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Five injured in far-right violence at graduation ceremony

Four police officers and a protester were slightly injured on Wednesday during clashes in Ptolemaida, northwestern Greece, when some 50-60 members of a far-right group tried to gatecrash a fire brigade academy graduation ceremony which was attended by Citizens’ Protection Minister Olga Gerovasili.

Half a million Greek children injured every year

Approximately 500,000 children are injured in Greece every year out of which 700 die and 3,000 are incapacitated, according to figures released on Wednesday by the Athens-based Pediatric Trauma Care (PTC) organisation.

Death toll from Greek fires rises to 79

The death toll from forest fires that raged through seaside resorts near the Greek capital Athens has increased to 79 while the number of injured reached 187, according to an announcement by Fire Brigade spokesperson Stavroula Malliris on…

Fourteen injured in Prespes discharged from hospitals

The 14 people that were taken to Kastoria and Florina hospitals with cuts and respiratory problems were discharged after they were given first aid, the Western Macedonia Regional Police Headquarters announced on Sunday.