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Body of missing pilot Panagiotis Kefalas was retrieved 3 days after accident

The body of the 47-year-old missing pilot Panagiotis Kefalas was retrieved form the sea on Saturday afternoon, three days after his single-engine, two-seat plane went down over the Patraikos Gulf in western Greece. The body was found by Coast Guard divers inside the plane. It will eventually be taken to …

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Albanian authorities release body of killed ethnic Greek Katsifas

Albanian authorities released the body of ethnic Greek Konstantinos Katsifas on Wednesday, with a delay that caused desperation and anger in his family. The body release was reportedly after an intervention by the Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama and the the head of the Autocephalous Orthodox Church of Albania, Archbishop …

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Greece calls on Albania to release body of killed ethnic Greek, protect minorities

Greece has called on Albanian authorities to give the body of the killed ethnic Greek to his family and respect the protection of the Greek minority. Alternate Foreign Minister Giorgos Katrougalos urged Albanian authorities to “immediately satisfy the request of the family and release the body” of 35-year-old Konstantinos Katsifas …

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Body with burns spotted floating in sea off Glyfada – Fleves

A body floating in the sea was recovered on Tuesday morning near the islet of Fleves in the sea area of Glyfada in south Athens. The macabre finding was discovered by the owner of a private boat sailing from the marina in Glyfada to the island of Aegina at 8:30 …

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Mirage 2000: Pilot’s body retrieved. Most dominant crash cause scenario

The body of the 34-year-old Mirage pilot, Lieutenant Giorgos Baltadoros, was retrieved off the island of Skyros on Friday morning, more than twelve hours after the crash. The mayor of the island told state broadcaster ERT TV that the body was spotted around 9:30 by a fishing boat that was …

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Body of US expat Bob Mayer found 4 months after he went missing on Tinos

The body of retired US lawyer Bob Mayer missing on the island of Tinos, Cyclades, since last November was found on Sunday. His body in advanced decomposition was found by a local in a ravine in the area of Kossini.His clothes and personal belongings were recognized by his wife, Gayle. …

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Body of migrant recovered from Evros river in NE Greece

The body of a migrant was recovered from the Evros river, the natural border between Greece and Turkey. According to local media, the man’s age is estimated between 20-25 years old and his origin was from Africa. The body was discovered by police officers in the river on Thursday afternoon. …

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Floods death toll rises to 23, after one more body found and an elderly dies in hospital

One more body was found in floods-stricken area of Mandra in West Attica on Monday morning. Short time later, it was announced that a flood victim who was hospitalized since November 15th, died in the intensive care of the Thriasio hospital. The 82-year-old woman was transferred to hospital on the …

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Municipality cleaners find corpse in garbage bin close to police and metro station

A municipality cleaner made a creepy finding in the early morning hours of Thursday: the body of a man inside a garbage bin. The body was wrapped in a blanket and a sleeping bag secured with cables and wires. The body was in “advanced state of decomposition”. According to media, …

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