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Femicide: 35-year-old woman found dead in Larissa home; partner on the run

Femicide Greece: A 35-year-old woman was found dead with a blow to the head and wrapped in a blanket in her home in Larissa, central Greece, on Friday morning. The body was discovered after neighbors complained about stench coming out of the apartment. Police is searching for the victim’s partner, …

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Omicron cases in Greece rise to 26; dozens more under investigation

Confirmed cases of the Omicron variant in Greece have reached 26, health authorities announced on Monday morning. The majority of them are not related to travel. Dozens of suspected cases under examination. The confirmed cases of the Omicron variant have reached 26 on Monday from 17 last Thursday. President of …

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USAFE F-15E lands safely in Larissa after losing canopy during flight

An USAFE F-15E fighter jet was able to land safely at the Larissa Air Base in central Greece after a mishap during a NATO exercise dubbed Operation Castle Ford. According to local media, the F-15E lost its canopy over an unpopulated area of Kozani, western Macedonia and sought permission for …

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Mini Lockdown in Thessaloniki, Halkidiki & two more regions (COVID-MAP)

Greece’s Civil Protection placed four regional units in mini lockdown on Thursday citing particularly increased virus load. Other factors such as low vaccination rates and increased occupancy at hospitals Intensive Care Units in these regions added to this decision. According to a statement the regional units of Thessaloniki, Halkidiki, Larissa …

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Woman shot dead with 8 bullets by husband; another femicide in Greece

Another femicide in Greece: a 43-year-old woman was shot dead by her husband in a tavern-cafeteria in Sotiritsa by Larissa, central Greece, at 10:30 on Tuesday morning. The cold-blooded murder took place in front of several eye-witnesses, staff and customers. According to preliminary reports, the victim was shot dead with …

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Cancer patient infected with Covid-19 in Larissa oncology clinic dies

A cancer patient who got infected with Covid-19 in the oncology clinic of the University hospital in Larissa, central Greece, died Monday noon. The 53-year-old man needed hospitalization in the clinic where a total of 25 patients and health personnel were tested positive with the virus last week. The deceased, …

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Lockdown for Thessaloniki, Larissa, Rodopi; 8 regions change Risk Level

Greece’s Civil Protection announced on Thursday evening that three more regional units are classified as “high risk”, Tier 4, on the Covid-19 map of the country. Tough restrictions, a form of lockdown where many business and services operations will be suspended, will be imposed in the regional units of Thessaloniki, …

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Coronavirus: 27-year-old doctor intubated in Larissa, central Greece

A 27-year-old doctor was intubated in the university hospital of Larissa, central Greece, late on Tuesday. The doctor, an intern at the Surgery Department of the same hospital, most likely contracted the coronavirus during vacations in Halkidiki, northern Greece. Local media report that she developed the first symptoms after she …

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Greece’s silent dramas: Senior hospitalized with severe hypothermia

Austerity 2019 in Greece and the silent dramas. People, mostly elderly, who live without electricity and heating. A man was transferred to the hospital of Larissa in Central Greece from his hometown in Farsala. He was diagnosed with serious hypothermia. While the medical staff is doing whatever possible to treat …

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Train crashes into Larissa station building, two injured (video)

Two women were injured when a local passenger train crashed into the wall of a station building in the city of  Larissa at 5:40 in the morning on Friday. The train was traveling the route Lianokladi-Stylida when it smashed into the wall of a storage room in a building of …

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Larissa: Three-day pilgrimage to Metropolit corpse in a freezer

Three-day public pilgrimage to a Metropolit corspe in a freezer. The corpse of  Metropolit of Larissa and Tyrnavos Ignatios was to be exposed to public pilgrimage for the locals in the Agios Achillios Church in Centrla Greece. However, the high summer temperatures threatened to cancel the pious action and break …

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AMBER ALERT: 12-year-old boy missing from migrant center in Larissa, Central Greece

AMBER ALERT: A 12-year-old boy has been missing since Tuesday, 3. July 2018. The boy was living with his family in Koytsochero migrants reception center in Larissa, Central Greece. Yousef Osso has black eyes and brown hair, is 150cm tall. At the time he went missing he was wearing a …

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Lightning strikes 14-year-old on training in football club in Larissa, Central Greece

A lightning stroke 14-year-old boy who was training in the stadium of Football Academy in Larissa, Central Greece, on Wednesday afternoon. The teenager was severely injured and passed out. He was reportedly transferred to a local hospital, where doctors are struggling to keep him alive. A summer storm hit the …

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