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Roma girl laid to rest as perpetrator still at large and police arrests one “accomplice”

Dressed with a white bride dress and placed in a white open coffin, members of the small Roma community in Amfissa accompanied 13-year-old Yannoula to her last residence at a local cemetery on Wednesday morning. A small truck was playing sad songs all along the girl’s last journey to the …

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“The war in the Aegean has began, we already have our first dead,” says General Stab…

“We do not expect any war in the Aegean. It has already begun and we already have our first dead,” a high-ranking official at Greece’s General staff said following the crash of  Mirage 2000 and the death of  Greek Air force pilot Lt Giorgos Baltadoros off the island of Skyros …

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Hundreds flock to bid Farewell to legendary Dutch coach Eugene Gerards

Hundreds of people flocked to Ellia village on the island of Crete to say Farewell to legendary OFI  Dutch coach Eugene Gerards. One of  the greatest managers of the Greek football passed away on January 2nd at the age of 77 after a long illness. “We’ll never forget you, Dutch! …

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Thousands flock to Pantelidis’ funeral: Live Stream

Thousands of people, mostly young one, have been flocking since yesterday to the suburb of Nea Ionia in western Athens to pay their last respect to singer and songwriter Pantelis Pantelidis who was killed in a car crash on Thursday morning. Saturday noon, the people moved to the local church …

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Colonel Dertilis funeral turns into a show for junta remnants

A 22-year-old man was arrested during the funeral of one of junta architects Nikolaos Dertilis on Thursday. Police arrested the man because of possession of 21 bullet shells, after gunshots were fired during the funeral to honour the deceased junta colonel. The funeral was attended by several lawmakers and supporters of extreme-right …

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Athens: Protesting Municipality Workers Carry the Government to …Grave.

Four men in black carry a wooden coffin. The band of Athens Municipality plays funeral music. Three men carry funeral wreaths with the names of the leaders of the three-party coalition government. The procession walks slowly through the streets of downtown Athens, passes through the Ministry of Administrative Reform and reaches outside the Greek …

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Athens: Protesters Beat Policeman, Set Uniform Jacket Alight

Protesters attacked one policeman at Syntagma Square, near the spot where Dimitris Christoulas, 77, committed suicide on Wednesday morning. According to Greek media reports, mourners had marched to Syntagma Square after having attended the funeral of the retired pharmacist. It looks as if there was also a march by anti-authoritarian protesters.  News portal Zougla.gr reports that some …

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A Political Suicide: Thousands Attend Christoulas’ Funeral

Relatives, friends, members of left political parties and civic movements, common people who didn’t know him… Some two thousand mourners, they all gathered at the First Cemetery in Athens on Saturday afternoon to say farewell to Dimitris Christoulas. The retired pharmacist who committed suicide just a few meters away from the …

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