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Jukebox Imported from Greece was Hiding $20 Million Worth of Cocaine

A jukebox imported to Australia from Greece was found to be hiding around 45kg (99 lbs) of cocaine, which was estimated to be worth around $22 million AUD. A total of three men have been arrested in the city of...

Greece Not Safe For Russian Citizens, Putin’s Minister Claims

A Russian government official said on Thursday that Greece is no longer a safe haven for its citizens. The allegation, made by a foreign minister, comes as the Greek government continues to condemn Russia's February invasion of Ukraine. In the months...

Greek Court Rejects Tougher Sentences for Henderson’s Killers

On Friday, a Greek court rejected an appeal to toughen the sentences originally imposed on six people charged with the killing of Bakari Henderson, a college graduate from Texas, in Zakynthos in July 2017. The court upheld the original convictions,...

Dimitri Tsafendas, The Greek Who Killed the Architect of Apartheid

When Dimitri Tsafendas killed 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 death was the architect...

Atwood: The Arizona Death Row Inmate Turned Orthodox Monk

Inmate Frank Atwood, who had been tonsured a Greek Orthodox monk in prison, was buried at Saint Anthony's Monastery following his execution.

Victoria’s First Undercover Cop was Greek-Australian

What does the history of gambling in Victoria have to do with Greece? In a name, 89-year-old Nick Cecil. Cecil, a Greek-Australian, was Victoria's first undercover cop. In his heyday, he tackled the illegal off-course gambling industry when it was...

Four Britons Arrested in Greece on Cocaine Smuggling Charges

Police in Greece announced on Friday that four British nationals have been arrested on drug smuggling charges after nearly 300 kilograms (660 pounds) of cocaine was found stashed in a shipment of bananas from South America. The suspects were arrested...

“How to Murder Your Husband” Author Found Guilty of Killing Husband

An American author—who once wrote an essay titled “How to Murder Your Husband”—was convicted by a jury in Portland on Wednesday of fatally shooting her husband four years ago. The jury of seven women and five men found Nancy Crampton...

Texas Gunman Revealed His Intentions on Facebook

Texas Governor Greg Abbott said on Wednesday that the gunman who opened fire at an elementary school in Uvalde on Tuesday, killing 19 children and two teachers, announced on Facebook just before the shooting that he was going to...

The 10 Deadliest School Shootings in the US

In this year alone, the US has already experienced 27 school shootings, one of which occurred just yesterday, on Tuesday, and ranks amongst the deadliest to have taken place in the country. In the wake of such unimaginable tragedies, people...

The Impassioned Plea for Gun Control Delivered By NBA Coach Steve Kerr

Golden State Warriors coach, Steve Kerr, did not want to talk about basketball on Tuesday night but about the shootings in Texas and gun control. In his pregame news conference heading into Game 4 of the Western Conference finals against...

19 Children Among 21 Dead in Texas Elementary School Shooting

Nineteen children and two adults died in a mass shooting on Tuesday at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, roughly eighty miles west of San Antonio. The eighteen-year-old gunman, identified by officials as Salvador Ramos, opened fire before he was...

Caroline Crouch’s Husband Sentenced to Life for Her Murder

The husband of Caroline Crouch was sentenced to life in jail on Monday for her premeditated murder by a court in Athens. Following a six-day trial, a panel of three full-time judges and four jurors found that Babis Anagnostopoulos, 34, suffocated...

The White Supremacy Manifesto of the 18-Year-Old Shooter in Buffalo

The shooter who opened fire at a grocery store in Buffalo, New York and killed ten people on Saturday had apparently posted a white supremacy manifesto on social media before the attack. 18-year-old Payton Gendron of Conklin, New York, who...

US: 10 Killed in Shooting at Buffalo Supermarket

Ten people were killed in a "mass shooting" at a supermarket in Buffalo, the second-largest city in the state of New York, police said on Saturday. Another three were injured in the attack at the Tops Friendly Market, Buffalo Police...