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Air Algerie jet 'disintegrated'

Wreckage of an Air Algerie jet was found in a "disintegrated state" in northern Mali, France said. Flight 5017 was carrying 116 people when it went down.
CNN: July 25, 2014

French FM says missing Algeria plane 'probably crashed'

Air Algeria says authorities to continue to look for flight AH5017, which vanished from radar somewhere over northern Mali, on its way from Burkina Faso to Algiers.
July 24, 2014

New Balkan drug trafficking route passes through Bulgaria, Romania, says Europol

Major Balkan route for drug trafficking from South America to Europe is no longer passing through Serbia but rather through Bulgaria and Romania, says a report of Europol
July 23, 2014

Measuring millimetres in the Greek police

Council of State rules that man who was told he was six millimetres short of the threshold to join the police must be measured again by the public order ministry
Enet: July 23, 2014

Education ministry intervenes in dispute over university admission of blind student

University told Argyris Koumtzis, who is blind, that he cannot study physics because 30% of the course involves laboratory work which students are required to conduct themselves
Enet: July 22, 2014

Court recognises female genital mutilation as grounds for asylum

Appeals court provisionally accepts Kenyan woman's plea and says deportation of her and her children to Kenya by Greece could harm them irreparably, exposing them to physical abuse in the form of female genital mutilation
Enet: July 21, 2014

Police release name of terrorist Maziotis' accomplice

Police on Saturday released the identity of the 35 year-old accomplice of terrorist Nikos Maziotis along with photographs of Maziotis and four other unknown individuals alleged to Maziotis' accomplices in a number of armed robberies.
July 20, 2014

Protest at Greek NATO base over destruction of Syrian chemicals

Hundreds of campaigners closed a road to a NATO naval base in Greece on Saturday, protesting against the destruction of Syrian chemical weapons in the region.
Yahoo!7 News: July 20, 2014

Former Annunciation Greek Orthodox Greek Church priest finally appears in court

The third time was the charm for the priest accused of embezzling six figures from his former Milwaukee church.
WISN Milwaukee: July 18, 2014

Greeks believe their crisis was 'premeditated': study

Most Greeks believe that the economic crisis gripping the country for the past four years was "premeditated" by foreign centres of influence, a university survey said on Friday,
July 18, 2014