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Greek gov’t confirms “road accident” in Libya, dismisses “terror” rumors

The Greek General Staff of National Defense (GEETHA) released the names and the pictures of the three soldiers who were killed in the horrific car accident in Libya. It is noted that the other two victims were translators, the son and the daughter of the president of the Greek community …

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Five Greeks on humanitarian mission in Libya killed in traffic accident

Five Greeks, members of the humanitarian mission of the Greek Armed Forces to flood-stricken Libya were killed in a traffic accident on Sunday. Another 13 people were injure with seven of them being in critical condition. The Armed Forces declared a 3-day mourning. The injured Greeks were transported back to …

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Pedestrian killed by police car in South Athens

A 65-year-old man was killed in a traffic accident involving a police car in Moschato suburb of southern Athens on Wednesday. The victim was trying to cross a main street when he was hit by the police car that had alarm lights on probably heading to an incident. The driver …

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Police arrests man who brutally murdered transgender woman in Athens

Police has arrested a 35-year-old man for the brutal murder of transgender woman Ana Ivankova from Cuba in her apartment in Athens beginning of the month. According to police, the man, a national of Bangladesh, had a relationship with the 45-year-old Ana. Fingerprints, DNA material and a pair of scissors …

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Composer Notis Mavroudis dies at 77 following tragic accident

Greek composer Notis Mavroudis died late on Tuesday following a tragic accident in his holiday home in Koukourava village in Makrinista on Mt Pilio. He was 77 years old. According to local media, Mavroudis he was fixing something on the balcony railing late on Tuesday, when he lost his balance …

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Explosion in school boiler kills pupil, injures two (video)

A 12-year-old pupil was killed and two others were injured hen the boiler at a primary school in Serres, northern Greece, exploded on Monday. The sixth grade pupil was rushed to local hospital unconscious and there doctors could only confirm his death. The two other pupils, aged 6.5 and 11, …

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Rock crush on Crete hotel facility; tourist dead, child injured UPDATE

Tragedy on Crete: A rock crushed on a small hotel facility in Lasithi, killing one woman, seriously injuring her child. The tragedy took place in Agia Fotia resort village near to Ierapetra short before Saturday midnight. According to local media neakriti.gr, a large piece of rock detached, rolled down the …

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One race athlete dead, one seriously injured when lightning strikes in N. Greece

One athlete was killed and another was seriously injured when a lightning struck participants of the Six Peaks Night Mountain Race on mountain Falakro in northern Greece in the early hours of Sunday. A third athlete survived with hypothermia, while the fourth athlete in the group, a woman, escaped the …

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Four more ethnic Greeks killed in east Ukraine; fatalities rise to 10 (UP)

Four more ethnic Greeks are killed in eastern Ukraine raising the total fatalities to ten on a single day. The Greek Foreign MInistry announced late on Saturday that four more ethnic Greeks were killed in Sartana, eastern Ukraine. Another four were killed Saturday afternoon in the village of Bugas, some …

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Two ethnic Greeks killed, two injured by Ukrainian soldiers

Two ethnic Greeks were fatally shot and two others were seriously injured by three Ukrainian soldiers in the village of Granitna, near the country’s eastern border with Russia, the Greek Foreign ministry said on Monday. The ministry said the incident took place after an argument over an “insignificant matter.” No …

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