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Patras: Red Cross volunteers rescue elderly dog from the sea (picts, videos)

Sea Rescuer volunteers from the Greek Red Cross had to intervene and rescue an elderly dog from a trap: he had found himself on the rocky sea mole at the Marina of Patras, North-West Peloponnese. For some unknown reason, the dog found himself in the sea and had swam approximately …

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Moderate earthquakes strike Zakynthos, Crete, Patras and Sporades in less than

Greece is showing an intense seismic activity on Thursday with four earthquakes to have struck Zakynthos, Crete, Patras and Sporades in less than ten hours. The tremors caused concern among locals, however, Greek seismologists appear reassuring. The first tremor occurred at 1:45 Thursday morning with a magnitude of 4.8 R. …

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Local traditions in Crazy Greek Carnival – Patras Carnival Live

Sunday is the peak of Apokries but also the end of  ‘crazy’ Greek carnival. The word Αποκριά literally means “off meat”, without meat and marks the beginning of Lent that starts on Clean Monday, the first day of the Great Easter Lent., where people are supposed to eat only cheese …

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Macedonia protest in Patras scheduled for Feb 25 cancelled

The Macedonia protest scheduled for February 25th in the city of Patras has been canceled. The organizer, a 22-year-old student, announced the cancellation with a post in social media where the promotion was been conducted.  The student said in a post of Facebook that the protest is being cancelled due …

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Anarchists riot with firebombs in Athens, Patras, Thessaloniki, one woman badly injured (videos, picts)

Anarchists started to riot in two districts of downtown Athens after the peaceful march for the 44. Anniversary of the Polytechnic Students’ Uprising of 1973. After the march, the clashes started in Alexandra Avenue. According to protesters, riot police squads started to beat them without a reason. Anarchists hurled flares …

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Patras: Migrants swim to ferries in order to get on board and travel to Italy (video)

In Patras, Western Greece, migrants are seen to jump into the sea and are swimming towards departing ferries in an effort to leave Greece for Italy. They climb through the hanging ropes and try to get on board. The desperate ‘escape’ has been observed in the old port of Patras …

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4.5R Earthquake in Patras during Live TV Magazine VIDEO

An earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale occurred at 06:43 pm with epicenter between Rio and Antirio, ten kilometers away from the city of Patras in Northwest Peloponnese. The Greek Geodynamic Institute measured the tremor as 4.4R, others as 4.5R and some even as 4.6R. Point is the the …

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Patras: Priest arrested for shooting and killing two dogs

Police arrested a priest for having shot two dogs. The arrest followed denouncement and official complaint by local animal welfare organizations. The 65-year old priest shot the two dogs in front of children. According to the complaint, the priest shot at the dogs who had entered his home yard. He …

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Two toddlers, one baby found abandoned on a street of Patras

An unbelievable story that caused sensation across Greece! Two toddlers and one baby have been found abandoned in a central road of Patras north-western Peloponnese. A citizen walking in the area found the three girls roaming around without the company of an adult. The older child was holding the baby …

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Patras: Authorities seize Dementia patient’s savings due to her daughter’s …debts

You cannot take a breath in this country. You are old and suffer from a degenerative disease and you try to make your life a bit easier. No chance, in this country with automatic control mechanisms. Authorities come and grab your savings for the debts of another person. A dementia …

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Patras: teenager girl hospitalized with starvation

A 17-year-old girl has been recently hospitalized with starvation in a hospital in Patras, western Greece.  According to local media, the girl was transferred to the hospital in a very bad physical situation. Local news website PatrasTimes.gr that revealed the incident, the family are farmers, is poor and has two …

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Shock in Patras school: teacher cuts his wrists in front of students

A teacher in amok, students in shock. Ateacher in a high school class went out of control and started to cut his arms, from the wrist to the elbow, with a paper cutter in front of screaming children in the classroom. Amid students’ screams and cries, the teacher spread the …

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