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4,000 Dogs Rescued from Animal Experimentation Facility

  Almost 4,000 dogs need new homes after being rescued from a facility in Virginia that sold them for drug experiments in laboratories. The facility has now been shut down due to abuses of animal rights, and organizations are working to...

Gang Member Monkey Executed In Japan

A monkey was executed in Japan for being part of an animal "gang" who were repeatedly attacking humans. The macaque monkey was recently located and executed by a group of specially commissioned hunters in Japan. The "monkey gang" has...

Greece Extradites Russian Money Launderer to the US

Greece extradited a Russian money launderer to the United States on Thursday where he is accused of running a multibillion-dollar cryptocurrency exchange that allegedly profited from various hacking and extortion schemes. Alexander Vinnik was put on an airplane on Thursday...

Two Femicides in a Single Day Shock Greece

Two femicides that occurred within a few hours of each other on Sunday at Rethymnon, Crete and on Zakynthos have shocked public opinion in Greece. A 56-year-old woman was murdered by her husband on Sunday morning in the village of...

Greek Police Dismantle Criminal Group Smuggling Migrants

Greek police say they have dismantled an international criminal organization that trafficked undocumented immigrants into and out of the country. Arrests were made throughout Athens' Attica region last week with authorities apprehending nine foreign nationals suspected of working for the...

Suspected Arsonist Caught on Camera in Penteli Fire Near Athens

An arson suspect was caught on camera on Thursday in relation to the fire that broke out on the densely-forested Mt Penteli just outside of Athens, Greece on Tuesday. According to the Greek television network Alpha, locals saw a man...

98% of Greeks Believe Corruption is ‘Widespread’ in Greece: EU Report

A staggering 98 percent of Greek citizens think corruption is "widespread" in their country, according to the latest European Union survey on the subject. That percentage among Greeks is far higher than the 68 percent of respondents among all EU...

Mosquito Helps Police Arrest Burglar

In China, two dead mosquitoes have helped police arrest a burglar after they bit and drank his blood which was then used in DNA testing to find him. On June 11th at around 1 pm, a thief broke into a...

‘Left for Dead,’ Woman in US Awakens from Coma, IDs Brother as Attacker

A West Virginia woman who recently awakened from a two-year coma after "being left for dead," told police her brother was her attacker. After the allegation from Wanda Palmer, the Jackson County Sheriff's Department arrested 55-year-old Daniel Palmer, charging him...

Man Arrested for Stealing Pies in Greece

A longtime cheese factory worker was charged with stealing frozen bougatsa pastries from a Thessaloniki supermarket. The 60-year-old bougatsa thief was found guilty and was initially sentenced to four months and ten days in jail, according to reports. However, a...

Blood of Christ Ancient Relic Returned by Thieves

Thieves have returned a gold shrine believed to contain vials of the blood of Jesus Christ stolen from a church in France. The 2,000-year-old reliquary, called the "Precious Blood of Christ," is among the Catholic Church's holiest relics. Thieves stole...

Thessaloniki Man Arrested After Found with Protected Religious Antiquities

Police charged a Thessaloniki man with holding a museum's worth of Byzantine-era relics in his home, including church icons, crosses, candlesticks, and a holy chalice. Authorities confiscated the artifacts, which were also discovered in a warehouse belonging to the...

Leaked Video Shows Delayed Police Response in Uvalde Shooting

A security camera video leaked by the Austin American-Statesman newspaper on Tuesday painted a disturbing picture of the police response to the Uvalde shooting. The video shows the halls of the Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas on May 24,...

North Macedonian Drug Cartel Caught on Mykonos

Members of a drug cartel from North Macedonia, including the 21-year-old daughter of a politician from the country, were arrested on the Greek island of Mykonos. According to Greek police, members of the cartel were selling drugs, such as cocaine...

Wanted Crypto Whale Ignatova Worth $500 Billion May Be in Greece

Crypto whale Ruja Ignatova, who allegedly steered one of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency frauds and is on the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) list of its ten most wanted fugitives, may be hiding in Greece. Ignatova disappeared without a trace...