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Lawyer resigns from defense of teenager Alexis Grigoropoulos’s killer
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Lawyer resigns from defense of teenager Alexis Grigoropoulos’s killer

Sokratis - Feb 04, 2017

Celebrity lawyer Alexis Kougias on Friday resigned as lead counsel for Epaminondas Korkoneas, the police officer found guilty of killing 15-year-old Alexis Grigoropoulos in the central Athens…

Two priests sentenced for embezzling 930,000 euros from state
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Two priests sentenced for embezzling 930,000 euros from state

Sokratis - Nov 05, 2016

Two priests in Farsala, central Greece, have been sentenced to 18 and six years behind bars respectively, after they were found guilty of embezzling 930,000 euros from…

Academic resigns from panel on Constitution after first day
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Academic resigns from panel on Constitution after first day

Sokratis - Oct 08, 2016

An academic who was appointed to a committee formed by the government to explore possible changes to the Greek Constitution has resigned a day after the panel’s…

Police seek 10 burglars who nabbed safes from company offices
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Police seek 10 burglars who nabbed safes from company offices

Sokratis - Sep 17, 2016

A group of 10 burglars broke into the offices of a cosmetics company in the northern Athens suburb of Metamorfosi in the early hours of Saturday and…

Robber falls to his death from Thessaloniki apartment
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Robber falls to his death from Thessaloniki apartment

Sokratis - Aug 27, 2016

A burglar in Thessaloniki plunged to his death Friday morning from an apartment he had robbed moments before. The 25-year-old man was found dead next to the…

Fresh bid to stop pollution from Sea Diamond wreck off Santorini
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Fresh bid to stop pollution from Sea Diamond wreck off Santorini

Sokratis - May 14, 2016

The government has assembled up a nine-member team to help local authorities protect the marine environment around the wreck of the Sea Diamond cruise ship which sank…

Holy Fire arrives in Athens from Jerusalem ahead of Easter celebrations
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Holy Fire arrives in Athens from Jerusalem ahead of Easter celebrations

Sokratis - Apr 30, 2016

The Holy Fire from Jerusalem arrived in Athens by airplane at 8 p.m. on Saturday, ahead of Easter celebrations in Greece. The flame was received with the…