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‘Love jihad’ hits Greece as Pakistan man kills teen girlfriend, runs away
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‘Love jihad’ hits Greece as Pakistan man kills teen girlfriend, runs away

The killing of the teenage girl by her Pakistani boyfriend has sparked outrage in Greece

Ukraine-Russia war: Moscow expels eight Greek diplomats; bans entry of 43 more Canadians
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Ukraine-Russia war: Moscow expels eight Greek diplomats; bans entry of 43 more Canadians

While the decision to ban Canadians from entering its territory was taken in response to sanctions imposed by Ottawa over Moscow's offensive in Ukraine, Greek diplomats were expelled over Athen's decision to deliver military equipment to Kyiv

Snowstorm halts life in Greece, shuts down Europe's busiest airport in Istanbul
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Snowstorm halts life in Greece, shuts down Europe's busiest airport in Istanbul

Extreme weather caused major disruption to the Greek captial Athens, and forced the closure of Istanbul airport. It is the second year in a row of unusually heavy snowfall

At Athens' newly opened Olympics Museum, myth, modern magic and sports memorabilia are on offer
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At Athens' newly opened Olympics Museum, myth, modern magic and sports memorabilia are on offer

Alongside video screens and wall-to-wall displays on the history of the ancient and modern Games, the museum showcases all of the torches used in the flame relay, starting with the one used in Berlin in 1936.

Belarus diverts Ryanair plane to arrest dissident journalist; secret police present on flight, says airline CEO
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Belarus diverts Ryanair plane to arrest dissident journalist; secret police present on flight, says airline CEO

Roman Protasevich was held on Sunday after a Ryanair flight from Athens to Vilnius was intercepted by a Belarusian fighter jet and diverted to the capital of Minsk, State TV reported

Greek police recover ancient marble statue of ‘exceptional artwork’, investigation under way
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Greek police recover ancient marble statue of ‘exceptional artwork’, investigation under way

Photos released by the police showed the statue seemed to have been buried for a long time, and bore signs of damage from digging tools.

Greece: Heavy rainfall leads to discovery of ancient bronze bull figurine, a votive offering made to Zeus
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Greece: Heavy rainfall leads to discovery of ancient bronze bull figurine, a votive offering made to Zeus

Greece’s Culture Ministry said on 19 March that the small, intact figurine was found after an archaeologist spotted one horn poking out of the ground following recent rainfall in the area.

Earthquake hits Turkey, Greece: 19 dead, over 700 injured as strong tremors hit Aegean Sea
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Earthquake hits Turkey, Greece: 19 dead, over 700 injured as strong tremors hit Aegean Sea

As a result of the 6.9 magnitude quake, a small tsunami struck the Seferihisar district south of Izmir province in Turkey, causing floods in the area

14 killed, over 500 injured as strong Aegean Sea earthquake strikes Turkish coast and Greek island
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14 killed, over 500 injured as strong Aegean Sea earthquake strikes Turkish coast and Greek island

At least 12 people were killed in Izmir, Turkey’s third-largest city, including one who drowned, while two teenagers died in Greek island of Samos after being struck by a wall that collapsed

Golden Dawn guilty of running criminal organisation, rules Greek court; neo-Nazism threat remains as similar political outfits emerge
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Golden Dawn guilty of running criminal organisation, rules Greek court; neo-Nazism threat remains as similar political outfits emerge

The three-judge criminal court tied the party to a string of attacks, including the fatal stabbing in 2013 of a left-wing rapper Pavlos Fyssas

Seven killed after Turkish boat carrying migrants to Greek island Lesbos capsizes; Coast Guard rescues 57 people
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Seven killed after Turkish boat carrying migrants to Greek island Lesbos capsizes; Coast Guard rescues 57 people

A boat carrying dozens of migrants to a Greek island from the nearby Turkish coast capsized early on Tuesday, leaving seven people dead, including two children.

Greek man Antonis Mavropoulos missed Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed for being two minutes late to airport
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Greek man Antonis Mavropoulos missed Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed for being two minutes late to airport

Antonis Mavropoulos, president of the International Solid Waste Association, a non-profit organisation, was travelling to Nairobi to attend the annual assembly of the UN Environment Programme

Europa League: Gennaro Gattuso says AC Milan have only themselves to blame for early exit from competition
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Europa League: Gennaro Gattuso says AC Milan have only themselves to blame for early exit from competition

AC Milan coach Gennaro Gattuso said his team had nobody to blame but themselves after they lost 3-1 at Olympiakos Piraeus and were knocked out of the Europa League in the group stage.

#NousToutes: Thousands across France protest against sexual violence; Emmanuel Macron offers support on Twitter
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#NousToutes: Thousands across France protest against sexual violence; Emmanuel Macron offers support on Twitter

Tens of thousands of people rallied across Europe on Saturday against sexist violence, with more than 30,000 turning out in Paris. Demonstrations across France drew around 50,000 people in all, according to organiser Caroline de Haas.

Greece wildfire: 91 killed, 25 persons missing, say fire officials; Navy Seals on high alert on Mati sea to find more victims
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Greece wildfire: 91 killed, 25 persons missing, say fire officials; Navy Seals on high alert on Mati sea to find more victims

The wildfire in Greece has claimed 91 lives. 25 people are reported to be missing. Navy Seals are on high alert along the Mati sea to track down other victims

India striving to become $5 trillion economy by 2025, says President Ram Nath Kovind during Greece visit
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India striving to become $5 trillion economy by 2025, says President Ram Nath Kovind during Greece visit

India is striving to become a $5 trillion economy and the world's third largest consumer market by 2025, said President Ram Nath Kovind in Greece while on his three-nation tour

Earthquake measuring 4.3 on Richter Scale rattles Greece; no injuries reported yet
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Earthquake measuring 4.3 on Richter Scale rattles Greece; no injuries reported yet

The US Geological Survey said the 4.3-magnitude quake struck 25 km northeast of Athens.

Serie A: Juventus coach confident about Gonzalo Higuain playing against Napoli despite broken finger
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Serie A: Juventus coach confident about Gonzalo Higuain playing against Napoli despite broken finger

Higuain, who joined Juventus in 2016, and has scored 10 goals in all competitions this season, underwent surgery on a fractured bone in his left hand on Monday.

Flash floods kill 15 in Athens; Greek PM Alexis Tsipras declares national mourning
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Flash floods kill 15 in Athens; Greek PM Alexis Tsipras declares national mourning

Flash floods caused by heavy rain have killed at least 15 people and caused destruction in Greece

Uber operating in 96 European cities despite facing legal battles
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Uber operating in 96 European cities despite facing legal battles

Uber faces having to withdraw ride hailing services in London, its busiest European market.