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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…

Large police operation underway to remove 550 immigrants in Patra
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Large police operation underway to remove 550 immigrants in Patra

Panos - May 15, 2018

A large police operation is underway in the city of Patra, Peloponesse to move hundreds of immigrants to the police compounds. The concerted police operation is expected…

Robbers blew up two ATM machines in Athens
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Robbers blew up two ATM machines in Athens

Panos - May 14, 2018

In two separate incidents, robbers blew up ATM machines in the early hours of Monday in the wider Athens area. In particular, the perpetrators attacked an ATM…

Greek police bust large drug ring in Ioannina
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Greek police bust large drug ring in Ioannina

Panos - May 04, 2018

The Ioannina subdivision of the Greek Narcotics Squad dismantled a large drug trafficking ring operating in Greece. Following month-long investigations, the drug enforcement authorities arrested 19 members…

Vandals again target banks in central Athens
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Vandals again target banks in central Athens

Panos - Mar 15, 2018

Masked perpetrators, allegedly belonging to the so-called "anti-establishment" movement, again carried out attacks against banks' storefronts and ATMs in the center of Athens on Wednesday morning. According…

Greek police arrest 12 amid raids on anarchist squats
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Greek police arrest 12 amid raids on anarchist squats

Panos - Mar 13, 2018

Greek police raided three anarchist squats in the capital and arrested at least 12 people, local media reported on Monday. Police officers carried out the evacuations of…

18 foreign nationals arrested for string of attacks, muggings around Acropolis archaeological site
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18 foreign nationals arrested for string of attacks, muggings around Acropolis archaeological site

Panos - Mar 09, 2018

Police announced 18 arrests on Thursday related to a string of particularly violent armed robberies and muggings of tourists and passersby around the highly popular Acropolis archaeological…

Greek neo-Nazis arrested in police crackdown
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Greek neo-Nazis arrested in police crackdown

Panos - Mar 07, 2018

Members of the neo-Nazi group Combat 18 are suspected of attacking migrants and left-wing activists. Police said the ring was planning a major bomb attack. Greek anti-terror…

Greek police arrest six members of extreme-right criminal group “Combat 18 Hellas”
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Greek police arrest six members of extreme-right criminal group “Combat 18 Hellas”

makis - Mar 06, 2018

Greece’s counter-terrorism squad arrested on Tuesday six men suspected of participating in a far-right criminal group called “Combat 18 Hellas”, and of involvement in arson attacks and…

Hot pursuit: Car rams police roadblock after driving on the wrong side of highway!
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Hot pursuit: Car rams police roadblock after driving on the wrong side of highway!

Panos - Mar 05, 2018

A serious incident took place on early Monday morning when a car was spotted driving on the wrong side of the Athens-Lamia highway! A hot pursuit followed…

Barrage of attacks on cars & banks in the evening in Athens
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Barrage of attacks on cars & banks in the evening in Athens

Panos - Mar 01, 2018

Another wild night for Athens with anarchists attacking once again the anti-riot police force outside of the Polytechnic, arson of cars and a bank on Vouliagmenis Avenue.…

Explosion destroys shop in Athens
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Explosion destroys shop in Athens

Panos - Feb 27, 2018

A powerful explosion shook Vouliagmenis Avenue at 03:50 in the morning. The explosion practically destroyed a furniture shop. The Greek police bomb squad are investigating the causes…

Man Arrested With Detonators in Athens Had Been Reported Before
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Man Arrested With Detonators in Athens Had Been Reported Before

Panos - Jan 29, 2018

A foreign national arrested in Athens late on Saturday with a bag containing detonators had been repeatedly reported to police in the past, according to media sources…

Greek Police to Free Buildings Occupied Illegally
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Greek Police to Free Buildings Occupied Illegally

Panos - Jan 10, 2018

The Greek police is working on a plan to evacuate illegally occupied buildings around Athens and the rest of the country in the coming days. Acknowledging the…

Family tragedy after police officer and family found shot dead with service revolver
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Family tragedy after police officer and family found shot dead with service revolver

makis - Dec 18, 2017

According to police sources on Monday, a police officer is suspected of having shot and killed his wife, his daughter and his mother-in-law before turning his service…

Communist party workers’ union members clash with police outside PM’s residence
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Communist party workers’ union members clash with police outside PM’s residence

makis - Dec 05, 2017

Members of the workers’ union of PAME which belongs to the Greek communist party were repelled by forces of Greek SWAT units on Tuesday after they attempted…

Four Anarchists Arrested for Possession of Firebombs in Athens
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Four Anarchists Arrested for Possession of Firebombs in Athens

Panos - Nov 28, 2017

Four anarchists were arrested late on Sunday night after police evacuated an occupied building in Exarchia in Athens. The four face felony charges for possession of firebombs.…

Counter-Terrorism Unit storms three apartments simultaneously in Athens!
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Counter-Terrorism Unit storms three apartments simultaneously in Athens!

Panos - Nov 28, 2017

Greek Counter-Terrorist Units have stormed three apartments in Athens on Tuesday morning. According to the information so far they have confiscated, PCs, USBs, cables and various other…

Fears of Looting Keep Police on Alert in Western Attica
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Fears of Looting Keep Police on Alert in Western Attica

Panos - Nov 16, 2017

Greek police is on alert to deal with cases of possible looting and unruly behavior following the chaos caused by the floods in western Attica. According to…