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Suspect killed in Volos operation had aided Paleokostas prison break, police say

In a sensational new turn in the case, police on Saturday reported that the suspect killed during a counter-terrorism operation at Nea Aghialos in Volos was none other than the pilot of the helicopter in which notorious criminal Vassilis Paleokostas had in 2006 escaped from Korydallos Prison in Athens.

During the preliminary inquiry conducted by

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Mayor of Greek island warns of critical conditions after record migrant arrivals in 24 hours

A record number of 758 irregular migrants and refugees arrived in the last 24 hours on the island of Mytilene, in northeastern Aegean, the Greek Coast Guard said on Friday, placing immense pressure on the island’s infrastructure.

In a letter sent to Interior-Administration Reconstruction Minister Nikos Voutsis, Alternate Minister for Civil

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Four arrested for attempting to illegally sell priceless Minoan-era statuette

Greek authorities on Friday announced the arrest of four people in Iraklio, Crete on charges of attempting to sell a priceless 3,500-year-old statuette of a young man, dated to the mid-Minoan era for the princely sum of one million euros.

The 30cm-high bronze statuette is of a young man in worship, his hands folded across his chest, making it a

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Alternate Transport Min Spirtzis on Civil Aviation Staff's strike

Alternate Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Networks Christos Spirtzis on Friday will meet with the four unions of the Federation of Civil Aviation Authority (OSYPA) ahead of the 48-hour warning strike they have called for May 31 and June 1.

The federation is protesting against "its degradation by all governments so far' and is asking to

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