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Volos: Father shoots dead his daughter’s rapist

A 50-year-old man in Volos, central Greece, voluntarily surrendered to police on Tuesday afternoon confessing that he killed brother-in-law. The 33-year-old victim had allegedly sexually abused the perpetrator’s daughter for almost a decade. The suspect, an Albanian national, claimed responsibility for the murder after discovering that his brother-in-law from his …

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Homophobic rant by Volos Mayor against SYRIZA leader (video)

Supreme Court Prosecutor launched an investigation into the homophobic remarks made by the re-elected Mayor of Volos, Achilleas Beos, against Stefanos Kasselakis, the leader of Greece’s main opposition party, left-wing SYRIZA. After securing re-election with 55.02% on Sunday, Beos addressed his supporters with vulgar remarks against Kasselakis and thus live …

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Storm ELIAS bring massive flooding in Volos and Pilion (videos)

Residents of Volos in the Magnissia prefecture were ordered to stay indoors by police as of 18:40 on Wednesday and were forbidden to travel, as storm ELIAS hits the region with very heavy rainfalls since the afternoon, flooding roads, basements, home and businesses. Dozens of people are reportedly trapped in …

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Lake Karla about to flood villages- Volos without safe water for 11th day

Rising water levels at Lake Karla are threatening to inundate the few remaining parts of the Thessaly plain that have not been flooded yet. The reason is that the waters from Pinios River continued to feed into the lake on Friday. Villages on the shores of Lake Karla such as …

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Looting in flood-stricken houses in Central Greece. Four arrests

Looting in flood-stricken areas of Volos, Magnisia, and Trikala, Thessaly, Central Greece. Police arrests four thefts, while it intensifies patrols to prevent looting. Police arrested four men on Sunday for stealing two electric devises and one bed from homes destroyed by storm Daniel. the pain, but also the suffering of …

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Volos under water; one dead, one missing as DANIEL strikes central Greece (videos)

One man has died and another one is missing in Volos, central Greece, a region heavily hit by storm weather “Daniel” that has been bombarding the area with torrential rainfalls since Monday night. By Tuesday morning the bad weather deteriorated further as large amounts of water from the continuous rain …

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Mega party sends dozens of drunk students to hospitals

Dozens of people were transferred to hospitals in central Greece due to excessive use of alcohol during a mega students party with over 8,000 young participants who traveled to Volos from several parts of Greece. The party was organized by students of the Mechanical Engineering Department and its very popular …

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Volos: Mother sentenced for stealing milk for her baby

Α young mother was caught stealing milk from supermarkets in Volos, central Greece. The 30-year-old woman told police that she had no money to feed her baby and she was forced to steal to ensure the baby’s survival. She was sentenced to 20 days prison, with 3 years suspension. Within …

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17-year-old boy physically & sexually abused in detention center

A 17-year-old boy fell victim of repeated beating and rape in a juvenile detention center where he was sentenced to stay behind bars for six months. A disciplinary investigation into the beating and rape of the boy in the detention center has been launched, even if with 1.5 month delay. …

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Operation IRINI seizes illegal cargo for Libya, MV MEERDIJK led to Greece

Operation mechanism IRINI has seized vehicle modified for military use in Libya that is under arms embargo by the United Nations. Merchant vessel MV MEERDIJK with a flag from the Netherlands has been ordered to the port of Almyros by Volos in Central Greece, local media report on Thursday, November …

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Summer rainstorm floods Volos; two injured; Wind-spout on Lemnos

It started to pour in Volos short before 5 o’ clock Sunday afternoon and within an hour the heavy rainstorm lasted, it flooded main roads, homes and businesses in the capital of the regional unit of Magnisia in Central Greece. Two people were injured.     The phenomenon hit the …

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DNA solves cold case from 2009: Suspect of recent murder case had killed his lawyer’s mother

A murder cold case from 2009 was solved after Greek Police compared DNA material with that of a man arrested for the murder of his grandmother two weeks ago.  The victim of the 2009 murder was the mother of the lawyer he had hired to defend him for the godmother’s …

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North Greece: Hospitals in dramatic situation; 300 Covid-deaths in 15 days

At least 300 people have died of COVID in Macedonia and Thrace hospitals in northern Greece over the last fortnight. 85-87 percent of them were unavaccinated. The total number of fatalities due to the pandemic in the last two weeks is 479 across the country. The situation in the hospitals …

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