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Lawyer resigns from defense of teenager Alexis Grigoropoulos’s killer

Sokratis - Feb 04, 2017

Celebrity lawyer Alexis Kougias on Friday resigned as lead counsel for Epaminondas Korkoneas, the police officer found guilty of killing 15-year-old Alexis Grigoropoulos in the central Athens…

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Two priests sentenced for embezzling 930,000 euros from state

Sokratis - Nov 05, 2016

Two priests in Farsala, central Greece, have been sentenced to 18 and six years behind bars respectively, after they were found guilty of embezzling 930,000 euros from…

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Academic resigns from panel on Constitution after first day

Sokratis - Oct 08, 2016

An academic who was appointed to a committee formed by the government to explore possible changes to the Greek Constitution has resigned a day after the panel’s…

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Police seek 10 burglars who nabbed safes from company offices

Sokratis - Sep 17, 2016

A group of 10 burglars broke into the offices of a cosmetics company in the northern Athens suburb of Metamorfosi in the early hours of Saturday and…

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Robber falls to his death from Thessaloniki apartment

Sokratis - Aug 27, 2016

A burglar in Thessaloniki plunged to his death Friday morning from an apartment he had robbed moments before. The 25-year-old man was found dead next to the…

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Fresh bid to stop pollution from Sea Diamond wreck off Santorini

Sokratis - May 14, 2016

The government has assembled up a nine-member team to help local authorities protect the marine environment around the wreck of the Sea Diamond cruise ship which sank…

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Holy Fire arrives in Athens from Jerusalem ahead of Easter celebrations

Sokratis - Apr 30, 2016

The Holy Fire from Jerusalem arrived in Athens by airplane at 8 p.m. on Saturday, ahead of Easter celebrations in Greece. The flame was received with the…