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Two men perform prayers inside Hagia Sophia to protest its closure to Muslim worship

Two people have performed prayers inside Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia in order to protest its closure to prayers, comparing it to measures taken by Israeli forces at the al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem. The two identified as Halil Akyaman and Mahmut Alan arrived at the museum and suddenly began to pray inside. …

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West Nile virus kills two women, as disease breaks out again after two years

One elderly woman from Argolida in Eastern Peloponnese died from West Nile virus infection on Wednesday.  She is the first victim this year of the disease that is transited through the bite of a mosquito infected with the virus. The 90-year-old woman was infected with the West Nile virus, got …

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18-month-old baby in serious condition after ‘father’ gives it drugs

An 18-month-old baby was submitted to hospital in half-coma after the mother’s partner gave him drugs to keep it calm. The baby was initially taken to a hospital in Lamia, Central Greece, and from there to a hospital in Athens due to the severity of its health condition. The 17-year-old …

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SYRIZA-ANEL vote to reinstall asylum in Greece’s universities

Lawmakers from the ruling leftist SYRIZA party and their coalition partners Independent Greeks (ANEL) have passed a controversial bill aimed at overhauling Greek universities and technical colleges. The vote was conducted by roll call in Parliament Wednesday following a request by main New Democracy opposition that has fought the reforms …

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Brainless perpetrators throw stones at trucks on the Ionian Highway

Horror on the Ionian Highway. Brainless perpetrators threw stones at trucks driving through the Ionian highway. The attacks occurred late Monday night. According to information obtained by  local media agriniopress.gr, five trucks suffered damages. The attacks occurred at the height of  the city of Messolonghi. Truck drivers are upset and …

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