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Greek militants jailed for life

The head of the radical Greek November 17 organisation has been jailed for life, as has the group’s main hitman. Alexandros Giotopoulos and Dimitris Koufodinas were among 15 people found guilty last week of involvement in a 25-year series of crimes. The group’s victims included Greek and foreign figures, among them a CIA station chief and a UK defence attaché. Mr Giotopoulos, 59, who was found guilty of planning the group’s actions, had denied links to November 17. He is expected to appeal. A three-judge panel spent nine months hearing evidence related to some 2,500 crimes including murder and robbery. Full Story

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