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Greek tourist wounded in Istanbul bomb blast

A young Greek woman is among the 81 people wounded in a blast that killed six people in Istanbul’s main shopping street on Sunday. The woman was slightly injured by a piece of flying glass and is being treated in a city hospital, the Greek Foreign Ministry said citing a …

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Rock crush on Crete hotel facility; tourist dead, child injured UPDATE

Tragedy on Crete: A rock crushed on a small hotel facility in Lasithi, killing one woman, seriously injuring her child. The tragedy took place in Agia Fotia resort village near to Ierapetra short before Saturday midnight. According to local media neakriti.gr, a large piece of rock detached, rolled down the …

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Tragedy off Acropolis: Woman dies after fall; Spanish tourist or Athenian resident?

A young woman, allegedly a tourist, died after she fell 20 meters off the rock of Areios Pagos, north-west of the Acropolis of Athens short after noon on Tuesday. The woman estimated in her 30’s was unconscious when the fire service and an ambulance arrived, and did not respond to …

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German tourist missing on Crete; big Search & Rescue Operation

A big Search And Rescue operation to locate a missing German tourist has been launched police and coast guard in Ierapetra on the island of Crete. The 73-year-old man has been missing since Monday afternoon when he went for a swim in Pachia Ammos beach. According to local media cretalive.gr, …

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Twin waterspouts off the island of Kefalonia (videos)

A rare phenomenon of twin waterspouts occurred off the island of Kefalonia in the Ionian Sea, western Greece, on Friday. the twin waterspouts occurred as a bad weather with heavy rains and thunderstorms hits large parts of the country for one more time. Weather warning by EMY here on KTG. …

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Thieves arrested in Rafina and Syros for stealing tourist’s luggage onboard of ship

Port authorities have arrested three young men for stealing items from the luggage of a tourist onboard of a ferry. The thieves were arrested at the port of Rafina and on the island of Syros. According to statement issued by the Greek Coast Guard on Wednesday, two men, aged 22 …

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Young tourist found dead in the caves of Matala, Crete

Α foreign tourist was found dead in the caves of famous Matala in south Crete on Friday afternoon. The man was found unconscious and local called the ambulance that sought the assistance of the Fire Service as the body was laying on a difficult to access area. When the rescuers …

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Tragic end for French tourist Violet Gigano missing on Crete (UPD)

A tragic end for the missing French tourist Violet Gigano. Police officers participating in the big search operation found the body of the 29-year-old woman early Thursday afternoon. The body was found in a ravine near Cape Krios, southwest from Chania, and some 5 km away from Elafonisi. The area …

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Tourist injured by speedboat at Laganas on Zakytnhos

A tourist was injured in Zakynthos on Wednesday when a speedboat hit him while swimming, the Coast Guard said on Thursday. The 51-year-old man, whose nationality was not revealed, was swimming at the popular Lagana beach when the accident happened. The boat that hit him was driven by a 36-year-old …

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French tourist Violet Gigano, 29, missing; huge search operation in Chania

Authorities in the Prefecture of Chania on the island of Crete has launched a huge search operation to locate 29-year-old French tourist Gigano Violet who has been missing since June 24, the day she had last spoken with her family in France. She was planning to visit Elafonisi. Gigano’s rented …

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Tourist who arrived in Greece with “negative” PCR test in ICU with Covid-19 UPD

A foreign national who arrived in Greece four days ago has been intubated in the intensive care unit of a hospital in Thessaloniki. The 65-year-old tourist arrived in northern Greece with negative molecular PCR test on May 29. He was admitted to ICU on Tuesday, June 1. When he sought …

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Rhodes: 18-year-old tourist heavily injured after falling from villa roof top

An 18-year-old tourist has been seriously injured and is hospitalized in the intensive care unit of the hospital of the island of Rhodes since early morning hours of Friday. The teenager from Germany had fallen from the roof top of a villa she and her friends have been renting in …

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