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Greek Police Arrest 14 on Terror-Funding Charges

A Greek police counter-terrorism unit on Tuesday arrested 14 people -- including one Albanian national -- on charges of funding a terrorist group and money laundering. The defendants, 11 men and three women, were arrested in Attica and other parts of...

Three Groups Comprise the New Terrorist Threat in Greece

Hellenic police investigations show that currently there are three active armed groups that comprise the new face of terrorism in Greece. The finding comes to light after the recent parcel bomb attack against former prime minister Lucas Papademos. The...

Robber Arrested Is Brother of Imprisoned Greek Terrorist

Hellenic Police on Wednesday arrested two men who robbed a money transfer truck in Athens. One of them was the brother of an imprisoned member of Conspiracy of the Cells of Fire terrorist group. Police arrived on the spot at...

Terrorists Shot to Kill, Greek Police say

Greek police say that the "Revolutionary Self-Defense" group is most likely responsible for the shooting of the guard outside PASOK headquarters on Tuesday and that the terrorists shot to kill. According to the counter-terrorism unit, the assailants aimed at the...

Two Suspected Terrorists Arrested in Athens After German Request

The Greek police counter-terrorism unit said on Saturday that they made two arrests in Athens following a request from German authorities. A counter-terrorism police operation in Germany resulted in nine arrests on April 15. According to German police, the two...

Terrorist Xeros Transfered to Domokos Maximum Security Prison

To the newly established maximum security prison of Domokos was transferred earlier today former November 17 (N17) member and convicted terrorist Christodoulos Xeros after his temporary detention to Korydallos prison in Athens, Greece. During the previous days, other N17 convicts were...

Greek Police: Terrorist Xeros Planned a Hit to Korydallos Prison [Video]

With the arrest of former "November 17" member Christodoulos Xeros, Greek Police averted a very serious blow to the heart of the country's prison system, at its biggest prison in Korydallos, Athens, within the general elections period, Public Order Minister...

Christodoulos Xeros' Weaponry and Attack Plans in Greek Police Microscope

Before the attorney will appear today noon or afternoon the former member of "November 17" terrorist group Christodoulos Xeros, who was arrested yesterday by Greek authorities in Anavyssos, Greece. Xeros had escaped custody almost a year ago, after he violated...

Greek Police on Alert for New Terrorist Attack

The Greek counter-terrorism unit suspect that the attack at the Israeli embassy on Friday was the prelude of another, larger terrorist strike. After ballistic tests determined that the two AK-47 rifles that fired at the Israeli embassy were the same guns that...

Terrorist Group Fires 54 AK-47 Bullets at Israeli Embassy in Athens

Four men riding two motorcycles fired with AK-47 assault rifles at the Israeli Embassy in Athens early this morning. It was 3:15 a.m. on Friday when two motorcycles drove by the embassy of Israel in Greece in the corner of...