Greek militant group claims an attempted parcel bomb attack last week against judge

An anarchist group on Monday claimed responsibility for last week’s attempted bomb attack against a senior judge in Greece, raising fears of a resurgence of violence by radical militants. Explosives experts defused the parcel bomb that was placed at a Read More …

Greece: Police linking Thessaloniki courthouse parcel bomb to terrorism attempt

Investigators are reportedly working on the assumption that the envelope containing explosives that was sent on Monday to the Thessaloniki courthouse addressed to the president of the Court of Appeal was an attempted terrorist attack without, however, correlating the case Read More …

Greece: Blast damages Greek office of Israeli shipping firm

A small explosion occurred on Tuesday outside the Greek offices of the Israeli company Zim Integrated Shipping Services, in a suspected attack by anti-Israel activists. According to police sources cited by Shipping news service Tradewinds, an improvised explosive and two Read More …

Greece: Explosive device deactivated near riot police HQ in Zografou

The bomb disposal squad discovered and defused an explosive device near the headquarters of the riot police officers (MAT) in the district of Zografou in central Athens on Monday. Unidentified individuals had earlier sent an audio message to the Efimerida Read More …

Landmines: New Use Despite Global Ban

Russia, Myanmar, and Ukraine have used antipersonnel landmines in the past year, and armed groups used them in at least five countries, Human Rights Watch said today in releasing Landmine Monitor 2023, the annual report about the international treaty to Read More …

Greece: WWII bomb diffused in Athens suburb

A WWII-era bomb found during works in the Athens suburb of Glyfada was diffused on Thursday morning. The Land Mine Clearance Battalion (TENX) conducted a special operation at the location of the discovery. Reports say that the 226 kg (500 Read More …

Greece: Wildfire in the Volos area triggers explosions at an ammunition depot and the relocation of fighter jets

A wildfire whipped on by strong winds triggered a series of massive explosions Thursday at an air force ammunition depot in central Greece, while firefighters worked to tame multiple blazes in the country. There were no injuries at the depot, Read More …

Greece: Two bombs target Italy’s embassy cars in an Athens suburb, no injuries

Two explosive devices have targeted cars belonging to the Italian embassy in Greece, one of which went off causing no injuries, according to Greek police. There was no immediate claim of responsibility and officers said they were investigating. A homemade Read More …

Greece: World War II Mortar shells uncovered at a construction site in Thessaloniki

According to information, on Tuesday (4/10), a Hellenic Army’s Land Mine Clearance Department (TENX) team unearthed more German World War II shells from the construction site. The total number of shells found was 69. As sources with knowledge of the Read More …