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Rio 2016: Anna Korakaki wins Gold Medal in 25m Pistol

Anna Korakaki won the first Gold Medal for Greece at the Rio Olympics 2016: Shooting sport, 25m air riffle.   Two days ago, twenty-year-old Anna Korakaki  won Bronze in 10m Air riffle. Korakaki’s Gold is not only the first for Greece at the Rio Olympics but also the first Gold …

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Erdogan’s hand in Turkish embassy in Athens: Two military attaches missing

Turkey’s anti-coup purge continues and it looks as if it has reached Greece, exactly the Turkish embassy in Athens. According to an exclusive report by military affairs website, several diplomatic passports of diplomatic staff at the Turkish Embassy in Athens has been suspended on August 7th. The decision has …

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Greek Foreign Ministry starts to collect funds from NGOs for projects never materialized

Finally Greek Foreign Ministry started to collect back funds given to non-governmental organizations (NGOs) for aid projects that were never materialized. In a control project that started in January 2015 and investigated the time period from the year 2000 until 2010, the General Directorate of International Development Cooperation (Hellenic Aid) …

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Mayor of Dusseldorf, Thomas Geisel, robbed in Athens

German politician from Social Democratic Party (SPD) and mayor of Dusseldorf, Thomas Geisel, suffered an unpleasant surprise after a visit to Acropolis Museum in Athens. Thieves had broken into his car and stole everything removable inside, including his and his wife’s travel documents. The couple had parked their car in …

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