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Car of missing people on Crete found with all four bodies inside

A tragic end for the four people who went missing in Messara, Crete after their car was swept away by rushing stream waters on Saturday night. Short before 12 o’ clock Monday, search teams spotted the car covered with water and mud near the bridge of Petrokefaliou. According to initial …

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Body of missing pilot Panagiotis Kefalas was retrieved 3 days after accident

The body of the 47-year-old missing pilot Panagiotis Kefalas was retrieved form the sea on Saturday afternoon, three days after his single-engine, two-seat plane went down over the Patraikos Gulf in western Greece. The body was found by Coast Guard divers inside the plane. It will eventually be taken to …

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27-year-old man missing in Evia floods found alive 36 hours later

A 27-year-old man missing in floods since Saturday night, was found and rescued on Monday morning. It was locals who heard somebody shouting for help from afar and informed the Fire Service. Three people are still missing, one dead as Medicane Zorbas battered Greece. The young man was missing for …

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Boys missing in Cyprus have been found, suspected kidnapper arrested

The two boys who went missing from a school in Larnaca on Tuesday morning, have been found. Following a tip off, police raided an apartment one kilometer away from the school were the boys had disappeared seven hours earlier. According to cyprusmail, Police said they have detained a 35-year-old man …

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Greek-owned tanker PANTELENA missing in West Africa found

Greek-owned tanker PANTELENA with a crew of 19 Georgian and Russian sailors that went missing for over a week in the Gulf of Guinea has been found off the coast of Congo, Tbilisi said on Friday.  The reason for its disappearance remained unclear. The Pantelena, a Panamanian-flagged tanker owned by …

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Attica wildfires info: Missing Pets and Found Pets with pictures

Several pets went missing in the wildfires in North-East Athens (East Attica). Owners and families are seeking for their pets on social media, others post pictures of pets that they have found. Please, note that several volunteers are currently (24. July 2018) in Mati, Kokkino Limanaki and Neos Voutzas in …

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AMBER ALERT: 12-year-old boy missing from Acropolis found safe

AMBER ALERT: The 12-year-old boy that was missing from the area of Acropolis, Athens, has been found on Tuesday, 3. July 2018. According to an announcement by Greek children charity To Xamogelo toy Paidioy (Child’s smile) Christian-Kostas Lintquist was found in the area of Egaleo, a suburb of Piraeus/West Athens. …

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Body of US expat Bob Mayer found 4 months after he went missing on Tinos

The body of retired US lawyer Bob Mayer missing on the island of Tinos, Cyclades, since last November was found on Sunday. His body in advanced decomposition was found by a local in a ravine in the area of Kossini.His clothes and personal belongings were recognized by his wife, Gayle. …

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Missing 60-year-old British expat found dead in Platanias, Crete. Suicide?

A missing British expat was  found  dead on Friday afternoon. He had reportedly committed suicide. The 60-year-old man had been living along his British wife in a village of Platanias municipality during the last few years. The man left his home last Sunday. Concerned about his disappearance, his wife turned …

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Human skeleton in advanced decomposition found in garbage bag in Athens

A human skeleton was found inside a garbage back next to a garbage bin in Kolonos district of Athens. It was municipality workers who made the macabre finding at 7:30 in the Tuesday morning. According to Greek media, the skeleton was wrapped in a carpet. However, someone had apparently opened …

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Eight suspicious parcels found in post office, two addressed to Djsselbloem and Moscovici

Eight more suspicious parcels, believed to contain explosives, were found and seized at the assorting center of the Greek Post Service (ELTA) in Kryoneri in northern Attica.  The packages indicate as recipients officials in various European countries. First two names of recipients leaked to the press are the names of …

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Locals leave flowers where the human remains of missing Steven Cook were found

A couple of messages, a flower bouquet. Locals and expats expressed their sorrow about Steven Cook, whose remains were found in a deep well in Malia last week. 20-year-old Steven Cook from UK went missing in 2005 during holidays in Crete. Steven Cook, from Sandbach, Cheshire, was on his first …

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Police finds a bag with molotov cocktail bombs, perpetrators steal suspicious material

Two mysterious incidents on Tuesday morning cause puzzling to Greek police especially with US President Barack Obama to drive up and down main roads in the city of Athens. Police has found a bag containing seven fire bombs. The bag was found reportedly found near the cemetery of Nea Smyrni, …

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Skeleton remains discovered in Antikythera Shipwreck

Archaeologists have discovered the remains of a skeleton in the famous Antikythera wreck  from the 2nd quarter of the 1st century BC.. In the underwater expedition conducted between August 28th and September 14th 2016 by the Department of Underwater Antiquities and American Oceanographic Institute Woods Hole, the scientists recovered a …

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upd FOUND! Amber Alert Greece: 3.5-year-old girl went missing on Easter Sunday, May 1/2016

Maria-Eirini Printezi, 3.5, went missing on Easter Sunday, May 1st 2016, from Skaramargas area in western Attika. The girl is 100cm tall and weights 22 kg. She has brown eyes and hair. During her disappearance Sunday noon, she was wearing a pink blouse, pink pants and pink sports shoes. According …

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UPD Victim of bullying Vaggelis Giakoumakis, 20, found dead

This must have been on of Greece’s most terrible cases of bullying: a student fell victim of the continuous use of violence and intimidation by his fellow students. Beginning of February,  Vaggelis Giakoymakis, 20, went missing, from the dormitory of Dairy School where he was studying in Ioannina, Northern Greece. …

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Crete: Missing Briton Arthur Jones, 73, died of “heat exhaustion”

The body of  missing Briton Robert Arthur Jones was found on August 3rd, at Rodopou, near the beach of Agios Pavlos near Chania on the island of Crete. A DNA test confirmed that the body found sitting on on the root of a tree, belonged to Jones. According to coroner, Jones’ …

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Crete: Missing Briton R. Arthur Jones, 73, “died of heat exhaustion”

The body of  missing Briton Robert Arthur Jones was found on August 3rd, at Rodopou, near the beach of Agios Pavlos near Chania on the island of Crete. A DNA test confirmed that the body found sitting on on the root of a tree, belonged to Jones. According to coroner, Jones’ …

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