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Norwegian man arrested for killing police officer charged with murder, attempted murder

The 44-year-old Norwegian national arrested for the fatal stabbing of a 32-year-old off-duty police officer in a bar fight, as well as for injuring a second man with a knife, appeared before a Thessaloniki public prosecutor on Friday. He was charged with one count of murder with intent and one …

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Norwegian national stabs to death police officer in Thessaloniki

A Norwegian national stabbed to death a police officer in a bar in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, early Thursday morning. The victim died on the spot. According to state broadcaster ERT, the 32-year-old officer was stabbed to death with a knife after he reprimanded the Norwegian man over his rowdy behavior. …

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Man arrested for at least 6 sexual assaults in downtown Athens

Greek police arrested the suspect responsible for at least 6 cases of sexual assaults in downtown Athens and thus in broad daylight. The 23-year-old Syrian national was known to police for similar crimes and had served a prison sentence of less than a year for “attempted rape”, while he was …

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Greek Anti-Terror indicts Egyptian man for “inciting to acts of violence”

The Anti-Terror Department of Greece’s police filed an indictment against a 39-year-old Egyptian national for inciting to acts of violence via the internet and social media. The case file was submitted to the Chania First Instance Prosecutor’s Office as the Egyptian man has been living and working in Chania, Crete, …

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Foreign tourist arrested for stealing marble from the Acropolis

Police in Athens has arrested a foreign national who visited the Acropolis and stole pieces of marble from the archaeological site. Arrested has been a 36-year-old Romanian citizen following a complain by another visitor. He was found to have stolen two pieces of marble from the archaeological site. According to …

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Samos: Turkish man arrested for hit-and-run Swiss tourist

A Turkish man has been arrested on the island of Samos and faces felony charges as well as for abandoning his victim over a hit-and-run that took place on Wednesday afternoon. His severely injured victim, a Swiss tourist, died a few hours later in the hospital. The victim was a …

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Bangladesh national among the train crash victims

One more body was identified on Monday, almost a week after the deadly train crash. DNA samples matched showed that the body belonged to a 33-year-old national of Bangladesh, who was living and working in Greece. The 33-year-old lived in Greece for about ten years and earned his living by …

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+++Emirates “suspect” located in Athens: He is a Turkish national

The “terrorism suspect” wanted by Greek and US authorities on two Emirates flights on Thursday has been identified and located in Athens, media report on Friday afternoon. He is a Turkish national of Arab origin. Despite the thorough security checks of the passengers bound to Dubai and New York, the …

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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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