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Local organizations oppose Erdogan’s visit in Thrace, hang posters in Komotini

Several posters opposing the upcoming visit of  Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan were seen on walls, trees and power columns in Komotini in Thrace, home of the Muslim minority in Greece. The posters were reading “Unwanted – No to Erdogan visit in Thrace” and below was the coordination body of …

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Missing 6-year-old deaf boy found dead; media allege, he was murdered by a teenager

A missing 6-year-old deaf boy was found dead just 200 meters from where he disappeared on Sunday afternoon from a settlement near the town of Komotini, in north-western Greece. The body of the little boy was found Monday noon in an abandoned building just 200 meters away from where he …

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Komotini: 4 Policemen Injured, 50 Migrants Detained During Revolt in Detention Centre

Four police officers were injured and 50 migrants were detained during clashes in in Komotini detention centre, in North Eastern Greece. Some 400 migrants revolted over poor living conditions. Greek media report that the revolt started during a blessing ceremony of police academy students. Here is to note that the detention centre hosting …

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Komotini: Jobless Man, 62, Injures Three, Takes Hostages at the Factory of his Former Employer

An unemployed man has taken hostages in a factory producing waste bins in the industrial area of Komotini, Northwestern Greece. The man was working at the factory HELESI PLC for ten years, but he was fired in last September. According to Greek media, the man, 62 years old, was expecting …

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Aris Messinis: Great Photo Exhibition in Komotini Jan 28-Feb 29/2012

The Libya Rebels Wars goes to Komoniti. AFP photographer Aris Messinis will inaugurate his exhibition of 170 great shots from the Libya War at the Military Museum of Komoniti in north-eastern Greece. The inauguration will take place on Saturday, January 28, 2012 at 07.30 pm. Parallel there will be a static modelling show …

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