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More than 19K asylum-seekers on Greek islands, 11K on Lesvos alone

Ten boats carrying a total of 615 people of various nationalities arrived on the island of Lesvos over the weekend, that is from Friday Sep14 until Sunday , Sept 16th 2018. It is the largest number of arrivals in recent years and the largest in 2018, Athens News Agency notes …

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Coroner speaks of Sinead McNamara “suicide”, yet everything open until…

All clues lead Greek authorities to suspect that 20-year-old Australian instagram model Sinead McNamara committed suicide. However, the investigation is not completed until the toxicological laboratory results are out. Many wonder what led the young woman on her last day of work on board of luxury yacht Mayan Queen IV …

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15-year-old bullying victim takes own life in South Athens

A 15-year-old boy took his own life in his home in one of the south suburbs of Athens on Sunday. The boy has reportedly left a note in which he accused six of his friends and classmates of bullying. The boy had hanged himself in the balcony. The body was …

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Vodafone manager Tsalikidis death in 2005 “was murder, not suicide” prosecutor finds

Thirteen years after the death of  Vodafone executive Kostas Tsalikidis, prosecutor has found that he was a victim of “a criminal action” rather that he had committed suicide. Justice has pressed homicide charges against one or more unknown persons  39-year-old Tsalikidis was found hanging in his apartment in March 9, …

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Man commits suicide jumping from passenger ferry into the cold, dark sea near Syros

A middle-aged passenger fell overboard of  Blue Star Naxos into the cold dark water while the ferryboat was approaching the island of Syros in the Cyclades, in Central Aegean Sea, on Tuesday night. His body was recovered two hours later. Eyewitnesses speak of suicide. Authorities investigate. The man whose age …

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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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UPD Mysterious death of two German tourists in Kefalonia on New Year’s day

Two tourists were found dead in an apartment they had rented via Airbnb in Vlahata village on the island of Kefalo0nia in the Ionian Sea in the morning of the New Year’s day. The nationality of the tourists is given by local media as “German.” The deaths are covered with …

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Missing 60-year-old British expat found dead in Platanias, Crete. Suicide?

A missing British expat was  found  dead on Friday afternoon. He had reportedly committed suicide. The 60-year-old man had been living along his British wife in a village of Platanias municipality during the last few years. The man left his home last Sunday. Concerned about his disappearance, his wife turned …

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US rocker Chris Cornell visits Elaionas refugee camp in Athens

US rocker Chris Cornell visited a refugee camp in Athens to hear first hand the stories and the plight of people fleeing war. Cornell and his wife Vicky Karayannis visited the Eleonas camp beginning of the month. The camp hosts mostly Afghan refugees. The Cornell family visited the camp together …

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Greek actor threatens to commit suicide if his pension undergo further cuts

Greek Actor Dinos Karydis warned that he would committee suicide, should his pension undergo further cuts. On his social media accounts on Facebook and Twitter, Karydis uploaded a macabre picture of himself lying on a bed and looking like sleeping or unconscious. He wrote: “If my pension undergoes further gut …

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Financially broke and homeless, a man kills himself in Athens Home for Elderly

A 73-year-old man shot and killed himself in the Athens Nursing Home for Elderly in the night of Wednesday to Thursday. The man was financially broke due to the economic crisis and homeless. He was allowed to live in the Nursing home after a decision of the board of directors. …

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