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Tragedy off Mykonos: 8 migrants still missing, among them 3 children

Search and Rescue operation continues south of Mykonos on Monday, as eight passengers on board of the sailing boat carrying migrants are still missing. Among the missing people are three children. Six human traffickers were arrested. According to local media, those people still missing are aged: 3, 8, 15, 23, …

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Shipwreck with over 100 migrants off Mykonos; injured, missing (video)

A big Search And Rescue operation has been launched by the Greek Coast Guard after it was alerted on a shipwreck with over 100 migrants on board of a sailing boat carrying them from Turkey to Europe via Greece. According to preliminary reports, there are injured passengers and at least …

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Mykonos, Santorini, Naxos… Snow on the Cyclades islands (picts, videos)

A not so often phenomenon on the Cyclades islands in the central Aegean Sea: Snow! Famous landscapes on Mykonos, Santorini, Amorgos, Tinos have been covered with a white carpet and the scenery reminds anything but bright sun, endless blue sea and sandy beaches. Syros, Sifnos and Andros via syrrospress Thrilled …

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“Mykonos is the example how the Gov’t failed in pandemic management,” says Tsipras

Leader of main opposition party SYRIZA, Alexis Tsipras, accused the government for the mini lockdown on Mykonos saying that the island is the most characteristic example of the government’s total failure in dealing with the pandemic. Visiting the island’s health center and meeting with the mayor of Mykonos he noted …

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Greece: 2,604 coronavirus cases; geographic distribution; 5 deaths; live briefing

Greece’s health authorities announced on Thursday 2,604 new coronavirus cases and 5 Covid-related deaths in the past 24 hours. The number of intubated Covid-patients in hospitals Intensive Care Units stands at 126. As the infections today are little over 2,500, it looks as if the head of EODY was just …

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Police raids Mykonos party with 500 guests, arrests couple for quarantine violation

Police on the island of Mykonos raided a rented villa where a private party with a few hundred participants was under way. The raid of the villa in Ftelia area took place in the early hours of Thursday. According to local media, some 500 people had been attending the party. …

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Bar owners arrested and fined on Greek islands for operating after midnight

Six business owners were arrested on the Ionian islands and fines worth several thousands euros were imposed because they operated their bars and restaurants beyond the midnight curfew. Among those arrested on Saturday, were two facility owners on the island of Corfu and one on Paxos. Each one was fined …

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Mykonos: 18-year-old tourist killed when two cars fall off cliff

Tragic end for an 18-year-old tourist on summer vacations on the island of Mykonos. The girl was killed on the spot when the vehicle she was with another three friends fell off a cliff. The dream vacations for a group of 8 young tourists turned into a nightmare in the …

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Mykonos private parties: Entrance starts at €500, invitations per sms

Does the state put restrictions due to coronavirus? No, problem. Some people will always find a solution: the private parties in luxurious villas on the island of Mykonos. Entrance fee starts at 500 euros and a party package can reach up to 10,000. All without receipts, taxes and social contributions. …

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