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Crete: Farmers receive ten-year prison sentences for arson
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Crete: Farmers receive ten-year prison sentences for arson

Panos - Sep 20, 2016

Two farmers who were found guilty of arson by the Felony Appeal Court of Crete have received ten-year prison sentences for arson. According to the court, the…

Police Arrest 2 Naked Toursists at Irakleio Airport on Crete
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Police Arrest 2 Naked Toursists at Irakleio Airport on Crete

chris1 - Sep 11, 2016

Police have reported that on Friday evening they arrested two tourists for prancing around in the nude at Crete’s international airport in Irakleio. A 37-year-old Belgian man…

Three people arrested for blackmail on Crete
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Three people arrested for blackmail on Crete

Sokratis - Aug 27, 2016

Police in the town of Rethymno on Crete have arrested a 68-year-old man and two accomplices for allegedly blackmailing a woman, 34, and a man, 38, on…

Crete man ‘hung himself’ from basketball net
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Crete man ‘hung himself’ from basketball net

makis - Aug 16, 2016

On Tuesday police on Crete were investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 25-year-old man who was found hanging from a basketball net in the playground…

Crete in turmoil after Germany’s decision to send 3,000 refugee to island
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Crete in turmoil after Germany’s decision to send 3,000 refugee to island

makis - Aug 15, 2016

The decision by Germany to relocate 3,000 ‘excessive’ refugees to the island of Crete has caused an uproar among the resident of the Greek island. The decision…

Crete in turmoil after Germany’s decision to send 3,000 refugee to island
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Crete in turmoil after Germany’s decision to send 3,000 refugee to island

chris1 - Aug 14, 2016

The decision by Germany to relocate 3,000 ‘excessive’ refugees to the island of Crete has caused an uproar among the resident of the Greek island. The decision…

Over 100 migrants land on Crete island
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Over 100 migrants land on Crete island

makis - Jun 01, 2016

A group of 113 mostly Afghan migrants has landed on Greece's biggest island Crete, officials said on Wednesday, the first big arrival on the island since the…

Crete rocked by 5.5 magnitude earthquake on Wednesday morning
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Crete rocked by 5.5 magnitude earthquake on Wednesday morning

makis - May 25, 2016

An earthquake off the southeast coast of Crete, measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale, was recorded by the Institute of Geodynamics at the Athens Observatory on Wednesday…

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Crete rocked by 5.5 magnitude earthquake on Wednesday morning

Panos - May 25, 2016

An earthquake off the southeast coast of Crete, measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale, was recorded by the Institute of Geodynamics at the Athens Observatory on Wednesday…

Frenchman tried to board flight in Crete with bullets in suitcase
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Frenchman tried to board flight in Crete with bullets in suitcase

Sokratis - Apr 30, 2016

A 24-year-old Frenchman was arrested at Iraklio airport in Crete on Saturday after allegedly attempting to board a flight with 32 bullets in his luggage. The ammunition…

Man dies after tree falls on his vehicle amid strong wind storm in Crete
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Man dies after tree falls on his vehicle amid strong wind storm in Crete

Panos - Mar 23, 2016

A man has died after a large tree fell on his vehicle in Hania, on the northern coast of Crete, as a strong wind storm battered much…

German historian pleasantly surprised by acquittal by Crete court
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German historian pleasantly surprised by acquittal by Crete court

Panos - Feb 11, 2016

German historian Heinz Richter on Wednesday expressed surprise after being acquitted by a court in Rethymno, Crete, of charges that his 2013 book “Operation Mercury: The Invasion…

Running Water Restored to Heraklion’s ‘Lions Fountain’ in Crete
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Running Water Restored to Heraklion’s ‘Lions Fountain’ in Crete

Sokratis - Jan 16, 2016

Running water flowed in Heraklion‘s Venetian-era Morosini Fountain – better known as the Lions Fountain – for the first time in 10 years after the water supply…