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Aug

17 Aug 1944: Eye-witness recalls the “Tragedy of Kokkinia” where Nazis executed 315 civilians

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“Tomorrow is the anniversary! Tomorrow!” my aunt suddenly shouts as my cousin gives us a ride from a social obligation in the broader area of Piraeus. “What anniversary?” I ask and the aunt shoots back “The Block of Kokkinia!” I hear a tone of anticipation and even anger in her […]





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16
Aug

Greek Navy opens doors to Lighthouses, Sunday, Aug 21/2016

Posted by in Culture

Greece’s Navy opens the doors of 30 lighthouses across the country for visitors. The Lighthouses in 30 regions will be open from 10 am to 7 pm on Sunday, August 21st, 2016 on the occasion of the International Lighthouse Day. The public can visit the following lighthouses 1. Agios Nikolaos […]





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16
Aug

UPD RIO 2016: Spyros Gianniotis wins Silver in 10k Marathon Swimming

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Greece’s Aquaman Spyros Gianniotis won Silver Medal in 10 km Marathon Open Water Swimming. In an amazing close race, 36-year-old Greek “Aquaman” managed exactly the same time as Gold winner Dutch Ferry Weertman: 1:52:59:8 However,  the Gold-Silver difference was made in the photo-finish: Dutch Weertman hit the timing board first, […]





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16
Aug

UPD3 Tragedy with tourists: 4 dead, 15 injured as two boats collide off Aegina

Posted by in Society

A touristic boat and a speed boat collided south-west off the the island of Aegina on Tuesday noon. According to preliminary reports, three passengers died and four others were injured, while a search and rescue operation continues. According to latest information, among the dead is a 2-year-old child. The accident […]





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15
Aug

Rio 2016: Gold for Lefteris Petrounias in Rings – Artistic Gymnastics

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Lefteris Petrounias won a Gold medal in Rio Olympics 2016. The 26-year-old athlete got 16000 points in rings. It is the second Gold Medal for Greece in Rio Olympic Games 2016. It is also the second Gold Medal in Rings in Olympics after twelve years. We are proud of you! […]





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14
Aug

Greeks will have to declare to tax office even cash below 100 euro

Posted by in Economy

The long planned registration of all kinds of private wealth will go into effect in February 2017. More than 8,500,000 tax payers registered in Greece will be called to declare all moveable and immovable assets, their total “wealth”, and even cash they possess even if it is below 100 euro. […]





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14
Aug

UPD Germany to send 3,000 refugees back to Greece

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I thought, EU members states were supposed to take 6,000 refugees per month from Greece – according to some forgotten EU Deal signed the European Commission and the EU member states. Reality teaches us, the deal will work the other way around. Member states will send refugees back to …Greece. […]





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12
Aug

Turkish citizens seek asylum in Greece, as more diplomats & military personnel refuse to return to Turkey

Posted by in Turkey-GR

Turkish merchants, businessmen, civil servants and ordinary citizens are allegedly fleeing Erdogan’s purge mania and seek asylum in neighboring Greece. In an exclusive story, Greek private Mega TV reported Friday noon that “at least fifteen Turkish nationals entered Greece in recent days via the Kipoi crossing on Evros river at […]





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12
Aug

ELSTAT Q2 2016: Greece’s economy still in recession (-0.7%) but with signs of recovery

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Mild recession – Stagnation – Recovery – Growth? I’m kind of confused reading the comments on Greece’s economic data released today by the Greek Statistics Authority ELSTAT. Greece’s Gross Domestic Product declined at 0.7% in the second quarter of 2016 compared to the same period of 2015, the ELSTAT announced […]





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12
Aug

Missing Teenager boy, 16, found

Posted by in Society

Sixteen-year-old Konstantinos went missing from his home in Vrilissia suburb of northern Athens. Konstantinos (Kostas) Panagopoulos went missing in the early morning hours of Friday, August 12th 2016, somewhere between 4:30 am and 7:00 am. The parents informed the police, a huge action by members of local bodies and volunteers […]





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12
Aug

Unearthed Skeleton from 11century BC might confirm “human sacrifices” in Ancient Greece

Posted by in Culture

Archaeologists have made a sinister discovery at the top of a Greek mountain which might corroborate one of the darkest legends of antiquity: human sacrifices. Excavations this summer on Mount Lykaion uncovered the 3,000-year-old skeleton of a teenager amid a mound of ashes built up over a millennium from sacrificed […]





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11
Aug

Turkey wants “life sentence” for 8 Air Force officers who fled to Greece with a helicopter

Posted by in Turkey-GR

The office of Istanbul Chief Public Prosecutor sent an extradition requisition to Turkish Justice Ministry on August 10th be sent to Greek authorities. The requisition refers to the extradition of eight members of the Turkish Air Force who escaped to Greece with a Black Hawk helicopter on July 16th 2016, […]





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11
Aug

Eight refugee children from one refugee center hospitalized with Hepatitis A

Posted by in Very Mix

Eight refugee children aged 2-18 years old are being hospitalized after they were diagnosed to have been infected with Hepatitis A. All the children were residents of refugee center in Nea Kavala and are now hospitalized in Kilkis, northern Greece. “The virus is transmitted orally, from food, from hands, from […]





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11
Aug

Survey: Athens has 3. highest parking fees among 34 European cities

Posted by in Tourism

The portal Ubeego compared the parking charges in 34 European cities. The  differences are enormous. Parking fees form an often underestimated share of the car overall cost. The cost for parking in European cities differ significantly from each other. Germany, Austria and Switzerland lie in the midfield, as the comparison […]





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11
Aug

PokemonGo: Boy, 15, crashes with head into tractor hoe

Posted by in Tech

First victim of PokemonGo-mania in Greece. Trying to catch some Pokemon monsters, a 15-year-old boy crashed in the hoe of his father tractor. The father was plowing the field  in a village of Trikala in Central Greece. Blinded by his ambition to catch a Pokemon, the boy did not ‘see’ […]





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11
Aug

Shop owner from Bangladesh brutally murdered in Athens

Posted by in Society

The owner of a convenience shop was found brutally murdered in the loft of his shop on one of the main avenues of Greek capital in Agios Panteleimonas district of Athens. Tha man was a national form Bangladesh. His body was found in the loft of the shop, hands and […]





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11
Aug

Donkeys as tax evaders: Greek authorities fine them with €4,250

Posted by in Economy

The famous donkeys of Lindos on the island of Rhodes fell victim to tax controls. A hefty fine of more than four thousand euro was imposed to the donkeys for violating the tax law: that is transporting tourists to the Acropolis of Lindos without issue receipts – probably digging huge […]





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10
Aug

Tax Authorities freeze wealth of powerful Greek businessman in media & shipping

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Greece’ financial crimes prosecutor ordered the freezing of moveable and immovable wealth of powerful businessman Giannis Alafouzos on Wednesday. The order for the freezing has been sent by the same prosecutor to the banks. Cause of the measure apparently in the context of  “tax control” are the difficulties to justify […]





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10
Aug

UPD Two fugitive Turkish military attaches left Greece, a Rear Admiral asked political asylum in USA,

Posted by in Turkey-GR

The two Turkish military attaches assigned at the Turkish Embassy in Athens have allegedly fled Greece to Italy and form there possibly to another European country. Indications have it that the two left Greece together with their families per ferry boat to Italy. Military affairs website Onalert.gr identifies the Land […]





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10
Aug

Greece’s Public Health Services on the brink of collapse

Posted by in Society

Employees at Public Hospitals warn: “Greece’s Public Health Services are on the brink of collapse” Six years of economic crisis, loan agreements, austerity cuts and freezing of new hiring threaten the primary care health care system. A report published by the Panhellenic Federation of Employees at Public Hospitals (POEDIN) draws […]





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