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At Least 6 People Killed in Mass Shooting in Virginia Walmart Store

At least six people were killed and several were injured at a mass shooting at a Walmart store in Chesapeake, Virginia on Tuesday night. A man, believed to be the store manager, opened fire and then turned the gun on...

Saudi Prince Granted Immunity in Death of Jamal Khashoggi

The United States has determined that Saudi Arabia's leader, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, has immunity from a lawsuit filed by the fiancée of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Jamal Khashoggi, a well-known Saudi Arabian journalist, was assassinated on October 2, 2018. This...

Fake Doctor in Greece Sentenced to Life for the Death of 7 People

A fake doctor in Greece was sentenced to eight life sentences and another fifty years, one of the heaviest sentences delivered by a court, on Thursday for causing the death of seven people. Nikos Kontostathis, who posed as a distinguished...

Greece Launches Panic Button Amid Wave of Femicides

Greece is putting the panic button into law, introducing a bill to be voted on today on November 17th in the plenary session of the Parliament. The program is provided for by an amendment submitted to the bill of the Ministry...

Istanbul Bomb Explosion Kills Six; Dozens Wounded

A bomb explosion on one of Istanbul's most popular streets has left the city's residents devastated. At least six people were killed and eighty one others wounded . President of Turkiye, Erdogan, called it a “treacherous attack” that had...

Emirates Flights at Athens Airport Disrupted After CIA Terror Alert

Two Emirates flights from Athens airport were disrupted on Thursday evening after a CIA alert received by Greek authorities. A U.S.-bound Emirates plane made an emergency landing at Athens International Airport "El. Venizelos". Another flight was grounded. The CIA's information referred...

Greek Football Legend Tsiartas Sentenced for Transphobic Comments

Vasilis Tsiartas, a Greek former football player of AEK Athens F.C. and the Greek national team, was sentenced by the Single-Member Misdemeanor Court of Athens to ten months in prison. He also received a five thousand euro suspended fine...

Greek Author of Children Books Charged With Child Pornography

An award-winning author of children’s books in Greece has been charged with the possession of over a hundred videos depicting child pornography. Police say that criminal charges were filed against 55-year-old Vassilis Papatheodorou after child pornography was found on two...

Protesters Taking Part in Rebellion in Iran Face Trials

Protestors who have taken part in the insurgent rebellion in Iran are now facing trials. The forms they take are however not certain. Iran is holding trials for the Mahsa Amini rebels, bringing charges against almost a thousand people in...

‘Dirty Dancing’ Dancer Tells Courtroom of Weinstein Horror

A dancer in the Harvey Weinstein-produced film Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights took the stand on Thursday during the movie mogul's second criminal trial in Los Angeles. The woman, referred to in court as “Ashley M.,” was shaking as she testified...

U.S. Issues Terrorism Warning after Paul Pelosi Attack

The U.S. government sent out a bulletin to law enforcement agencies on Friday warning about a “heightened threat” of domestic terrorism hours after the attack on Paul Pelosi, the husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The bulletin warns of possible...

Greece Considers Chemical Castration for Child Rapists

Greece considers introducing chemical castration for child rapists after a spate of recent cases that have shocked public opinion in the country. “Chemical castration for rapists of minors should be considered under conditions,” Interior Minister Makis Voridis said on Thursday. Speaking...

George Floyd’s Family Sues Kanye West

The family of George Floyd is suing the rapper formerly known as Kanye West for $250 million. That decision came after the musician endorsed the conspiracy theory that Floyd died from drug abuse during an interview on the Drink...

TikTok Accused of Exploiting Starving Families in Syria

  A bombshell report published this week by the BBC has revealed that TikTok, the short-term video hosting platform, is exploiting starving families in Syria through its livestream services. The company, known as Douyin in China, usually features videos from users...

Suspect for Child Rape and Prostitution Arrested in Greece

A suspect for the rape of a twelve-year-old child on multiple occasions—who was allegedly also forced into prostitution—was arrested by police in Greece in a case that has shocked the nation. The suspect, a 53-year-old shopkeeper, has been given until...