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Philanthropist and painter Niki Goulandris passes away at 94

Niki Goulandris, Greek philanthropist and accomplished botanical painter passed away at the age of 94 on Saturday. She had dedicated her life to science and environment protection. She was vice-president of the Goulandris Natural History Museum and Goulandris Museum of Cycladic Art. She had served Greece as deputy minister for …

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Greek shipping magnate Pericles Panagopoulos passes away at 84

Greek shipping magnate Pericles Panagopoulos passed away at the age of 84 following long hospitalization with a serious health problem. His wife announced his death on Facebook noting that he died at 6 a.m. on February 5. “After a long-lasting battle, he started his last and longest journey,” Katerina Panagopoulos …

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Three migrant women found to have been stabbed to death near Evros river

The bodies of three women who had allegedly illegally entered Greece were found stabbed to death near the Evros river, the natural border between Greece and Turkey. The bodies were found on an agricultural land plot near the village of Praggi by Didymoteicho by a local at Wednesday noon. According …

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One more body recovered in Mati, death toll increases to 92

One more body was recovered from the sea area in front of Kokkino Limanaki of Mati on Monday afternoon, a full week after the deadly blaze swept through East Attica, North-East of Greek capital Athens. Death toll has increased to 92 although there is no official confirmation. According to preliminary …

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One year after Bakari Henderson’s brutal murder, his family awaits justice

One year after the brutal murder of 22-year-old US national, Bakari Henderson, outside a bar on the island of Zakynthos, his family still awaits justice. Henderson from Austin, Texas, had just graduated from college and hes was spending vacations on the island in the Ionian Sea together with friends.  On …

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Founder of Aegean Airlines, Theodoros Vassilakis, passes away at 78

Theodoros Vassilakis, the founder and president of Aegean Airlines, passed away at the age of 78.  It was the Aegean Airlines that announced his death, late Thursday evening. “The board of directors and the employees of AEGEAN express their deep sorrow for the loss of Founder and President of our …

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Owner of Sklavenitis supermarkets dies of influenza at the age of 53

Stelios Sklavenitis, one of the owners of Greece’s biggest supermarket chain, died of complications after infected with the flue virus. The businessman was admitted to a private hospital in Athens with acute respiratory distress on Saturday evening. Despite doctors’ efforts, he passed away the ten hours later. According to a …

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Barometric low “Iokaste” leaves 3 people dead, half meter snow and floods

Barometric low “Iokaste” is slowly moving away from Greece leaving behind half meter snow,, flooded home and and three people dead.  Two hikers in Voras Mountain in North Macedonia,  and one local man in Central Greece whose oxygen supply was cut due to power outage. Video: Highway Kalabaka by Trikala …

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26-year-old inmate dies in prison due to untreated dental infection

Justice authorities investigate the death of a young inmate last week in a cell in Larissa prison in Central Greece. The 26-year-old has reportedly died of a simple tooth injection that turned fatal. The man had received no treatment, due to what it seems delays by the prison authorities. According …

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5-year-old refugee girl from Syria may have died due to chemical weapons exposure

Forensic examination conducted on Monday did not shed light into the causes of death of a 5-year-old refugee child from Syria that died in the Moria Reception and Identification Center on the island of Lesvos. According to initial information the child was suffering from a brain disease and that was …

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Toddler dies after falling into cesspool of Child Care Facility in Corinth

A 2.5-year-old toddler found a tragic death when he fell into the cesspool of the Child Care Facility. The facility located in Ancient Corinth, north Peloponnese, is a branch of the non-profit child care the Child’s Smile. The branch is currently hosting 38 children and young adults, aged 3 to …

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18-year-old tourist who fell in coma in Malia dies in UK hospital

The 18-year-old British tourist who fell in coma in Malia on the island of Crete died in a hospital in UK. On July 11st, the young woman fell into coma after she had inhaled laughing gas while she was on summer vacation in Malia, a resort popular among young tourists. …

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