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“Far West” in Athens: 3 dead, 2 policemen and 1 criminal injured (videos)

Three suspects were killed, two police officers and one criminal were injured in an incident that unfolded suburbs of western Athens late on Saturday. Scenes from a wild Far West film unfolded in Athens when criminals of rival groups exchanged fire among themselves and with police later on. The incident …

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Speedboats collide during “Big Fat Greek Wedding 3” shooting in Athens; one injured UPDATE

One person was slightly injured as 8 people found themselves in the water, when two speedboats collided during the shooting of “My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3.”and one of them capsized. The accident occurred around 10 o’ clock Friday morning, in the sea area off ​​Palaia Fokia in south-east Attica. …

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Greece denies involvement in alleged migrant shooting at Evros border with Turkey

Greece’s Minister for Citizen Protection denied any involvement in an alleged incident where an Afghan national was killed inside Turkish territory by shots fired from within Greece in the area of the Evros river, the natural border between the two countries. Turkish media claimed on Monday, the incident took place …

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Texas School Shooting: Greece extends heartfelt condolences to victims’ families

“Devastated by the news of the horrific elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, that claimed the lives of so many children” the Greek Foreign Ministry posted on Twitter on Wednesday. “In this hour of grief, we extend our heartfelt condolences to the victims’ families and our deepest sympathies to the …

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Shooting at residential building in Alimos, south Athens, puzzles police

Residents of an apartment building in Alimos, suburb of south Athens, jumped out of their beds short after 6 o’ clock in the morning after they heard the noise of shooting. They immediately called the police. No injuries have been reported. Investigators found one bullet cashing. They checked all the …

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Newspaper publisher shot outside his home in northern Athens

The publisher of small newspaper Makeleio, Stefanos Chios, was shot by an unknown assailant outside his home early Monday morning. The victim survived the assassination attempt seriously injured. The shooting took place around 3 0′ clock in the morning as the publisher was parking his car outside his home in …

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Adults in the Room: Film shooting starts in downtown Athens (video, pictures)

Director Costas Gavras turned the Kotzias square in the historical center of Athens into a setting for his latest film “Adults in the Room” based on the book of former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis Part of the shooting about the Greek crisis in the first half of 2015 took place …

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Athens downtown turns into battlefield for the sake of a Hollywood film

Greeks were surprised to see clashes between protesters and riot police forces on Sunday morning. Garbage bins were set on fire and tear gas was fired when angry protesters armed with sticks attacked a group of police forces. What was odd, though, was that the clashes took place in an …

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“Born to be murdered”: Hollywood dust over Syntagma Square

Syntagma Square in downtown Athens will be sprinkled with Hollywood dust and glam when the film set for “Born to be murdered” will be staged over the weekend and close main avenues to traffic. The film is adaptation of the mystery novel with the same name, written by Elinore Denniston …

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Julianne Moore message of solidarity to Susan Orfanos for gun controls

Hollywood star Julianne Moore, herself a mother of a son and supporter of gun controls, sent a message of solidarity to Susan Orfanos, the mother of Telemachus Orfanos who was killed during the shooting at Thousand Oaks last week. Posting an older picture of her with her son on her …

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Tel Orfanos survived Las Vegas massacre to die in Thousand Oaks shooting

Telemachus ‘Tel’ Orfanos saw too much horror. The 27-year-old Greek-American first survived last year’s massacre at a Las Vegas country music festival, where 58 people were slain. He was also at the Borderline Bar and Grill on Wednesday night, when a gunman, dressed in black, killed 12 people. One of …

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Greektown shooting in Toronto leaves one dead, thirteen injured (videos)

Fourteen people have been shot, one of them fatally, and the gunman is dead after gunfire rang out along a busy Toronto street on Sunday night, Toronto police said. A woman died and a girl around 8 years old is in critical condition after a gunman opened fire outside a …

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Farmer in custody for having shot Syrian teenager on Lesvos

A court on the island of Lesvos remanded custody to the 78-year-old farmer who shot and wounded a teenager refugee from Syria last week. Together with his family the 16-year-old asylum seeker had sought refuge in the farmer’s land plot to escape violence in the Moria hot spot nearby. The …

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Pagourtzis’ father apologizes for rampage in Santa Fe, says for him “son is a victim”

Two days after the rampage in the high school of Santa Fe, the father of the 17-year-old shooter, Dimitris Pagourtzis, still cannot believe what happened. “I have a funeral here, I have no joy, I feel the pain of the others, but I also have pain… I lost my child, …

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Santa Fe school shooting: Suspect Gunman is 17-year-old Greek-American, Dimitrios Pagourtzis

The suspect in a deadly shooting rampage at high school in Santa Fe, Texas, Friday morning has been identified as 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis, US and international media report. Eight to ten people, mostly students, were killed and 12 were injured, after the teenager of Greek origin entered the classroom shouting …

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Police sees same group behind PASOK HQ attack as against Mexican & French embassies

Greek police sees the urban guerilla group called “Revolutionary Self-Defense” as  behind the attack at the headquarters of PASOK in downtown Athens on Monday evening. According to athensnewsagency, the suggestion is confirmed by the findings of a ballistic investigation released on Tuesday. pic.twitter.com/EkrB6dOtub — Ελληνική Αστυνομία (@hellenicpolice) November 7, 2017 …

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