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Greek Sailors Held Captive by Pirates Return to Greece

The three Greek sailors who had been held captive by pirates off the coast of Nigeria safely returned to Greece on Friday morning. Late last week, the captain and two crew members were successfully freed from the ship, the "Stelios K,"...

Greek Sailors Held Hostage by Pirates Off the Coast of Nigeria Freed

After twelve days of negotiations, the three Greek sailors held captive by pirates off the coast of Nigeria were freed late Friday night. The ordeal began back on November 16, when pirates attacked the ship named "Stelios K" in the...

British Special Forces Arrest Hijackers of Greek-Owned Tanker

Seven suspects were detained late on Sunday after a suspected hijacking involving stowaways on a Greek-owned tanker near the Isle of Wight off the English southern coast. According to the BBC, UK special forces completed the operation in a swift...

Eight Crew Members Abducted From Greek Tanker in Cameroon

Eight seamen, including five Greeks, were kidnapped after the tanker ''HAPPY LADY'' was attacked early on Tuesday some two nautical miles southwest of Limboh, Cameroon, where it was anchored. According to media reports, one of the Greek nationals has been...

Greek State Minister Says 30 Years of TV License Lawlessness Are Over

Defending the government's handling of the television licences tender procedure, Minister of State Nikos Pappas on Saturday urged main opposition New Democracy to realise that the tender process was now over. "The government collected that the parties of graft...

Greek Oil Tanker Hijacked in Togo Waters

A Ghanaian military spokesman reported on Sunday that a Greek oil tanker that disappeared in the Gulf of Guinea is likely to have moved from Ghanaian to Togolese waters. "The vessel is not in our waters," Eric Aggrey-Quashie told Agence France Presse....

Greece Supports Arrested Greenpeace Activists

The environmental organization is mounting a global campaign to support the 30 Greenpeace activists, held in Russian prisons, this Saturday, October 5 in Athens. Greenpeace calls everyone to be at 18:00 at Dionysiou Areopagitou and Parthenonos Street, close to the...