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Police sees same group behind PASOK HQ attack as against Mexican & French embassies

Greek police sees the urban guerilla group called “Revolutionary Self-Defense” as  behind the attack at the headquarters of PASOK in downtown Athens on Monday evening. According to athensnewsagency, the suggestion is confirmed by the findings of a ballistic investigation released on Tuesday. pic.twitter.com/EkrB6dOtub — Ελληνική Αστυνομία (@hellenicpolice) November 7, 2017 …

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Ancient sanctuaries described by Pausanias emerging from underwater in Salamis

An underwater ruin that could be the remains of a public building situated near the port of Salamis in antiquity – possibly one seen and mentioned by the traveler and geographer Pausanias in the 2nd century AD – is gradually emerging following an archaeological investigation of Ambelakia bay near the …

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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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2,500-year-old Greek god found in the bottom of Kerch Bay in Crimea

Russian constructors have found  the head of a 2,500-year-old terracotta statue of a Greek god during underwater construction operation off the Crimean Peninsula, according to recent media reports in Russia. Chief of the underwater archaeology unit of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Sergei Olkhovskiy has announced that the discovery of …

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Investigation finds fire in 15th century Ottoman Mosque “was not arson”

The cause of the fire that destroyed the historic 15th century Bayezid Ottoman Mosque last week was not arson. According to the findings of fire brigades investigators, the cause was negligence by the workers team involved in the restoration works. According to state broadcaster ERT, investigation showed that the fire …

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Ancient Greece: Underwater research reveals port of Battle of Salamis 480 BC

Archaeological underwater research in the east coast of the island of Salamina revealed part of the port where the fleet of the alliance of the Greek-city states had gathered before the legendary Battle of Salamis against the Persian empire in 480 BC. The battle of Salamis is one of the …

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Four in Ten Young Greeks would accept Greece’s exit from the EU

92% of young people in Greece do not trust politics. the same attitude is common to 66% of young people in Germany. Almost four in 10 young Greeks do not negatively approach Grexit, that is the possibility of the Greece to leave the European Union. While in Germany only 9% …

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Porsche car crash: High speed of 250km/h and winter tires?

Three days after the deadly car crash that took the lives of four people, and Greece’s traffic police continues the investigation. First findings from the highway security cameras reportedly show that the Porsche had developed a high speed of up to 250 km/h at many different points of its journey …

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Ben Needham: Police digs land plot on Kos, finds light coloured fabric & dozens of bones

British and Greek police teams digging an olive grove on the island of Kos discovered pieces of light coloured fabric. 21-month-old Ben Needham  was wearing a white T-shirt when he went missing on the island of Kos in July 1991. According to Daily Mail, Ben was wearing a white buttoned …

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Greece’s Legal Council to examine report on €162 bn WWII reparations from Germany

Foreign Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos handed over to Greek State Legal Council the report published on Sunday by newspaper To Vima. The report suggested that Germany owes Greece 162 billion euro in World War II reparations. The president of the Greek State’s Legal Council, Fokinas Georgakopoulos will be examining the report, …

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Germany owes Greece €162 billion in WWII reparations

Greek government allegedly has finally collected all leads, evidence and legal arguments regarding the reparations from World War I and II Germany should pay in debts. A Finance Ministry committee assigned to investigate the matter got together the total amount of 162 billion euro in outstanding World War II debts …

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UNHCR’s Findings on Increase of Racist Attacks in Greece

Below is the official press release issued by the Greek branch of  United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Based on information of several networking groups, UNHCR documented 87 incidents of racist violence against refugees and migrants during the period January-September 2012.          A 21-year-old Greek-Egyptian man is left partially …

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Party with Public Money – Electricity Union theatens to ‘turn off’ Greece

Things are getting very tough among the state and the labor union of Electricity Power Company (GENOP-DEH). As the government plans to privatize and sell stakes from DEH, the labor union has decided to start 48h strikes as from May 6, 2011. The strikes are expected to last a week …

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Marfin Bank-Victims: Deficiencies in Fire Protection System

Significant deficiencies in the fire protection system of the Marfin Bank contributed to the tragic death of three bank employees during clashes in Athens, report the Inspectorate of the Greek Ministry of Labour . Investigating the circumstances of  employees’ deaths and the fire the inspectors indicate that the only emergency exit …

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