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Anarchists raid Bank of Greece in downtown Athens

Security measures in the building of the Bank of Greece in downtown Athens are not as good as they should be. A crowd of anarchists from the well-known group Ruvikonas entered the Bank of Greece on Wednesday noon. Some 20 people entered the Bank of Greece from a side entrance …

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Crete: Russians say poisonous mushrooms kill Russian tourist, sent her husband to ICU

One Russian woman died and her husband is in intensive care unit with multiple organ collapse short after they arrived in Crete together with their minor-aged children. The incident occurred last Sunday and both the death and the illness  were considered as “mysterious”. A week later, the mystery is allegedly …

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Retired policeman arrested for sending bullets to gov’t officials, Muslim communities

Greek police arrested a retired policeman accused to have sent envelopes containing bullets and threats to government officials among them the governor of Bank of Greece, journalists and Muslim communities in Athens.. In a statement, the Counter-Terror Department of  Greek Police said that ten cases of sent envelopes containing bullets …

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Crete: Heat wave leaves two dead, sends dozens with heat stroke to hospitals

The heat wave started to withdraw but the three days of “hell” with temperatures up to 45 degrees Celsius sent dozens of Cretans to the hospitals. Three elderly died. Over the three days of heat wave, local ambulances received at least 27 calls to assist people with symptoms of heat …

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Convicted ASPIS-onwer, Pavlos Psomiadis, dies in Athens prison

The entrepreneur, a former major shareholder of the Aspis Insurance Group, Pavlos Psomiadis, died in Korydallos Prison in Athens on Monday morning. He was 78 years old. Ηe died of a heart attack. media report. He was convicted to a 22-year prison sentence, was in custody since December 2010. His …

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Minos Kyriakou, shipping magnate and ANT1 owner, dies at 75

Famous Greek businessman Minos Kyriakou passed away at the age of 75 on Sunday evening. The reasons for his sudden and unexpected death have not become known by now. While awaiting for the official hospital statement, Greek media report that Kyriakou was outside the Greek capital when he felt uneasy. …

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Navy helicopter rescues Polish tourist trapped in Assos cliffs, Kefalonia (video)

The Greek Navy and the Air Force had to send helicopters to rescue a Polish tourist, a hiker, trapped in the inaccessible slopes and cliffs of Assos, on the island of Kefalonia on Wednesday. Initially, fire brigades units set for a search and rescue operation. The young hiker had called …

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Two die, one survives Helicopter crash. Passenger was transmitting flight live on Facebook

A small helicopter with three people on board crashed in Schinias near Athens on Friday morning. Two people were killed an one survived the helicopter crash in the wetland of eastern Attica. One of the passengers was transmitting the flight live on Facebook. The helicopter had concluded aerial sprays against …

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Austrian tourist suffers serious injuries in shocking kite surf accident on Naxos

A shocking accident on the island of Naxos. A 29-year-old Austrian tourist was seriously injured when strong winds swept away her kite surf. Carried away uncontrollably, she crashed on sun umbrellas, the roof of a restaurant and the wall of a beach hotel. Having suffered life-threatening injuries she tourist received …

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Athens: Belgian tourist fatally shot by firearm, autopsy finds

The Belgian tourist found dead last week is victim of a crime, autopsy conducted on Monday morning finds. A bullet was found stuck in his head. The mystery around the man remains as so far no family member has reported him missing to police. The 54-year-old man holder of a …

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Mystery around Belgian tourist, 54, found dead in Athens

A Belgian national was found dead by passersby in Neos Kosmos district of Athens on Friday night. The man had a wound on the forehead. While police investigates the issue, a preliminary autopsy conducted on Saturday morning did not confirm initial suspicion that the Belgian tourist was shot. Police investigates …

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Greek Air Force recovers crashed Mirage 2000 from a depth of 580m VIDEO

From a depth of 580 meters, teams of the Greek Air Force recovered important parts of a Mirage 2000 that crashed into the sea area between the islands of Skopelos and Euboea. The Mirage 2000 crashed into the sea on May 29 2017. The 28-year-old pilot was rescued with a …

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Kostas Efimeros, founder of independent media The Press Project dies at 42

The founder and the soul of Greek independent media The Press Project, Kostas Efimeros, passed away at the age of 42. He died after a heart attack on Tuesday morning. His partner Graneta Karatza confirmed the new with a post on Facebook. posted the news on social media. “My Kostas …

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