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Large Anti-Terror Operation Underway in Athens; 3 Arrested So Far

A large anti-terror police operation has been underway in Greece since Friday, it was made public on Saturday afternoon. Thus far, two men and a woman have been arrested. The two men are accused of taking part in terrorist acts...

US State Department: Greece 'Cooperative' in Fighting Terrorism Last Year

The Greek government has been cooperative in the United States counterterrorism efforts in 2018, the U.S. Department of State annual report on terrorism says. The report says that Greece has improved its tools and information exchange to screen undocumented migrants...

Michalis Chrisochoidis, Greece's "Terrorist Hunter", Returns to Center Stage

Greek politician Michalis Chrisochoidis, who is associated with two of the most spectacular successes of the country's security services this century, has been appointed as the new Citizen Protection minister. During his tenure at the ministry of Public Order --...

Greek Justice Minister Debunks Reports That 17N Terrorists Could Get Early Release

Michael Kalogirou, Greece's Justice Minister, has claimed that reports suggesting that prominent "November 17" (17N) terrorists could get an early release are ''false''. New provisions in Greece's penal code came into effect on Monday, and there is fear that some...

DNA of Greek Robber Linked to Nov. 17 Terrorist Safehouse

DNA belonging to a man arrested in northern Greece recently for breaking into ATM banking machines was found in evidence collected from a house where convicted November 17 terrorist Christodoulos Xiros was hiding for a year, police said on...

Vandals Go On Rampage in Central Athens Over Convicted N17 Terrorist

A group of supporters of convicted terrorist Dimitris Koudontinas vandalized shops in central Athens on Thursday night in an apparent protest at Greek authorities' refusal to grant him a new furlough. Approximately thirty self-styled anarchists wielding clubs smashed windows of two...

Convicted Greek Terrorist On Hunger Strike is Hospitalized

Dimitris Koufontinas, a convicted terrorist who belonged to the the November 17 (N17) militant organization, was in the hospital on Tuesday following a five-day hunger strike over prison authorities' refusal to grant him temporary leave. Koufontinas, who is serving eleven...

At Least 207 Dead in Sri Lanka Easter Attacks

At least 207 people have been killed so far in attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, according to local police authorities. A total of six blasts hit three hotels and three churches as worshippers attended Easter services on Sunday. According...

Several Injured as Man Opens Fire in Dutch Tram

A man has opened fire in a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht, injuring several people, police have said. A square near a tram station in the west of the city has been cordoned off by authorities, and emergency...

Greek Ministry of Justice Refutes Reports on Terrorist Koufontinas' New Furlough

The Greek Ministry of Justice, Transparency and Human Rights denied Saturday reports suggesting that the terrorist of ''November 17'' group Dimitris Koufontinas was granted another 6-day furlough. Earlier on Saturday, many Greek media outlets reported that Dimitris Koufontinas, a 61-year-old senior...