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Greek actor threatens to commit suicide if his pension undergo further cuts

Greek Actor Dinos Karydis warned that he would committee suicide, should his pension undergo further cuts. On his social media accounts on Facebook and Twitter, Karydis uploaded a macabre picture of himself lying on a bed and looking like sleeping or unconscious. He wrote: “If my pension undergoes further gut …

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Financially broke and homeless, a man kills himself in Athens Home for Elderly

A 73-year-old man shot and killed himself in the Athens Nursing Home for Elderly in the night of Wednesday to Thursday. The man was financially broke due to the economic crisis and homeless. He was allowed to live in the Nursing home after a decision of the board of directors. …

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Migrant commits suicide in the center of Larissa

A young migrant took his life in the center of the city of Larissa, in central Greece. According to local media, the man was found to have hanged himself from a tree very close to one of the main streets of the city. According to locals, the young man was …

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Two young migrants attempt suicide in downtown Athens

A strange story: two young men from Pakistan, migrants attempted to ‘commit suicide’ in the middle Victoria Square in downtown Athens on Thursday noon. The two men had made loops from blouses and scarves and attempted to hang themselves from the trees on the square. Refugees and migrants hanging around …

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Second case of bullying: the victim stabs 3 classmates

A student at a Nursing School in Athens stabbed three of her classmates on Thursday. The incident occurred during class, when the 22-year-old woman took a kitchen knife from her bag and attacked three other classmates, causing them minor injuries. The three victims, one Greek and two Albanian women, refused …

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UPD Victim of bullying Vaggelis Giakoumakis, 20, found dead

This must have been on of Greece’s most terrible cases of bullying: a student fell victim of the continuous use of violence and intimidation by his fellow students. Beginning of February,  Vaggelis Giakoymakis, 20, went missing, from the dormitory of Dairy School where he was studying in Ioannina, Northern Greece. …

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Thessaloniki: fired ERT-employee jumps to death

A fired ERT3 employee jumped to her death from the fifth floor of an apartment building in Thessaloniki on Wednesday evening.  The ambulance and the medical team that rushed to the spot could not save the 46-year-old woman. The mother of a daughter had lost her job when the Greek …

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Death myystery: designer “Michalis Aslanis died of pulmonary edema,” says autopsy preliminary report

The death of famous fashion designer Michalis Aslanis remains a mystery even after the preliminary results of the autopsy. “Aslanis died from pulmonary edema,” Greek media report on Thursday, citing the coroner who conducted the autopsy. Greek fashion designer Michalis Aslanis died from pulmonary edema according to a preliminary post …

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Famous Greek designer Michalis Aslanis found dead; suicide speculation

One of Greece’s most beloved fashion designers Michalis Aslanis is dead. He was found in his apartment in Kolonaki in Athens on Wednesday noon by one of his assistants.  Greek media speculate that Michalis Aslanis had committed suicide due to economic problems. An autopsy will determine the exact cause of …

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Volos: Man, 63, jumps to death from the roof of insurance fund building

Volos, Monday, 2 p.m.: A 63-year-old man entered Greece’s biggest insurance fund IKA branch in Volos, went up to the roof of the building and jumped to death. Without leaving a notice, without to have previously contacted any of the IKA services. According to information of local media, the man …

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Athens: Deaf-mute woman threatening to commit suicide rescued

That was a very loud cry for help by somebody who literally cannot speak. A woman climbed a metal sculpture installation at Omonia square in downtown Athens on Tuesday morning and was threatening to jump. When the fire brigades and the police arrived to the spot, the deaf mute woman started to drop …

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Athens: Young Nurse Jumps from 6th Floor After Losing Job

A young nurse jumped from the sixth floor of a building in Pangrati district of Athens. According to Greek media, the nurse was recently fired.  Dramatic details come into light with her sister reportedly to have desperately tried to prevent the woman from committing suicide. “She was holding her with both hands, but …

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Athens: Jobless Woman Sets Herself on Fire

 A dark street. A scream. A flame. A muffled noise. Then silence. And a few words on a newspaper. No name. But just the age: 20 years old. A new tragedy in a recession-hit country. According to Democratia newspaper, a young jobless woman set herself on fire on Tuesday night …

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