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Greece Pay-TV Pirate Network Dismantled by Police

Police in Greece have dismantled a pirate network which provided illegal pay TV services in Greece. The operation followed a thorough investigation by the Patras Security Sub-Directorate. The Hellenic Police have made ten arrests, including the ring leader, deputy leader,...

Two Arrested for the Murder of Greek Journalist Giorgos Karaivaz

Two persons were arrested in Athens on Friday in relation to the 2021 murder of Greek journalist Giorgos Karaivaz.

Thessaloniki Man Arrested After Found with Protected Religious Antiquities

Police charged a Thessaloniki man with holding a museum's worth of Byzantine-era relics in his home, including church icons, crosses, candlesticks, and a holy chalice. Authorities confiscated the artifacts, which were also discovered in a warehouse belonging to the...

Iranian Man Member Of ISIS Arrested in Mytilene

A 51-year-old Iranian immigrant was arrested and detained by Mytilene's police forces accused of helping illegal aliens to exit the country using fake IDs. During his interrogation, the defendant allegedly admitted his involvement in the Islamist terrorist organization ISIS. As a result, a special...

Turkish Terrorist Arrested on Crete

A Turkish terrorist wanted by the Turkish authorities for her involvement in several terrorist plots in the neighboring country, was arrested on Saturday on the Greek island of Crete by local police authorities. The 44-year-old woman, who had managed to...

Greek police Fear Further Terrorist Attacks

Greek police are concerned about the potential for further attacks similar to that carried out against the German Ambassador's residence last Monday. It is also reported that members of the Greek Special Anti Terrorist Unit (EKAM) will be placed...

Senior Cops Quit During Golden Dawn Probe

Two senior officers of the Hellenic Police (ELAS) submitted their resignations on Sept. 23 amidst an investigation into whether there was any dereliction of duty over why the force did not arrest members of the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party...

Golden Dawn's Police Escorts to be Withdrawn

After the decision of the headquarters of the Hellenic Police (ELAS) and Nikos Dendias’ recommendation, the security guards who used to protect Golden Dawn MP's are being removed. According to the announcement, "The police escorts who were entrusted with protecting...