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Kalymnos: young Syrian arrested on “suspicion of being a jihadist”

A young man from Syria was arrested on Tuesday on the island of Kalymnos of the Dodecannese group of islands. The man was reportedly arrested by the Greek Coast Guard due to involvement in a migrants’ trafficking ring. But the Cost guard apparently found ‘suspicious’ pictures and videos on his …

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Police arrests man who opened fire with AK47 at Piraeus bar

In an operation apparently resembling CIS-tactics, Greek police caught the “killer” who opened fire with a Kalashnikov AK47 at a bar in Piraeus last in the early morning hours of Sunday. According to news websites and portals, strong police forces surrounded the apartment where the man of Albanian origin was …

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Volos: Man, 63, jumps to death from the roof of insurance fund building

Volos, Monday, 2 p.m.: A 63-year-old man entered Greece’s biggest insurance fund IKA branch in Volos, went up to the roof of the building and jumped to death. Without leaving a notice, without to have previously contacted any of the IKA services. According to information of local media, the man …

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Man in bank elevator crushed by coins – dead!

A unbelievable accident occurred in an Athens on Tuesday, when a money transport cart overturned inside an elevator and bags full of coins claimed a victim. A 47-year-old security guard. According to Greek media, the security guard was taking the transport cart full of coins in bags from the ground floor …

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Μan gets electrocuted as he tries to steal electricity

A 60-year-old man got electrocuted as he tried to ‘steal’ electricity. He tried to illegally connect his house with the columns of the Greek Public Power Company. While up to the column, the man was “knocked down” by the force of the power. He was taken to the hospital where the doctors could …

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Crisis claims another victim: man, 39, shoots himself

Desperate because of the dire economic situation, a 39-year-old man saw no other solution than to put the gun in his mouth and shoot himself. the man had left a notice explaining the reasons that led him to commit suicide. The tragic incident occurred Monday early afternoon in  Kountoura village …

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Greek Police Arrests Man, 27, for Blaspheming a Monk on Facebook

Greek police arrested a 27-year-old Greek on charges of “malicious blasphemy and insutlting of religion” through Facebook. The arrest came “after thousands of e-complains from residents of different countries of the world”, so the police press release. The 27-year-old had created a page on Facebook named “Geron Pastitsios” (Elder Pastitsios), an …

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Crete: Employee Dies the Moment He Learns He Had Been Fired

 The news was too tough for the employee to bear. The man collapsed and passed away within minutes upon hearing that he had been dismissed. The 49-year-old man was employed at a company in Heraklion, Crete. The moment his employer announced his dismissal due to economic crisis imposed job cuts, the …

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