Crime prevention

Sergiu Bozianu: Moldova Still Doesn’t ‘Get’ Privacy Law

In June 2019, in the last days of Pavel Filip's Democratic Party government, an journalistic investigation done by media outlet RISE Moldova revealed that the Interior Minister had authorized special surveillance actions on 52 members of the pro-European opposition, civil society members and journalists.

New police operation under way in downtown Athens’ Exarchia district

Dozens of police officers from different departments were carrying out a crackdown in the central Athens district of Exarchia on Friday.

The operation was the second in as many days aimed at cracking down on crime in the city center and particularly in Exarchia, which is knows as an anarchist stronghold.

Real policing

It has become abundantly evident that political will is key if the Greek Police (ELAS) is to fulfill its mission. However, will alone is not enough. The task also requires reform, training and modern equipment.

Burglars break into Ecumenical Patriarch's house in Istanbul

Three masked individuals broke into the house of Ecumenical Patriarch Vartholomeos in Istanbul on Saturday evening, according to a report in a newspaer of the Greek diaspora.

Vartholomeos was attending a social gathering and the housekeeper was the only person in the premises, Anatoli reported.

Mariya Gabriel Has Been Named as one of the 50 Most Influential Women in Europe for 2019 in the Field of Cybersecurity

The leading European cybersecurity magazine SC Media UK named the Bulgarian Commissioner for the Digital Economy and Society Mariya Gabriel as one of the 50 most influential women in Europe for 2019 in the field of cybersecurity.