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Child dies, 27 injured when migrants van collides with truck in Thessaloniki

A 4-year-old child died and 27 people were injured when a van transferring migrants collided with a truck on the old national highway Thessaloniki-Kavala on Friday night. Among the injured are five children with the youngest to be a 5-month-old baby. Injured are also two traffickers who are hospitalized guarded.  …

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Zakynthos Shipwreck beach closed until ‘further notice’. What’s next?

Thousands of tourists will be able to admire the famous Zakynthos Shipwreck from afar after Port Authorities forbade both anchoring of boats and swimming in the area following the cliff collapse on Thursday. Port Authorities on the island of Zakynthos have issued a decision forbidding the sailing of and anchoring …

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Paxos boat accident: Family are Britons living in the USA

New details come to surface about the tragic boat accident where a 15-year-old boy lost his life when he fell into the sea and was caught by the vessel propeller on Saturday afternoon. According to local media and the Greek Coast Guard, the teenager boy slipped due to the sea …

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British tourist “blown away” while filming jet take off on Skiathos (video)

A British tourist got the shock of his life, when the powerful thrust of a jet engine knocked him off his feet. The man stood filming planes take off on the Greek island of Skiathos. Apparently he stood much too close and didn’t stick with ‘safety guidelines’… Paul Turner from Cheshire …

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Tesla Model 3 on Autopilot mode suffers accident in Greece

A Tesla Model 3 driver from the US suffered an accident in Northern Greece, when the car crashed into barriers on E65 highway, while it was in Autopilot mode. You You Xue was on a mission to spread the word about his love for his Tesla Model 3. He even …

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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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Lefkada: Austrian tourist, 57, dies in hang-gliding accident

A 57-year-old Austrian national died after a hang-gliding accident on the island of Lefkada in the Ionian Sea. The man reportedly passed away before an helicopter of the Greek Air Force arrived to his rescue. The man was trapped in a steep and rocky slope above the beach Kathisma in …

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French national loses life in paragliding accident by Nafplio

A 55-year-old French national lost his life after a paragliding accident in Koliaki by Nafplio, East Peloponnese. The man reportedly fell from a high height and suffered multiple injuries. He died before being transferred to a hospital. According to local media stalanews, the paraglide fell into an inaccessible area. Two …

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UPD Big rescue operation underway after climber accident in Mt Olympus

A big rescue operation has been going on since Saturday morning to save a woman who has been injured in area Stephani in Mount Olympus. The health condition of the 35-year-old woman from FYROM (Skopje) is considered as serious. According to a statement, the Greek Rescue Team was informed about …

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4 migrants die, 5 injured when smuggler’s car dives off cliff in Northern Greece

Greek authorities say four people have died after a smuggler’s car carrying eight migrants drove off a 90-foot cliff during a police chase in northern Greece. Hospital officials say the other four migrants and the Pakistani driver of the overloaded vehicle were injured, one seriously, in the accident late Tuesday. …

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Austrian tourist suffers serious injuries in shocking kite surf accident on Naxos

A shocking accident on the island of Naxos. A 29-year-old Austrian tourist was seriously injured when strong winds swept away her kite surf. Carried away uncontrollably, she crashed on sun umbrellas, the roof of a restaurant and the wall of a beach hotel. Having suffered life-threatening injuries she tourist received …

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Mystery around Belgian tourist, 54, found dead in Athens

A Belgian national was found dead by passersby in Neos Kosmos district of Athens on Friday night. The man had a wound on the forehead. While police investigates the issue, a preliminary autopsy conducted on Saturday morning did not confirm initial suspicion that the Belgian tourist was shot. Police investigates …

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Greek Air Force recovers crashed Mirage 2000 from a depth of 580m VIDEO

From a depth of 580 meters, teams of the Greek Air Force recovered important parts of a Mirage 2000 that crashed into the sea area between the islands of Skopelos and Euboea. The Mirage 2000 crashed into the sea on May 29 2017. The 28-year-old pilot was rescued with a …

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Serres: Bus on school trip overturns, nine children, five parents injured

A bus carrying elementary school pupils and parents to a daily excursion overturned on Friday morning near Serres in Norther Greece. Nine children and five accompanying parents were injured. The bus driver claimed that a truck was blocking the road. The accident occurred short before 10 o’ clock Friday morning …

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British tourist killed in tragic water sports accident in Kefalonia

A British tourist was killed and another was injured in a tragic water sports accident at Makris Yalos area on the island of Kefalonia on Tuesday. A 58-year-old British national was killed on Tuesday while doing water sports at Makris Yalos on the island of Cephalonia. According to a statement …

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