Tagged: attack

Riot police unit comes under attack in Exarchia

A group of about 80 people attacked a riot police unit stationed on the corner of Harilaou Trikoupi and Didotou streets in Exarchia, central Athens, early Saturday. Reports suggested the unidentified assailants launched Molotov cocktails at the officers. No one was detained, while a police investigation is under way.

Breaking: Attack against Swiss train

A knifeman has set fire to a train in eastern Switzerland, leaving six people in hospital with stab wounds and burns, police say. The suspected attacker, described as a Swiss man aged 27, was also taken to hospital after the incident near Salez in St Gallen Canton.

Two arrested in connection to attack on bus, trolley

Two men, a 32-year-old Greek national and a 31-year-old Albanian, were detained on Thursday in connection to an arson attack on a bus and a trolley near Omonia Square late on Wednesday. The public transport vehicles were severely damaged by a group of assailants who threw Molotov cocktails. Reports suggested the suspects had allegedly forced […]

Special guard tied to hairstylist attack is suspended

A 29-year-old police special guard believed to be one of three assailants who carried out an attack against hairstylist Panos Kallitsis outside his home in January has been suspended from duty. The police officer was detained on Friday on suspicion of ambushing the 41-year-old victim with his accomplices as the latter entered the garage area […]

Anarchists group assumes responsibility for attack against Turkish Consulate in Thessaloniki

The group “Antistate Makhnovists” assumed the responsibility for the attack against the Turkish Consulate in Thessaloniki in an announcement posted on an antiauthoritarian’s website on Thursday. The attack with firebombs against riot police that were outside the Turkish Consulate took place on early Sunday 20 December. The group says that the attack was an answer […]

Attack against PASOK offices

Two attacks with gas canisters occured during the night against the headquarters of PASOK political party. The first attack with seven gas canisters occured at 22:30 followed by another one with six ganisters before midnight, causing material damges at the entrance of the building.

Foreign Ministry condemns attacks on party in Thrace (photos)

Attacks on the Equality, Peace, and Friendship (DEB) Party in Komotini, Greece have been condemned by the Foreign Ministry, a statement said on Tuesday. Specifically the ministry said, “Incendiary actions such as this are in full opposition to the spirit of peace and cooperation that have long characterized the coexistence of Christians and Muslims in […]

Syrian passport in Paris may be planted, German minister says

A Syrian passport found next to a suicide bomber in the Paris terror attacks may have been planted, German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said. Reports that the identity in the passport may have been registered in several countries along the so-called Balkan route raise the suspicion that it could be a deliberate attempt to […]