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Number of Flu death toll in Greece climbs to 74

Seventy four people have died in Greece due to complications after been infected with the flu virus. In its weekly bulletin, Greece’ Disease Control and Prevention Center KEELPNO said that eighteen people succumbed in the week 11-17 February 2019. Among the latest victims is a 55-year-old woman who died on …

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Body of last victim of Medicane “Zorbas” found 23 days later

The last victim of Mediterranean hurricane “Zorbas” was found 23 days after went missing in the floods on September 29, 2018.  The body of the 58-year-old woman found by a local near Krya Vrisi in Northern Evia on October 22. The body was covered with dry grass and soil and …

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Death toll in Athens wildfires rises to 93, victims list goes public

A 78-year-old victim of the Athens wildfires died in the Sismanogleio hospital in the Greek capital on Thursday morning, increasing the death toll to 93. The woman not in intensive care unit, however, she had serious health problems in addition to the fire injuries.The woman is the tenth victim to …

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Victims’ families file first lawsuit against all responsible for Athens fires tragedy

Two families who lost relatives in the Athens wildfires filed lawsuits at the First Instance Prosecutor’s Office in Athens on Wednesday morning. The families demand the persecution of all responsible for the loss of their beloved ones: a 70-year-old father and husband and a 74-year-old mother. The testimonies how the …

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Greeks hold candle event to honor the fires victims in Athens

A few hundred people gathered outside the Greek Palriament at Syntagma Square on Monday evening to honor the  dozens of victims of the deadly wildfires in East Athens. With candles the formed a heart and the date of the unprecedented tragedy <23-7>. Their solidarity with the victims’ families was silent. …

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Top plastic surgeon from Australia in Greece to help victims of wildfires

A top plastic surgeon based in Adelaide has traveled from Australia to Greece to offers his help and expert assistance to the victims of the wildfires who have suffered burn injuries. Dr John Greenwood who has developed synthetic skin product hopes to be able to use it on the fire …

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US, UK condemn 17. Nov convicted terrorist Koufodinas’ second furlough

The US State Department and the UK Ambassador to Athens expressed their strong opposition to the second furlough granted to 17. November convicted terrorist Dimitris Koufodinas. “It is extremely disheartening to see an unrepentant convicted terrorist coming out of the prison again,” UK’s ambassador Kate Smith said on Twitter on …

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Gov’t secures €5million in emergency fund for floods victims, Greece to ask for EU aid

Greece’s Economy Ministry announced on Friday announced that it has secured five million euros in emergency funding from Greece’s Public Investments Programme. The money will be allocated to  cover the immediate needs of flood and natural disaster victims in West Attica and elsewhere in Greece. It is not clear, how …

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Norman Atlantic: victims may have been attacked by sharks

Investigators into the deadly Norman Atlantic ferry fire told the medical examiner Monday that some of the victims may have been attacked by sharks. According to Italian news agency ANSA, investigators said wounds on one of the bodies resembled shark bites, and said that a marine biologist will be present …

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H1N1 Flu claims the life of 39 people

A wave of flu is sweeping lives across Greece, with seven people to have passed away during the last 48 hours. A total of thirty nine people have lost their life due to H1N1 flu strain, among them also two children, hardly 2 years old. 59 people are currently hospitalized …

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Marfin bank arson: 32 months later prosecutor has evidence to raise felony charges

For 32 months authorities have been collecting eye-witnesses testimonies and other material and now the prosecutor is about to call two suspects to testify on the arson attack at Marfin bank on 5. May 2010 that claimed the lives of three employees and an unborn child. The suspects are expected to testify …

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Survey: Greek Men More Often Victims of Domestic Violence than Women!

Poverty, unemployment and insecurity bring Greece in the first place among eight European countries with regard to physical and psychological violence between couples. These data are derived from a survey among citizens of Spain, Hungary, Belgium, UK, Sweden, Portugal and Greece. According to the survey,  «the rates of both physical …

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