Tagged: Terror

Greek police sees active group behind attack at PASOK offices

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 urban guerrilla group, which struck the same offices in 2014 and has also hit foreign embassies in Athens, is probably behind the assault. There had been no claim […]

Authorities investigate food terror warning

Greek counterterrorism officials have launched an investigation after a post on an anti-establishment website warned of a plan to contaminate food products at supermarkets with chlorine and hydrochloric acid. According to the post, titled Green Nemesis-Act 2 (Warning message), packaged food and soft drinks made by several companies have been removed from the shelves of […]

Terrorist group “Conspiracy of Fire Cells” claims responsibility for bomb attack

Leftist terrorist organisation “Conspiracy of Fire Cells” has claimed responsibility for the explosion that occurred in downtown Athens, Thursday night in the Exacrhia area. The group’s proclamation was uploaded on an anti-establishment website, and said they had planted the explosive device to against Prosecutor Georgia Tsatsani at the entrance of the building her apartment was […]

Brussels Zaventem airport blasts cause casualties

Two blasts have struck the departures area of Zaventem airport in Brussels. The Belgian government has confirmed casualties but has given no numbers. The cause of the explosions is unknown. AdTech Ad Another explosion has now been reported at the Maelbeek metro station close to the EU institutions. The whole metro system has been closed. […]

Swedish jihadist, who was arrested in northern Greece, was on EU suspect list

A Bosnian-born Swede who was arrested in northern Greece last week on suspicion of attempting to reach Syria to join ISIS jihadists had been listed on the Schengen Information System as a potential terrorist suspect but Swedish authorities failed to alert their European counterparts. Mirsad Bektasevic, 29, was arrested in Evros along with an unidentified […]

San Bernardino shooters money trail under FBI scrutiny

The FBI is investigating a loan of $28,000 given out from a peer-to-peer lender in California, to the radicalised couple that killed fourteen people in San Bernardino, sources told Reuters on Tuesday. The same source said that the money trail led them to an online lender called, Prosper, based in San Francisco California. Disclosure of […]

Abaaoud DNA traced to two Athens flats, probe shows

The DNA profile of Abdelhamid Abaaoud, a 27-year-old Belgian of Moroccan descent believed to have masterminded the terrorist attacks in Paris earlier this month, matches samples registered with the Greek Police’s database which were collected from apartments in the Athens neighborhoods of Pangrati and Sepolia in January, an investigation by French and Greek authorities has […]

Abaaoud DNA appears to match evidence gathered in Athens

Evidence confirming that the alleged mastermind of the terrorist attacks in Paris on November 13, 27-year-old Abdelhamid Abaaoud, passed through Athens, seems to have emerged during an investigation, Kathimerini understands. According to sources, a DNA sample sent by French authorities to their Greek counterparts appears to match an entry registered with Greek Police’s database. The […]

Honduras detains Syrians bound for US with Greek doctored passports

Honduran authorities said on Wednesday they had intercepted six Syrian nationals traveling on doctored Greek passports in the past week, including five who had been trying to reach the United States. Police said there were no signs of any links to last week’s deadly attacks in Paris that killed 129 people. Islamic State claimed responsibility […]

Syrian passport in Paris may be planted, German minister says

A Syrian passport found next to a suicide bomber in the Paris terror attacks may have been planted, German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said. Reports that the identity in the passport may have been registered in several countries along the so-called Balkan route raise the suspicion that it could be a deliberate attempt to […]

Two dead in Paris siege, including woman who blew herself up

Witnesses have reported gunfire and explosions amid a police raid in the northern Paris suburb of Saint-Denis as authorities hunt for suspects from Friday’s deadly terrorist attacks who are believed to be at large. Paris police is hunting suspects of Paris attacks lay siege to an apartment and reports are saying that two terrorists are […]