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Rhodes: Dutch tourists steal Greek flag, write anti-Greek slogans; arrests

Τhree foreign tourists stole a big Greek flag from its mast on a castle and wrote anti-Greek slogans. They were arrested by the authorities on the island of Rhodes. The three Dutch tourists in their early 20’s told authorities that they were drunk and did not understand what they were …

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Netherlands places all Greek islands on “orange” travel list

The government in the Netherlands has placed Greece’s islands on its orange list of destinations approved for essential travel only. According to the directive issued by the Dutch Foreign Ministry, citizens of The Netherlands are “strongly discouraged” from traveling to the Greek islands and those who do will be subjected …

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Dutch tourist dies after falling off the cliff from Parga Castle

A Dutch tourist died after falling off the cliff of the Venetian Castle in Parga, Epirus in Western Greece on Thursday. It was a couple of French tourist who found the woman’s body on the rocks below the Castle. The woman was touring the Castle apparently alone and she was …

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Dutch national donates medical equipment to Corfu General Hospital

A Dutch national has donated two medical ultrasound scanner units to the cardiology clinic of the General Hospital “Agia Eirini” on the island of Corfu, one year after his hospitalization there in 2018, the hospital announced on Thursday. The  two scanners are the first part of a donation total worth …

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Dutch tourist dies while crossing the gorge of Rokka on Crete

An 80-year-old Dutch tourist died in what it seems a hiker’s accident. He was crossing on his own the gorge of Rokka on Mt Kissamos on the island of Crete. The man was on vacation on the Greek island together with his wife. The man decided to cross the gorge …

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Fire Service rescues injured 18-year-old Dutch hiker from mountain slope (video)

For more than 30 hours, an 18-year-old Dutch hiker was waiting for his rescue on an inaccessible mountain slope in Western Greece. The adventure had a happy ending after a Super Puma helicopter of the Fire Service rescued the injured man, brought him to safety and transferred him to a …

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Dijsselbloem announces he is quitting Dutch politics, stay as Eurogroup head until…

Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem announced that he will quit national politics as of Oct 25th, but he will stay on as the Eurogroup head until January 2018. He was caretaker finance minister after his party suffered big losses in the national elections in March. He will also quit the …

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Russia says it has chased away a NATO submarine in the Mediterranean

The Russian Defense Ministry announced today that it has chased away a Dutch submarine belonging to NATO that was making dangerous maneuvers near Russian warships in the Mediterranean Sea. The ministry said further that NATO submarines are monitor Russian warships sailing in the Mediterranean, Interfax news agency reported. Moscow has …

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BahamasLeaks: Ex EU Commissioner, Dutch Neelie Kroes, failed to declare she was director of offshore company

A cache of 1.3 million leaked files from tax haven Bahamas revealed that former EU Commissioner Neelie Kroes responsible for Europe’s antitrust watchdog was named as director of an offshore company. She was recruited by United Arab Emirates, which intended to snap up the international assets of the energy company …

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Crete: Dutch children clown stabs Russian boy to steal laptop and mobile phone

A hotel clown from the Netherlands, 20, stabbed a Russian boy, 12, after stealing his laptop and mobile phone, Greek media report on Wednesday. The perpetrator had left the boy wounded at the parking slot. He was arrested by the police. The boy had to be transferred to an Athens …

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Greece – Libya: How many Belgian F-16 are in Araxos Air base?

Belgian European Affairs Minister Olivier Chastel said Friday that “Belgium has six F-16 stationed in Greece”. Now Greek General Staff sources claim that “Belgium has eight F-16 sstationed in Greece” Furthermore the Greek  military sources felt the need to explain how the Belgian F-16 came to Greece. Greek news portals …

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