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Cyprus on high alert after two school boys go missing. Have you seen them?

Police in Cyprus went on high alert on Tuesday morning after two boys went missing from an elementary school in Larnaca. There are fear that the boys have fallen victim of abduction. Massive police operation with roadblocks and helicopters underway. Two boys, both 11 years old, have gone missing from …

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Humanitarian aid from Trieste reaches people and animals in wildfires areas

With a truck loaded with goods for people and animals, volunteers from international charity organization Trieste United INGO Inc made it from North-East Italy to Mati and Rafina, the areas most affected by the deadly fires on  23. July 2018. It was the heartbreaking images from the the destroyed homes …

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Thick smog over Herakleio after fire in University premises (videos)

Strong forces of the Fire Service have been struggling since 8 o’ clock Sunday morning to extinguish the fire in the premises of the University in Herakleio, Crete. The fire reportedly stated in the basement of one of the buildings on Knossos Avenue near the Venizelio Hospital. Police forces and …

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Death toll of victims of mosquito-transmitted West Nile virus rises to 27

Five people died during the last week from complication of the West Nile infection increasing the number of victims to 27, Greece’s Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO) said on Thursday. the West Nile virus is transmitted to humans by infected mosquitoes. Currently there are 26 people hospitalized with …

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Detached ceiling fan injures pupils in Thessaloniki school

Two elementary school pupils were injured when the ceiling roof fan detached and fell on the children in the class. The class in one of the rooms of the 5th Elementary School of Thessaloniki had just started on Thursday morning, when the teacher turned the fan on. Within minutes the …

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Trial for slain Bakari Henderson kicks off despite postponement attempts

Under strict security measures, the trial of the suspects for the murder of US student Bakari Henderson kicked off  in the Mixed Jury Court in Patras, West Peloponnese, on Friday morning. lawyers’ attempts to postpone the trial failed, relevant petitions were rejected by the court. Nine defendants are being tried …

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Children in rage: 10-year-olds vandalize kindergarten in Thessaloniki

Three elementary school pupils in rage vandalized a kindergarten school in Lagadas Municipality by Thessaloniki in Northern Greece. The three chilrden reportedly entered the kindergarten on Sunday afternoon and demolished everything that came under their fingers. They broke furniture, toys and library selves, they opened the water tab in the …

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Fake Priests conduct more than 50 invalid weddings in Attica region

Fake priests have conducted more than 50 religious weddings during a period of ten years in a specific wedding venue in Attica. Couples that got married in a wedding venue in Varypompi in Attica need to validate their holy bond through the judicial way. The case was discovered when some …

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Greek police arrests man for keeping French woman imprisoned

A 34-year-old man in Central Greece has been arrested and charged for abduction after he was found to have a former girl friend, a French woman, imprisoned. Together with him, also his current girl friend, a 24-year-old Greek, has been charged for collaboration in the crime. The Greek man and …

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Urgent appeal for Baby Milk & Diapers, by the Metropolitan Social Clinic Elliniko

The Metropolitan Community Clinic Elliniko is in urgent need of milk for babies and infants as well as of diapers. ” Unfortunately we are in difficult position to ask for your help for one more time, the Metropolitan Clinic writes in a statement issued on Sunday, September 16th 2018. The …

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Zakynthos shipwreck: Landslide overturns boats, injures tourists

A landslide in the area of the famous  Zakynthos shipwreck has overturned boats and injured tourists who were visiting the iconic site. So far, reports about injuries and possible missing tourists are conflicting with media to speak of one to three injured tourists. +++According to latest information (01:30 pm): A …

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