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Prosecutor appeals for longer jail sentences for Golden Dawn leaders

A prosecutor has filed an appeal to request longer sentences for the already convicted leadership of the neo-nazi party Golden Dawn on Thursday. The second-level appeals court motion by prosecutor Stelios Kostarellos, who was alternate prosecutor in the trial that concluded last week, focused specifically on the leading members of …

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Turkish coast guard harass and threaten Greek fishermen off Kalymnos

Turkish coast guards harassed Greek fishermen and even threatened them with a weapon in the sea off the coast of the island of Kalymnos in the Dodecanese. The Turkish inflatable boat with a couple of men on board approached the Greek fishermen boat dangerously close. The incident took place on …

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Crete: Dramatic rescue of teenager girl after 12 hours in the sea (video)

For more than 12 hours, a teenager girl was struggling against the sea waves off Agios Nikolaos on the island of Crete. The 18-year-old girl fell into the sea on Thursday morning in an effort to catch her bag fallen in the water. The area was rocky, she slipped and …

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Turkish fishermen fire shots at Greek colleagues close to Leros island

Greek fishermen have denounced that Turkish fishermen fired shots at them near the island of Leros in the Dodecanese in Greek territorial waters. Nobody was hurt in the incident that took place off the islet of Kalapodi, some 300 meters from the shores of Leros on Sunday morning. Speaking to …

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Catch of the day: Fishermen rescue swimming deer (videos)

What does a beautiful deer do in the sea? Swimming…. desperately swimming to reach the shore. Fishermen from Halkida had only fish in mind when they started the boat engine on Friday morning. But their plans changed when they spotted a deer swimming some 300 meters away from the coastline, …

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Two missing fishermen, infrastructure damages and floods as bad weather sweeps across Greece

Two hobby fishermen have been missing in Mikri Volvi Lake in Halkidiki peninsula in Northern Greece since Sunday morning. The two men, aged 40   and 70, went out to collect the nets despite the bad weather and the strong winds blowing in the area and the lake. When hours …

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Pensions Reform brings tractors to the streets: eggs and teargas as farmers threaten to “cut Greece into two” (picts, videos)

Farmers, cattle breeders, fishermen, milk producers, winegrowers, the whole productive sector of Greece, they are all down to the streets to express their opposition to the planned pension reform. From the north-east end of Greece down to the south in Crete, and from Thessaly and Peloponnese to Epirus and Corfu,  …

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Crete: fishermen help whale to return to open sea (video)

A good news for a change. A young whale had apparently lost its orientation and was swimming in swallow waters near Keratokampos bay in Crete. The whale was lucky to come near fishermen from the area. The men tried to help her return to the open sea, while the most …

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