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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...

Jetoil President Commits Suicide in Athens

President of the Board of Directors of Mamidoil Jetoil Kyriakos Mamidakis was found dead in his home by a relative, with the handgun next to his body suggesting suicide. His body was found on Sunday afternoon around 2:00 p.m. at...

Family Tragedy as Man Shoots One Son to Save Another [video]

A family tragedy took place at Vrahati, Corinth, after a father, aged 85 years, shot his son, a diagnosed psychopath on Tuesday morning before putting an end to his own life. In a scrawled note, the father wrote about...

Man Shoots Himself at Public Elderly Home in Athens

A 72-year-old man shot himself to death at a public home for the elderly in Athens early on Thursday; allegedly the man was facing financial problems. The man was staying at the public home for the elderly in Athens for...

Greek Drug Squad Seizes ISIS Opiates at Piraeus

The Greek drug squad, in collaboration with the United States Drug Enforcement Administration, have confiscated a container filled with thousands of opiates. The pills, worth 13 million dollars in street value, were destined for the Islamic State. Last week, the...