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Matricide: Elderly man kills his bed-ridden mother in northern Greece

Matricide in northern Greece: A 61-year-old man has been arrested for the alleged murder of his 86-year-old mother. The man allegedly killed his elderly mother in her home in Kozani, western Macedonia on Monday. He called the ambulance service claiming that he had found that his mother had passed out. …

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Retailers in 3 cities symbolically open their stores in protest against gov’t decision

They opened their stores and hanged black flags, banners and funeral announcements. They turned on the lights and stood at the entrance doors of their empty shops. Retailers in Thessaloniki, Patras and Kozani did not accept customers as this would risk a 3,000 euros fine for them and 300 for …

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Body of Iraqi pilot recovered following small plane crash in NW Greece

The debris of a training plane missing since Sunday and the body of the pilot were found on Thursday. Search and rescue teams located the body of the 32-year-old pilot in a ravine at the top of Mitsikeli mountain near the city of Ioannina, Epirus in north-western Greece. via epirustv …

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Tougher restrictions for areas in West Attica, Sitia, Kozani, Rodopi

The Civil Protection placed several areas across Greece in quarantine due to increased epidemiological load. Affected are municipalities in western Attica, in Kozani, Sitia on Crete and in Rodopi, north-eastern Greece. The local quarantine is parallel to the nationwide lockdown that remains in force until authorities decided partial or totla …

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Tougher lockdown restrictions for Kozani region, NW Greece

Greece’s authorities placed the regional unit of Kozani, in north-western Greece, in tougher lockdown restrictions for one week due to high epidemiological load, head of Civil Protection Nikos Hardalias announced on Friday evening. The tougher lockdown starts at 06:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 19, 2020, and is in force for …

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Kozani: Greece places first Regional Unit in lockdown due to pandemic

Greece’s health authorities and the Civil Protection placed the Regional Unit of Kozani in western Macedonia, North Greece under lockdown. It is the first time, the country places a whole regional unit in lockdown. In spring it was the whole country in lockdown. The lockdown is imposed from 6:00 a.m. …

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Heavy hail hits northern Greece in July (video)

Strong hail falls hit western Macedonia and Central Greece destroying of thousands of hectares of crops. Torrential rains turned roads into rivers and flooded homes and businesses. In Drosero village by Kozani the hail stroke without mercy. Village Pylori Locals told media of “unprecedented volumes of rain water in a …

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Greece’s smallest village: One house, no inhabitants

The smallest village in Greece has one house and no inhabitants. The first house of the settlement is to be completed in the next few days. The owner will have to wait for the creation of the public infrastructure in order to become the first resident of the village. The …

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Coronavirus: Front-line healthworkers in Kozani hospital send inspiring messages

The public general hospital in Kozani, West Macedonia, is in the heart of the fight against the coronavirus, as the region has been severely affected by the pandemic and has a sad deaths record. In the general hospital Mamatsio, it is not locals infected with COVID-19 hospitalized there but also …

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Chinese man in Athens hospital quarantine over coronavirus suspicion UPD

A Chinese national is in quarantine in Attikon hospital in Athens, tested on suspicion of being infected with coronavirus. The 33-year-old man had traveled to Greece from China ten days ago. He first went to a private hospital in South Athens, with fever and coughing. The doctors alerted the Greek …

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Kozani: Why waste tonnes of asphalt for a few holes?

A patchwork road in Kozani, West Macedonia in northern Greece. Instead of fully covering the damaged road, local authorities apparently think a “better a bit of asphalt everywhere than no asphalt at all in some roads.” The patchwork design has be implemented on two roads of the area, a reader …

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The “Partridges” of Kozani: The amazing embroidered Easter Eggs (pictures)

They call them πέρδικες, Easter “Partridges.” They are are amazing Easter eggs, embroidered eggs, unique pieces of art the women in Grevena and Kozani prepare each and every Easter. The traditional technique uses bee wax, threads and dyes. The eggs are painted with melted bee wax and then died red. A …

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Greece’s impressive “Christmas Home” is in Kozani (video)

Greece’s “Christmas Home” is in Kozani, Western Macedonia. Thousands of lights are lit every evening for the pleasure of the home owners and the neighbors. The owners told kozanilife.gr, that the whole procedure of decoration that takes several days provides them so much joy that they pit aside any economic …

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Kozani: 5-year-old boy bitten to death by two dogs on Easter Sunday

A tragedy on Easter Sunday: a 5-year-old boy was beaten to death by two dogs, while the boy was visiting with his mother the owner’s country home to celebrate Easter. According to local media, the child was playing, “when suddenly the dogs threw down the fence of the space where …

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