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Man spends 12 years in prison for a murder he did not commit!

A man spent 12 years in a prison for a murder he had not committed. Now the Appeals Court acquitted the 37-year-old man. Irony of the story: The man is fugitive and was sought by police as he never returned to prison after a furlough in January 2017. And the …

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Missing tourist found on air mattress drifted 6nm off Crete

A missing tourist has been found on an air mattress that was drifted out to the sea, 6 nautical miles off the North of the island of Crete on Thursday. The woman on the floating mattress was spotted by Frontex aircraft and was rescued by the Greek Coast Guard. The …

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Lefkada: Austrian tourist, 57, dies in hang-gliding accident

A 57-year-old Austrian national died after a hang-gliding accident on the island of Lefkada in the Ionian Sea. The man reportedly passed away before an helicopter of the Greek Air Force arrived to his rescue. The man was trapped in a steep and rocky slope above the beach Kathisma in …

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French national loses life in paragliding accident by Nafplio

A 55-year-old French national lost his life after a paragliding accident in Koliaki by Nafplio, East Peloponnese. The man reportedly fell from a high height and suffered multiple injuries. He died before being transferred to a hospital. According to local media stalanews, the paraglide fell into an inaccessible area. Two …

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UPD Foreign national, 46, arrested for wildfire in Ilia on Sunday

A 46-year-old foreign national was arrested by police in Pyrgos, following charges by the Fire Service that he accidentally caused a fire in the Frixa area in Andritsena-Krestena, in Ilia Predecture in South-West Peloponnese. The man will be led before a prosecutor on Tuesday morning, athensnewsagency reported. The nationality of …

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Body of US expat Bob Mayer found 4 months after he went missing on Tinos

The body of retired US lawyer Bob Mayer missing on the island of Tinos, Cyclades, since last November was found on Sunday. His body in advanced decomposition was found by a local in a ravine in the area of Kossini.His clothes and personal belongings were recognized by his wife, Gayle. …

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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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German expat brutally murdered while on wild boar hunting in Arkitsa

The body of a 55-year-old German national was found in an olive grove some 300 meters away from the village Triantafyllia by Arkitsa in the East of Fthiotida Prefecture on Wednesday. The body of the man was found next to his car, a silver Opel Jeep with foreign license plates. …

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Scotland Yard is looking for Madeleine’s secret in Athens

Scotland Yard is looking for the secret of British toddler Madeleine McCann in Athens after a witness contacted the team Grange. A Greek newspaper revealed that a German citizen living in Athens contacted  “Team Grange” claiming he had information about the case as he was in nearby area when 3-year-old …

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Turkish Purge: Young Lawyer flees to Greek islet off Symi

Turkish purge: A young Turkish lawyer was found on an uninhabited Greek islet, two days after the referendum in Turkey. The man was located by the Greek Coast Guard on Nimos islet in the north of the island of  Symi, very close to the Turkish coast in southeastern Aegean Sea. …

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