Sokratis Giolias
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Journalist Sokratis Giolias gunned down in Greece

A Greek investigative journalist has been shot dead outside his home in Athens in an attack linked by police to leftist militants.

Sokratis Giolias, 37, was shot more than 15 times in the Athens neighbourhood of Ilioupoli.

According to colleagues, he had been about to publish the results of an investigation into corruption.

  • 19 Jul 2010
  • From the section Europe