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Greek Nationals Arrested In Connection to $60M Drug Bust In Sydney

Sydney police has charged two Greek nationals following an investigation into the discovery of 120kg of cocaine in a shipping container.

Qatargate: Eva Kaili Released From House Arrest

Eva Kaili, a key suspect in the Qatargate scandal which has rocked the European Parliament, was freed from house arrest on Thursday. The Greek former MEP and vice president of the European Parliament was charged with participation in a criminal...

Parts of Nammos Club in Mykonos Closed Down by Greek Authorities

Following a series of closures instigated by the authorities of the Greek island of Mykonos, a part of the renowned Nammos complex has now also been closed. There is currently a police presence in the sealed-off section. The sealed-off section...

German Police Arrest Two Turkish Journalists From Well-Known Newspaper

On Wednesday, two senior Turkish journalists were arrested by German police. Both of the journalists who were detained work for Sabah, a well-known Turkish daily newspaper. The two men who were arrested were identified by a Sabah employee as Ismail Erel...

Greek Businessman Charged by US for Conspiring to Support Russia

A Greek businessman, arrested on May 9 in Paris, is currently facing extradition to the US for allegedly conspiring to aid Russian military development by smuggling sensitive technologies. The businessman, who has been identified as Dr. Nikolaos ‘Nikos’ Bogonikolos, is...

Fake Pilot Licenses Issued in Greece

On Thursday, May 11, police in Greece arrested a criminal gang selling fake pilot licenses. The gang gave instructions to students who were training to become airline pilots via an intercom system during exams. Three Greek individuals associated with the...

YouTuber Who Intentionally Crashed His Plane Faces 20 Years in Prison

A YouTuber who purposely caused an airplane crash to gain more views on his channel has decided to admit guilt in obstructing a federal investigation. The charge pertains to deliberately destroying and hiding evidence with the intention of hindering...

Texas Mass Shooting: Investigators Probe Right-wing Extremism Motives

Texas authorities are investigating possible right-wing extremism motives behind the mass shooting at a Dallas shopping mall that left eight people dead on Sunday. The heavily armed gunman, a Dallas resident, was named Mauricio Garcia, aged 33. He was shot...

Capitol Hill Rioter Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison

A Kentucky man was sentenced to a record-breaking 14 years in prison for attacking police officers during the 2021 U.S. Capitol Hill riots.

Marfin Bank Arson Still Haunts Greece 13 Years Later

Eleven years have passed since the deadly Marfin Bank arson. The culprits are still at large, as Greek police launches a new investigation

Five Dead in Texas Mass Shooting

Law enforcement officers are searching for a man suspected of using a firearm to kill five people in Cleveland, Texas, about 45 miles north of Houston. The suspect, Francisco Oropesa, 38, is believed to have shot his neighbors on Friday...

Two Arrested for the Murder of Greek Journalist Giorgos Karaivaz

Two persons were arrested in Athens on Friday in relation to the 2021 murder of Greek journalist Giorgos Karaivaz.

Antiquities Smugglers Arrested on Greek Island of Crete

On Tuesday, Greek police arrested five suspected antiquities smugglers on the island of Crete during an operation to dismantle a criminal ring responsible for the theft of historically valuable items. During the operation, the police seized and recovered several items...

FBI Detains Serviceman Suspected of Intelligence Leaks

On Thursday, the FBI arrested a suspect in connection with the US intelligence leak, which purportedly revealed sensitive information on the war in Ukraine gathered by the US intelligence community. The suspect has been identified as Jack Teixeira, a 21-year-old...

Qatargate: Eva Kaili Speaks Out Ahead of Release from Prison

Eva Kaili has made her first statement since it became known that she would be allowed to return home from prison, albeit with an electronic monitoring bracelet. Kaili is one of the most prominent figures embroiled in the Qatargate scandal....