Tag: Arrest

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Chinese national arrested in Athens on int’l warrant for online investment scam

Panos - Aug 07, 2018

A 53-year-old Chinese national wanted on an international arrest warrant on various embezzlement charges was arrested by authorities in Athens on Friday, and announced on Monday. The…

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Turkey arrest Fethullah Gulen suspect on yacht with Greek flag

makis - Apr 09, 2018

Turkish state-run news agency Anadolu reports that a suspect linked to the group of exiled religious leader Fethullah Gulen called FETO, and considered a terrorist group by…

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Arrest of rebel Mount Athos abbot suspended

makis - Apr 13, 2017

A Thessaloniki appeals court has suspended a decision calling for the immediate arrest of the rebel abbot of Esphigmenou Monastery on Mount Athos, northern Greece, pending his…

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Police arrest 30 suspects in major operation across Greecce

makis - Nov 02, 2016

A major police operation is currently underway in Attica, Thessaloniki and other cities across the country, which has targeted two major criminal organizations that are mainly focused…

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Former president of Red Cross and “Henry Dunant” hospital arrested

Panos - May 17, 2016

The police announced the arrest of the former president of the Red Cross and Henry Dunant hospital Andreas Martinis and his wife Georgia Martini on Monday evening.…

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Refugees attempt en masse to cross over into FYROM on Clean Monday

ilias1 - Mar 15, 2016

A group of hundreds of refugees attempted to cross over into FYROM on Clean Monday, unable to bear the living conditions at the camp in Idomeni. It…

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Police officers involved in pimping and drink smuggling gang

Panos - Mar 01, 2016

The police announced the arrest of three men aged 46, 50 and 65 as well as a police guard based in Attica for their involvement in smuggling…

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Swedish jihadist, who was arrested in northern Greece, was on EU suspect list

Panos - Feb 02, 2016

A Bosnian-born Swede who was arrested in northern Greece last week on suspicion of attempting to reach Syria to join ISIS jihadists had been listed on the…

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Woman arrested in northern Greece for suspected links to ISIS

Panos - Jan 08, 2016

A woman of Swiss-Egyptian nationality was arrested and was being detained at the police headquarters in the northeastern Greek city of Alexandroupolis on Thursday, due to suspected…