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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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Boys missing in Cyprus have been found, suspected kidnapper arrested

The two boys who went missing from a school in Larnaca on Tuesday morning, have been found. Following a tip off, police raided an apartment one kilometer away from the school were the boys had disappeared seven hours earlier. According to cyprusmail, Police said they have detained a 35-year-old man …

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Police raid frees kidnapped Cretan businessman Lembidakis

The longest hostage situation in Greece has finally ended with success. Greece’s Police raided a    tow yard and freed Cretan businessman Michalis Lembidakis. He was held chained in an area four kilometers away from the city of Rethymnon on the way to Chania. The kidnappers held the businessman hostage for …

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Exarchia kidnapping: anarchists snatched drug dealers

The mystery over the kidnapping that took place in Exarchia district of Athens last Saturday seems to be solved.  According to a statement uploaded on Greek Indymedia, it looks as if it was anarchists who had taken away two drug dealers of foreign origin in order to clean the area …

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Nigeria hostages: Greek Foreign Ministry confirms death of Greek citizen

Greek Foreign Ministry ocnfirmed on Sunday, that one Greek citizen was among the siven hostages killed by Nigerian Islamist group Ansaru. Foreign Ministry in fact confirms the claims of Ansaru statement it had killed seven Christian hostages, abducted on February 16th 2013. Greek Foreign Ministry said in a statement: “The …

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