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Turkey Releases Greek Police Officer Arrested Near Evros Border

A Greek police officer and his partner who were arrested by Turkish security forces on Sunday near the border region of Evros were released on Monday according to the Greek Ministry of Civil Protection. The pair, from the northeastern Greek...

At Least 20 Greek Police Officers Arrested in Citizenship Racket

Greek police have identified at least 30 officers who are implicated in an illegal citizenship racket, it was revealed on Wednesday. Following a months-long investigation, the officers are said to have provided foreign nationals with illegal citizenship papers and identification...

Greek Police Arrest Nearly 100 Cuban Migrants Headed to Italy

Hundreds of Cuban migrants gathered in the airport on the Greek island of Zakynthos on Thursday, hoping to fly to Italy to escape the dire economic circumstances in their home country. The approximately 210 Cuban migrants left their home country...

Greek Police Shoot Dead Young Roma; Protests Erupt Near Athens

Greek police shot and killed a 20-year-old Roma man early Saturday morning. The shooting took place following a car chase in the suburb of Perama, west of Athens. A 15-year-old was also injured, and another teenager ran from the...

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...

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...

Amnesty Blasts Greece for Using Pandemic to Crush Protests

Amnesty released a report on Greece saying that the police is using the pandemic as an excuse to impose blanket bans on protests.

Violent Crimes on the Rise in Greece

Almost every other day since the lockdown was eased in mid-May there has been some sort of violent crime in Greece-killings, stabbings, abductions-it's as if everyone blew a gasket at once.

Caroline Crouch Murder: Former Suspect Accuses Greek Police of Torture

A former suspect of the murder of Caroline Crouch has accused the Greek police of torturing him to confess a crime he did not commit.

Vigil for Caroline Crouch, Latest Victim of Femicide in Greece

A group of more than 500 women and men came together Saturday night in Syntagma Square calling for the term, femicide, known in Greek as "gynoktonia," be acknowledged by the state as a distinct crime.