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12/16/2014: Front Page: Police crack ring issuing fake disability certificates

Seven suspects have been arrested on suspicion of running a ring that issued fake disability certificates, allowing their clients to cash an estimated 700,000 euros in illegal benefits, police said yesterday. So far authorities have evidence of… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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12/16/2014: Front Page: Police brace for possible terrorist hit

Following last week’s gun attack against the Israeli Embassy in Athens, the Greek Police’s counter-terrorism unit is on alert for another assault, possibly against a human target, in the countdown to critical presidential elections, sources have told… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Police expresses fears of bigger terror hit after Israeli Embassy attack

Following last week’s gun attack against the Israeli Embassy in Athens, the Greek Police’s counter-terrorism unit is on alert for another assault, possibly against a human target, in the countdown to critical presidential elections, sources have told Kath… … Full News here – Latest News

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SYRIZA slams police operation to remove Syrian refugees from Syntagma Square

Leftist SYRIZA opposition has criticized a pre-dawn police operation to remove dozens of Syrian refugees who had been camped out at Syntagma Square in central Athens for the past three weeks. SYRIZA MP Vassiliki Katrivanou said the operation was “unaccept… … Full News here – Latest News

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Police examining Popular Fighters Group’s origins

The police believe that the Popular Fighters Group which was most likely behind the armed attack on the Israeli embassy in Athens on Friday is made up of anti-establishment figures who have been involved in armed robberies and gun running or is formed by … … Full News here – Latest News

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Police investigate gunfire attack on Israeli embassy in Athens

Police investigate gunfire attack on Israeli embassy in Athens Police guard outside Israeli Embassy as the avenue keeps closed for the traffic after a pre-dawn gunfire attack in Athens, Greece, Dec. 12, 2014. Two to four unidentified motorcyle-riding gunmen approached the embassy compound early Friday morning and … Full News here – Read more on Xinhua

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Homeless sex offender turned away from shelters, helped by Athens police

Homeless sex offender turned away from shelters, helped by Athens police A homeless man on Monday was turned away from one Athens shelter because he was a convicted sex offender and another shelter told him they had no room. As a result, Athens-Clarke County police drove 51-year-old Ronald Dwayne Roebuck back to … Full News here […]

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Greece: See huge police deployment bring Athens to standstill – Athens Video

Video ID: 20141206-018 M/S Police officers W/S Police officers lining the streets M/S Police officers in security gear C/U Police shields M/S Police officers…

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Clashes erupt in Athens after protest to mark 2008 police killing

Clashes erupt in Athens after protest to mark 2008 police killing ATHENS (Reuters) – Rampaging protesters threw petrol bombs at police and set bank ATMs, cars and shops on fire in central Athens on Saturday, the anniversary of the police killing of a teenager six years ago. Riot police used teargas and water cannon … […]

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Greek police destroy bomb outside bank following warning call

Greek police on Monday morning destroyed a bomb by controlled explosion outside a bank in northern Athens, following a warning call to a newspaper. There was no damage or injuries. Police said the site in the suburb of Halandri was evacuated and cordoned … … Full News here – Latest News

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Athens cleans up after protests over police killing

Athens was assessing the damage Sunday after a night of protests that degenerated into violence on the sixth anniversary of the police killing of a teenager. A total of 296 people were detained during the night, a police source said, while 43 suspected of… … Full News here – Latest News

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12/6/2014: Front Page: Heavy police presence for Grigoropoulos anniversary

Amid growing tension over the ongoing hunger strike by anarchist and convicted bank robber Nikos Romanos, a demonstration today marking the sixth anniversary of the fatal police shooting of teenager Alexandros Grigoropoulos in central Athens was… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Greek police clash with protesters in central Athens

Greek police fired teargas and used a water cannon to disperse protesters who hurled petrol bombs at police and set alight bank ATMs and garbage cans in central Athens on Saturday, police said. At least 20 people have been detained.A march through central… … Full News here – Latest News

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Protests in Greece on police shooting anniversary

Thousands of protesters are gathering in central Athens to mark the sixth anniversary of the fatal police shooting of an unarmed teenager in the Greek capital that led to widespread rioting, while clashes have broken out between demonstrators and police i… … Full News here – Latest News

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Greek protesters smash cars, clash with police in Athens (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Greek protesters smash cars, clash with police in Athens (PHOTOS, VIDEO) As an estimated between 8,000 and 10,000 protesters marched through the central Athens shouting slogans in support of Nikos Romanos, the imprisoned anarchist who is staging a hunger strike as he demands the right to be able to attend university, … Full News here – […]

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