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5-year-old refugee girl from Syria may have died due to chemical weapons exposure

Forensic examination conducted on Monday did not shed light into the causes of death of a 5-year-old refugee child from Syria that died in the Moria Reception and Identification Center on the island of Lesvos. According to initial information the child was suffering from a brain disease and that was …

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Electronic cards replace stickers as residence permits for third countries nationals

A new electronic card is gradually replacing a sticker as residence permit for nationals of third countries living in Greece, Migration Minister Yiannis Mouzalas said on Monday. The card resembles a bank card in size and includes identification information and biometric data including a photograph, fingerprints and the migrant’s signature. …

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Fraport to close Mykonos airport in mid November due to upgrade works

Upgrades at the airport on jet-setting Mykonos are set to begin next month, according to an announcement by Fraport Greece, the consortium that has assumed its management for the next 40 years. The highlight of the scheduled upgrades is a new airport runway, with the purpose of better facilitating air …

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Dog missing after 6.3R earthquake returns home when school bell rings

For one year, the dog called Bubis was the mascot of the primary school in Vrisa on the island of Levsos. He disappeared from the area after the powerful 6.3 R earthquake stroke on June 12th,  devastated the village and brought also the school to collapse.When the school bell rang …

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