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Tragic end for French tourist Violet Gigano missing on Crete (UPD)

A tragic end for the missing French tourist Violet Gigano. Police officers participating in the big search operation found the body of the 29-year-old woman early Thursday afternoon. The body was found in a ravine near Cape Krios, southwest from Chania, and some 5 km away from Elafonisi. The area …

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French tourist Violet Gigano, 29, missing; huge search operation in Chania

Authorities in the Prefecture of Chania on the island of Crete has launched a huge search operation to locate 29-year-old French tourist Gigano Violet who has been missing since June 24, the day she had last spoken with her family in France. She was planning to visit Elafonisi. Gigano’s rented …

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French teacher positive to Covid-19, ferry returns from Santorini to Piraeus

Passenger ferry “Blue Star Delos” changed its route and returned to the port of Piraeus when a French national was confirmed positive to Covid-19. The woman was accompanying 24 French students to a trip on the island of Santorini. A sample from the French national had been taken upon her …

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Missing Alert: 28-year-old French tourist goes missing in Greece

French tourist, Joyce – Timothy Radocic, went missing from the area of Piraeus on August 21st 2020. A Greek charity organization was informed about it on September 10 and published a missing alert a day later. According to the Missing Alert, Radojcic is 1.80 m tall and thin, with brown …

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UPD Teenager foreigner airlifted from Kalymnos to Crete as coronavirus suspect

Inside a special negative pressure capsule a teenager boy was flown with a Chinook helicopter from the island of Kalymnos to the University Hospital in Heraklio on Crete early Thursday morning. The 17-year-old French national had developed high fever for the last two days and chest pain. Doctors at the …

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Antirio: Two foreign nationals drowned when boat capsizes in storm (UPD)

Two foreign nationals, most probably both French, were drowned in western Greece when their sailing boat capsized during the storm that stoke the country on Sunday evening. The small boat capsized and sank near the pier of Antirio in the Gulf of Corinth, while winds were blowing with intensity of …

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Mitsotakis, Macron seek ways for the purchase of two French Frigates

Greece wants to shield the country in the face of Turkish challenges and provocations and will buy two French frigates, media reported over the weekend. The deal was fixed during the visit of Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, to Paris and his meeting with President Emmanuel Macron on August 22. The …

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Silver Alert for French tourist missing in Halkidiki, Northern Greece

A French tourist has been missing since 26. August 2019 from a beach in Halkidiki peninsula in Northern Greece. According to an issued Silver Alert, 27-year-old Guillaume Mattarelli went missing at Azapiko beach in Halkidiki on 26. August 2019. He is 1.72 m tall, thin, with brown-green eyes. he has …

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Two die when speedboat with tourists crashes on fishing boat in Porto Heli

Two men have been killed and one woman is seriously injured after a speedboat crashed on a fishing boat in Thini area, between Porto Heli and the island of Spetses late Friday night. On board of the high-speed inflatable boat were ten French nationals (two men, three women and five …

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France dismisses Greek claim on “two FREMM frigates leasing deal”

The two French frigates FREMM will not come to Greece. French media reported on Tuesday morning that the French Defense Minister had dismissed Greek reports of last week that the French Navy would lease two FREMM frigates to Greece. According to what Greek Alternate Defense Minister, Fotis Kouvelis, said last …

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French national loses life in paragliding accident by Nafplio

A 55-year-old French national lost his life after a paragliding accident in Koliaki by Nafplio, East Peloponnese. The man reportedly fell from a high height and suffered multiple injuries. He died before being transferred to a hospital. According to local media stalanews, the paraglide fell into an inaccessible area. Two …

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French, German arrested for filming military facilities in Greece

One French and one German national have been arrested for secretly filming military facilities. They were spotted flying a helicopter over the 117 Combat Wing in the air base of Andravida, western Peloponnese. The two foreigners were flying a Eurocopter AS 350BA Ecureuil over the air base on Saturday. The …

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Injured French climber rescued at 2,200m altitude on Mt Olympus

In an operation that lasted more than twelve hours, members of Greek Rescue Team brought a French climber to safety. The 25-year-old climber got injured and trapped at an altitude of 2,100-2,200 meters in Gavos area on the Mount of Olympos. A total of 16 rescuers took part in the …

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Germans, French among the 16 arrested during riots in Athens

Sixteen rioters arrested on Friday night in Exarchia district of  Athens are to be brought to the prosecutor on Saturday. According to a statement by Greek Police the nationalities of the arrested are: Nine Greeks aged 18-32 Two French, 22 and 26 years old Two German 30 and 37 One …

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