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Greece denies involvement in alleged migrant shooting at Evros border with Turkey

Greece’s Minister for Citizen Protection denied any involvement in an alleged incident where an Afghan national was killed inside Turkish territory by shots fired from within Greece in the area of the Evros river, the natural border between the two countries. Turkish media claimed on Monday, the incident took place …

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Cruise ship passenger found dead in her cabin

A cruise ship passenger has been found dead in her cabin on Sunday morning. The 63-year-old woman was found while the ship was anchored off the island of Santorini. The body of the tourist was transferred to the hospital on the island where doctors could only confirm her death. It …

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Young tourist found dead in the caves of Matala, Crete

Α foreign tourist was found dead in the caves of famous Matala in south Crete on Friday afternoon. The man was found unconscious and local called the ambulance that sought the assistance of the Fire Service as the body was laying on a difficult to access area. When the rescuers …

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“Azov is part of Ukrainian Army” Zelensky tells ERT; controversial ethnic Greek fighter dead

The Azov “is part of the Ukrainian army. The Nazis are the Russians.” With a month delay Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky said about the video presence of two fighters of the controversial neo-Nazi brigade in the Greek parliament beginning of April, an act that had provoked a storm of reactions. …

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Burning papers for heating: Thessaloniki home on fire; 3 elderly die in Larissa and Crete

An elderly man in Thessaloniki saw his home being destroyed by a fire in the early morning hours of Thursday. The man, who could not afford heating, was burning papers to warm his hands in the cold March night. Speaking to media after the disaster, the tenant of an apartment …

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Six bodies washed ashore of Lesvos; authorities suspect shipwreck

A shipwreck with six dead so far has occurred in the sea off the coast of Lesvos, near the PPC factory in Epano Skala, Mytilene. It is suggested that there was a shipwreck as so far, the boat has not been located, nor was there any distress signal to authorities. …

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Euroferry: Three more bodies recovered on Thursday; 5 people still missing

One more body was discovered by a fire brigade disasters team (EMAK) on the burnt ship Euroferry Olympia later on Thursday, the third in a day. The discovery of the three male bodies raised the number of confirmed fatalities to 5, while another 5 people, truck drivers, are reportedly still …

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Body of newborn baby boy found in Thessaloniki cemetery dump

The body of a newborn baby boy was found in a dump inside the cemetery of Thermi by Τhessaloniki, northern Greece. the body was found at 8 o’clock Wednesday morning by a cemetery clerk. The shocked man immediately alerted the Greek police. The man has said that the body was …

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Ex President Christos Sartzetakis dies at 92; known for investigating murder of MP Lambrakis

Former Greek president Christos Sartzetakis passed away at the age of 92 after long hospitalization. He was widely known for rigorously investigating the 1963 murder of left-wing MP Grigoris Lambrakis by right-wing extremists. Sartzetakis had been treated for pneumonia in the intensive care unit of Laiko General Hospital since December …

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Whale that stranded in Athens found dead on Wednesday morning

The sick and injured young whale that recently stranded at a beach of Athens Riviera was found dead on Wednesday, the Environment Ministry announced. The small cetacean mammal was found in the shallow waters of Selinia Bay in the east of the island of Salamina in the Saronic Gulf by …

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Two migrants die as they tried to cross swollen torrent amid rainstorm in North Greece

A woman who went missing in a mountainous area in Serres regional unit, northern Greece, on Wednesday while trying to cross a swollen torrent amid rainstorms along with a group of migrants was found dead on Thursday. The 24-year-old Iranian national was accompanying her 37-year-old husband who drowned while trekking …

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Two children die, toddler seriously injured in house fire in Kamatero, NW Athens

Τwo children died and a toddler was seriously injured in a house fire in Kamatero suburb of North-West Athens on Tuesday morning. The bodies of two boys aged 12 and 13 were found in the bedroom by fire fighters called to the scene by neighbors. The 2-year-old child was carried …

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Elderly man dies in south Peloponnese when his car swept away by rushing rain waters

A 65-year-old man was found dead after his car was swept away by the waters of a swollen stream during a rainstorm in Ilia, southern Peloponnese on Friday. His body was found by rescuers some 300 meters away from the vehicle. According to local news site ilialive, the victim, a …

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7 migrants killed, 8 injured when car crashes at Egnatia highway during police chase

Seven migrants were killed and another eight were injured when the car that was transporting them crashed on Egnatia highway by Xanthi in northern Greece. Two of the injured are reportedly in critical condition. According to local media, the mini van was driving on the Komotini-Xanthi section, when police made …

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