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Greek News in Turkish!

The Greek TV station Channel 6 (Kanali 6) in the region of Xanthi, Thrace, northeastern Greece and the journalist John Sidiropoulos decided to create a 6 minute information bulletin in Turkish. The purpose was to reduce the isolation felt by...

Zoi Dalaklidou's Murderer Sentenced to Life Plus 25

A Crime that shocked all of Greece ....... Today Christos Papazoglou was sentenced to life plus 25 years imprisonment, imposed to him by a mixed jury court in Kavala for the murder of Zoi Dalaklidou, on Christmas 2012 in Xanthi,...

Three New Outbreaks of West Nile Virus

According to data of the Hellenic Center for Disease Control & Prevention (HCDCP) another three outbreaks of the West Nile Virus appeared on August 6. One of them appeared in the region of Xanthi, a fact that accentuates the...

Mother, 32, Hangs Herself in Xanthi

The local community of Chrysa, the western quarter of Xanthi, in northern Greece, is devastated after learning the tragic news that a  32-year-old mother of two underage children committed suicide by hanging herself from a beam.  The woman was...

Solidarity March for Turkey Rebels

A solidarity march from leftist parties took place on the main streets of Xanthi on June 11 in support of the Turkish rebels. The Committee of solidarity to Turkish citizens, consists of SYRIZA, ANTARSYA and KKE members, who originally gathered...

Woman Burned Alive in Xanthi

The police have found the burned body of a woman behind a block of flats in the northern Greek city of Xanthi. According to information the 33-year-old, daughter of a well-known businessman of Xanthi in the marketing of chick peas,...

Bulgarian Doctors, Pharmacists Make House Calls in Xanthi

Bulgarian doctors and pharmacists are offering home visits and medication to the residents of Greek villages located near the border, according to reports of local news agencies. The new illegal business has been flourishing over the past few months...

Halki’s Reopening is Not on the Turkish Agenda

Reopening Istanbul’s closed Halki Greek Orthodox Seminary is not being considered by the Turkish government right now, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdağ said on Aug. 18 on a visit to the Western Thrace region of Greece, seeming to put...

Underaged Thief in Xanthi Robs 13 Stores in 19 Days

Five days a week, accruing a salary of 15.50 euros and receiving stolen motorbikes to boot.  No, this is not Troika's suggested salaries for Greeks but how a 17-year-old boy lived for 19 days in Xanthi, a province in...

Eastern Macedonia-Τhrace Periphery Affected By Catastrophic Floods

After the disastrous rainfall in the Prefecture of Ilia that left one woman dead and severe damage to several houses, shops and crops, the adverse weather has reached the Periphery of Eastern Macedonia-Thrace. Unprecedented floods covered the plain of the...