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Police defuse hand grenade bomb found outside Dafni precinct
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Police defuse hand grenade bomb found outside Dafni precinct

Sokratis - Feb 25, 2017

Police bomb disposal experts defused an explosive device comprising a hand grenade on Saturday after receiving an anonymous caller telephoned a threat that the bomb would detonate…

Buried World War II bomb prompts evacuation in Thessaloniki on Sunday
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Buried World War II bomb prompts evacuation in Thessaloniki on Sunday

makis - Feb 07, 2017

Authorities in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, will be evacuating thousands of people from their homes on Sunday as bomb experts attempt to disarm and remove a large World…

Bomb alert at Deposits and Loans Fund in Athens
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Bomb alert at Deposits and Loans Fund in Athens

Panos - Oct 21, 2016

Police were investigating an anonymous phone call made early on Friday warning that a bomb had been placed at the Deposits and Loans Fund located on Akadimias…

Bomb planted in the car of a Korydallos prison guard
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Bomb planted in the car of a Korydallos prison guard

makis - Oct 11, 2016

The car of a Korydallos prison guard exploded outside his home in the area of Egaleo early on Tuesday morning. According to the police, the bomb was…

Navy bomb squad neutralizes 350-kilo naval mine off Larissa
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Navy bomb squad neutralizes 350-kilo naval mine off Larissa

Panos - Jun 02, 2016

A fisherman discovered a 350-kilo naval mine, which was likely left over from the Second World War, about 1 mile off the coast of Mesagala, near Larissa…

Athens couthouse evacuated after bomb threat
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Athens couthouse evacuated after bomb threat

Panos - May 17, 2016

The main courthouse in Athens at a former Evelpidon military school was evacuated on Tuesday following a bomb threat. Buildings 8, 9 and 13 have been cleared…

North Korea says conducted ‘successful’ H-bomb test
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North Korea says conducted ‘successful’ H-bomb test

Panos - Jan 06, 2016

North Korea said on Wednesday that it had carried out a "successful" hydrogen bomb test, a claim that, if true, massively raises the stakes over the hermit…

Soccer federation HQ evacuated after bomb threat
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Soccer federation HQ evacuated after bomb threat

Panos - Nov 25, 2015

The headquarters of the Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) in Goudi, east of the center of Athens, have been evacuated after an anonymous caller warned that a bomb…

Ferry sails following bomb scare
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Ferry sails following bomb scare

Panos - Nov 24, 2015

Passenger ferry Evia Star was evacuated on Tuesday morning following a bomb threat, authorities announced. According to early reports, police forces inspected the vessel following an anonymous…

Bomb blast at Hellenic Federation of Engerprises offices in Athens
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Bomb blast at Hellenic Federation of Engerprises offices in Athens

Panos - Nov 24, 2015

A bomb exploded outside the offices of a Greek business federation in central Athens early on Tuesday, police officials said, smashing windows but causing no injuries. Attacks…

European University evacuated after bomb threat
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European University evacuated after bomb threat

Panos - Nov 19, 2015

Nicosia's European University of Cyprus has been evacuated on Thursday, after police received a message of an explosive device on campus. Bomb squad officials arrived on the…