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Iconic baker of Kos, who fed refugees during 2015 crisis, dies

Panos - Feb 18, 2019

The iconic baker of Kos, an island in the eastern Aegean, Dionysis Arvanitakis, who became known throughout Europe for his daily and constant assistance to the hundreds…

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The 1st floor of Kos’ Archaeological Museum reopens!

Panos - Aug 14, 2017

The first floor of the Archaeological Museum of Kos will be accessible to the public as of Saturday, August 5, the Greek Culture Ministry said on Friday.…

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Kos earthquake: Turkish victim identified as Sinan Kurtoglu

makis - Jul 21, 2017

The name of the Turkish national killed in the earthquake on the island of Kos is Sinan Kurtoglu. According to Turkish media, the 39-year-old man was killed…

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11 Seaside spots on Kos that cover all bases

Panos - Jul 14, 2017

Whether you’re a windsurfing, kitesurfing adrenaline junkie, a beach-bar connoisseur, a parent looking for family fun, or just a nature-lover in search of seaside tranquility, Kos has…

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Authorities say Turkish vessel that ran aground off Kos not suspect

makis - Dec 27, 2016

Port authorities on Kos in the southeastern Aegean said on Tuesday they found nothing suspicious or incriminating on the Alcatras, a Turkish-flagged ship than ran aground on…

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Ben’s mum Kerry hopes digger driver is “burning in hell”

Panos - Oct 17, 2016

Ben Needham’s mum has said she hopes digger driver Konstantinos 'Dino' Barkas is "burning in hell" as the search for her son comes to a halt, reported…

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Evidence of “decomposition” in Kos dig site for Ben

Panos - Sep 29, 2016

Police searching for missing toddler Ben Needham have found evidence of “decomposition” at the Kos dig site. A detective inspector revealed that they would be closely examining…

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Excavations for Ben start on Kos

Panos - Sep 26, 2016

British police start excavations on Monday on Kos island, following a new clue that the body of two-year-old Ben Needham, who disappeared in 1991, might be buried…

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Kos: Underage refugees protest over living conditions and delays

makis - Sep 12, 2016

A group of underage refugees held at Pili on Kos have reportedly set fire to beds and mattresses, in demonstration of the living conditions and delays preventing…

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Kos: Hotspot is left without water for three days during heat wave

makis - Jun 22, 2016

The municipal authorities of Kos have revealed that the hot spot on the island has been left without water for the past three days, amid the summer’s…

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British police appeal in Greece for toddler missing 25 years

Panos - May 11, 2016

British police issued a renewed appeal in Greece on Tuesday (10/05/2016) for information on Ben Needham, the toddler who went missing from the Greek island of Kos…

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Police fire tear gas at anti-migrant ‘hotspot’ protest

chris1 - Feb 14, 2016

Greek riot police fired tear gas on Sunday at demonstrators protesting against the development of a centre to house migrants on the tourist island of Kos, media…