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Tragic death of German tourist: Swept away by strong winds

A German tourist found a tragic death on Sunday, when she was swept away by the rough sea in the port of Kyparissia, south Peloponnese. The tragedy took place in front of her husband and pedestrians who were also walking on the pier. The 66-year-old German national was walking with …

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Tourist found dead in Preveli beach, Crete

A 62-year-old man was found unconscious above the beach of Preveli in Rethymnon on the island of Crete earlier on Sunday. According to local media ekriti.gr, the man was a German tourist. He was found on the steps leading to the beach. Passersby informed the ambulance service, however, due difficult …

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German couple invites whole village to say “thank you” for saving their home from Rhodes fires

A German couple threw a dinner party for a whole village to say “thank you” for saving their house from the summer fires on the islands of Rhodes. “A beautiful and touching initiative by a German couple, who have chosen Rhodes as their second home, wanting to thank all the …

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German man, 55, dies after jumping from Athens police station window

A 55-year-old German tourist died in the early hours of Sunday morning after he jumped out of a window in the Omonia Police Station in central Athens. The man reportedly jumped from a window on the second floor of the building and suffered serious head injuries. According to official police …

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Austrian man arrested for raping 15-year-old boy

An Austrian man was arrested in eastern Peloponnese, for the rape of a 15-year-old boy, He was teaching the victim German in private lessons. According to local media argolikeseidhseis.gr, the 59-year-old gave private German lessons to the child since a month in the area of Ermionida. In an announcement the …

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German and Polish nationals arrested for “Pyramid” scheme fraud

A German and a Polish nationals wanted by Interpol were arrested in Greece and Italy. The two men were involved in serious fraud with a “pyramid scheme” that bought them profit over 28 million euros. A 60-year-old German man and a 49-year-old Polish man for whom Interpol had issued ‘red …

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German tourist missing on Crete; big Search & Rescue Operation

A big Search And Rescue operation to locate a missing German tourist has been launched police and coast guard in Ierapetra on the island of Crete. The 73-year-old man has been missing since Monday afternoon when he went for a swim in Pachia Ammos beach. According to local media cretalive.gr, …

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Body of missing German mountain climber found on Crete

The body of a missing German mountain climber was recovered from the Vorizia gorge on the island of Crete on Thursday, The 53-year-old man pn vacations on Crete went missing on September 2 Firefighters and police were alerted on Thursday after a body, believed to be that of the missing …

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Cretan “bully” in temporary detention for attacking German tourists

The Cretan bully from Mylopotamos has been ordered to temporary detention for the attack of the German family and their exposure to danger a week ago. The 38-year-old gave a testimony that lasted six hours on Friday. He tried to convince the judicial authorities that it was the German tourists …

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Greek police arrest foreign national, a fraudster, with German warrant

Greek authorities arrested a  37-year-old foreign national with an outstanding European arrest warrant issued by German authorities. The arrest took place at the airport of Thessaloniki, northern Greece, on Wednesday. The man has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for e-mail and telephone fraud amounting to roughly 1.5 million euros. …

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