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Marfin Bank Arson Has Haunted Greece for Over a Decade

Eleven years have passed since the deadly Marfin Bank arson. The culprits are still at large, as Greek police launches a new investigation

Greek Government Honors Marfin Bank Firebombing Victims

The Greek government on Saturday honored the victims of the Marfin Bank firebombing in May 2010 by placing a plaque on the site of the tragic incident. Present at the ceremony were relatives of the victims, President of the Republic...

Marfin Bank Firebombing Suspects Cleared of Charges

Two suspects in 2010 Marfin Bank fatal firebombing and the destruction of IANOS bookstore were found innocent by the First Instance Criminal Court, it was announced on Monday. Thirty-four-year-old Theodoros Sipsas and 34-year-old Pavlos Andreev were the suspected perpetrators of...

Marfin Bank Fire Trial Over Death of Three Employees in 2010 Underway

  The trial for the torching of Marfin Bank and the deaths of three people trapped inside began before an Athens Criminal Court on Monday. The tragic incident occurred during a massive anti-austerity protest rally held against the first Greek bailout...

Marfin and Ianos Attacks: Trial Postponed to May 2014

The trial for the attacks on Marfin Bank and “Ianos” bookstore has been postponed to the 14th of May 2014, by the Greek Mixed Jury Court. The arson took place during the anti-government demonstration in 2010 in the centre...

What Greek Anarchists Really Want: Nothing

It should come as no surprise that the four young punks who robbed two banks in northern Greece and reportedly are involved in yet another terrorist offshoot in Greece were anarchists, the type who believe there shouldn’t be a...

Prosecutor Probes New Democracy, PASOK Loans

While banks are pressing austerity-crushed Greeks to pay back their loans in full despite big pay cuts, tax hikes and slashed pensions, prosecutors are probing why the New Democracy and PASOK Socialist parties who are partners in a coalition...

Anarchy at Home Blows Up Tsipras' U.S. Tour

That noise you heard when a bomb exploded at the Athens Mall was any chance that Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) leader Alexis Tsipras ever had of becoming Greece’s leader, not that he had one anyway. With his party...