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Man dies in snowed-in Evia village as medical help would not reach area

A 72-year-old man in one of the snowed-in villages in Evia suffered and stroke and died early Wednesday morning because medical help or transfer to a hospital was impossible due to harsh weather conditions. The man was living with his family in Stropones village where snow has reached a height …

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Man climbs on 15m high sculpture in Omonia Sq, threatens to jump

It was short before 4 0′ clock Friday afternoon when a man climbed up to a 15-meter high sculpture in Omonia Square in downtown Athens and threatened to jump. Fire Service and an ambulance rushed to the spot. One police negotiator was assigned to persuade the man to give up …

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Corfu court clears man who poured petrol on dog, scraps €30K fine

The three-member Misdemeanor Court on the island of Corfu found that the man who poured petrol oil on a dog was innocent and therefore scrapped also the 30,000 euros administrative fine imposed by police. The 62-year-old man appeared in court on Friday with “good intentions” and provided a paper by …

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Police arrest serial arsonist for having started 9 wildfires on Evia

Police has arrested a 32-year-old Greek man, a serial arsonist as investigation proved, for having started nine wildfires on the island of Evia in the months of June, July and August. According to a Fire Service statement, the man has been arrested following investigation by the relevant department. He has …

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Breathtaking video of man risking life in flames to save his cat

This is one of the most shocking videos from the East Attica wildfires of last Monday (23. July 2018). A man tries to rescue his cat as the blaze is moving at a high speed towards his house in the settlement of Neos Voutzas. He has no chance to leave the …

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Beautiful picture: Awesome couple in Athens bus after midnight

A provocatively beautiful picture. A man with his cat in an Athens bus after midnight. The picture was shot by photographer Victoria Alex and posted on Facebook on March 18th. She wrote a few sentences to this awesome contact. Passengers in Athens buses after midnight may be born in June …

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Young German hiker who died in Crete identified after 21 days

Twenty one days after a young German tourist died on the mountain of Psiloritis by Rethymnon, authorities could finally identify the young man. The body of the 21-year-old has been in the morgue of the hospital of Rethymnon since March 2nd. On March 15, a fire fighter hiking at altitude …

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Police investigates death cause and identity of young German in Rethymno

A 21-year-old man, a German national, died in a hospital in Rethymnon, Crete. He was found by a shepherd in the mountainous area between the villages of Platania and Fourfoura. The young man had suffered multiple injuries and despite the doctors’ efforts he passed away Thursday noon (March 1). Police …

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Man commits suicide jumping from passenger ferry into the cold, dark sea near Syros

A middle-aged passenger fell overboard of  Blue Star Naxos into the cold dark water while the ferryboat was approaching the island of Syros in the Cyclades, in Central Aegean Sea, on Tuesday night. His body was recovered two hours later. Eyewitnesses speak of suicide. Authorities investigate. The man whose age …

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Mysterious suicide committed by a foreign national jumping from hotel in downtown Athens

A mysterious suicide from the upper floor of a hotel in downtown Athens is puzzling the Greek police: the man, a foreign national, had with him a suitcase with four thousand euros. The 42-year-old man walked into a hotel close to Omonoia Square in Athens short before 10 o’ clock …

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Floods death toll rises to 23, after one more body found and an elderly dies in hospital

One more body was found in floods-stricken area of Mandra in West Attica on Monday morning. Short time later, it was announced that a flood victim who was hospitalized since November 15th, died in the intensive care of the Thriasio hospital. The 82-year-old woman was transferred to hospital on the …

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Greek police arrest man suspected to have sent parcel-bombs to Papademos, Schaeuble & IMF

Greek police arrested a 29-year-old man suspected to have sent parcel bombs to former prime minister Lucas Papademos but also to ex German finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble and the International Monetary Fund. The man was arrested as he was leaving his basement apartment in Attikis square district of Athens at …

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Young Frenchman dies as he attempts graffiti on train wagons in Thiseio

A 19-year-old Frenchman died while he was attempting to paint graffiti on train wagons. According to suggestions, the man got electrocuted. Together with two friends of the same age, the young Frenchman had arrived at the urban train ISAP station <Thiseio> short before 7:30 Wednesday evening. While he was between …

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Mystery around Belgian tourist, 54, found dead in Athens

A Belgian national was found dead by passersby in Neos Kosmos district of Athens on Friday night. The man had a wound on the forehead. While police investigates the issue, a preliminary autopsy conducted on Saturday morning did not confirm initial suspicion that the Belgian tourist was shot. Police investigates …

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Greek among the injured in the Borough Market pub terror attack (video)

Shocking footage from the first moments terrorists went into a pub in Borough Market and started stabbing on people on Saturday night. Thirty seconds of horror. In the footage, a man is heard yelling at people to move upstairs. A man is heavily bleeding, a woman, probably a police officer, …

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UPD They hanged a man in downtown Athens – Two foreign nationals detained

Horror in downtown Athens: Saturday afternoon, a passerby saw the body of a man hanging from a tree at Klafthmonos street right in the center of the Greek capital. The passerby informed the police that arrived together with an ambulance. The paramedics could only confirm his death. The victim had …

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