A radical anarchist group on Monday claimed responsibility for last week’s attacks on the political offices of three Greek conservative lawmakers in the northern city of Thessaloniki.
“Our goal was not to cause injury but to spread chaos and anarchy,” said the previously unknown organisation, which calls itself Overall Deniers of Joining the Existing, in a statement.
The organisation attacked the offices of deputy environment minister Stavros Kalafatis and lawmakers Costas Gioulekas and Giorgos Orfanos with small bombs made out of gas canisters.
All three are members of Prime Minister Antonis Samaras’ party New Democracy.
Five people were trapped in a building and had to be rescued by firefighters while a female employee jumped from the balcony one floor below to avoid the smoke.
Government spokesman Simos Kedikoglou denounced the attacks as an act of terrorism.
In its statement, the group expressed its solidarity with jailed members of other anarchist groups and criticised Kalafatis for his stance regarding a controversial mining site in Halkidiki, in the north of the country.
Citizens’ groups have been trying to halt a Canadian company’s gold mining project in the region, fearing irreversible harm to the local environment with frequent protests.
In February, hooded activists firebombed the worksite of Hellenic Gold, subsidiary of Canadian firm Eldorado Gold.
The government supports the investment.
Greece has experienced a recent surge in violent attacks, most notably shots fired at the New Democracy headquarters in early January.
Last week another radical anarchist group claimed responsibility for a bombing at a courier company earlier in March, where no one was injured.
‘Why do we need camo in space’: Trump’s Space Force ridiculed for woodland camouflage uniforms
On Friday, the United States Space Force released an image of their new uniforms on Twitter.
The image shows a Battle Dress Uniform (BDU) for a four-star general in a woodland camouflage pattern, with a matching camo nametape.
However, many people were confused as to why the Space Force would use uniforms designed to blend in on earth.
Here's some of what people were saying:
Sorry for the question but why do we need camo in space?
BUSTED: National Archives caught doctoring exhibit to remove criticism of President Trump from women
The National Archives were caught editing an artifact from the Trump administration to remove criticism of the president, according to a bombshell new report in The Washington Post.
The newspaper reported on a "large color photograph" at the National Archives exhibit marking the centennial of women's suffrage.
"The 49-by-69-inch photograph is a powerful display. Viewed from one perspective, it shows the 2017 march. Viewed from another angle, it shifts to show a 1913 black-and-white image of a women’s suffrage march also on Pennsylvania Avenue. The display links momentous demonstrations for women’s rights more than a century apart on the same stretch of pavement. But a closer look reveals a different story," the newspaper noted.
Dershowitz is running a ‘bizarro defense’ of Trump: Harvard Law colleague says ‘Alan is just completely wacko’
Two of the most famous names associated with Harvard Law School had competing appearances on MSNBC on Friday.
It began when Alan Dershowitz, a professor emeritus, was interviewed MSNBC chief legal correspondent Ari Melber about his new role officially representing President Donald Trump during the Senate impeachment trial.
Dershowitz claimed that neither abuse of power nor obstruction of Congress count as "high crimes" under the constitution.
Professor Alan Dershowitz, who has also been associated with Harvard Law for five decades, was asked about Dershowitz's argument during an interview with Chris Hayes.