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Police seizes large drug haul in Athens bust

Anti-narcotics officers found more than 3,000 packages containing heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine and hashish during a raid on an apartment used by members of a drug dealing gang operating in the neighborhoods around central Victoria Square and the Athens University of Economics and Business, police in the capital said Tuesday.

Civil servant bonuses scrapped

In a blow to the aspirations of thousands of public sectors workers, a plenary session of the Council of State, the country's highest administrative court, has ruled that the law scrapping Christmas, Easter and holiday bonuses for civil servants is constitutional.

Lawyers lash back at claims of election tampering plot

The coordinating committee of Greece's bar associations on Friday lashed out at suggestions that the results of the elections for European Parliament and local government later this month may be tampered with, saying that a fair count is "guaranteed by the representatives of the judicial authority."

Alleged killer of mini market owner in pre-trial detention

A prosecutor and an investigative magistrate ordered the detention of a man who reportedly confessed to killing a mini market owner in Chania, a local news website reported on Thursday.
The 60-year-old suspect was charged with murder and illegal possession and use of firearms after testifying before the judicial authorities.

Moscow Warns of the Deployment of US Nuclear Weapons in Europe

The United States is preparing for its use, said the Director of the Non-Proliferation and Arms Control of the Russian MFA, quoted by NOVA TV. 

Having a nuclear weapon in Europe, the United States is preparing to use it, RIA Novosti told the director of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Vladimir Ermakov, of the Russian MFA's Directorate for Non-proliferation and Control.

Crete man accused of shooting store owner at close range

A 60-year-old man Hania, Crete, accused of the fatal shooting of a mini-market owner on Sunday was on Monday granted an extension by an investigating magistrate to prepare his defense.

The suspect, who faces charges of murder and of illegal possession and use of a weapon, is to reappear before the magistrate on Thursday.

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