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69-year-old US national missing on the island of Tinos

A 69-year-old American citizen who has been living on the island of Tinos in the Cyclades group in the Aegean sea has been missing since November 19th 2017. According to local media cyclades24.gr, Bob Meyer has been missing since Sunday noon, Nov 19th. He was last seeing in Agios Fokas …

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Greek academic at UCL in racist rant against Antetokounmpo

A Greek academic local media describe as “professor” caused a social media outcry after describing National Basketball Association (NBA) sensation Giannis Antetokounmpo as “a black guy pretending to be Greek.” The man is reportedly employed at the University College of London. Evangelos Markopoulos made his comment on Facebook in a …

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Anarchists riot with firebombs in Athens, Patras, Thessaloniki, one woman badly injured (videos, picts)

Anarchists started to riot in two districts of downtown Athens after the peaceful march for the 44. Anniversary of the Polytechnic Students’ Uprising of 1973. After the march, the clashes started in Alexandra Avenue. According to protesters, riot police squads started to beat them without a reason. Anarchists hurled flares …

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UPD British father dies when rainstorm sweeps away family car in Corfu

A 57-year-old British tourist lost his life when rushing waters swept away the car he was driving during a thunderstorm. The tragedy occurred during the time a thunderstorm with torrential rains was striking the island of Corfu in the Northern Ionian Sea on Saturday evening.  In the car were also …

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Authorities proceed with controlled explosion of WWII projectile in Glyfada

Authorities have launched the procedure of controlled explosion of a WWII bomb found in Ano Glyfada, suburb of south-east Athens. Residents in surrounding houses have been evacuated, police has stopped traffic in the broader area. The projectile was discovered after excavation at the boundary of the Air Force camp fence. …

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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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Four slightly injured as elevator cable snaps in AHEPA hospital in Thessaloniki

Four people were slightly injured on Friday when the cable of an elevator in AHEPA university hospital in Thessaloniki snapped, causing the elevator cabin to plunge two floors, from the ground floor to two floors in the basement. At the time of the accident, a stretcher-bearer, two visitors and one …

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Police arrests Albanian man over the murder of prominent lawyer Zafeiropoulos

Greek police has arrested one of two Albanian nationals suspected to be the killers of 52-year-old lawyer Michalis Zafeiropoulos. He was arrested in the city of Patras, western Greece, on Saturday, while he was preparing to leave the country. His accomplice is believed to have left Greece for Albania via …

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Dog Brio finds supersized rare white truffle in Northern Greece

An unusually large, rare and expensive gastronomic treasure was found in Northern Greece. The   large white truffle (Tuber magnatum) weighs 510 grams. It is the largest ever white truffle found in Greece in recent years. White truffles usually weight 50-150 grams. The rare white truffle was found by the associate …

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32-year-old American tourist found dead in old port of Mykonos

A 32-year-old American tourist was found dead in the old port of the island of Mykonos on Thursday morning. The circumstances of the death remain unknown so far. Local authorities investigate, an autopsy is expected to shed light into the causes of the death. The 32-year-old was taken with an …

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Murder in Athens Cemetery: Young Financial Crimes Inspector stabbed to death

A young woman was stabbed and bled to death in a cemetery in Athens on Wednesday afternoon. The 32-year-old was working at the judicial department of the Financial Crimes Units (SDOE) of the Greek Finance Ministry. The young woman was reportedly stabbed in the back several times, while she had …

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