woman on the floating mattress was spotted by Frontex aircraft and was rescued by the Greek Coast Guard. The …

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