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Greek and foreign doctors revive “Hippocratic Oath” ceremony on Kos (video)

The heads of Greek and foreign medical associations, along with dozens of doctors from Greece and abroad, participated in a ceremony reviving the Hippocratic Oath in its original birthplace, in the ancient Asclepion on the island of Kos where Hippocrates – the ‘father’ of modern medicine – once lived and …

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Rhodes: Lightning strikes right next to a group of people (video)

“We narrowly escaped,” a man wrote on his Facebook acocunt and posted a video showing a lightning striking right next a group of Greeks enjoying their coffee on the island of Rhodes. Vassilis Anadiotis from Patras was apparently still overwhelmed by the shock to see a lightning crashing like a …

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Pikermi excavation: When monkey, giraffes, rhinos and hyenas lived near Athens

It was in 1835, a few years after the founding of the Greek state, when a Bavarian soldier of King Otto’s army walks along the banks of the Great Stream of ​​Pikermi, known today as Valanaris. While searching for something that he could take back to his homeland, he finds …

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British tourist “blown away” while filming jet take off on Skiathos (video)

A British tourist got the shock of his life, when the powerful thrust of a jet engine knocked him off his feet. The man stood filming planes take off on the Greek island of Skiathos. Apparently he stood much too close and didn’t stick with ‘safety guidelines’… Paul Turner from Cheshire …

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Lighting strikes intercity bus in Northern Greece, burns it to the ground (video)

An unprecedented incident occurred in North-Eastern Greece, when a lightning stroke an intercity bus on a national road on Saturday afternoon. The bus was burned to the ground and it was due to the electric discharge system of the bus and the driver’s quick reflexes that averted a tragedy. The …

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Video footage proves the attack against Boutaris was “organized”

A video isolated from the plethora of footage posted on internet in the last two days, proves that the attack at the mayor of Thessaloniki, Yiannis Boutaris, was well organized and had little to do with “a spontaneous action by indignant citizens” angry about Boutaris’ statements, the economic situation in …

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CCTV captures brutal racist attack against Pakistani national in Athens

A brutal racists attack with a group of young people against a 36-year-old man from Pakistan took place in Peristeri suburb of West Athens on Sunday night. The victim said, the attackers, some 10 people,  approached him and started to beat him for no reason. According to his complaint to …

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Fire Service rescues injured 18-year-old Dutch hiker from mountain slope (video)

For more than 30 hours, an 18-year-old Dutch hiker was waiting for his rescue on an inaccessible mountain slope in Western Greece. The adventure had a happy ending after a Super Puma helicopter of the Fire Service rescued the injured man, brought him to safety and transferred him to a …

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Not without a Greek Koulouri! Prince Charles and Camilla enjoy relaxed moments in downtown Athens (picts, video)

The bright side of royal life: Prince Charles and wife Camilla enjoyed relaxed moments among the commoners in downtown Athens on Thursday morning, the second day of the official visit to Greece. Traditional sesame ring ‘koulouri’, donuts, a flower bouquet and cold coffee without plastic straw. Wearing cuff links with …

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Impressive thunderstorm in Athens: Time Lapse Video and Pictures

The thunderstorm that hit Athens after 10 o’ clock Saturday night was kind of unprecedented. The one thunder followed the next one in very short intervals and there were times, when one heard the loud noise coming from all sides. The thunder and lightning were much more powerful and certainly …

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Protester beats riot policeman during anti-war demo in Thessaloniki (video)

A protester throws a riot policeman on the ground and beats him with punches on several parts of his body. A policeman rushed to help his colleague on the ground and used his baton against the attacker who left without being arrested. The incident took place at the Plateia Mall …

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Serbian FM Dacic sings to Greek counterpart Kotzias (video)

Diplomacy is more than sit around a table, exchange nice sentences and trade A for B and D for C. Hosting a dinner for his Greek counterpart on a visit to Belgrade, Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic grabbed the microphone and sang a Greek song to Nikos Kotzias … in …

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Seeking new identity, Turks dressed in Greece’s national colors, dance Sirtaki (video)

Greece’s neighbors in the East never run out of ideas when it comes to provoke their neighbors in the West, Athens thinks. But sometimes, the reason for some provokation is simply an inner Turkish wish to be …Greek. An event organized by main opposition party the Kemalists of republican CHP …

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Greek Easter 2018: The spectacular rocket war on Chios (video)

Every Easter in the Greek island of Chios, two churches in the village of Vrontados go into a full rouketopolemos, rocket war. It is the local alternative to the Greek custom to celebrate Jesus Resurrection with fireworks. Thousands of home-made rockets are being fired against the target which is the …

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Holy Fire (Holy Light) Ceremony 2018 – Live stream from Jerusalem

Thousands of Orthodox Christians pilgrims and locals have gathered in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem Saturday morning awaiting for the Holy Light or Holy Fire. The Holy Fire ceremony in the Church of Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem. Watch Live the Holy Fire ceremony from the Tomb of …

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