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Owner of Greek Nursing Home With Covid-19 Cases Commits Suicide

The owner of a nursing home in the northern Athens suburb of Agios Stefanos, where several people were found to have been infected with the coronavirus, committed suicide early Wednesday. According to police investigators, Dimitris Kampanaros, 41, founder of the...

Two Asylum Seekers Commit Suicide in Northern Greece

Two asylum seekers in their 30s who were living in a hotel packed with refugees in northern Greece hanged themselves over Christmas, a charity said on Thursday. The bodies of the two men, an Afghan father of two aged 32...

Pop Star Peter Andre Reveals Contemplating Suicide Due to Childhood Abuse

Greek-Cypriot singer Peter Andre revealed that he contemplated committing suicide after suffering years of verbal and physical abuse at the hands of bullies. Peter was born in London to Greek-Cypriot parents, but moved to Australia when he was six years...

Selfless Courage of Greek Policemen Save 14-Year-Old From Suicide

Greek policemen in the town of Volos, central Greece, were praised on Sunday for their self-sacrifice in saving a young girl from jumping to her death from a pedestrian bridge. Police officers were called after a 14-year-old walked onto the...

The Issue of Suicide in Greece: What the Data Reveals

September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day. An interesting, as well as shocking survey was published regarding the issue of suicide in Greece. According to the data, more than 600 people take their own lives each year in Greece, leaving around 3000...

Did George Michael Commit Suicide?

Superstar George Michael committed suicide, his lover claims, according to an exclusive report in the British tabloid The Sun. The paper says it has seen emails from Fadi Fawaz, according to whom the singer, 53, died on Christmas Eve, his...

Greek Boy Hangs Himself, Suicide Note Refers to 'Bullying'

Greek public opinion is in shock over the suicide of a 14-year-old student in Athens on Sunday amid allegations of extensive bullying by fellow students. The boy hanged himself on the balcony of his home in Argyroupoli, just south of...

‘Dogtooth’ Star Mary Tsoni Found Dead at Age 30

Mary Tsoni, one of the breakout stars of Yorgos Lanthimos' critically acclaimed indie film "Dogtooth", was found dead at her Athens apartment on Monday. She was 30 years old. It appears that Tsoni was the victim of severe depression according to people...

Youth in Greece's Migrant Camps Turning to Drugs, Suicide Attempts, Save the Children Says

The NPO Save the Children has released statements on Thursday saying that the conditions under which the children in migrant reception centers in Greece are living is driving them to self-inflicting harm on themselves and using drugs to cope...

Prosecutor Probes Vellios' Death: Was it Euthanasia or Suicide?

An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of journalist Alexandros Vellios has begun following suspicion that he may have been helped into taking his own life. The journalist, who championed the cause of euthanasia during his long battle...