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Man Kills Wife and Baby in Yet Another Femicide in Greece

Yet another man committed femicide, killing his partner and their 10-month-old daughter with a hunting rifle in the village of Lekani near ​​Kavala in northern Greece on Friday. The 56-year-old man took both victims to a cattle pen he owned...

Woman Who Went Viral in Protest Video Reportedly Killed by Iran’s Police

Security personnel in Iran have reportedly shot and killed a 23-year-old Iranian woman who gained recognition in a video last week as she joined the anti-hijab protests. On Sunday, Iranian journalist Farzad Seifikaran reported that Najafi Hadis was killed on Wednesday...

Greece Busts Human Trafficking Ring Operating on Rhodes

Two hotel owners allegedly involved in a human trafficking ring that brought migrants from Turkey to Greece were arrested on Friday by police on Rhodes with the assistance of the Protection of the Sea Borders Security Directorate, the police...

On This Day in 1966 Dimitri Tsafendas Killed the Architect of Apartheid

When Dimitri Tsafendas killed the architect of apartheid South African Prime Minister Hendrik Verwoerd on September 6, 1966, the courts decided it was an act of a madman. Yet, the Greek-Mozambican knew very well that the man he stabbed to...

Ohio Officer Fatally Shoots Unarmed Black Man In Bed

An unarmed black man was tragically shot in bed by a police officer in Columbus, Ohio, according to body camera footage that was made public by police. According to a police statement, Donovan Lewis, 20, passed away on Tuesday as...

Argentina’s Vice-President Survives Assassination Attempt as Gun Jams

Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, Argentina's vice-president, narrowly avoided assassination after a loaded gun jammed in an attempt to kill her. Footage shows the moment when Fernández de Kirchner, surrounded by a mob of supporters, finds herself face-to-face with a gunman...

The Most Notorious Antiquities Smuggler in Modern Greece

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

Turkey Jails Pop Star Gulsen Over Religious Joke

Turkish pop diva Gulsen has been detained on suspicion of "inciting hatred and enmity" with a joke she made about Turkey's religious schools. Gulsen, a 46-year-old singer and songwriter whose full name is Gulsen Colakoglu, was removed from her Istanbul...

Crete Offers Free Vacation to German Family Attacked by Locals

Crete's hotel association offered a free vacation to a German family that was chased and attacked by two locals in the area of Mylopotamos in Rethymno, Crete on Saturday morning. The tour operators of the island condemned the "unacceptable" attack, apologized...

Ragnar Locker Launches Cyber Attack on Greece’s Gas Operator

A group of cyber extortionists called Ragnar Locker claimed responsibility for the recent cyber-attack against the National Gas System Operator (DESFA) in Greece. On Saturday, DESFA announced that it had suffered a cyber-attack on part of its IT infrastructure, which...

Arkansas Police Officers Caught on Video Beating Suspect

Arkansas police launched an investigation on Sunday into the beating of a suspect under arrest, an incident caught on video. Three Arkansas policemen were suspended over the video widely circulated on social media. The video depicts three law enforcement officers...

Vacation of Horror as Locals Chase German Tourists on Crete

A family of German tourists was chased and attacked by two locals driving a pickup truck in the area of Mylopotamos in Rethymno, Crete on Saturday morning. The incident occurred as the German family—a father, two sons, and a daughter—was...

Cambodia Claims Stolen Artifacts are at New York’s Met Museum

  The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is suspected to be home to no less than 33 antiquities that were stolen by a single smuggler, according to Cambodian officials. Toek Tik, a reformed looter admitted to police that he took...

Greek-American Gangster Charged with Killing Boston Crime Boss

Greek-American Fotios “Freddy” Geas, along with other two men, has been charged with the 2018 prison killing of the notorious Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger. On Thursday, the Justice Department said, Geas, the 55-year-old who authorities also say was...

Greece’s Spy Service Tapped 15,700 Phones: Targets Secret

Greece's phone tapping scandal is growing after a journalist revealed that the National Intelligence Service (EYP) was tracking 15,700 other devices. This came in testimony to a parliamentary committee from EYP's former chief Panagiotis Kontoleon, Reuters said. The news led...