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Orthodox Church Leader Stabbed in Sydney

An ultra-conservative Orthodox Christian leader and several of his followers were stabbed at a church in western Sydney. This brought about a huge gathering outside the holy building, as hundreds of enraged people clashed with police. Bishop Mar Mari Emmanuel...

Multiple Dead in Sydney Shopping Mall Stabbing Attack

At least five people have been killed during an attack at a shopping mall in Sydney, Australia with multiple reported stabbings. Nine people may have been stabbed in total. The suspected attacker was reportedly shot dead by a police officer....

The UK Extradites Former Greek Judge Who Fled Jail Sentence

The UK extradited to Athens a former Greek judge who fled jail sentence for money laundering in 2005. Antonia Ilia had been sentenced unanimously by a five-member criminal appeals court to thirteen years for participating in a criminal network operating...

Police Officers Removed After Kyriaki Griva Murder Outside Athens Precinct

Six police officers were removed from duty at an Athens police station on Wednesday after the femicide of 28-year-old Kyriaki Griva by her ex-boyfriend just outside the precinct. Griva had remained for eight minutes inside the Agioi Anargyroi police station...

Knife Attack: Corfu Student Stabs Two Schoolmates

Corfu's Saroko Square saw a fight between students at noon on Wednesday with one of those involved attacking the others and injuring them with a knife as well as wounding a passer-by who attempted to stop him. Knife incident in...

Greek Police Under Fire After Femicide Outside Athens Precinct

Greek police are under fire after the latest femicide in Athens. A woman was murdered outside a police precinct where she had just requested protection from an ex-boyfriend. The 28-year-old Kyriaki Griva was fatally stabbed on Monday evening shortly after...

New Femicide Shocks Greece: Woman Murdered by Her Ex

In another case of femicide in Greece, a 28-year-old woman was fatally stabbed on Monday evening shortly after she had gone to her local police station in Agioi Anargyroi in northern Athens to seek police protection against her ex-boyfriend. Investigators...

Greece Arrests Member of Gang That Made $21b from Illegal Fuel Sales

Greek authorities took into custody a senior member of an international criminal gang that smuggled Latin American fuel products for illegal sale across the globe, making an estimated profit of more than $21 billion, police said on Saturday. The arrested...

‘Modern-day Medea’ in Greece Gets Life for Killing Her Daughter

A Greek woman was sentenced to life in prison by a court in Athens on Friday after she was found guilty of the murder of her daughter in 2022. 35-year-old Roula Pispirigou from the western port city of Patras was...

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Moscow, Russia Concert Hall Attack

Islamic State (ISIS) have claimed responsibility for the attack on the Crocus City Hall music venue on the outskirts of Moscow, Russia, which reportedly killed 40 people and injured as many as 100 more. The full statement posted on its...

Ancient Greek Artifacts from Illegal Excavations Found in Corinth

Several ancient Greek artifacts have been found near a church in Corinth, southern Greece, where there were traces of illegal excavations, authorities said on Wednesday. They include a stone tombstone of the classical period (480-300 BC), a stone relief probably...

Antiquities Smuggler Arrested in Greece with Dozens of Ancient Coins

A suspected antiquities smuggler was arrested on the island of Evia who had in his possession 38 ancient Greek coins and other antiquities that he intended to sell to treasure collectors. Police have not revealed the identity of the 44-year-old...

Woman Convicted of Murder Conspiracy in Case of Jennifer Dulos

A woman was convicted Friday of conspiring to murder missing mother-of-five Jennifer Dulos, who vanished from a wealthy Connecticut enclave in 2019 and was never found. Prosecutors said Michelle Troconis, 49, helped her then-boyfriend, Fotis Dulos, in his plot to...