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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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Police point to jailhouse blackmail plot as motive behind defense attorney’s murder

Panos - Nov 02, 2017

Greek authorities on Wednesday appeared confident that they have solved the murder of a well-known Athens defense attorney last month, announcing that five Albanian nationals are considered…

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Greek Police: “Guard butcher shops, pet shops, fur shops & zoos”!

makis - Nov 01, 2017

The Greek police HQs has called a general alert ordering the guarding of…butcher shops, pet shops, shops that sell furs and zoos! This means that apart from…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…