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Man crushed by elevator in central Athens

A man was killed in the central Athens district of Pangrati on Monday after being crushed by an elevator, the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANA-MPA) reported.

According to the report, two firefighters retrieved the man's body from the bottom of the elevator shaft of an apartment building on Laertou Street. His death was confirmed at a local hospital.

Waititi to direct new 'Star Wars' film

New Zealand filmmaker Taika Waititi will write and direct a new "Star Wars" film, Disney announced on May 4.    

Waititi has shot from indie acclaim to mainstream Hollywood success in recent years, overseeing Marvel superhero smash hit "Thor: Ragnarok" in 2017 before winning a screenplay Oscar for Nazi satire "Jojo Rabbit" in February.    

Man, 22, hospitalized after attack by pack of dogs in Thessaloniki park

A 22-year-old man was in serious condition on Monday after being attacked by a pack of dogs on Sunday afternoon in a park on the fringes of Thessaloniki's Seich-Sou forest. 

According to the local police, the man had been walking alone in the Kryoneri park at around 6.30 p.m. when he was suddenly attacked by the the dogs. 

Today is Friday the 13th - a Date That is Often Associated with Bad Luck

Today is Friday the 13th - a date that is often associated with bad luck. Over the day, millions of superstitious people will avoid meeting black cats, stay away from mirrors for fear of breaking them. Here are some of the most sinister events that happen on this date:

1. Lightning strike

Could the Next Agent 007 be a Woman?

Contemporary James Bond filmmaker Barbara Broccoli says the role of agent 007 is unlikely to be entrusted to a woman, writes Contactmusic.

Fifty-nine-year-old Broccoli claims that the next Bond may be of any skin color, but not a woman.

"Bond is male," she said. "He's a male character. He was written as a male and I think he'll probably stay as a male.