Wednesday , April 24 2019
Home / Tag Archives: Greek (page 2)

Tag Archives: Greek

25-year-old theft victim dies after falling 20m from rock of Philopappou Hill

Greek police investigates the death of a 25-year-old Greek who fell from the rocks of Philopappou Hill in central Athens, on Wednesday night. The young man was there with his 23-year-old girl friend who is from Portugal. The couple was reportedly approached by three men around 11 o’ clock at …

Read More »

Greek, male, aged 18-44: The profile of homeless in Greece

The Ministry of Social Solidarity attempted to record the homeless population living in seven municipalities of Greece. In a survey conducted in collaboration with the Panteion University, the ministry captured the main demographic features of homeless people in Greece with the aim to create facilities for them in the future. …

Read More »

German neo-Nazi member sentenced for murders of one Greek, nine Turkish citizens

A German court found neo-Nazi NSU member Beate Zschäpe guilty of murder on ten people and sentenced her to life in prison. The surviving member of the neo-Nazi terrorist group the National Socialist Underground (NSU), Beate Zschäpe, has been found guilty of 10 counts of murder. Nine of the terror-organization …

Read More »

Space AgroBox: Two Greek students to deliver fresh food in space

Are you an astronaut bored of frozen hamburgers and pizza? Two Greek students have the solution for you: the “Space Agrobox”!  The kit supplies gourmet astronauts with fresh food the gASTROnoms can grow in space. PhD student Avgoustinos Pantazidis and pre-PhD Maria Kontogianni at the Agricultural University of Athens invented …

Read More »

Greek Court rejects extradition of whistleblower Maria Efimova to Malta

A Greek Court of Appeals confirmed the decision to not extradite whistleblower Maria Efimova, a Russian national, to Malta. The request for the extradition of Pilatus Bank whistleblower Maria Efimova has been denied by the Greek Court of Appeal in a decision delivered on Thursday. Maria Efimova was the source …

Read More »

Santa Fe school shooting: Suspect Gunman is 17-year-old Greek-American, Dimitrios Pagourtzis

The suspect in a deadly shooting rampage at high school in Santa Fe, Texas, Friday morning has been identified as 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis, US and international media report. Eight to ten people, mostly students, were killed and 12 were injured, after the teenager of Greek origin entered the classroom shouting …

Read More »

Turkish Cargo rams Greek Gunboat “Armatolos” off Lesvos

Turkish cargo ship KARMATE rammed Greek gunboat “Armatolos” despite warnings it was on collision course. The incident took place at 4 o’ clock Friday morning  South-East off Lesvos within Greek territorial waters. The Turkish-flagged ship had deviated form its original course and fled into Turkish territorial waters. The gunboat was …

Read More »

Fifteen Greek MEPs call on Turkey to release the two detained soldiers

Fifteen Greek MEPs are calling on the Turkish government to swiftly release two Greek soldiers who are held in the city of Edirne, Turkey, after they accidentally crossed into the country’s territory during a border patrol two weeks ago.  In the joint statement, an initiative of SYRIZA MEP Kostas Chrysogonos, …

Read More »

Gods in Color : Did Ancient Greeks paint their statues in vibrant colors? (video)

Do we have a totally false perception abut the Ancient Greek World? Have we fallen victims to thousands of years of rain and decay that have washed out the vibrant colors of the statues of the antique leading us to the mistaken assumption that ancient Greek artists honored the Gods …

Read More »

UPD Two Greek pilots survive Kabul hotel attack, FM does not confirm death of another Greek

One Greek is reportedly among the 18 victims of the attack in Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul on Saturday, media quoted a relevant report by the BBC and therefore there is no more information about the identity of the Greek. Fourteen foreigners are confirmed to have died, along with four Afghans. …

Read More »

First Baby of 2018 born in Germany is a Greek!

The first baby of 2018 born in Germany is a Greek. Philippos-Georgios came into the world 8 minutes after the arrival of the New Year. He is the son of a Greek couple that migrated to Germany a few years ago due to the economic crisis. We were already hearing …

Read More »

Greek start-up “Douleutaras.gr” raises new funding round of 1.8 million €

Despite the continuous difficult environment for entrepreneurship in Greece, there are very few Greek companies that have a rapid growth, a vision to go international. Tech start up Douleutaras.gr is one of them. Launched it 2013, it have managed to increase trust and interest from local and international investors. Press …

Read More »