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“Rapist with tattoo” arrested in Albania, extradited to Greece; more victims come out

The “rapist with tattoo” of Palaio Faliro, a 45-year old Albanian national who fled to his home-country to escape arrest, was arrested by Albanian authorities and extradited to Greece in the early morning hours of Tuesday. After Greece issued an international arrest warrant, Albanian police located the man in his …

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“Safe refuge” for boats: Port with no access to the sea in Athens Riviera (video)

This small port for boats in Athens Riviera is certainly one of the kind. The port between Floisvos and Batis in Palaio Faliro is closed from all sides, including the one to the sea. A literally “safe refuge” for small, hobby fishing boats. When a team of UpDrones/Good Droning sent …

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Greeks have fun in Lockdown-Party with dance on the balconies (videos)

A citizen in Palaio Faliro suburb of southern Athens turned his balcony into a disco on Saturday night, the sixth day of the lockdown in Greece. The creative man was armed with a wide repertoire of music choices and powerful loudspeakers. Neighbors came out on the balconies and joined the …

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Two elderly women rescued from apartment fire in south Athens (video)

Two elderly women were rescued from a fire that broke out in an fifth-floor apartment in Palaio Faliro suburb of southern Athens on Thursday morning. Both women were transferred to hospital. One suffered injuries in hands, legs and face, the second had respiratory issues. Based on footage from the scene, …

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Amber Alert: Parental Abduction of 2.5-year-old girl in Athens (UPD)

Authories are on alert due to the parental abductions of a 2.5-year-old girl, Athina Hijazi,  from Palaio Faliro suburb of south Athens. According to an Amber Alert issued on Sunday, September 22, 2019, Athina Jijazi was abducted by one of her parents in Palaio Faliro at 06:00 p.m. on Friday, …

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Greek mafia-boss gunned down in Palaio Faliro (CCTV videos)

A 45-year-old man was gunned down in a central street of Palaio Faliro in South Athens around 9 o’ clock on Wednesday morning. The perpetrators used Kalashnikov assault rifle in an attack police evaluates as “turf war” between criminal organizations. The victim was a well-known figure in the underworld of …

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Oil Spill: Authorities declare beaches at Palaio Faliro are pollution-free

A group of several government officials, including Shipping Minister Panagiotis Kouroumblis, went to Palaio Faliro suburb of south Athens on Tuesday morning. In a festive mood, they declared that the beaches along the Palaio Faliro part of the Athens Riviera coastline were free from oil spill pollution. Several swimmers, mostly …

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Oil Spill: To Swim or Not To Swim? Stand of Athens Riviera beaches

Shipping minister Panagiotis Kouloumblis stunned and confused residents of Athens, Piraeus and Salamina when he stated Thursday evening on Skai TV that “people can go swimming” there was no problem in Salamina. Indeed. Friday morning, some brave ones wore their bathing suits, packed their things and went for their daily …

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Gaffe: Robber escapes arrest hiding in apartment closet under police’s nose

An unprecedented gaffe. An armed robber managed to escape arrest hiding for fourteen hours in a closet of the victim’s apartment, despite the police presence and investigation. Four armed robbers broke-in on the apartment of an elderly woman in Palio Faliro suburb of south Athens on Monday morning. They entered …

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Amazing Athens Flying Week 2015 Pre-Show (pictures)

A world-class aerobatics squadron, a unique spectacle over the heads of swimmers and thousands of spectators. The Athens Flying Week 2015 kicked off on Wednesday, September 9th with the traditional Pre-Show over the “Athens Riviera”, the coats line of Palaio Faliro. The air show began shortly after 18.15 with the …

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Salamina: Egyptian Migrant Beaten And Tied on a Tree

A shocking picture on Sunday morning:  a man tied with an iron chain on a tree. His beaten face was swollen, he was in a stage of shock. Passers by alarmed the police that needed a special tool to cut the chain and free the unlucky victim of a brutal assault. The man, of Egyptian origin …

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International Contemporary Art Fair ‘ART-ATHINA’, May 12-15

Do you feel that life in Athens has become much too miserable? How about some walk through art objects that could please our senses and raise our souls?The Hellenic Art Galleries Association ART-ATHINA, the International Contemporary Fair of Athens, organizes its annual fair at the TAE KWON DO closed stadium at …

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