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German returns Ancient Greek mosaics stolen from Delos and Athens

A German citizen sent per post to the Greek Embassy in Berlin what has been stolen decades ago: three fragments of ancient Greek mosaics. Two of the fragments were removed on the island of Delos and one from the Hadrian Liberality in Athens in the 1960’s, an attached note clarified. …

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Fireworks? Water by the Pool? German tourist complains about 5*resort on Rhodes

Fireworks in the evening? Water by the pool? Prompt service? A German tourist at a 4-star resort on the island of Rhodes had 1000+1 reasons to complaint about. The nights in the hotel were “sheer horror,” he wrote implying that especially children need peace and calmness during their vacations. “We …

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German hiker rescued after suffering dehydration while touring mountains of Crete

The adventure of a German tourist ended late Thursday afternoon, when rescue teams reached the woman and led her back to safety. The 50-year-old woman on a a hiking tour from Sougia to Agia Roumeli in the mountainous area of Chania on the island of Crete. She reportedly lost her …

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German returns antique artifact to Greece; found during Wehrmacht works in Thessaloniki

A German national has returned an antique artifact to Greece. The antique ‘cup’ painted in black and with remains of decoration is in perfect form and dated back to the classical times of Ancient Greece. It was handed over to the Greek Embassy in Berlin by a German citizen. According …

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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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Young German hiker who died in Crete identified after 21 days

Twenty one days after a young German tourist died on the mountain of Psiloritis by Rethymnon, authorities could finally identify the young man. The body of the 21-year-old has been in the morgue of the hospital of Rethymnon since March 2nd. On March 15, a fire fighter hiking at altitude …

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UPD Two German journalists detained for entering military zone in Evros

Two German journalists were detained for entering a military restricted zone near the border village of Praggi close to the city of Didymoteicho. The journalists of state broadcaster ARD were detained by Greek military on Friday afternoon and were taken to police station of the city where they remain. The …

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Police investigates death cause and identity of young German in Rethymno

A 21-year-old man, a German national, died in a hospital in Rethymnon, Crete. He was found by a shepherd in the mountainous area between the villages of Platania and Fourfoura. The young man had suffered multiple injuries and despite the doctors’ efforts he passed away Thursday noon (March 1). Police …

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German expat brutally murdered while on wild boar hunting in Arkitsa

The body of a 55-year-old German national was found in an olive grove some 300 meters away from the village Triantafyllia by Arkitsa in the East of Fthiotida Prefecture on Wednesday. The body of the man was found next to his car, a silver Opel Jeep with foreign license plates. …

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UPD Mysterious death of two German tourists in Kefalonia on New Year’s day

Two tourists were found dead in an apartment they had rented via Airbnb in Vlahata village on the island of Kefalo0nia in the Ionian Sea in the morning of the New Year’s day. The nationality of the tourists is given by local media as “German.” The deaths are covered with …

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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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Insolvent carrier Air Berlin to cease operation by Oct 28/2017

Flights operated by insolvent German carrier Air Berlin (AB1.DE) will end by Oct. 28 at the latest, it said on Monday, urging staff to seek jobs elsewhere while it works toward a carve-up of its assets. Air Berlin filed for insolvency in August and a government loan is keeping its …

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Scotland Yard is looking for Madeleine’s secret in Athens

Scotland Yard is looking for the secret of British toddler Madeleine McCann in Athens after a witness contacted the team Grange. A Greek newspaper revealed that a German citizen living in Athens contacted  “Team Grange” claiming he had information about the case as he was in nearby area when 3-year-old …

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Special Envoy Fuchtel strikes back, promises German investments and jobs creation

German businesses are planning important investments in Greece, such as the creation of a logistics center in Alexandroupolis and investments in tourism. These investments could create up to 50,000 new jobs, especially for younger Greeks, Germany’s Deputy Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development, Hans-Joachim Fuchtel, said on Wednesday. During a …

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