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Public hospital workers build a wall at Finance Ministry in Athens Video

Workers at public hospitals organized a protest against austerity cuts in the health care sector. With banners, tents, cement and bricks the workers settled outside the Finance Ministry in downtown Athens already on Thursday evening when the Greek economic team was negotiating the deal in Luxembourg. Early Friday morning they …

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Brutal father beats daughter almost to death: 9 out of 10 child abuse cases go unreported

A case of child abuse that was recently revealed shocked the Greek society. A video was showing a father brutally beating his 14-year-old daughter. Taping the abuse was made possible because the man has installed video cameras in and outside the family home. Although the footage is not clear, one …

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Amber Alert: Missing 6-year-old girl found dead in garbage bin near home

The worst scenario about the fate of the missing 6-year-old girl was confirmed short after midnight on Thursday. The boy of  little Stella was found in a garbage bin near the parents’ home. It was  stuck in a big plastic bag for garbage. After hours of police interrogation, the father …

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Amber Alert: Missing 6-year-old girl with walking disability

Six-year-old Styliani Eikosipentaraki or Ecosipentaraki went missing from her parents’ home in Agia Varvara suburb of Piraeus in West Attica on Thursday morning, April 27th 2017. According to an Amber Alert announcement, the girl has a walking disability. She is 118 cm tall and weights 20 kg. she has brown …

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Spain has the EU’s third highest rate of child poverty, after Romania and Greece

After the economic crisis and years of austerity, child poverty is on the rise in wealthy countries, according to Unicef. In Spain, the proportion of children living below the poverty line increased by nine percentage points between 2008 and 2014, to reach almost 40%. In Greece, one in four children …

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UPD Family drama: Two toddlers abandoned outside church in Thessaloniki

A boy and a little girl were found abandoned outside the church of St. Panteleimon in Kalamaria, Thessaloniki on Tuesday afternoon. Residents who saw the toddlers roaming around alone for a couple of hours, called the police. The toddlers, a 3.5-year-old boy and a girl between 1.5 to 2 years …

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