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Life in prison for drivers under the influence of alcohol or drugs, according to Penal Code amendments
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Life in prison for drivers under the influence of alcohol or drugs, according to Penal Code amendments

Panos - Nov 19, 2019

Motorists under the influence of alcohol or drugs could face up to life in prison, according to the new amendments included in the Traffic Code penalties contained…

Greek police bust drug ring with € 5m worth of cocaine in their possession
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Greek police bust drug ring with € 5m worth of cocaine in their possession

Panos - Nov 01, 2019

Greek police busted an international drug ring operating in Athens, seizing 528,565 euros in cash from two apartments in the process, while another 300,000 euros were found…

Police raid for drugs, weapons in Korydallos prison
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Police raid for drugs, weapons in Korydallos prison

Panos - Sep 18, 2019

A police operation was held early on Tuesday at Korydallos prison in the presence of a public prosecutor. Policemen searched the psychiatric ward and in other areas…

New chief of Hellenic Police announced following KYSEA meeting
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New chief of Hellenic Police announced following KYSEA meeting

Panos - Jul 24, 2019

Decisions to appoint a new police chief and create the post of National Security Advisor to the prime minister were reached during a meeting of the Government…

Man accused of affair with teen who took own life remanded in custody
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Man accused of affair with teen who took own life remanded in custody

Panos - May 28, 2019

A 43-year-old man that allegedly had an affair with a 14-year-old girl, who later committed suicide, was on Monday remanded in custody. The girl killed herself by…

Greek Police Detains Islamist Terrorist Who Tried to Enter Greece
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Greek Police Detains Islamist Terrorist Who Tried to Enter Greece

Panos - May 01, 2019

A reportedly dangerous Islamist terrorist was arrested in Greece’s border city of Evros recently and is now in the custody of the Greek police. According to a…

New police operation in occupied buildings in Exarchia, Athens
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New police operation in occupied buildings in Exarchia, Athens

Panos - Apr 18, 2019

New police operation for the evacuation of occupied buildings in Exarchia, Athens took place in the morning hours of Thursday. This is the second time since last…

Major haul of amphetamines at NW port of Igoumenitsa
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Major haul of amphetamines at NW port of Igoumenitsa

Panos - Apr 01, 2019

A 31-year-old Bulgarian national was arrested at the extreme northwest port of Igoumenitsa over the weekend after Greek authorities discovered nearly 370,000 psycho-stimulant pills hidden in a…

Greek man accused of killing Roma released on conditions
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Greek man accused of killing Roma released on conditions

Panos - Mar 29, 2019

A 35-year-old man from Corinthos who was facing charges of intentional manslaughter after he had shot and killed a 52-year-old Roma who invaded his property to steal,…

Traffic police in Greece crackdown on drivers using cell phones while driving
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Traffic police in Greece crackdown on drivers using cell phones while driving

Panos - Mar 27, 2019

Hundreds of traffic tickets to drivers in Greece were issued over just a one-week period (March 18-24) for a violation that has increasingly become a scourge on…

Attacks by hooded groups against Greek police and general lawlessness causes political feud
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Attacks by hooded groups against Greek police and general lawlessness causes political feud

Panos - Mar 04, 2019

The recent attacks by organised anarchist groups and masked hooligans against police stations in Athens and Thessaloniki have become a major point of political contention with opposition…

Albanian shot dead in gunfight with Greek police
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Albanian shot dead in gunfight with Greek police

Panos - Nov 23, 2018

An Albanian national was shot dead and a Greek police officer was slightly injured during a shootout in the village of Vissani, in Ioannina. The gunfight broke…

Thessaloniki: Migrant Smugglers Caught Using Luxury Cars
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Thessaloniki: Migrant Smugglers Caught Using Luxury Cars

Panos - Oct 02, 2018

According to the Hellenic Police, five members of a criminal group that was acting on smuggling illegal migrants who live in Greece were caught in Thessaloniki’s suburb…

Tossing leaflets outside US ambassador’s residence latest ‘intervention’ by anti-state group
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Tossing leaflets outside US ambassador’s residence latest ‘intervention’ by anti-state group

Panos - Oct 01, 2018

Throwing leaflets outside the US ambassador's well-guarded residence in downtown Athens on Sunday while reportedly riding atop motorcycles was the latest "flash intervention" by a notorious self-styled…

Woman found shot dead in Kifissia
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Woman found shot dead in Kifissia

Panos - Sep 20, 2018

A woman was found shot dead in her car in the underground garage of her house on Dagli street in the area of Kifissia, Athens. Police investigations…

Man Arrested on Suspicion of Setting 9 Wildfires in Greece
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Man Arrested on Suspicion of Setting 9 Wildfires in Greece

Panos - Aug 27, 2018

Greek authorities on Sunday announced the arrest of a 32-year-old man on suspicion of setting nine wildfires in the Dirfys-Messapia municipality in Evia, the last of which…

Police arrest man trying to steal food designated for victims of fire-stricken areas
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Police arrest man trying to steal food designated for victims of fire-stricken areas

Panos - Aug 09, 2018

Greek police arrested two men trying to steal food stored in a warehouse that was designated for the victims of the Attica fire-stricken areas. Officers of the…

Chinese national arrested in Greece on int’l warrat for online investment scam
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Chinese national arrested in Greece on int’l warrat for online investment scam

Panos - Jul 05, 2018

A 41-year-old Chinese national was arrested on Tuesday in Athens on an international arrest warrant issued by PRC authorities for allegedly running an online platform bilking money…

Anarchists attack police with molotov bombs over the weekend
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Anarchists attack police with molotov bombs over the weekend

Panos - Jun 04, 2018

The continued and coordinated attacks against police officers in Greece have caused widespread criticism for the government’s inability to impose law and order. On Saturday night, a…

Over 15 millions of illegal cigarettes confiscated by police
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Over 15 millions of illegal cigarettes confiscated by police

Panos - May 22, 2018

Eighteen people have been arrested so far in the framework of police’s financial squad operation on the case of illegal tobacco products which is currently underway. Police…