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Municipal councilor punches and injures deputy mayor

A new incident of violence between elected politicians, this time not in the Parliament but at the level of  local administration. A municipal councilor punched in the face the deputy mayor of the municipality of Nikaia suburb of Piraeus on Thursday morning. The victim was taken to the hospital as …

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Missing 14-year-old girl was kidnapped, sexually abused, charity says

A 14-year-old girl who went missing from Nikaia, a district near the port of Piraeus, on October 7, was found in Markopoulo, east Attica, on Wednesday. The girl had informed her parents who picked her up. However, a child protection charity says the girl was kidnapped and sexually abused. Charity …

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Arrests for fake “negative Covid-15 tests” for patient attendants in hospitals

A foreign national was arrested by Greek police for supplying patient attendants in hospitals with fake certificates of negative Covid-19 molecular tests and rapid tests. The 31-year-old woman was selling the certificates for 10 euros, when a PCR test costs 60 and a rapid test 30 when carried out in …

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Ceiling collapses in public hospital in Piraeus, injures one woman

Pieces of the ceiling in a room of a public hospital in Piraeus have reportedly collapsed injuring one woman. According to workers’ union at Greece’s Public Hospitals POEDIN, the ceiling collapsed Thursday midnight and injured the mother of a patient scheduled to be operated Friday morning. The accident took place …

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Greek Police arrests policeman beaten by Pakistani migrants in Nikaia

The police officer who was found to have been beaten by Pakistani nationals in Nikaia was arrested by Greek Police on Friday. The 34-year-old policeman faces charges for robbery in complicity, while police is seeking for two of his accomplices, Greek Police said in a statement. Από τη Διεύθυνση Εσωτερικών …

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Racist attacks against migrants from Pakistan surge after Christmas (video)

Racist attacks targeting homes of migrant laborers have surged in neighborhoods of Piraeus over the Christmas days, Greek anti-racism activist group KEERFA has said. More than 30 homes where mostly migrants from Pakistan have been living became the target of racist attacks since the Christmas day, December 25th 2017. Video …

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Nikaia City Council wants the closure of local Golden Dawn office

The city council of Nikaia suburb of Piraeus voted on Wednesday in favor of the shutdown of local Golden Dawn office. The city council issued a resolution with the unanimous condemnation of Golden Dawn as a “criminal gang .” The head of the local GD branch, Giorgos Patelis, was remanded …

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Nikaia: state hospital doctors present the “austerity toilet paper roll”

Everybody who has visited a Greek state hospital or public health facility in the last three years of austerity and expenditure cuts has often stunned about the shortages. A friend for example told me, that there was not paper to clean himself from the gel after a heart triplex examination. …

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Debts, Unemployment: Greek Hangs Himself in Public Park

Another name is being added to the long list of Greeks crushed by the economic crisis, the nightmare of debts, unemployment and lack of income sources. Alexandros, a 60-year-old man, hanged himself on Wednesday morning at a public park, just a couple of meters away from his home in Nikaia suburb …

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