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Rhodes Blessing the waters: the cry of the voiceless

Everything was set for the traditional blessing the waters ceremony. Local officials had lined at the waterfront of Rhodes port and so had done the young divers in swimming suits – eager to jump into the cold sea and catch the cross. However, the moment the priest threw the cross …

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Thessaloniki: fired ERT-employee jumps to death

A fired ERT3 employee jumped to her death from the fifth floor of an apartment building in Thessaloniki on Wednesday evening.  The ambulance and the medical team that rushed to the spot could not save the 46-year-old woman. The mother of a daughter had lost her job when the Greek …

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Athens: Shop owner kicks accordion playing Roma girl

A moment of unprecedented racism right under the glory of the Acropolis. At Dionysioy Aeropagitoy Street. A street full of tourists, street vendors and musicians. A young Roma girl is playing the accordion. She must be six or seven years old. Tourists pass by and drop half a euro or …

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Athens SOS: urgent appeal for cancer patient without insurance

A woman, 45, with cancer cannot afford to pay for chemotherapy drugs worth 4,450 euro. The Metropolitan Community Clinic in Elliniko, south Athens, made an urgent appeal seeking for donations. “The woman’s life is in danger, if she doesn’t start a course of chemotherapy drugs immediately,” said the MCC – …

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Crete: Woman, 58, armed with cleaver threatens tax officers

A very angry woman entered the tax office of Chania in Crete at 9 o’clock on Monday morning. In real outrage, she was shouting and brandishing a cleaver she was holding. She threatened the tax office staff. She was reportedly shouting “Give me my money back!” She managed to enter …

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Woman shot dead after being caught in crossfire between robbers and police

An unbelievable tragedy occurred Friday night, when a 25-year old woman came in crossfire between armed robbers and police. The woman was driving in the Isthmia area when she accidentally came in the crossfire between Greek police and robbers armed with kalashnikov weapons. A blind bullet hit the car and  wounded her on the …

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Rhodes parade: protester punches police chief, woman stabs city council member

Independence Day parade on the islands of Rhodes turned bloody. A woman stabbed a member of the city council, while a protester punched the local police director right in the face. According to local news portal rodiaki.gr, the incidents started with a group of protesters verbally attacking local and regional …

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Xanthi: Police captures rapist who set victim alight

The monster who raped, abused and set a young woman on fire in Xanthi, confessed his hideous crime. The 27-year-old Greek was a neighbour to the parents’ home of the victim, a woman of 34 years old who was visiting her parents over Christmas holidays. He was captured on Thursday evening, …

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Athens: Young Nurse Jumps from 6th Floor After Losing Job

A young nurse jumped from the sixth floor of a building in Pangrati district of Athens. According to Greek media, the nurse was recently fired.  Dramatic details come into light with her sister reportedly to have desperately tried to prevent the woman from committing suicide. “She was holding her with both hands, but …

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Athens: Jobless Woman Sets Herself on Fire

 A dark street. A scream. A flame. A muffled noise. Then silence. And a few words on a newspaper. No name. But just the age: 20 years old. A new tragedy in a recession-hit country. According to Democratia newspaper, a young jobless woman set herself on fire on Tuesday night …

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Thessaloniki: Thriller with … International Terrorism?

An anti-terror investigation of ‘highest national interest’ is taking place in Thessaloniki as the police found a whole ammunition arsenal after a grenade exploded in the hands of a man of Kurdish origin. The explosion occurred on Tuesday night in an apartment rented by two Kurdish men, who reportedly weren’t in the flat …

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Greece: Suspected E.Coli in German Tourist?

A suspected outbreak of gastroenteritis of the new E.coli was reportedly found in a German tourist on vaccation on an Ionian Greek island. According to radio Vima 99,5 FM, the 53-year-old tourist was spending her vacation on the island of Paxoi. She suffered of bloody diarrhea and complained to the …

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