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Tragedy in Athens: Mother throws child from 5th floor, jumps behind

A pair of child shoes, a few flowers, a couple of candles… Still in shock residents of Neos Kosmos paid a small tribute to the 4.5-year-old girl that was thrown down from the 5th floor of an apartment building by her own mother. 24 hours after the tragedy in a …

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Lesvos: Headless body of missing refugee child washed ashore UPD

Locals in Vatera were shocked to see that the headless body of a child was washed ashore, at the village beach in the south of the island of Lesvos early Sunday morning. They immediately informed the Greek Coast Guard that transferred the body to the hospital in Mytilene for an …

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Ex ND MP sentenced for pedophilia, he speaks of “judicial error”

With a majority of votes, a court in Athens sentenced a former lawmaker from conservative New Democracy for pedophilia. The ex MP says court decision is a “judicial error.” The court did not acknowledge him with any mitigating measures and imposed a total imprisonment of 28 months on suspension and …

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ND elections program pledges €2,000 for every child born in Greece

We have being there, we have heard this. All these promises made by politicians in the government or main opposition party in elections years: Money will pour down, no matter what. In this sense, the latest pledge by main opposition New Democracy are just another promise leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis may …

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Foreigners arrested at Evros border for child abduction in UK

Greek authorities have arrested two foreigners wanted with a European arrest warrant for the abduction of a child in United Kingdom. A 37-year-old man and a 41-year-old woman were arrested at the Border Control point Kipoi at Evros river as they were trying to enter Turkey from Greece. When authorities …

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Ancient Greek child leaves footprint on clay brick, from Olympia to eternity

An Ancient Greek child left its footprint to eternity. Archaeologists in the excavation site in Ancient Olympia discovered the footprint of a child estimated to have been 6 years old when it stepped on a brick of clay still that was still fresh. Archaeologists of the Institute of Hellenic Antiquities …

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Locals hail patricide of Zakytnhos, as second case of child abuse shocks Greek society

Gathered outside the Justice building in Zakynthos, relatives and friends  applaud and cheer “Bravo!”, “Alexis, we stand by you”, “We love you”, “Congratulations” as police helps a young man in handcuffs out of a car and takes him to prosecutor. “I am proud of my brother,” his step-sister told local …

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Amber Alert: Missing 6-year-old girl found dead in garbage bin near home

The worst scenario about the fate of the missing 6-year-old girl was confirmed short after midnight on Thursday. The boy of  little Stella was found in a garbage bin near the parents’ home. It was  stuck in a big plastic bag for garbage. After hours of police interrogation, the father …

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Amber Alert: Missing 6-year-old girl with walking disability

Six-year-old Styliani Eikosipentaraki or Ecosipentaraki went missing from her parents’ home in Agia Varvara suburb of Piraeus in West Attica on Thursday morning, April 27th 2017. According to an Amber Alert announcement, the girl has a walking disability. She is 118 cm tall and weights 20 kg. she has brown …

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Spain has the EU’s third highest rate of child poverty, after Romania and Greece

After the economic crisis and years of austerity, child poverty is on the rise in wealthy countries, according to Unicef. In Spain, the proportion of children living below the poverty line increased by nine percentage points between 2008 and 2014, to reach almost 40%. In Greece, one in four children …

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