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Young Man in Northern Greece Arrested for Child Pornography

The Greek police cyber-crime unit faced an unprecedented case. For the first time they arrested a young man from Thessaloniki, northern Greece who was not only searching and distributing child pornography, he was also creating his own videos and...

No Links Between Men Detained in Greece and Belgian Terrorist Cell

Greek police announced they found no evidence that the four people they detained yesterday, Saturday January 17, were linked to the jihadist cell in Verviers, Belgium. Greek authorities made the arrest in Pagrati, Athens, Greece,  yesterday and collected DNA sample to send...

Greek Police Detained 4 People Possibly Linked to Belgium Islamist Cell

On Saturday, Greek police detained four suspects who were allegedly linked to the Islamist cell that was organizing terrorist attacks in Belgium. Two cell members were killed on Thursday by Belgian police officers, while another one was arrested in...

Former Greek Minister Participated in Criminal Organization

The largest criminal organization that has ever acted in Greece was dismantled by Greek police officers with the assistance of the Anti-Terrorist Unit. Greek authorities assembled a large file against the criminal organization which contains a total of 37 extortioners...

ECHR Condemns Greece for Inhumane Migrant Treatment

Once again, the European Court of Human Rights has condemned Greece for the inhumane treatment of 14 illegal migrants originating from Iran, the Ivory Coast, Egypt, Nigeria and China. During today’s judging of the Mahammad and others versus Greece appeal,...

Smart Car Explosion on Major Highway in Athens

A tragic incident occurred at 7:30 a.m. Monday morning, December 29, in Attiki Odos in Athens, Greece, near the exit of Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos.” A Smart car exploded while in motion, resulting in the death of the 35-year-old...

Imprisoned Golden Dawn MPs to Vote in Presidential Election

Golden Dawn members that have been in prison for almost a year are expected to be present at the Greek Parliament tomorrow, December 17. The prosecutor has granted them a one-day leave in order to participate in the election...

Weddings Between Illegal Migrants and Unemployed Greek Women

Criminal organizations are taking advantage of migrants who, having illegally entered Greece, are on the lookout for ways to obtain a residency permit. These crime rings specialize in targeting unemployed or poor Greek women, who are given 5,000-7,000 euros in...

Survivors of 1999 Athens Earthquake Still Living in Prefab Homes

Fifteen years ago, a 5.9 magnitude earthquake shook the Parnitha region in Attica, Greece. It was one of the largest and deadliest earthquakes to hit Greece in the last 50 years. According to authorities, almost 150 people were killed, 700 injured and 40,000 lost their homes. Damages...

Undocumented Migrant Numbers Have Doubled

Greek border authorities released statistical data from June 2014 that show a dramatic increase in incidents of immigrants trying to enter Greece illegally. The number of undocumented immigrants has more than doubled compared to June 2013 when border authorities had...