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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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Defense Minister Kammenos freezes US deal for the upgrade of F-16

Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos announced on Sunday that he stops the procedure regarding the upgrading of Greek F-16 fighter jets by US companies; a 2.4-billion-dollar project that was agreed upon during the visit of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in Washington last month Kammenos’ decision came after New Democracy MP …

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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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Weather warning: strong rainfalls, thunderstorms, hail, snow

Greece’s National Meteorology Service (EMY) warns of weather deterioration with heavy rainfalls, thunderstorms and hail falls locally on Saturday, November 4th 2017. snow is expected on the mountainous areas of Central and North Greece. The strong weather phenomena will affect the Sporades islands, Euboea and possibly eastern Thessaly and Fthiotida …

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Drowned in debts, small cafe owner commits suicide in Symi

A small entrepreneur on the island of Symi put an end to his life unable to cope with his debts. The 60-year-old man was found hanging in his small cafe by his friends, taxi drivers who used to have their morning coffee before starting work. The small community on the …

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