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Greece Will Not Extradite Terror Suspect to Turkey

A man in Greek custody wanted by Turkey on terrorism charges will not be extradited, an Athens court ruled on Tuesday. Forty-eight-year-old Turkish national Naci Ozpolat was among a nine-strong group of suspected radicals detained by Greek counter-terrorism police late...

Greek Supreme Court Orders US Extradition of Russian Cybercrime Suspect

Greece's supreme court cleared the way on Wednesday for the extradition to the United States of a Russian man, also wanted in Moscow, suspected of having laundered billions of dollars in the digital currency bitcoin. A final decision on where...

Greek Supreme Court to Decide Russia Hacking Suspect's Extradition on Dec.13

Greece's Supreme Court will decide on Dec. 13 whether to extradite a Russian to the United States where authorities want to put him on trial for laundering $4 billion via a bitcoin platform. Alexander Vinnik, who says he is a...

Greek Court Approves Extradition of Bitcoin Fraud Suspect to Russia

A Greek court backed the extradition of a Russian citizen to Moscow, who also faces an extradition request by the United States on allegations of laundering billions of dollars in bitcoin. Alexander Vinnik; the suspected mastermind of a $4 billion...

Greek Court Rules Extradition of Russian Bitcoin Fraud Suspect to USA

A Greek court in Thessaloniki has ruled that Russian citizen Alexander Vinnik, be extradited to the United States, where he is wanted on a $4 billion bitcoin fraud case. Vinnik was arrested while on vacation in Greece on July 25, and...

Dejan Vucovic's Appeal to FYROM's Extradition Request to Be Discussed By Greece's Supreme Court

The extradition request from the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) of Dejan Vucovic will be discussed in Greece's supreme court on Wednesday. Vucovic is seeking asylum in Greece saying he fears for his life if he returns to his...

Greek Court Rejects Extradition Requests for Two Turkish Soldiers

On Thursday a Greek court once again ruled against the extradition of two of the eight Turkish soldiers who fled from Turkey to Greece following the failed coup attempt in July, 2016. Previously the Greek courts have rejected the extradition...

Greek Police Announce the Eight Turkish Officers Are to Remain in Custody

Greek authorities on Friday announced that the eight Turkish military servicemen who sought refuge in Greece after July's failed coup in Turkey will remain in custody. The head of the Greek Police Aliens Directorate Constantinos Louziotis said the eight will...

Turkey Issues New Demand to Greece for Extradition of 8 Officers

On Friday, CNN Turk reported that the Turkish Authorities have issued new demands to Greece for the extradition of the eight Turkish officers that fled Turkey following the failed military coup last July. Turkey's Foreign Ministry reacted to the Supreme...

Supreme Court Ruling on Turkish Officers' Extradition Expected Soon

During the immediate aftermath of the failed military coup in Turkey in July of this year, eight Turkish military officers landed their helicopter in Alexandroupoli. Now it is up to the Supreme Court of Greece to decide if the military...