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Northern Greece: Family Tragedy on August 15

A tragic incident that shocked Greece took place today, August 15, on the day of Virgin Mary’s Dormition, in Egnatia motorway near Thessaloniki. A 47-year-old man parked his car at the side of the road, took out his rifle and...

Man Stabbed at Taste of the Danforth

A man was taken to hospital in serious condition after being stabbed multiple times at the Taste of the Danforth early Sunday morning, Star News Canada reported. The man was stabbed multiple times at the Greek Festival early Sunday morning...

Cyprus University Study on Femicide Crimes

Many children end up living as orphans due to femicide crimes, which are the subject of a study conducted by the University of Cyprus in cooperation with other European Universities. According to the study, a homicide caused by a man...

Modern-Day Medea Let Her Child Die

A 38-year-old woman killed her own baby just a few minutes after it was born, shocking people all over Greece. The modern-day Medea gave birth alone in her home, in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, on July 12, without saying anything to anyone,...

Fake Doctor's Offense Gets Statute Barred

All Greece was shocked when the case of the fake doctor, who ran Skyros hospital for 13 years, went public. Ioannis Kastanis had applied for the job submitting fake degrees, validated by Greek authorities. The doctor became notorious for...

Financial Crisis Sparks Cigarette Smuggling in Greece

Nearly a quarter of tobacco products used in Greece are likely to have been smuggled in to the country, according to the latest data from the Center For Planning and Economic Research (KEPE). KEPE's survey aimed to define the extent of...

Priest Arrested for Swindling Jobseekers

A 30-year-old priest was arrested in Thessaloniki Monday for defrauding at least 166 jobseekers whom he had promised work across Europe via a bogus recruitment agency. The priest is thought to be the leader of a group of criminals who...

Remains Found in Cemetery Not from Missing Alex

The human remains that were found buried in a cemetery in Imathia do not belong to little Alex, but to an older adult female, according to a Greek coroner. The remains were exhumed yesterday evening, following a tip-off by a...

4 ATM's Targeted in Athens

Early on Wednesday morning four ATM machines were targeted by unknown culprits. The ATM's were located in Glyfada, Ilioupoli, Vyronas and Kaisariani. The action of the culprits was the same at all cash dispensers. They set the ATM on fire...

One Injured During Altercation at Athens Club

A bloody altercation occurred today, Sunday the 13th of October, at 6:10 in the morning outside the club “Sideradiko”, in the region Pangrati, Athens. According to police sources, a group of 7-8 Panathinaikos fans left from Zografou, a suburb of...