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Young British mom brutally murdered during burglary; baby unharmed

A 20-year-old British mother was brutally murdered during a violent burglary in the family’s home in Glyka Nera suburb in North-East Athens on Tuesday morning. The woman was found strangled in her bed with her 11-month-old baby laying next to her. The baby was unharmed. Her Greek husband was tied …

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Two Greek hospitals begin clinical trials of Israeli Covid-19 treatment EXO-CD24

Greece has begun clinical trials of an Israeli coronavirus treatment in two hospitals. The treatment with EXO-CD24 will be administered to a total of 90 patients suffering from mild or moderate Covid-19 infection at the Sotiria and Attikon hospitals in Athens. Speaking on Mega TV on Wednesday, Mina Gaga, director …

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Indian Covid variant detected in Athens; second case in Greece

A second case with the Indian variant of the SARS-CoV-2 strain B.1.617.1 has been detected in Athens, the National Health Organization EODY said on Sunday. Infected with the specific strain is a 33-year-old foreign national who traveled from Dubai to Athens on April 4, 2021. The woman had a negative …

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DIOR to present its Cruise collection in Athens, pay tribute to Acropolis photoshoot

DIOR will organize fashion show in Athens on June 17, the French luxury fashion house  announced on Friday. It will present its newest “Cruise” collection and pay a tribute to the iconic photo shooting on the Acropolis 70 years ago. “The House has chosen Athens, an exceptional destination – the …

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Athens: Delivery-man arrested for allegedly stealing a vial with Covid-vaccine

A delivery-man has been arrested as suspect to have stolen a vial with anti-covid vaccine from a vaccination center in northern Athens. The 46-year-old man is been accused by the doctors of the center in Agia Paraskevi suburb of northern Athens. According to media reports, the man works for a …

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Crime in Athens hospital? Covid-patient suspected of cutting oxygen to man on ventilator

Greek Police investigates the mysterious death of a Covid-19 patient on ventilator outside the Intensive Care Unit of a big hospital in Athens. Authorities do not rule out a criminal act committed by another patient, also treated for Covid-19 who was in the same ward. According to media, the 76-year-old …

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Migrants arrested as they tried to illegally leave Greece posing as volleyball team

Authorities at the Athens international airport arrested nine Syrian nationals with forged travel documents. The group dressed in sports outfit was posing as a volleyball team. According to police, the nine young men had fake identity cards of a foreign country. They wore  matching sports uniforms, to look like a …

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Greece’s newly refurbished National Gallery ready to welcome visitors

Greece’s newly refurbished National Gallery-Alexandros Soutsos Museum in Athens is ready to welcome visitors when epidemiological data allows for the opening of all museums, the Greek Culture Ministry said in a statement issued on Friday. The emblematic works for the expansion and renovation of the building “impressed visitors and spectators …

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Hospitals in Athens on Red Alert, gov’t still wants to see “if circumstantial”

Hospitals in Athens and Attica are on Red Alert due to increase of coronavirus infections and intubated patients wait in normal wards for an ICU bed The Greek government admitted on Wednesday that thε public health care system is “beleaguered by an increase of Covid-patients.” According to Hospital workers’ union …

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