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Turkish President Erdogan to visit Athens beginning of December

The official visit of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Athens is reportedly scheduled for Thursday and Friday, December 7th and 8th 2017. According to Sunday newspaper real.gr, the date of the visit have been finalized via the usual diplomatic channels. Erdogan will meet with President Prokopis Pavlopoulos and Prime …

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15-year-old girl knocks down thief with a single karate strike

Lessons in martial arts proved life-saving for a teenager girl on the island of Samos. With a single vital point targeting karate strike she managed to knocked a thief down. The 15-year-old gymnasium student had left school  Friday noon and was walking to the place where her mother woks.  At …

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Prosecutor investigates Greece’s honorary consul in Brazil over alleged bribes in Car Wash scandal

Corruption prosecutor Eleni Touloupaki ordered on Friday a preliminary investigation into the Greek link of Brazil’s so-called Car Wash graft scandal, involving the country’s state-controlled oil giant Petroleo Brasileiro SA, commonly known as Petrobras. According to amna.gr, the investigation concerns allegations made by Petrobras’ former director of refining and supply, Paulo …

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Shepherd in Trikala steals power columns to construct a pen

Do It Yourself Greek Style. You need some wooden pillars and wire? Just go to the Power Columns near by and cut them off. This is what a 43-year-old shepherd did in Farkadona by Trikala, Central Greece. He cut off two wooden columns with chainsaw, grabbed  the supporting wire, stole …

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Turkey fuels tension with Greece with outrageous statements and actions

For one more time, Turkey has been fueling tension with Greece with a series of outrageous statements and actions. During a visit to North-East Greece, a Turkish Deputy Prime Minister claimed that the Muslim minority in Thrace were “Turkish citizens.” At the same time, Ankara sent a military helicopter over …

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