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Bishop of Kastoria Seraphim dies of Covid-19; second high-ranking clergy to die of the virus

The Bishop of Kastoria, Seraphim, died early Tuesday morning following complications caused by Covid-19. The 61-year-old Bishop was intubated for the last nine days. He is the second high-ranking clergy in Greece to die of the coronavirus. Seraphim was tested positive in early December. He health deteriorated and was admitted …

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Elderly woman dies when device she used to keep her warm catches fire

A 90-year-old woman died when the electric water bottle she used to keep her warm caught fire. A fire broke out Sunday midnight in an 2nd floor apartment in Neapoli, Thessaloniki, northern Greece. Neighbors who saw thick smoke coming out of the apartment called the Fire Service. When fire fighters …

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UPD Greek mother who injured in Barcelona terror attack died

UPDATE: the news of the death of the woman doe snot seem to confirm. by Fridat noon, Greek media report that the woman is ‘clinically dead’. Early Friday morning, KTG reported citing a Greek website that seemed to have been in contact with her family: The Greek mother of two …

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Conservative ex Greek Prime Minister Konstantinos Mitsotakis dies at 98

Former Greek Prime Minister Konstantinos Mitsotakis dies at the age of 98. He was one of the most prominent politicians in the country for decades. He is father of New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis and of  MP Dora Bakoyianni, a former Foreign Minister and Athens mayor and grandfather of young …

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US rocker Chris Cornell visits Elaionas refugee camp in Athens

US rocker Chris Cornell visited a refugee camp in Athens to hear first hand the stories and the plight of people fleeing war. Cornell and his wife Vicky Karayannis visited the Eleonas camp beginning of the month. The camp hosts mostly Afghan refugees. The Cornell family visited the camp together …

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Famous singer Demis Roussos passed away at the age of 68 in Athens

World famous Greek singer Demis Roussos passed away at the age of 68. According to Greek media, the reason of his death in the early morning hours of Sunday is unknown, but the singer has been suffering from various health problems in the last years. He died in private hospital …

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Actor and former MP Costas Karras Passed Away at the Age of 76

Popular actor and former lawmaker from Nea Dimocratia Costas Karras, 76,  passed away on Sunday in Athens due to cancer complications.  A man with profound talent, a unigue voice and a chairy heart. Costas Karras ( 21 June 1936 – 6 May 2012) had studied Political Sciences and was a graduate …

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Singer Dimitris Mitropanos Passed Away at 64

One of the most popular Greek singers, Dimitris Mitropanos passed away at the age of 64. The singer had been suffering from various health problems and had undergone kidney transplant in 2008 in Paris. On Tuesday morning,  Mitropanos was rushed to an Athens hospital after he suffered a heart attack. …

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(Upd) Fireman Found Tragic Death in Blaze in Mani

A fireman paid with his life his devotion to duty.  Konstantinos Kastris, 49, the commander of Fire Brigades on Gytheio found tragic death in a blaze at Vathi area of Mani, in South Peloponnese. Kastris was inspecting the blaze and sent his driver to get additional aid as the fire was …

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