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Convicted Terrorist Koufodinas to Remain in Prison Until 2027

Greek judges ruled on Friday that Dimitris Koufodinas, the convicted terrorist of the now-defunct November 17 group, must remain in prison until September 2027, when he can then apply for parole. In 2003, Koufodinas, 63, was sentenced to 11 life...

At Least 20 Greek Police Officers Arrested in Citizenship Racket

Greek police have identified at least 30 officers who are implicated in an illegal citizenship racket, it was revealed on Wednesday. Following a months-long investigation, the officers are said to have provided foreign nationals with illegal citizenship papers and identification...

UN Says Violence Against Women has Worsened During Pandemic

On International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, a new report by the UN says that incidents have increased during the pandemic. The report, released by UN Women, highlights the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on women’s safety...

A Message of Love: Femicide Video Goes Viral in Greece

A popular Greek company released a video depicting a story of femicide for November 25th, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. For many in the United States, Thursday, November 25th, 2021, is a day to celebrate...

Brian Laundrie’s Death Ruled a Suicide

An attorney for the Laundrie family announced on Tuesday that Brian Laundrie's death was a suicide. The attorney, Steven Bertolino, revealed that Laundrie had self-inflicted a "gunshot wound to the head:" "Chris and Roberta Laundrie have been informed that the cause...

Judge Sets $5M Bail for Waukesha Killings Suspect; Death Toll Rises to 6

A Milwaukee judge set a $5 million dollar bail for Waukesha Christmas parade killings suspect Darrell Brooks during his court appearance on Tuesday. The 39-year-old Brooks, who is a registered sex offender in the state of Nevada with an active warrant...

Violent Riots Rage in Holland Over Covid-19 Restrictions

Riots in Holland raged for three nights due to the general public chafing under Covid-19 restrictions as Dutch caretaker Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Monday condemned rioters, calling them “idiots,” and promising that they would be brought to justice. There were...

Man Drives SUV Into Christmas Parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin

A man drove a red SUV into a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin on Sunday, killing five people and injuring many others. The suspect, 39-year-old Darrell E. Brooks, "intentionally drove his maroon SUV through barricades into a crowd of people,"...

World Demands Answers From China on the Disappearance of Tennis Star

China came under scrutiny from the United Nations and the Women's Tennis Association on Friday after former world doubles No.1 Peng Shuai disappeared from public life following an accusation of sexual assault she made on Chinese social media platform...

Greece Approves Bill for Tougher Penalties on Crime, Fake News

The Parliament of Greece approved on Thursday a controversial justice ministry bill that introduces tougher penalties for serious crimes and the spreading of what the bill says is fake news by news organizations and social media. Ruling New Democracy party's...

International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists

A spokesman for the United States State Department issued an announcement on Tuesday, commemorating the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, urging nations to take action to protect journalists around the world. At a time when an...

Greece Set to Impose Tougher Penalties for Serious Crimes

Greece introduced a bill on Tuesday that foresees tougher penalties for heinous crimes, such as rape or the sexual abuse of minors. The proposed Justice Ministry bill, which will add a series of amendments to the penal and criminal justice...

Two Pakistani Immigrants Savagely Beaten in Racist Attack in Athens

Two Pakistani immigrants were savagely beaten in an apparent racist attack by a gang in Nikaia, a southern suburb of Athens, on Wednesday. The incident became publicly known on Friday when a video of the attack was shown on major...

Another Femicide In Greece, in Ierapetra, Crete

Another femicide has occurred in Greece as a 54-year-old man stabbed his ex-wife to death on Friday morning in Ierapetra, Crete. This marks the 13th femicide in Greece  in 10 months. The alleged perpetrator attempted to take his own life following...

Justice Department Announces 150 Arrests for Drug Trade on Darknet

The Justice Department announced on Tuesday that 150 people have been arrested and charged with drug trafficking and other crimes after an international operation uncovered the illegal trafficking of drugs on the darknet. The operation, known as Operation Dark HunTor,...