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Police find Xeros’s bomb-testing spot

Counterterrorism officers investigating the apparent links between November 17 convict Christodoulos Xeros and jailed members of Conspiracy of the Cells of Fire believe a plot of land in Neo Peramo, close to Elefsina, served as a bomb-testing area for members of guerrilla groups. Full News here – Latest News

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Greek protesters target police, torch cars in Athens demanding prison closure

Greek protesters target police, torch cars in Athens demanding prison closure Protesters in Athens threw petrol bombs at police and set cars on fire as they demanded the release of jailed political prisoners. They also want the Syriza government to keep its promise to close down the controversial high-security 'Type C' prisons. Full News here […]

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3/23/2015: Front Page: Jihadist suspect slips through police fingers

A French national wanted on an international arrest warrant on suspicion of links with Islamic State jihadists managed to elude authorities after being briefly detained in Athens in January in the wake of a major anti-terror operation in eastern… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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3/21/2015: Front Page: Police trace suspects of abusive messages

Cyber crimes police officers have identified a blog where three users posted abusive messages online against Vangelis Giakoumakis, the 20-year-old Dairy School student who killed himself last month in Ioannina, northern Greece. The identities of the… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Thessaloniki police arrest 26-year-old for sexually harassing children

A 26-year-old man faced a prosecutor on Saturday after being caught in the act of performing sexually lewd acts in front of schoolchildren in Thessaloniki. Full News here – Latest News

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Jihadist suspect slips through Greek police fingers

A French national wanted on an international arrest warrant on suspicion of links with Islamic State jihadists managed to elude authorities after being briefly detained in Athens in January in the wake of a major anti-terror operation in eastern Belgium. Full News here – Latest News

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3/20/2015: Front Page: Neighborhood police to start

The Citizens’ Protection Ministry said yesterday that “neighborhood policemen” would be on the beat in Athens and Thessaloniki from Monday. The officers will start patrolling in the Athens suburbs of Halandri and Kallithea, as well as the Thessaloniki… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Photographs of suspected pedophile published by police

The Greek Police on Wednesday released the name and photographs of a 67-year-old man accused of sexually abusing minors. The suspect, Nikolaos Flamouropoulos, was detained in Thessaloniki on March 12. Full News here – Latest News

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3/18/2015: Front Page: Greek police, Europol crack trafficking ring

Sixteen people have been arrested in connection with an international human-trafficking ring that allegedly earned 8 million euros from smuggling Syrian migrants from Turkey into Greece, European police organization Europol announced yesterday in The… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Athens Police Department reminds students to keep it safe during Mill Fest

Athens Police Department reminds students to keep it safe during Mill Fest Aside from bringing in additional cops from departments outside Athens, helping to cover ground APD and the Ohio University Police Department can't, city officials are urging students to be smart, civil and safe — and not to use alcohol as an excuse … […]

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3/5/2015: Front Page: Police, ministry dodge blame for migrants order

The Greek Police and the Interior Ministry yesterday both dodged the blame after new police guidelines on migration control were issued and then revoked within a few hours following a vehement response in the media and from the opposition. The… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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2/28/2015: Front Page: Police crack down on fake art racket

The National Gallery has been tasked with authenticating 92 paintings seized from the homes of two men accused of running an art forgery racket and allegedly netting 308,000 euros from a buyer. Police yesterday sent the paintings to the same team of… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Off-duty Athens-Clarke police officer charged with DUI in Gwinnett County

Off-duty Athens-Clarke police officer charged with DUI in Gwinnett County An Athens-Clarke County police officer has been placed on paid administrative leave following his recent arrest for allegedly driving while intoxicated, Police Chief Carter Greene said Friday. The leave was ordered while an internal investigation into … Full News here – Read more on Online […]

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Athens police seize weapons following response to potential gang fight

Athens police seize weapons following response to potential gang fight Authorities on Tuesday seized an assault-type rifle and a stolen pistol after responding to a reported fight between suspected gang members at an apartment complex in east Athens. No shots had been fired when Athens-Clarke County police officers … Full News here – Read more on […]

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2/3/2015: Front Page: Police to be moved off VIP guard duty, limit tear gas use

Alternate Citizens’ Protection Minister Yiannis Panousis yesterday revealed plans to return up to 2,000 policemen guarding VIPs to normal duty. Speaking to Vima FM on Monday, Panousis said Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras wants the number of policemen… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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