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Robbers Steal Olympic Artifacts from Greek Museum

Posted February 17th, 2012 at 10:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Greek police say armed robbers have stolen about 60 ancient artifacts from a museum in Olympia. The city’s mayor, Efthimios Kotzas, told reporters that two masked assailants overpowered a museum guard Friday and seized valuable bronze and pottery artifacts from the museum dedicated to the ancient Olympic games. “Two armed assailants went in during the […]

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Robbers Steal Olympic Artifacts from Greek Museum

Posted February 17th, 2012 at 9:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Greek police say armed robbers have stolen about 60 ancient artifacts from a museum in Olympia. The city’s mayor, Efthimios Kotzas, told reporters that two masked assailants overpowered a museum guard Friday and seized valuable bronze and pottery artifacts from the museum dedicated to the ancient Olympic games. “Two armed assailants went in during the […]

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Robbers Steal Olympic Artifacts from Greek Museum

Posted February 17th, 2012 at 7:15 am (UTC-5)
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Greek police say armed robbers stole at least 60 ancient artifacts from a museum in Olympia early Friday. Police say the thieves overpowered a museum guard Friday and seized valuable bronze and pottery artifacts from the museum. Authorities are have not attached a dollar value to the theft. A search continues for the robbers. Ancient […]

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Robber Steals $1 Million from Athens Bank

Posted October 2nd, 2011 at 6:20 pm (UTC-5)
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A man pretending to be a security company worker stole more than $1 million from the Athens airport branch of Greece’s Alpha bank. Police say the suspect arrived at the branch Sunday on the pretense of examining its security system. He then took out a gun and forced employees to open the vault, making off […]

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Nigerian Robbery Victims Struck by Speeding Bus, 13 Dead

Posted August 3rd, 2011 at 6:05 am (UTC-5)
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Nigerian police say at least 13 people were struck and killed by a speeding vehicle after they were forced to lie in the middle of the road during a robbery. Police say robbers intercepted a bus Tuesday on a main road near the capital, Abuja. The thieves then ordered the passengers out of the bus, […]

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