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Albanian man dead in “mafia-style” shooting in Athens suburb

A 32-year-old Albanian man was shot dead in Vyronas suburb of Athens on Thursday night. He was inside his parked car together with his wife, waiting for their son to return from the nearby park. The victim was shot in the head and in the neck by assailants riding a …

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Mother and adult son found shot in their home in east Athens

The bodies of a 63-year-old mother and her 36-year-old son were found in their home in Ilioupoli suburb of eastern Athens on Thursday. The bodies were discovered following a complaint that “a strong, unpleasant odor” was coming from the apartment. Most possible scenario considered by the police is that the …

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Roma boy shot dead during police chase

A 17-year-old Roma boy was shot dead after a police chase in the town of Thebes, north of Attica, on Saturday night. According to media information, the police were trying to do a car search of a suspicious car in the greater area of Aliarto in the region of Viotia, …

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17-year-old boy shot dead in Mandra, West Attica

A 17-year-old boy was shot dead and his body was found with a fatal head injury in Mandra village, west Attica. The body was found by a passer-by at 5 p.m. early Thursday evening. A bullet casing was found next to the body. According to preliminary information, the victim was …

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ECDC and EMA recommend 2nd booster shot in summer 2022

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the European Medicines Agency (EMA) have updated public health recommendations on the use of additional booster doses of COVID-19 vaccines this summer and in the upcoming autumn and winter seasons. The updated recommendations come amid increasing rates of COVID-19 reporting …

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European Medicines Agency (EMA) approves Covid-19 booster shot for all over 18

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has given its approval for a third Pfizer Covid-19 booster shot for all adults in order to increase immunity levels, paving the way for booster shots to be rolled out across the EU. The EMA announced on Monday that its human medicines committee (CHMP) has …

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Woman shot dead with 8 bullets by husband; another femicide in Greece

Another femicide in Greece: a 43-year-old woman was shot dead by her husband in a tavern-cafeteria in Sotiritsa by Larissa, central Greece, at 10:30 on Tuesday morning. The cold-blooded murder took place in front of several eye-witnesses, staff and customers. According to preliminary reports, the victim was shot dead with …

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Greek-Orthodox priest shot in Lyon church, one arrest UPD

A Greek-Orthodox priest was shot and seriously wounded in the French city of Lyon, on Saturday afternoon. The assailant fled and the victim was transferred to the nearest hospital. The priest was preparing to close the church at 04:00 pm Saturday local time, when he was shot with what it …

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Police detains man over shooting and injuring a girl on Easter Sunday

Greek police has detained a 54-year-old man in connection with the stray bullet that seriously injured an 8-year-old girl on Easter Sunday. Police has found the gun the man processed illegally, while ballistic examination confirmed that the bullet was shot from this weapon. The man, a resident of Athens, was …

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Employer in Patras shot for demanding return of Christmas bonus

A local businessman in Patras, Peloponnese, was shot in the head with an air gun, after he allegedly demanded back the Christmas bonus he was obliged to give to his employees according to the Greek Labor Law. The perpetrator was not one employee though but a friend of an employee. …

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Five Wild Horses found shot dead in Evros protected wetland, N. Greece

Fishermen in a channel at the Delta of the Evros river in North-Eastern Greece, made a macabre discovery. The bodies of five wild horses were floating in the river at short distance to each other and near the pumping station area where the fishermen also have their cabins in the …

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Notorious Greek-Australian crime figure gunned down in Athens

A Greek-Australian businessman was shot and killed in Panorama Voula suburb of south Athens short before 9 o’ clock on Wednesday night. According to preliminary media reports, the man had just got in his car parked outside his home, when he got shot by unknown perpetrator or perpetrators. The man …

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