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Trial of suspects in Salamina torture case starts

The trial of four men accused of torturing an Egyptian bakery worker on the island of Salamina in the summer of 2012 is to resume on April 30 after the victim, Walid Talb, and several witnesses gave their testimonies on Tuesday.

Talb was 29 years old when he was found by passers-by on Salamina, chained and beaten near the bakery where he worked.

Hunter faces Kalamata prosecutor after shooting friend

A 32-year-old man faced a prosecutor in Kalamata, in the Peloponnese, on Wednesday on charges of causing grievous bodily harm after he shot a friend, 43, while the pair had been hunting in the region of Kalohori.

The pair had been hunting wild boar when the younger man accidentally injured his friend with two shots, to the stomach and collarbone.

Bosnian Prosecutor Slams Media Fraud Suspects’ Release

The Prosecutor's Office said on Monday that it would complain about the state court's decision not to remand the suspects in the so-called ‘Gibraltar' case in custody.

"The prosecutor will also demand a temporary measure - the sequestration of all the suspects' property, their movable and immovable property and the freezing of their accounts during the [legal] process," it said.

Kasidiaris-Kanelli hearing postponed to December 12

An Athens court on Thursday postponed the trial of Golden Dawn’s Ilias Kasidiaris over charges of attempted grievous bodily harm to December 12. The postponement was due to industrial action called by court secretaries.

The case centered on charges brought against Kasidiaris by Greek Communist Party (KKE) deputy Liana Kanelli, following a televised brawl on June 2012.