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One dead, 3 injured as car crashes into bus stop in Athens

A man was killed and three people, including a 10-year-old girl, were injured when a car crashed at a bus station in Metamorfosi suburb of West Athens on Wednesday morning. The 78-year-old man died on the spot, after suffering fatal injuries and was trapped between the car and a power …

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Three men sentenced for Boutaris attack, however, on suspension or bail

The Misdemeanor court in Thessaloniki found guilty three men for the attack against the mayor of Thessaloniki, Yiannis Boutaris. The court sentenced one 20-eyar-old and a 36-year-old to 14 months imprisonment and the second 20-year-old to 21 months. The sentence is suspended for 3 years for the two 20-year-olds. There …

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Pagourtzis’ father apologizes for rampage in Santa Fe, says for him “son is a victim”

Two days after the rampage in the high school of Santa Fe, the father of the 17-year-old shooter, Dimitris Pagourtzis, still cannot believe what happened. “I have a funeral here, I have no joy, I feel the pain of the others, but I also have pain… I lost my child, …

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Chef Koulousias adds Greek olive oil and Kozani saffron to the royal wedding menu

Talented Greek chef, Nikos Koulousias, is one of the 24 selected chefs enlisted to prepare the official menu for the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Speaking to private ANT1 TV on Friday, Koulousias, talked about the challenges of the task but also revealed that two Greek products have …

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Santa Fe school shooting: Suspect Gunman is 17-year-old Greek-American, Dimitrios Pagourtzis

The suspect in a deadly shooting rampage at high school in Santa Fe, Texas, Friday morning has been identified as 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis, US and international media report. Eight to ten people, mostly students, were killed and 12 were injured, after the teenager of Greek origin entered the classroom shouting …

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Dementia sufferer murders 77-year-old wife in their home in Athens

An 80-year-old man has killed his wife in their home in the district of Agios Panteleimonas in Athens. The victim was found by her son on Thursday morning. Police found that the woman was beaten on the face and the head with fists as wells as with the TV remote …

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Mystery of woman found swimming 5nm off Piraeus solved

The mystery of the woman found to be swimming fully clothed 5 nautical miles of the port of Piraeus has been solved. The 69-year-old woman was rescued by ferry boat Agios Nektarios that was sailing form the port of Piraeus to the island of Aegina on Wednesday afternoon. The woman …

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Fire Service rescues injured 18-year-old Dutch hiker from mountain slope (video)

For more than 30 hours, an 18-year-old Dutch hiker was waiting for his rescue on an inaccessible mountain slope in Western Greece. The adventure had a happy ending after a Super Puma helicopter of the Fire Service rescued the injured man, brought him to safety and transferred him to a …

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Greece’s pensioners protest further pension cuts of up to 18%

Hundreds of pensioners took to the streets of downtown Athens on Tuesday morning to protest the upcoming further cuts in their pensions. Pensioners from the private and public sector demand that the so-called Katrougalos law is not implemented, fearing that they will lose two to three month pensions in a …

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Newborn in Garbage: Police arrests mother and grandmother

Greek police has arrested the 19-year-old mother and the 54-year-old grandmother of the newborn that was found in a garbage bin in Petroupolis suburb of West Athens in February. Autopsy had revealed that the baby boy was born alive but was murdered right after his birth. Cause of death was …

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The Revenge of the River: One more collapse in Tavros parking on Sat (video)

One more section of the open air parking in Tavros, next to the urban train ISAP station, collapsed on Saturday morning. The collapsed section was right next to the big gaping hole that swallowed three parked vehicles on Friday afternoon. Video on Saturday morning According to local media kallitheaonline.gr, the …

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Greek ‘Psycho’: Son stabs mother to death, stays with body in apartment

A criminal case that has features of Hitchcock’s Psycho was revealed in Nea Smyrni, suburb of south Athens on Thursday. A 38-year-old man was found to have stabbed his 64-year-old mother to death. When police raided the apartment, they found the body of the woman on a armchair. The son …

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