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Turkish soldier fires at German Frontex officers at Greece’s Evros border

A dangerous incident took place at the Evros border netween Turkey and Greece, when Turkish soldiers fired warning shot and then aimed at German officers patrolling with border with Greece. According to an exclusive story by German magazine Der Spiegel the incident took place on April 28. Frontex has deployed …

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24-year-old soldier in Greece’s Presidential Guard dies in barracks

A soldier serving in the Presidential Guard fell ill and died on Thursday night, while in the barracks. The 24-year-old was transferred to the Military Hospital in Athens where doctors could only confirm his death. The Greek General Staff announced that the causes of the soldier’s death are been investigated. …

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Body of Turkish soldier found in Evros river, he was trying to flee Turkey purge

The body of a Turkish soldier was found in Evros river, the natural border between Greece and Turkey. He was missing for 78 days, after he attempted to illegally cross into Greece through the Evros [Turkish: Maritsa] together with his family. He was a computer engineer at the Missile Base …

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Life of a Greek soldier killed on duty is worth €13,000 minus €3,000 tax!!!

We have an expression here in Greece: “somebody squeezes fat out of a fly”.  We use this expression in order to describe someone extremely miserly and stingy. Now the Greek state, precisely the Greek Finance Ministry shows this attitude towards the family of a 19-year-old soldier who was killed during …

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