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Cyprus Investigates How Local Companies Help Russian Oligarchs

Cyprus law enforcement is investigating the attempted £1 billion (about $1.2 billion) stake transfer by a Russian oligarch on the day he faced EU sanctions. The inquiry is currently in progress, The Guardian reported. This revelation follows the disclosure that...

Man Detained in Greece for Embezzling Ukraine Defense Funds

A Ukrainian citizen, suspected of embezzling $1.17 million from Ukraine's Ministry of Defence, was apprehended in Athens, Greece. The individual, whose identity remains undisclosed, was reportedly detained in Athens on November 13th. The arrest is the result of an investigation...

Secret Service Agent for Biden’s Granddaughter Opens Fire on Carjackers

A US Secret Service agent who is part of the security detail of Naomi Biden, Joe Biden's granddaughter, shot at three people. They were attempting to break into a government vehicle on November 12th in Georgetown, CNN reports. Anthony Guglielmi,...

Arabic-Speaking Man Claims Responsibility for Deadly Attack in Brussels

Two Swedes were shot dead in Brussels on Monday evening with the suspect still at large, reported Belgian public broadcaster VRT. The perpetrator fled the scene and is still on the loose. However, a video of an Arabic-speaking man...

American Tourist Smashes Greco-Roman Statues at Israel Museum

Israeli police arrested an American tourist at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem on Thursday for smashing prized Greco-Roman statues. The individual, identified as a 40-year-old American man, remained under investigation for deliberately defacing the invaluable sculptures, according to law enforcement...

Greek Man Believed to Be Behind Gang Wars in Sweden

A Greek man is believed to be a central figure in the intensifying gang wars that have recently gripped Sweden. Recent incidents include a fatal shooting in a Stockholm suburb, another deadly shooting in Jordbro, and a deadly explosion...

Terrorist Attack in Ankara, Turkey Leaves Two Injured

A terrorist attack in Ankara, Turkey has left two policemen injured. Two terrorists detonated a device in Kizilay, a business area of Ankara. One of the offenders blew himself up, while the other was neutralized, according to Turkey's Interior...

Greece Pay-TV Pirate Network Dismantled by Police

Police in Greece have dismantled a pirate network which provided illegal pay TV services in Greece. The operation followed a thorough investigation by the Patras Security Sub-Directorate. The Hellenic Police have made ten arrests, including the ring leader, deputy leader,...

Half a Ton of Cocaine Labelled with Nazi Swastikas Seized in Greece

585 kilograms of cocaine from Latin America was seized by police in Thessaloniki, Greece and seven people suspected of being members of a criminal gang were arrested. The alleged ringleader of the gang, which had been under police surveillance, is...

Two Turkish Citizens Arrested in Greece for Spying

Two Turkish citizens suspected of spying on military installations at Poros, Greece were arrested on Monday. The two were arrested in the castle town of Monemvasia and were transferred to Athens where they will be interviewed by the Greek intelligence...

Ancient Treasure Found in Man’s Yard in Drama, Greece

In Drama, Greece a 62-year-old man found himself in police custody for his unlawful possession of ancient artifacts. The apprehension followed a police operation conducted by the Department of Cultural Heritage and Antiquities of the Thessaloniki Security Directorate, overseen...

Six People Shot Dead Near Athens in Mafia-Style Execution

Six individuals were shot dead in a coastal town near Athens, according to Greek police reports on Monday. Greek public television ERT suggested the incident may be related to a conflict between organized criminal factions. All the victims, identified as...

Corfu Island Bars Caught Reselling Unfinished Drinks

Greek authorities have uncovered a concerning practice in some bars on Corfu island, a popular tourist destination. During an operation aimed at identifying tax evasion and the sale of illegal beverages, auditors, led by the Independent Public Revenue Authorities...

The Most Notorious Antiquities Smuggler in Greece

The name of German national Stefan Guericke will remain in history as the biggest antiquities smuggler in modern Greece

Elderly Man Kills Burglar in His Home in Greece

An elderly man killed a burglar that attempted to rob him in Northern Greece. The 71-year-old man fatally foiled an attempted robbery in Ioannina by shooting dead a 35-year-old intruder in his home. The incident occurred in the village...