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Outrage over killing of chimpanzee in private zoo in Attica (video) UPDATE

An outrage broke out over the killing of a run-away chimpanzee from a private zoo in Attica on Saturday. Animal welfare organizations call for the shut down of Attica Zoological Park, a private zoo in the outskirts of Athens tha has often come under fire for the conditions the captured …

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Greece FM summons Ukrainian Ambassador over killing of one ethnic Greek, injuring of two

Greece’s Foreign Ministry summoned the Ukrainian ambassador to deliver a demarche requesting clarifications over the death of an ethnic Greek and the serious injury of two more members of ethnic Greeks community in an incident involving Ukrainian soldiers in the village Granitna, in Ukraine’s east near the border with Russia. …

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Killing of ethnic Greek tests Greek-Albanian relations

The killing of ethnic Greek Kostanstinos Katsifas last Sunday has been testing Greek-Albanian relations and stirring nationalistic polarization in both countries. At the same time, any information coming from the Albanian side is being swept away from a wave of mistrust by the Greek media and certain political circles in …

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“Unacceptable, we expect full clarification,” says Greece on killing in Albania

“We are expecting the full clarification of the circumstances under which Greek citizen Konstantinos Katsifas lost his life,” the Greek Foreign Ministry said in  a statement on Sunday evening. “That the incident ended in the loss of life is in any case unacceptable” the ministry said adding “we will take …

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Grigoropoulos’ killing: Commemoration rallies, metro stations closed –

More than 3,000 policemen have been deployed in Athens ahead of the commemoration rallies for the anniversary of the killing of teenager boy Alexandros Grigoropoulos by a policeman on December 6th 2008. High school and university students will hold commemoration gatherings at 12 o’ clock noon outside the Athens University …

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