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John Macris’ wife in state of shock after his murder 3

John Macris’ wife in state of shock after his murder

The wife of Greek Australian John Macris, who was murdered on Wednesday evening is still in an absolute state of shock after finding out her 46-year-old husband had been shot dead outside…

Greek policeman found badly beaten and tied up in Athens 8

Greek policeman found badly beaten and tied up in Athens

The Hellenic Police Internal Affairs Department are conducting an investigation into the beating of a 34-year-old police officer, who was found tied up in an apartment in Nikaia, in the southwestern part…

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Athens jeweller accused of manslaughter, released on bail

An Athens court on Wednesday ordered the release with conditions of the 73-year-old jewellery store owner after hearing his testimony about the death of 33-year-old Zak Kostopoulos at Omonia Square. The accused…

Attica's devastating wildfire death toll rises to 99 12

Attica’s devastating wildfire death toll rises to 99

Greek authorities have confirmed that a 26-year-old woman who was in intensive care with severe burns after being injured in the blaze has died at Evangelismos Hospital, raising the number of casualties…

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Athens launches new Parking phone app

Athens city council launched on Monday its new mobile phone app, which allows drivers to book and pay for street parking by phone, making it faster and easier than ever to park…

Luxurious 'Christina O' docked in Piraues 13

Luxurious ‘Christina O’ docked in Piraues

Currently at the harbour of Piraeus, is the world-renowned yacht “Christina O” which will be docked there for a short period of time. Starting life in World War II as a Canadian frigate,…

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Trump backs recovery of Greek economy

As Greece prepares for this week’s Eurogroup concerning its exit from creditor supervision, the US ambassador to Athens Geoffrey Pyatt expressed the strong support of the Trump government for Greece’s economic recovery, also noting…

Acropolis Museum

The Acropolis Museum is turning 9

The Acropolis Museum, referred to as one of the world’s best museums of all time will celebrate nine years since it first opened its doors, on Wednesday, June 20. To mark this…

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Ousted far-right Golden Dawn MP arrested on treason charges

by Aggelos Skordas Ousted far-right Golden Dawn MP Konstantinos Barbarousis accused of treason after calling the Greek Armed Forces to arrest Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, National Defense Minister Panos Kammenos and President…

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