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Policemen arrested for working as “private security guards” in Mykonos villas

Three police officers were arrested on the island of Mykonos for providing private security service to villas even during their shift hours at the local police station. Citing police sources, media report on Monday that the officers were providing the private security service for 12 euros per hour to the …

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George Clooney on Mykonos to attend Omega event

Hollywood star George Clooney paid a short visit on the island of Mykonos, invited to attend an even organized by Omega Swiss luxury watches. According to local media, Clooney was friendly with the airport personnel and immediately headed to his hotel after he arrived with a private jet. Wife and …

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Six migrants bodies recovered from sunk boat off Mykonos

The bodies of five people have been recovered from a boat carrying migrants that capsized near Mykonos last Friday, while the body of one woman was washed ashore of the island of Antiparos. A special divers unit on Tuesday recovered the dead bodies of four women and a man from …

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3 dead, 12 missing when migrants boat capsizes off Mykonos (vid)

Three people have died and 12 are missing when a boat carrying migrants capsized off the island of Mykonos early Friday morning. Two migrants have been rescued, so far. The one Syrian and one Palestinian men, were spotted swimming in the area north-eastern of Mykonos. They were transferred to safety …

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Mykonos: More arrests for illegal constructions; US citizen sought by police

Authorities on the island of Mykonos arrested another five people on Wednesday  for illegal construction works that alter the beaches and shores of the island. The arrests reportedly followed a complaint made by a resident in the area of Ornos that the construction was being carried out in front of …

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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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