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Three children injured when plaster falls on their heads in Athens school

Three elementary school children were injured on Friday morning when plasters detached from the school ceiling and fell on the young pupils in an Athens neighborhood. Everything happened at the 149th Primary School of Petralona during the second break. Suddenly, a large piece of plaster fell from the ceiling of …

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Greeks clap in gratitude to doctors and nurses against the coronavirus

Following the example of Spain, Greeks came out in their balconies at 9:00 p.m. Sunday and clapped in gratitude to doctors and nurses fighting the coronavirus in the country’s hospitals. The call to action was supported by the wife of the Prime Minister, something that sparked also anger especial among …

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Athens Municipality on high alert due to wildfire risk – Check other regions

Authorities at the Municipality of Athens are on high alert and took preventive measures due to strong winds blowing in the area and high temperatures that increase the risk of wildfires. Access to green parks including the National Garden in the center of Athens as well to forest areas like …

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Digital Benches in Athens: Record your story or listen to other people’s stories

Digital benches: A pilot program gives residents and visitors of Athens the opportunity to record their own stories or listen to the stories of other people. Six digital benches have been installed at different spots of Pangrati district in central Athens and are in full operation since a couple of …

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Hailstorm in Athens in the middle of April! (pictures, videos)

A sudden hailstorm in the middle of April surprised residents on Athens and the south-east suburbs early afternoon Monday. Within minutes, large quantities of hail covered the streets of the Greek capital with big, white, frozen balls. The hail stroke with loud noise the center of the Greek capital as …

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German woman arrested as prime suspect for death of Greek partner

For ten days, she was sleeping next to her dead partner, she was talking to him and she would even cook for him, the German national, the number one suspect for the death of real estate agent in Halandri, reportedly told police. The 56-year-old German national even admitted to have …

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Missing cat returns to burned down home 23 days after the deadly wildfire

Cat Pipis disappeared on 23. July when the deadly wildfire was raging in East Attica. His owners desperately looked for him but they had to leave the area and him behind in order to escape the flames and possible death. They didn’t give up hope, though. They put flyers all …

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Greek Police investigates whether cancer patients received less medication by members of cancer drugs mafia

For the cancer drugs mafia life did not matter: two nurses in a big public hospital in Athens would give to patients a smaller dose of medication than needed and they would forward the rest of the quantity to the other members of the criminal cancer drugs gang. “Imagine three …

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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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Live Performance on International Jazz Day – Apr 30/2017 free admission

Home Sessions Greece celebrates the International Jazz Day by organizing, under the auspices of Unesco, an all-day event that will host a painting exhibition, photo exhibition and live musical performances, all around Jazz. The artists involved are prominent with an important career in the arts and directly related to Jazz. …

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DNA of Paris Attacks “mastermind” found in 2 Athens apartments

The mastermind of Paris Attacks, the meanwhile dead terrorist, Abdelhamid Abaaoud is confirmed to have stayed in Athens last winter. Based on cooperation between Greek and French police authorities, DNA samples found in two Athens apartments confirm that Abaaoud was in Athens in last January. According to Greek media, the …

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UPD: Belgium seeks extradition of Algerian man arrested in Greece

UPDATE: Belgian authorities requested the extradition of a Algerian man who was among the detainees, Greek media reported Sunday evening. According to Euronews, Belgian authorities had said that there was no connection between the man and the mastermind of the foiled terror plot in Vervries, they later asked the Greeks …

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Singer and Composer Spyros Zagoraios passed away at 86

One of the most authentic voices of Greek urban folk music, Spyros Zagoraios passed away at the age of 86.  He was a singer, a song writer, composer and instrument player although he had lost his left arm at the age of 13. Spyros Zagoraios was born in Agios Artmios …

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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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