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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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Families in poverty, parents overwhelmed to make a leaving amid Greek crisis

How much money do you need to feed your child and provide it with basic needs like housing, electricity, heating, water, clothes and shoes? You certainly need much more than the benefits you may receive from the austerity-ridden Greek Welfare. Struggling to cope with the challenges of life and earn …

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Greek Labor Terror: employee claims employer asked her to abort child

An employee working at a private company as office clerk has made a complaint the employer asked her to abort the child when he heard that she was pregnant. In her complaint to the local Engineers’ Association, the woman said that “she received threats by the employer after refusing to …

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UPDATE: Amber Alert: 5-year-old child is missing in Athens

UPDATE Sept 9/2013: Three days ago there were reports in the Greek press that the missing girl originally from Syria was found alive and well in Sweden. The girl has been reportedly together with the father.  Apparently there has been a confirmation by the Greek NGO “Chamogelo toy y (Child’s …

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