Greek Dead Man’s Body Exhumed after Relatives Said They Saw His Eyes Rolling

THESSALONIKI – A strange and macabre case from the Prosecutor's Office of Thessaloniki, which was called to order the exhumation of an elderly man, after testimony from relatives that the deceased, during his burial, was rolling his eyes, the Athens News Agency reported.

The testimony was reported by the daughter of the elderly man who appealed to the Prosecutor's Office requesting an investigation. The prosecutor ordered the exhumation at the Resurrection of the Lord Cemetery in Thermi, followed by an autopsy by the medical examiner who did not confirm the relatives' suspicions that the deceased was buried alive. According to the death certificate, the elderly man passed away due to a cerebral hemorrhage.


ATHENS – Internationally acclaimed and widely translated Greek author Vassilis Vassilikos, a former MP and Ambassador of Greece to UNESCO, died on Thursday at the age of 90.

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Echoes of Asia Minor: Life, Catastrophe and Resilience Opens at Consulate in NYC

NEW YORK – Consul General of Greece in New York Dinos Konstantinou in collaboration with the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America hosted the opening reception of the moving exhibition Echoes of Asia Minor: Life, Catastrophe and Resilience on November 29 at the Consulate General of Greece in New York.

NEW YORK – The Hellenic Film Society USA presents Maria by Callas, the acclaimed documentary that tells the life story of the legendary Greek-American opera singer.

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