Koropi

Greek Satanist Released After 23 Years in Prison for Murder

Satanist Assimakis Katsoulas on Monday was released from the Agia rural prison after serving 23 years for murder and after repeated requests for parole. Katsoulas served two life sentences and, according to police, he showed excellent behavior while in prison. The...

Man Shoots Girlfriend's Father After She Kills His Ex-Wife

On August 3, a violent crime of passion took place in the town of Koropi, near Athens. The victim was a 35-year-old woman, mother to two underage boys. The perpetrator was a 26-year-old woman, the girlfriend of the victim’s...

Greek Police Arrest Cuban Man Suspected of Pulling off Major Museum Heist

Greek police on Wednesday arrested a Cuban national suspected of stealing 71 artworks from the National Museum of Fine Arts in Havana last year. Authorities believe the man, who is wanted by Cuban authorities, intended to sell the artworks abroad. The...

Greek Army Called in to Help Fight Raging Fires

ARCADIA, Greece - A big fire tore through a forested area close to Anemodouri area here on Aug. 8, prompting Greek authorities to ask the army to help in efforts to put out the roaring blaze, while other fires...