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30-year-old Snowboarder dies in rare Vasilitsa avalanche

A 30-year-old snowboarder died in the hospital of Grevena early Friday afternoon, despite doctors’ efforts to bring him back to life. An avalanche in Vasilitsa ski center had swept him away and threw him at a tree where he reportedly suffered serious injuries. The young man was transferred to the …

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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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MEPs call on independent investigation into murder of Malta’s bravest blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia

A Greek member of the European Parliament calls on the EP to send investigators for an independent inquiry into the brutal murder of Maltese journalist and blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia. The 53-year-old investigative journalist and member of the Panama Papers team was teared apart when a powerful n explosive device …

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Prominent lawyer shot dead in his office in downtown Athens

A prominent Athens lawyer was shot and killed by unknown assailants in his office in the center of the Greek capital on Thursday afternoon. They killers pretended to be clients. 52-year-old Michalis Zafeiropoulos was shot with two bullets that caused fatal injuries in his head and abdomen. He died almost …

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Stray bullet kills 11-year-old boy during celebrations to end school year in West Athens

A 11-year-old boy was fatally shot during celebrations ending the school year at the 6th elementary school in Acharnon/Menidi municipality in northwest Athens short after 9 o’ clock Thursday evening. The incident is unprecedented for Greece. It shocks parents, the community and the Greek society. While it was initially assumed …

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British tourist killed in tragic water sports accident in Kefalonia

A British tourist was killed and another was injured in a tragic water sports accident at Makris Yalos area on the island of Kefalonia on Tuesday. A 58-year-old British national was killed on Tuesday while doing water sports at Makris Yalos on the island of Cephalonia. According to a statement …

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8-year-old Greek girl Saffie Rose Roussos among the Manchester missing

The family of an eight-year-old girl missing since the devastating terror attack in Manchester Arena on Monday night have reportedly issued a picture of the youngster in a desperate bid to find her. The missing post is based on a post of Twitter. Saffie Rose Roussos went to the Ariana …

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Amber Alert: Missing 6-year-old girl found dead in garbage bin near home

The worst scenario about the fate of the missing 6-year-old girl was confirmed short after midnight on Thursday. The boy of  little Stella was found in a garbage bin near the parents’ home. It was  stuck in a big plastic bag for garbage. After hours of police interrogation, the father …

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Crete: Car filmed driving backwards on highway VIDEO

“Why bother and drive a couple kilometers more for the next exit, when I just passed the exit to my village?” This is what a driver apparently thought and decided to drive backwards on the highway. Driving backwards? On a highway? It was just a miracle that no accident happened, …

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Kos: Missing UK toddler Ben Needham might have been accidentally killed by a digger driver

For 25 years the mother of missing toddler Ben has been waiting for the good news. That Ben was still alive. But now British investigators probing the case claim that the twenty-one-month-old boy was killed by a local digger driver. The British investigators have told Ben’ mum to “prepare for …

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Kozani: 5-year-old boy bitten to death by two dogs on Easter Sunday

A tragedy on Easter Sunday: a 5-year-old boy was beaten to death by two dogs, while the boy was visiting with his mother the owner’s country home to celebrate Easter. According to local media, the child was playing, “when suddenly the dogs threw down the fence of the space where …

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Self-made Easter firecrackers kill two, amputate three

Every year the same tragedy at Easter time: fire crackers burst in the hands of the people, causing them serious injuries, amputate them and kill them. Two young men lost their lives on Good Friday, when threw the firecracker at electricity cables and were hit by high voltage. The two …

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