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Police Charge Boss With Beating Egyptian Worker

A bakery owner on the island of Salamina who police said admitted to severely beating an Egyptian employee he suspected of stealing, and chained him to a tree has been arrested and faces charges, authorities said. The victim was found...

Baker Shop in Thessaloniki Sells Cocaine

A surprise was waiting for the police department of Kalamaria, Thessaloniki, when, after an investigation to a baker shop, policemen found a large quantities of cocaine. The bakerery was owned by a 45- year-old woman, who, with the help of...

25 Arrests in Thessaloniki

25 people were arrested and another 9 were brought to the Head of Police in Thessaloniki during a police operation at haunts and houses of known anti-authoritarians. The operation started on Monday morning when policemen of the Security of...

German Tourist Sues Greek Man for Obscene Acts on Cretan Beach

A German tourist was sunbathing on a beautiful but remote beach on Crete when a kind 64-year-old man appeared. The man came closer to the tourist, greeted her and they started talking. A few hours later, Greek police were...

10 Gangs with Kalashnikov Terrorizing Attica

Greek police departments are currently more busy than ever. The increase of crime is particularly keen  in the broader area of Attica with armed gangs robbing not only luxurious mansions and banks but more commonly ordinary houses and small...

Government Orders Police to Reopen Landfills Despite Protest

On Thursday, Greece's government ordered police to reopen landfills in the country's two main cities after a 10-day blockade by municipal workers who halted sanitation services and left tons of uncollected garbage on city streets. In the past few days,...

Weapons Confiscated at Greek-Albanian Borders

The police station of Epirus has detected 2 kalashnikofs, 3 weapon's magazines, 66 fuses, 1 bayonet and 1 grenade in a forest area of the municipality of Amarantos-Konitsa, located within a stone's throw of Greek-Albanian borders. Policemen estimate that...

Hellenic Police Αsks for More Teargas Guns

The imminent danger of possible social disturbances breaking out this fall due to the unbearable austerity measures has made the Generals of the Hellenic Police to put pressure on the Ministry of Citizen Protection for supplying them with enough...

76th Thessaloniki Trade Fair Transformed into Stronghold for Papandreou

3.500 Police officers are to guard Prime Minister G. Papandreou  to prevent any disruptions at the 76th Trade Fair in Thessaloniki. Last year Dr. Prapasvesis managed to throw his shoe at the prime minister. Such disturbances will not be repeated,...

New Measures by Ministry of Citizen Protection

New measures have been issued to prohibit certain actions of the riot police and the Hellenic Authorities. According to a new law from the Ministry of Citizen Protection, stun grenades, or flashbangs as they are widely known, will now...