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ALERT: German tourist, 35, missing on the island of Rhodes

A German tourist has been missing since Sunday,  21st August 2016. Sergej Enns, 35, was spending vacations on the island of Rhodes with his family. On that Sunday morning, he left the hotel where the family was staying and has been missing ever since. He is facing health problems. According …

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Taxman chases Chinese beach masseur into the sea

The Greek Finance Ministry is determined to combat tax evasion and has launched a control operation preferably in the touristic areas of the country – which are notorious for selling goods and services without issuing receipts Devoted to combat tax evasion, police and tax controllers have joined forces for a …

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Symi-Rhodes boat trip adventure in rough sea (video)

A horror boat trip for several dozens passengers crying for help amid rough sea and high waves. Local boat Dodekanisos Express set sail on Saturday morning, November 9th 2014,  for a trip from Panormitis on the island of Symi to Rhodes. Strong south winds had previously prohibited sailing in the …

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Rhodes: Jobless father hands out baby to tax office, after FinMin confiscates his last €300

A desperate jobless father entered the tax office in Rhodes holding in his arms his 1.5-year-old baby. “Take it,” he told the stunned tax officers “I cannot feed it anymore.” A day earlier, the divorced father had found out that the tax office had confiscated 300 euro from his bank …

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Rhodes: Animal lover raises orphan bat baby

A woman found a lonesome tiny bat baby on her balcony. The animal lover did not how to take care of the newborn orphan and called “Anima”, the animal welfare society for wold birds in Athens. She has been feeding the little black cutie with the bottle and milk for …

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Rhodes Blessing the waters: the cry of the voiceless

Everything was set for the traditional blessing the waters ceremony. Local officials had lined at the waterfront of Rhodes port and so had done the young divers in swimming suits – eager to jump into the cold sea and catch the cross. However, the moment the priest threw the cross …

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Rhodes floods: prosecutor investigates death of 3 people and material damages

An urgent preliminary investigation on the conditions that caused the death of three people on the island of Rhodes has been ordered by the local prosecutor. According to local media, the prosecutor’s intervention aims to determine whether criminal offenses have been committed and by whom regarding the losses of human …

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Greek coastguard intercepts Sierra-Leone flagged vessel with 20,000 Kalansikov rifles

A mystery cargo ship, allegedly loaded with weapons, was intercepted by Greek coastguard Greek coastguard in the Aegean Sea on Friday. Cargo ship “Nour-M” with Sierra Leone flag carrying large quantities of weapons and ammunition. the vessel was intercepted in the south-eastern Aegean Sea near the islet of Imia by …

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