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Hospital worker arrested for tipping funeral service of patients’ imminent death

Police has arrested two stretcher-bearers at the public hospital on the island of Lesvos who took bribes from the owner of a funeral parlor to inform him which patients were in critical condition and likely to die. The arrests on Tuesday followed a complaint filed at the local police station. …

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Train Crash: Turkey allows jailed Greek father to attend son’s funeral

The jailed father of a train driver killed in the Tempi train crash is to be released from a Turkish prison so that he can attend his son’s funeral. Citing sources, media report that this was the topic of a discussion on the phone conversation between Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias …

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Train Crash: Greek father in Turkish prison seeks permit to attend son’s funeral

A Greek inmate in a Turkish prison has applied for a temporary absence to attend the funeral of his son who was killed in a head-on train collision in central Greece on Tuesday. Greek media have identified the victim as 28-year-old Nikos Nalbantis. There was no information about the identity …

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Athens traffic restrictions for ex king’s funeral

Traffic restrictions are in place between 06:00 and 14:00 on Monday around the Athens Metropolitan Cathedral (‘Mitropoli’) near Syntagma Square because of the funeral of the former king of Greece Constantine, Hellenic Police headquarters said on Sunday. No cars will be allowed on Mitropoleos street, on Eolou str between Adrianou …

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Ex king of Greece, Constantine, to be buried as a private citizen

Formed king of Greece, Constantine II, will be buried as a private citizen and not with honors of a state leader as his family requested, an inter-ministerial meeting chaired by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Wednesday morning has decided. The funeral protocol for Greece’s former king, Constantine, relays on decisions …

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Fofi Gennimata: Thousands Greeks say Farewell to leader of socialist KINAL

Covered with the Greek flag, the flag of PASOK and the flag of KINAL the coffin of Fofi Gennimata was laid to state at the Athens Cathedral on Wednesday morning, as thousands of people said farewell to one of the last dignified politicians in Greece. Her family, her friends and …

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Silent funeral for a humble man: Manolis Glezos laid to rest

A silent funeral for a humble man. Manolis Glezos was laid to rest Wednesday noon in the A’ Cemetery of Athens in a grave donated by the Athens Municipality to honor the great man. Due to the lockdown restrictions, only his wife, the couple’s two children and their wives and …

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Greek shipping magnate Pericles Panagopoulos passes away at 84

Greek shipping magnate Pericles Panagopoulos passed away at the age of 84 following long hospitalization with a serious health problem. His wife announced his death on Facebook noting that he died at 6 a.m. on February 5. “After a long-lasting battle, he started his last and longest journey,” Katerina Panagopoulos …

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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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