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Covid-vaccines for vulnerable children aged 6 months- 4 years

Children aged between 6 months and 4 years with underlying health conditions or that are immune-compromised should get inoculated against the coronavirus, Greece’s National Vaccination Committee recommended on Tuesday. In a live briefing, committee head Maria Theodoridou also said that healthy children in the same age category could get vaccinated …

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Children books author arrested for child pornography

A famous Greek children books author has been arrested for possession of child pornography. The 53-year-old man was arrested already on October 18 and was remanded in the special prison for sexual offenders since then. The case became known today, November 2. The multi-awarded author V.P. was also the head …

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Greece hosts Ukrainian children in summer camps

The first 117 of 600 Ukrainian children aged 6-15 that will be hosted in Greek summer camps arrived in Athens and Thessaloniki on Friday. Greece’s union of privately held camps (Panhellenic Union of Private Initiative Camp Operators) offered to host the children, all of which left Bucha and arrived in …

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Medea of Patras: Prosecutors bring additional murder charges for two daughters’ deaths

Prosecutors brought additional murder charges against Roula Pispirigou on Monday for the deaths of her two younger daughters, 3.5-year-old Malena and 6-month-old Iris. Authorities point out at a modus operandi. Malena, Iris and first born Georgina, 9, died in a period of two and a half years under mysterious circumstances. …

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Patras: Mother of dead children faces additional charges

Roula Pispirigou, the woman accused of killing her nine-year-old daughter Georgina and under investigation for the earlier deaths of her two younger daughters, was taken to the examining magistrate on Monday for an additional testimony. 33-year-old Pispirigou faces an additional charge for the attempted murder of her 9-year-old daughter Georgina. …

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Human Rights Court convicts Greece over deadly Farmakonissi migrant boat sinking

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on Thursday ruled that Greece violated the European Convention of Human Rights over the sinking of a migrant boat in 2014 in which 11 refugees, among them eight children, lost their lives. The 16 applicants, 13 Afghans, two Syrians and one Palestinian, stated …

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Greece records first death of a child from acute hepatitis

Greece’s National Health Care organization EODY announced the death of a child from acute hepatitis on Wednesday afternoon. The victim was a baby just 13-months old. It is the first death of acute hepatitis recorded in the country. EODY statement: Today, the first death of a child was recorded in …

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Patras children: Malena and Iris died of suffocation, medical examiners find

“Both children suffered a suffocating death attributed to a criminal activity.” The ultimate report by two medical examiners on the death of the two youngest children, Malena and Iris, of Pispirikou-Daskalakis family from Patras, was delivered to the Homicide Department of Attica Security on Monday. According to the finding, both …

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Tragedy off Mykonos: 8 migrants still missing, among them 3 children

Search and Rescue operation continues south of Mykonos on Monday, as eight passengers on board of the sailing boat carrying migrants are still missing. Among the missing people are three children. Six human traffickers were arrested. According to local media, those people still missing are aged: 3, 8, 15, 23, …

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21 migrants, among them six children, rescued off Rhodes (SAR video)

The Greek Coast Guard successfully carried out a search and rescue operation with two of its vessels north-east off the island of Rhodes on Sunday, rescuing 21 migrants from a sinking dinghy. Adverse weather conditions were in the area during the SAR operation, with winds blowing with intensity of 6 …

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Shipwreck off Kos: 106 migrants incl 20 children on board

One hundred and six migrants, including 20 children, were located by the Greek Coast Guard in a rocky area northwest of the island of Kos late on Saturday.Kos and were transferred to the Kos Identification Center. A  sailing boat was found to have half-sunk on the shore where the migrants …

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TikTok removes video of Tsipras playing with children

Τik Tok took down a video showing main opposition leader and former Prime Minister, left-wing Alexis Tsipras, playing basketball with children from the SOS Village in Vari, East Attica, on the Easter Sunday. According to SYRIZA affiliated daily “Avgi”, the 13-second-long video in question received massive reports which claimed “violation …

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