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Mama bear most likely buried her killed cubs, says Artcuros

Two bear cubs have been found dead and buried in a farm plot in the lakeside area between Polykarpis and Fotini, by Kastoria, northern Greece. The cubs were killed by a car. But who buried them? Most likely it was the mama bear, say members of emergency response team of …

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Explosion in state LARCO mining plant kills worker, father of three

An explosion in the state-run mining and metallurgical enterprise LARCO killed a worker, a 55-year-old father of three. The accident comes a day after the LARCO workers’ union denounced “lack of safety measures.” The accident took place in the company’s plant in Larymna, the port town in Fthiotis, Central Greece, …

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US-national dies, two foreigners injured in fatal accident on Mykonos

One tourist died and two others were injured, one of them seriously, when an all-terrain vehicle ATV collided with a private car on the island of Mykonos on early afternoon Thursday. The fatal accident occurred on the road between Chora and the Airport. According to local media, dead is a …

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6 migrants killed, 10 injured when smuggling car crashes in ditch (video)

Six migrants were killed and ten were injured when a smuggling jeep carrying them through northern Greece crashed into an irrigation ditch. The accident occurred on Monday evening outside the village of Loutra near the northeastern town of Alexandroupolis that is close to the Turkish border. According to local media, …

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Three injured when Cessna loses engine and makes emergency landing

The pilot of a single engine aircraft was slightly injured during an emergency landing at a rural road off the Egnatia highway near Grevena, West Macedonia, short before 9 o’ clock on Thursday morning. Slightly injured are also the two passenger on board of the Cessna. The Cessna with two …

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Two young Britons lose their lives in buggy accident on Santorini

Two young British tourists lost their lives in a traffic accident in the broader area of Profitis Ilias mountain on the island of Santorini on Sunday. The couple was on a buggy that fell into a 200-meter deep ravine. For unknown reasons the driver lost control of the motorcycle that …

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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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