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Achlada: Golden funerary mask unearthed in 6. century BC cemetery

A golden funerary mask was among the finds in an Archaic-era cemetery in Achlada, west of Florina in northern Greece, the Ministry of Culture said this week. The tomb was one of six that stood out in the 6th century BC cemetery containing a total of 73 tombs. The six …

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Five Wild Horses found shot dead in Evros protected wetland, N. Greece

Fishermen in a channel at the Delta of the Evros river in North-Eastern Greece, made a macabre discovery. The bodies of five wild horses were floating in the river at short distance to each other and near the pumping station area where the fishermen also have their cabins in the …

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Two policemen arrested for being involved in migrants’ trafficking ring

Two police officers were arrested for being involved in migrants’ trafficking helping migrant to cross from Turkey into Greece via the Evros river. It is the second case in a week where policemen are accused of such illegal actions. The two officers were arrested in Soulfi, North East Greece on …

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Lightning kills shepherd and motorcyclist in Northern Greece

Lightning during heavy thunderstorms in Northern Greece reportedly killed two men over the weekend. A 22-year-old shepherd in Kozani and a 58-year-old motorcyclist on Egnatia Highway died on Saturday and Sunday respectively. The shepherd was found by another shepherd on Saturday night. The 22-year-old of Albanian origin was working near …

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