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Riot police attacked in Exarchia
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Riot police attacked in Exarchia

Sokratis - Jan 21, 2017

Riot police units stationed in Athens’s Exarchia district were attacked by self-styled anarchists on Friday night, authorities said. The incident occurred on Tositsa Street, outside the Athens…

Police attacked with Molotov cocktails in downtown Athens
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Police attacked with Molotov cocktails in downtown Athens

Sokratis - Jan 14, 2017

Riot police units stationed in Athens’s Exarchia district were attacked by unknown assailants with Molotov cocktails on Friday night, authorities said on Saturday. The incident occurred shortly…

Greek police sees active group behind attack at PASOK offices
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Greek police sees active group behind attack at PASOK offices

Panos - Jan 11, 2017

Police investigating an armed attack on police guarding the headquarters of PASOK in central Athens early on Tuesday morning, which injured an officer, believe the Revolutionary Self-Defense…

‘Wise men’ of labor reform targeted by arsonists
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‘Wise men’ of labor reform targeted by arsonists

makis - Jan 04, 2017

Properties linked to members of the so-called committee of wise men that drew up a list of proposals regarding labor market reform, one of the key topics…

Police believe Greece’s ambassador to Brazil killed near Rio
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Police believe Greece’s ambassador to Brazil killed near Rio

Sokratis - Dec 31, 2016

Authorities believe that Greece’s missing ambassador to Brazil was killed at the home that his wife kept in the Rio de Janeiro area, a police investigator said…

Real estate racket dismantled in Athens
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Real estate racket dismantled in Athens

makis - Dec 26, 2016

Police in Athens have arrested three men aged 46 to 69 who are believed to have blackmailed and threatened property buyers into paying them the commission for…

Police in northern Greece crack down on illegal adoption ring
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Police in northern Greece crack down on illegal adoption ring

makis - Dec 22, 2016

A police operation that took several months to wrap up has led to the arrest of six suspects allegedly involved in an illegal adoption racket, according to…

Police bust cocaine and cannabis dealing gang
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Police bust cocaine and cannabis dealing gang

makis - Dec 20, 2016

The Greek Police (ELAS) on Tuesday announced the arrest of 10 suspects believed to belong to a large drug-trafficking ring. Authorities seized 173 kilograms of unprocessed cannabis…

Man jailed for abusing son in Chios migrant camp
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Man jailed for abusing son in Chios migrant camp

makis - Dec 16, 2016

A court on Chios has sentenced a 32-year-old Syrian migrant to a total of five years in prison, without parole, for physically abusing his 3-year-old son last…

Man opens fire on police in Omonia
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Man opens fire on police in Omonia

Sokratis - Dec 10, 2016

Police exchanged gunfire in central Omonia Square with a man “acting suspiciously” on Saturday morning, authorities said. According to reports, the man, a foreign national, allegedly opened…

Police on high alert for Grigoropoulos anniversary
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Police on high alert for Grigoropoulos anniversary

makis - Dec 05, 2016

The police in Athens is on full alert in anticipation of the demonstrations planned for Tuesday, anniversary of the murder of Alexandros Grigoropoulos, who was shot dead…

Police break Attica burglary ring
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Police break Attica burglary ring

makis - Nov 23, 2016

Police in Attica said on Wednesday that they had detained three suspected members of a ring believed to have carried out a string of robberies at homes…

Police, fire service air departments to merge
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Police, fire service air departments to merge

Sokratis - Nov 19, 2016

The police and fire department’s air services are to merge into one body following an amendment tabled by Interior Minister Panos Skourletis and Alternate Minister for Citizens’…

Four arrested in violent robbery gang bust
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Four arrested in violent robbery gang bust

makis - Nov 16, 2016

A gang that since last October had been behind a series of violent armed robberies at shops and homes across Attica was broken up Wednesday by police,…

Athens in lockdown in wake of Barack Obama’s visit
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Athens in lockdown in wake of Barack Obama’s visit

Panos - Nov 14, 2016

Athens will be in complete lockdown, in the wake of outgoing US President Barack Obama’s official 2-day visit to Greece on Tuesday, November 15. The heightened security…

Police attacked with fire bombs in central Athens
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Police attacked with fire bombs in central Athens

Sokratis - Nov 12, 2016

The area of the Athens Polytechnic in Exarchia was the scene of clashes between rioters and police units early Saturday morning. According to reports, the clashes began…

Two gangs responsible for 2,000 home break-ins across Greece
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Two gangs responsible for 2,000 home break-ins across Greece

makis - Nov 04, 2016

The Police announced that two criminal gangs have been busted, following a number of arrests. According to the official report and press conference, the two gangs appear…

Police officers implicated in big crime rackets
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Police officers implicated in big crime rackets

Panos - Nov 04, 2016

Two major criminal gangs which police started disbanding earlier this week have been linked to more than 2,000 robberies across the country, according to police sources who…

Police arrest 30 suspects in major operation across Greecce
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Police arrest 30 suspects in major operation across Greecce

makis - Nov 02, 2016

A major police operation is currently underway in Attica, Thessaloniki and other cities across the country, which has targeted two major criminal organizations that are mainly focused…

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…