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Labor conditions in Greece worsened for 90% of private sector employees

Nine in ten employees in the private sector in Greece faced worsening labor conditions in the years of the debt crisis, according to a survey carried out for the General Confederation of Greek Workers (GSEE) on the occasion of the 100th-year anniversary of its founding. The 90 percent of respondents …

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Man climbs on 15m high sculpture in Omonia Sq, threatens to jump

It was short before 4 0′ clock Friday afternoon when a man climbed up to a 15-meter high sculpture in Omonia Square in downtown Athens and threatened to jump. Fire Service and an ambulance rushed to the spot. One police negotiator was assigned to persuade the man to give up …

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The Fish is Free! Medicane Zorbas destroys fish farms, locals go fishing

Thousand of doradoes have been set free to swim in fish eternity… if only it wasn’t the locals of Evia who rushed to catch the fresh fish. Medicane Zorbas destroyed fish farms in the sea area of Evia and set free more than 150,000 fish. While there is no scientific …

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Missing shepherd found dead, no sign from senior couple 4 days after Medicane

A 73-year-old shepherd was found dead at a height of 1,500 m on the mountain of Almyros by Volos in central Greece on Wednesday. The man was missing since Saturday afternoon when he went up to the mountain to bring his free-ranging cows into safety due to severe weather conditions …

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Zak Kostopoulos: Policemen under investigation after new video

LGBT rights activist Zak Kostopoulos may had managed to escape the worst from the fierce kicks by a jeweler and his friend last Friday, but he did not escape further abuse in the hands of policemen. The Ministry of Public Order and the Greek Police ordered on Friday disciplinary investigation …

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Boys missing in Cyprus have been found, suspected kidnapper arrested

The two boys who went missing from a school in Larnaca on Tuesday morning, have been found. Following a tip off, police raided an apartment one kilometer away from the school were the boys had disappeared seven hours earlier. According to cyprusmail, Police said they have detained a 35-year-old man …

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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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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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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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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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