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Anarchists claim responsibility for arson attack at government data center

Anarchists claim responsibility for arson attack at government data center Self-styled anarchists have claimed responsibility for an arson attack against the General Secretariat for Public Administration Information Systems at Moschato, near Piraeus, on October 10. In a statement posted on the far-left Athens Indymedia website, the group, which calls itself “Anarchist/s” said the attack aimed […]

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Prosecutor recommends guilty verdict for acid attack suspect

Prosecutor recommends guilty verdict for acid attack suspect A prosecutor in Athens on Thursday asked a court to return a guilty verdict against a 37-year-old woman who has admitted to throwing acid into the face of another woman in the Athens suburb of Kallithea in May 2020 on one count of attempted murder, in a […]

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Student injured by flare in Athens cafe attack

Student injured by flare in Athens cafe attack A university student suffered limited burns when a group of unknown individuals threw flares inside a cafe in Athens’ central Zografou district early Thursday morning. The attack happened while a party organized by the Union of Cypriot Students was underway. The unspecified number of perpetrators wore helmets […]

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In Norway attack, ‘sharp object,’ not arrows, killed 5, police say

In Norway attack, ‘sharp object,’ not arrows, killed 5, police say The attacker who went on a rampage in a town in Norway killed his five victims using a “sharp object,” not a bow and arrow as had been widely reported, the Norwegian police announced Monday. Espen Andersen Brathen, who confessed to the crime, did […]

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Greek MP targeted in arson attack

Greek MP targeted in arson attack Ruling New Democracy MP Yiannis Kallianos was the target of an arson attack early Saturday as unknown individuals blew up an incendiary device at his political office on Alimou Avenue in Argyroupoli, southern Athens. The attack at 1 a.m. was made public by Kallianos himself in a Facebook post. […]

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Suspect in Deadly Norway Attack is Radicalized Muslim Convert

Suspect in Deadly Norway Attack is Radicalized Muslim Convert The suspect arrested by the Norwegian police for the fatal bow and arrow attacks is a radicalized Muslim convert. Credit: AMNA The suspect in the bow-and-arrow slaughter of five people in Norway on Wednesday is being treated as a terrorist suspect. Norwegian police have named him as 37-year-old […]

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Attack on student condemned by Athens university

Attack on student condemned by Athens university The administration of the Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB) condemned an attack on campus earlier this week that appears to have been ideologically driven. It added that the administration has conducted an investigation into Tuesday’s incident and sent its findings to the relevant law enforcement authorities. […]

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University administration condemns attack on student

University administration condemns attack on student The administration of the Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB) on Thursday issued a statement roundly condemning an attack on campus earlier this week that appears to have been ideologically driven. It added that the administration has conducted an investigation into Tuesday’s incident and sent its findings to […]

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Defendant in acid attack trial admits to being ‘consumed by envy’

Defendant in acid attack trial admits to being ‘consumed by envy’ A 37-year-old woman who has admitted to throwing acid into the face of another woman in the Athens suburb of Kallithea in May 2020 told a court on Thursday that she was “consumed by envy” and had stalked her victim for months leading up […]

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Man handed suspended sentence for attack on anti-fascism group

Man handed suspended sentence for attack on anti-fascism group A 30-year-old man who was involved in an attack on members of an anti-fascism group been sentenced to 36 months’ imprisonment, suspended for three years. Four people were injured in the assault, which took place on Sunday in Athens. Judges found the man guilty of two […]

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Seven suspects in Crete attack on migrants face fresh charges

Seven suspects in Crete attack on migrants face fresh charges Four men accused of attacking 13 migrant farm workers in Lasithi, Crete, in August face additional charges of attempted manslaughter and longer prison sentences if found guilty, local media reported on Tuesday. All seven have reportedly admitted to barging into the homes of the Pakistani […]

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Man (30) to appear in court over attack on anti-fascist event

Man (30) to appear in court over attack on anti-fascist event A 30-year-old man will appear in court on Tuesday to face charges relating to the attack on members of an anti-fascism group on Sunday in an Athens suburb. The man, said to be a member of the neo-Nazi Propatria organization, will face four misdemeanor […]

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Suspect arrested over attack on anti-fascist event in Athens

Suspect arrested over attack on anti-fascist event in Athens Attica police have arrested a suspect in connection with Sunday’s attack on members of an anti-fascism group that left at least three people injured, it was announced on Monday. Investigators looking into Sunday’s attack identified him from a Swastika tattoo that is visible on a video […]

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Police detain 14 for attack on party youth

Police detain 14 for attack on party youth The Hellenic Police have detained 14 individuals connected to an attack on members of the Greek Communist Party’s youth party wing on Sunday in Thessaloniki. The attack, which according to information from the police was perpetrated by a group of roughly 20 people, took place around noon […]

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Acid attack victim faces assailant in courtroom

Acid attack victim faces assailant in courtroom The victim of a May 2020 acid attack faced her assailant for the first time in court Thursday but came away with no answers as to why she was targeted. “The biggest thing I have felt since that day is fear. Fear because I don’t know the reason […]

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Mytilene police seek owner after pitbull attack

Mytilene police seek owner after pitbull attack Police on the island of Lesvos were on Wednesday investigating an attack on a 6-year-old boy by a pitbull on Tuesday night. According to reports the dog managed to break free from its owner on central Ermou Street in Mytilene and bite the boy in front of his […]

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9/11 Conspiracy Theories Debunked by Engineering Experts

9/11 Conspiracy Theories Debunked by Engineering Experts The attack on the World Trade Center in New York on September 11, 2001. Many conspiracy theories surrounding 9/11 have emerged. Credit: Robert J Fisch/Wikimedia Commons/ CC BY-SA 2.0 Countless conspiracy theories have circulated in the wake of 9/11, when terrorists hijacked planes and attacked the World Trade […]

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ISIS-K: Who is the ISIS Affiliate Behind the Kabul Airport Attack?

ISIS-K: Who is the ISIS Affiliate Behind the Kabul Airport Attack? ISIS-K, the group behind the Kabul Airport attack, is an affiliate of ISIS and has had a presence in Afghanistan for the past few years. Credit: Carl Montgomery, CC BY 2.0 In his speech addressing the Kabul airport attack on Thursday, President Joe Biden […]

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Biden Addresses Kabul Airport Attack by ISIS-K: “We Will Make You Pay”

Biden Addresses Kabul Airport Attack by ISIS-K: “We Will Make You Pay” President Joe Biden addressed the attacks in Kabul, Afghanistan today. (Official White House Photo by Katie Ricks) President Joe Biden addressed the Kabul airport attack in Afghanistan today that resulted in twelve U.S. service members dying. In an emotional statement, the president told […]

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TV crew come under attack

TV crew come under attack A crew from Open TV who were covering the fires in northern Attica were attacked by unknown assailants at 2 a.m. on Saturday, causing extensive damage to the equipment and car of the journalists and technicians, while a reporter was hit in the face.  The incident took place a few […]

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Greek FM condemns the recent attack against citizens in Saudi Arabia

Greek FM condemns the recent attack against citizens in Saudi Arabia The foreign ministry, in an announcement on Wednesday, unequivocally condemned the recent attack of the Huthi against Saudi Arabia, an attack targeting citizens and non-military facilities, ANA reports. “These attacks violate international law. Greece continues to support the efforts of the UN Special Envoy […]

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Two Killed in Brazen Attack on Ship Mercer Street off Coast of Oman

Two Killed in Brazen Attack on Ship Mercer Street off Coast of Oman The ship Mercer Street was attacked and two were killed, off the coast of Oman. Credit: Wikimedia A ship called Mercer Street, with ties to Israeli billionaire Eyal Ofer’s Zodiac Group, was attacked off Oman, and two were killed in the brazen […]

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Soccer hooligans linked to attack against rival club fans identified

Soccer hooligans linked to attack against rival club fans identified After a months-long investigation, police in Thessaloniki have identified the seven suspects, all aged in their 20s, who took part in an attack two years ago against five rival soccer fans in the area of ​​Kamara. The suspects are two foreign nationals and five Greeks, […]

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Man arrested at Thessaloniki migrant camp over cleaver attack

Man arrested at Thessaloniki migrant camp over cleaver attack A 34-year-old Palestinian man has been arrested in the northern port city of Thessaloniki after allegedly attacking a fellow resident at the Diavata migrant camp with a meat cleaver on Tuesday night. According to reports, the man he assaulted is a Syrian, aged 36, who is […]

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Priest jailed pending trial over acid attack that hurt 10

Priest jailed pending trial over acid attack that hurt 10 Α 37-year-old priest who was arrested over an attack against seven senior bishops and three others with a caustic liquid on June 24 was sent to prison Tuesday, pending trial. The investigative magistrate rejected his request not to be remanded due to mental health problems, […]

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Gov’t condemns gas canister attack on journalist’s home

Gov’t condemns gas canister attack on journalist’s home The government has condemned an early Wednesday attack with gas canisters outside the home of prominent journalist Ioannis Pretenderis. No injuries were reported in the attack which took place at 4.10 a.m. in the Athens suburb of Neo Psychiko. “Freedom of speech and pluralism are fundamental elements […]

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Acid attack priest given more time to testify

Acid attack priest given more time to testify Α 37-year-old priest who was arrested over an attack against seven senior Greek bishops and three others with a caustic liquid on June 24 was on Monday given one more day to prepare his defense. The accused will appear before an investigative magistrate at 11 a.m. on […]

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Priest accused in acid attack against bishops given more time to testify

Priest accused in acid attack against bishops given more time to testify Α 37-year-old priest who was arrested over an attack against seven senior Greek bishops and three others with a caustic liquid on June 24 was given one more day to prepare his testimony on Monday. The accused will be led before an investigative […]

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Priest Involved in Acid Attack At Synod Sent to Psychiatric Hospital

Priest Involved in Acid Attack At Synod Sent to Psychiatric Hospital The Holy Synod in session. Facebook/Holy Synod The priest at the center of an acid attack against the seven prelates who were adjudicating his laicization case at the Synod at Petraki Monastery in Athens on Wednesday has been sent to a psychiatric hospital. Greek […]

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Bishops injured in acid attack discharged from hospital

Bishops injured in acid attack discharged from hospital All seven metropolitan bishops injured in Wednesday evening’s acid attack by a defrocked priest have been discharged from hospital after receiving the appropriate treatment. One archimandrite who suffered more serious burns remains in the plastic surgery clinic of KAT hospital in Athens. Three bishops who were found […]

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