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Barrage of Petrol Bombs Thrown Against Police Station in Athens
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Barrage of Petrol Bombs Thrown Against Police Station in Athens

Panos - Oct 26, 2017

The police station of Pefki; north of Athens, was targeted by hooded assailants in the early hours of Thursday morning. At least five petrol bombs were thrown…

Customers beat up armed criminal, prevent robbery with Kalashnikovs
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Customers beat up armed criminal, prevent robbery with Kalashnikovs

Panos - Oct 17, 2017

Citizens managed to foil an armed robbery late Monday, when they jumped on one of the three criminals and neutralised him forcing the other two to flee…

Anarchist group “Rouvikonas” attacked Turkish Airlines offices in Alimos, Athens
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Anarchist group “Rouvikonas” attacked Turkish Airlines offices in Alimos, Athens

Panos - Sep 13, 2017

Greek police disappointed over government’s tolerant stance towards leftist-anarchist groupst1 Anti-establishment organization “Rouvikonas” storm the Greek Parliament…again! (PHOTOS) Members of anarchist group “Rouvikonas” attacked the offices of…

Greece Bans Protests During French President’s Visit, Activists Throw Paint at French Institute
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Greece Bans Protests During French President’s Visit, Activists Throw Paint at French Institute

Panos - Sep 07, 2017

Greek police have issued a ban on protests in central Athens during Thursday’s visit by French President Emmanuel Macron. The French president will arrive at the Athens…

Pakistanis clash at Agios Panteleimonas
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Pakistanis clash at Agios Panteleimonas

Panos - Sep 04, 2017

Greek police detained 11 people Sunday night after a group of Pakistanis migrants clashed with each other a little after 11pm. A large police force arrived at…

46 Foreigners Arrested in Crete Trying to Fly to Europe with Fake Passports
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46 Foreigners Arrested in Crete Trying to Fly to Europe with Fake Passports

Panos - Aug 30, 2017

Hellenic Police (EL.AS) over the weekend arrested a total of 46 foreigners trying to fly to Europe from the Heraklion and Chania, Crete airports using fake passports,…

Greek police car fleet in shambles
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Greek police car fleet in shambles

makis - Aug 21, 2017

Police officers in the Omonia precinct allege they are forced to borrow vehicles for their patrols as their police cars are out of service. The General Secretary…

Major Bitcoin trading site in limbo as Greece arrests Russian man on US charges of laundering $4bn
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Major Bitcoin trading site in limbo as Greece arrests Russian man on US charges of laundering $4bn

Panos - Jul 27, 2017

Cryptocurrency exchange platform BTC-E has gone on “maintenance” after the arrest of alleged Bitcoin “crime mastermind” Aleksandr Vinnik in Greece. Vinnik has been indicted by a grand…

Bomb threat at Egaleo bank branch
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Bomb threat at Egaleo bank branch

Panos - Jul 26, 2017

Greek police are on alert after an anonymous phone call of a bomb threat at bank in the suburb of Egaleo. Police have blocked off the area…

Greek Man Arrested for Mailing Bullets to Politicians
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Greek Man Arrested for Mailing Bullets to Politicians

Panos - Jul 06, 2017

Greek counter-terrorist officers arrested a 55-year-old man on suspicion of sending bullets and threatening letters to ministers, lawmakers, bank governors and Muslim associations. According to police sources,…

Stray bullet nearly kills girl in Menidi
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Stray bullet nearly kills girl in Menidi

Panos - Jun 26, 2017

Greek police are investigating a new incident of a stray bullet in the area of Menidi, after the tragic event that cost the life of an 11-year-old…

Greek police bust large drug network
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Greek police bust large drug network

Panos - Jun 09, 2017

Greek police have dismantled an 11-member drug trafficking ring in the prefect of Ilia in the Peloponnese. The gang had set up a delivery network transporting large…

Police seek Pakistani anarchist linked to clashes with riot officers
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Police seek Pakistani anarchist linked to clashes with riot officers

makis - Apr 28, 2017

Police are seeking a 28-year-old Pakistani national in connection with an attack by anarchists on a riot police unit outside the 1930s refugee housing blocks on Alexandras…

Athens man choked to death in home by robbers
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Athens man choked to death in home by robbers

makis - Apr 06, 2017

Police in Athens yesterday were questioning a 57-year-old Greek man and a Romanian national, 50, in connection with the death of a 70-year-old man whose corpse was…

Greek police free 23 captive migrants
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Greek police free 23 captive migrants

makis - Mar 30, 2017

Greek police say they have freed 23 migrants held captive by smugglers until their relatives paid a fee for smuggling the men into Greece from neighboring Turkey.…

Athens police net gang that preyed on vulnerable
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Athens police net gang that preyed on vulnerable

makis - Mar 23, 2017

A gang that robbed elderly people and teenagers in the northern suburbs of Athens has been broken up, police said on Thursday, adding that five suspects –…

Two men to be tried for shooting at police car
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Two men to be tried for shooting at police car

makis - Mar 21, 2017

Two 19-year-olds will stand trial for opening fire at a police car last week in Aspropyrgos, western Attica, authorities said on Tuesday. Police are also looking for…

Police dismantle ring that preyed on cabbies
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Police dismantle ring that preyed on cabbies

makis - Mar 16, 2017

Police said on Thursday they had broken up a gang of robbers that had been targeting taxi drivers in the area of Aghia Varvara in western Athens.…

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…

Police nets migrant smuggling gang
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Police nets migrant smuggling gang

makis - Feb 24, 2017

The Greek Police (ELAS) on Friday announced the arrest of nine suspected members of a major human trafficking racket moving migrants from Turkey to Greece, saying that…