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Suspect in Deadly Norway Attack is Radicalized Muslim Convert

The suspect in the bow-and-arrow slaughter of five people in Norway on Wednesday is being treated as a terrorist suspect. Norwegian police have named him as 37-year-old Espen Andersen Bråthen, a Dane who had converted to Islam. The police said they were treating...

Prosecutor Rules 27 Greek Officials Will Stand Trial for Deadly Mati Fire

Athens prosecutor Georgios Polikratis said on Tuesday that he has referred 27 Greek officials to trial for the 2018 Mati deadly fire. The accused include some senior officials from the previous SYRIZA government -- and one celebrity former mayor. Out...

Caroline Crouch Murder: Recording of Killer’s Call to Police Released

The investigation into the murder of 20-year-old Caroline Crouch at her home in Glyka Nera has officially come to a close, with an investigative judge concluding that all the evidence points exclusively to her husband, a 33-year-old pilot, as...

Coroner: Gabby Petito Died by Strangulation

Dr. Brent Blue, the Teton County Wyoming coroner, stated on Tuesday that Gabby Petito died after being manually strangled. Blue had already ruled that the young woman's death, which shocked the US, was a homicide, but he only now released...

Russian Spies “Stole the Blueprint” of Oxford/AstraZeneca Vaccine

UK security services alleged that they have evidence that Russian spies stole the blueprint for the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine in order to develop the Sputknik V vaccine, according to a report published by The Sun on Sunday. Former security minister James Brokenshire,...

Madeleine McCann Investigators “100% Sure” Their Suspect Killed Her

Investigators in Madeleine McCann's disappearance case came forward last Friday to say that they are "100% sure" they have found the person who abducted and possibly murdered the young girl. German prosecutor Christian Wolter told the Mirror that investigators believe...

Journalists’ Organization Presses Government on Karaivaz Murder

Six months after the murder of Greek investigative reporter, Giorgos Karaivaz, the group Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is asking the Greek government to speed up the investigation. The prominent Greek journalist was brutally murdered on the morning of April 9, 2021...

Greek Grandma, 87, Faces Trial for Shooting Burglar in Her Own Home

An 87-year-old Greek grandmother in Pyrgos, in the Peloponnese, will go on trial for shooting a burglar who broke into her home. The elderly woman says she had simply had it with burglars, who have broken in and stolen from...

Has the Zodiac Killer Finally Been Identified?

The Case Breakers, an online group made up of former law enforcement and forensic specialists dedicated to solving cold cases, claim to have uncovered the identity of the notorious Zodiac Killer on Wednesday. The Case Breakers identified Gary Poste, a...

Over 300,000 May be Abuse Victims of Catholic Church in France

The Catholic Church in France is facing a reckoning, just like the Church has in other nations in the past several years, as over 300,000 people report being victims of clergy abuse dating back 70 years. As many as 330,000...

Twelve Femicides in Greece in Less than A Year: Experts Respond

Femicide, or the killing of women by men, is a worldwide phenomenon, but the 12 femicide cases recorded in the first nine months of 2021 in Greece is a mind-blowing number. Last May, the Greek public was obsessed with, and...

Suspected Member of ISIS Arrested in Greece

Police in Greece arrested on Monday in Athens an Iraqi national who has been charged with being a member of the Islamic terrorist group, ISIS. Following a tip-off from another country, which was not identified, Greek authorities traced the 34-year-old...

Body Cam Footage Shows Signs of Domestic Abuse in Gabby Petito Case

New body cam footage has been released in the Gabby Petito case. The footage was taken when a police officer pulled over Petito and Brian Laundrie, Petito's former fiancé who is currently missing, after noticing an unusual pattern in...

Disgraced Cable Magnate John Rigas Passes Away at 96

Greek-American John Rigas, the cable television and telecommunications magnate who was prosecuted for fraud in 2002, died on Thursday, September 30 at the age of 96. He had been released five years ago in a compassionate measure after serving...

Former Nazi Camp Secretary, 96, Arrested After Running from Trial

The half-day escape attempt of a 96-year-old former Nazi secretary at the Stutthof concentration camp, who was to face trial on Thursday but fled from authorities, ended at noon when the police brought her before a judge. It was set...