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Three More Attacks Against Migrants in Athens and Crete

Three more most probably racism-motivated attacks took place in Greece in the last 24 hours. In Crete, a migrant, 25, from Egypt was attacked in the early morning hours of Tuesday at Talos Square in the old city of Chania. Two attackers beat the man with wood and iron sticks. The attackers …

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Danish Tourists Stranded in Crete as Airliner Goes Bankrupt

Dozens of Danish tourists were stunned (and probably angry) to learn at the Chania airport on Friday that the airliner Cimber Sterling to take them back home had gone bankruptcy. Local news website Cretalive.gr reported that the tourists were unable to return home and that  local tour operations were doing their best to find alternatives …

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Poll: 62% believe Greek Gov. Not Authorized to Take Austerity Measures

The pulse of the society comes form the island of Crete, specifically from the Chania prefecture. According to a public poll, conducted by Cretan Polls, 65.5% of the asked Greeks replied that the government is not authorized to take the austerity measures. 42.1% believe that the economic situation will worsen …

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Crete: Tragedy with Evacuees from Libya – 3 dead, 16 missing

A human tragedy occurred at down at the port of Souda when evacuees from Libya jumped from the ferry “Ionian King” into the sea. According to Greek media, that at least 3 evacuees lost their lives, while 16 are reportedly still missing.There is a search and rescue operation on the way …

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