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Archbishop investigates clergy’s rant against PASOK MP

Archbishop Ieronymos ordered on Tuesday an internal inquiry against the Archimandrite of the Ilioupolis in Athens, Seraphim Dimitriou, after the latter targeted an MP and his family for voting in favor of the same-sex marriage. Father Seraphim posted on social media pictures of the wife and new-born baby of MP …

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Protesting farmers empty manure at gov’t building (videos)

Angry farmers in western Greece dumped a truck loaded with manure and hay outside the building of the regional government in Messolonghi on Tuesday. Employees were inside the building as the action was taking place. The farmers of the regional unit of  Aitoloakarnania were apparently inspired by their Belgian colleagues …

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Dead fetus found in draining system in downtown Athens

Gruesome finding in a gutter in downtown Athens: a sewage worker found a dead fetus in a pipe of the draining system on Solonos Street on Monday evening. The worker located the fetus via a camera while he was working under the building where the NGO Doctors Without Borders. He …

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Mitsotakis: “No question of sending European NATO forces to Ukraine”

“There is no issue of sending European NATO forces into Ukraine,” Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said after the conference on the support of Ukraine in Paris on Monday and the proposal of French president Emmanuel Macron. I believe that we reaffirmed our unity and our determination to support Ukraine …

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Pharmaceutical Cannabis prescribed in Greece for first time

For the first time in Greece, patients can find relief from chronic pain and other symptoms with pharmaceutical cannabis prescribed by a medical doctor. This was reported by the state-run news agency amna and other media over the weekend. The drug can be purchased at the pharmacy and at the …

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Kidnapped victim of sex trafficking on trial

Τhe victim of sex trafficking was taken to court for “prostitution without having the appropriate paperwork.” The 19-year-old young woman was kidnapped and forced to prostitution by a police offer who kept her imprisoned  in an apartment in Ilioupolis suburb of south-eastern Athens. The case came to light when the …

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Greece ratifies participation in Red Sea operation with a frigate

Greece’s highest Council for National Security and Foreign Affairs (KYSEA) approved on Monday the country’s participation in the “Aspides” operation for the protection of free navigation in the Red Sea. Under the chairmanship of prime minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, the KYSEA also gave the green light for frigate HYDRA to participate …

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90 passengers trapped in Kalavryta rack railway due to landslides

Ninety passengers on board of Kalavryta rack railway – Odontotos in Greek- were trapped on Monday after two landslides blocked the rail track due to bad weather affecting the area. Nobody was injured and all passengers were in good health, media reported. According to police and local media, buses were …

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