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Italian Neo-fascists detained at Athens airport

Twenty-one Italian Neo-fascists were detained at the Athens airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” and were taken to Police headquarters late on Tuesday. They were denied entry to Greece for “reasons of national security.” They had flown to Athens to participate to events marking the anniversary of the killing of two neo-Nazi Golden …

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Crete police dismantles antiquities smuggler ring; objects worth €1million

Greek police has arrested seven people on the island of Crete for being members of an antiquities theft ring and seized ancient objects of estimated worth over one million euros. Among the objects the gang was planning to sell to an Italian national are seven stone coffins and vases from …

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Arson attack on an Italian embassy vehicle in Athens

Unknown arsonists have set fire to a car belonging to a diplomat of the Italian Embassy in Athens in the early morning hours of Friday. The Greek Foreign Ministry condemned the attack. The vehicle was parked in the parking lot of an apartment building in Papagou suburb in the north …

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Mykonos: 18-year-old tourist killed when two cars fall off cliff

Tragic end for an 18-year-old tourist on summer vacations on the island of Mykonos. The girl was killed on the spot when the vehicle she was with another three friends fell off a cliff. The dream vacations for a group of 8 young tourists turned into a nightmare in the …

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“Ebola virus did not cause Italian girl’s death,” say Greek Health authorities

Greek health authorities have dismissed media claims that a 17-year-old Italian girl died from Ebola virus in a hospital in Piraeus on Thursday. The teenager was having vacation with her parents on the island of Naxos when she suffered from high fever and hemorrhagic symptoms. She was rushed with helicopter …

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Fire destroys historical building of War Museum in Chania (videos)

A fire broke out in the historic building of the Italian military barracks in the center of Chania, Crete,  short after 9:30 Sunday night. The fire spread very quickly and went out of control despite the firefighters’ mobilization and efforts. The building that used to house the War Museum seems …

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Solidarity Action Goes Global: We Are All Greeks Now

From New York to Paris and from Dusseldorf ro Madrid people are gathering at main squares and outside Greek diplomatic representations to express their solidarity with the Greek people. With the common slogan “We Are All Greeks”. Greeks suffering from the dramatic economic situations, from the harsh austerity measures. With every measure …

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