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One firefighter dies and another hospitalized in Thessaloniki blaze

One firefighter died and another was transferred with respiratory problems in hospital on Friday. Both men were actively operating against a fire in an open plot near a factory in the industrial area of Sindos by Thessaloniki in Northern Greece. The tragedy took place around 3 0′ clock Friday afternoon. …

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24-year-old soldier in Greece’s Presidential Guard dies in barracks

A soldier serving in the Presidential Guard fell ill and died on Thursday night, while in the barracks. The 24-year-old was transferred to the Military Hospital in Athens where doctors could only confirm his death. The Greek General Staff announced that the causes of the soldier’s death are been investigated. …

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Granny Maritsa, symbol of Lesvos refugee compassion, passes away at 89

Maritsa Mavropoulou does not live on the island of Lesvos anymore. One of the three grannies, who became symbol of the Greek compassion and kindness with refugees, passed away at the age of 89. It was October 2015, when the picture of the three elderly Greek women feeding a refugee …

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Man dies in snowed-in Evia village as medical help would not reach area

A 72-year-old man in one of the snowed-in villages in Evia suffered and stroke and died early Wednesday morning because medical help or transfer to a hospital was impossible due to harsh weather conditions. The man was living with his family in Stropones village where snow has reached a height …

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British tourist dies on Kalymnos due to ambulance shortage, says Hospitals Union

A 74-year-old British tourist died on the island of Kalymnos in the Dodecanese in the night form Monday to Tuesday because there was no ambulance available to take her to hospital, the national union of public hospital workers (POEDIN) has said. In a statement, POEDIN said the local hospital on …

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Last owner of daily ‘Eleftherotypia’ dies at 60 awaiting liver transplant

The last owner of progressive Greek daily Elefterotypia, Mania Tegopoulou died at the age of 60 on Tuesday. She has been hospitalized in a private hospital awaiting for liver transplant. She was reportedly suffering from cirrhosis of the liver. Tegopoulou was the owner of Eleftehrotypia after the death of her …

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Police investigates death cause and identity of young German in Rethymno

A 21-year-old man, a German national, died in a hospital in Rethymnon, Crete. He was found by a shepherd in the mountainous area between the villages of Platania and Fourfoura. The young man had suffered multiple injuries and despite the doctors’ efforts he passed away Thursday noon (March 1). Police …

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Senior collapses and dies during the Macedonia Protest in Athens

An 72-year-old man collapsed during the Macedonia protest in Athens on Sunday. He fainted and fell on the ground right before his friends’ eyes. He was taken to hospital with an ambulance where he died despite the doctors’ efforts. The man was reportedly member of a local branch of a …

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Young Frenchman dies as he attempts graffiti on train wagons in Thiseio

A 19-year-old Frenchman died while he was attempting to paint graffiti on train wagons. According to suggestions, the man got electrocuted. Together with two friends of the same age, the young Frenchman had arrived at the urban train ISAP station <Thiseio> short before 7:30 Wednesday evening. While he was between …

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Convicted ASPIS-onwer, Pavlos Psomiadis, dies in Athens prison

The entrepreneur, a former major shareholder of the Aspis Insurance Group, Pavlos Psomiadis, died in Korydallos Prison in Athens on Monday morning. He was 78 years old. Ηe died of a heart attack. media report. He was convicted to a 22-year prison sentence, was in custody since December 2010. His …

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UPD Municipality worker, 62, dies of heart attack at work during heat wave

A municipality worker died of what it seems a heart arrest short after her shift as garbage collector had started at midnight Friday. Municipality workers union say that the woman had to work two shifts in less than 24 hours, something that the municipality confirmed later on Saturday. Speaking to …

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Ellinikon Camp: Teenager migrant girl, 17, dies in ICU

A 17-year-old migrant girl from Afghanistan died in the Intensive Care Unit of Laiko Hospital in Athens where she going undergoing treatment for five days. According to Greek media, the girl was suffering from severe abdomen and stomach pain and she was taken to the hospital. She was allegedly suffering …

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Larissa: Teacher suffers heart attack and dies after being laid-off due to Troika austerity

The shock of being sent to labor reserve and lose the income overnight was probably something the heart of the female teacher could not bear. On Saturday afternoon, the teacher felt unease and fainted.  The doctors of the hospital where she was transferred could only confirm their death. The teacher of Nursing …

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Crete: Employee Dies the Moment He Learns He Had Been Fired

 The news was too tough for the employee to bear. The man collapsed and passed away within minutes upon hearing that he had been dismissed. The 49-year-old man was employed at a company in Heraklion, Crete. The moment his employer announced his dismissal due to economic crisis imposed job cuts, the …

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