Kozani

Opposition urges gov't to scrap ENFIA tax for quake-victims

People who lost their homes in the 6.1 magnitude earthquake that struck the southern Aegean island of Lesvos should be spared from paying the ENFIA property tax for at least two years, opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis said during a visit to Vrisa, the village worst-hit by the tremor, on Wednesday.

Owner of dog that killed boy to have assets seized

A court in Kozani, northern Greece, on Friday ordered the seizure of all assets with a total value of 150,000 euros belonging to the owner of a dog that killed a 5-year-old boy last spring.

The mother of the boy, who was mauled by the Rotweiller during a family Easter outing, is seeking damages of 140,000 euros.

Greece misses out on Eurovolley

The men's national volleyball team came close to reaching the Eurovolley 2017 finals, but eventually succumbed to Spain and missed out on next year's tournament.

After losing 3-0 to Spain on October 1 with a miserable performance at the Canary Islands, Greece had to win 3-0 or 3-1 in the return leg in Kozani on Saturday and then win the "golden set".

Trial of wife killer starts in Kastoria

The trial of a 40-year-old man accused of murdering his wife and burying her body in a field started on Tuesday at a court in Kastoria, northern Greece, with a considerable police presence.

The man admitted to killing 37-year-old Anthi Linardou in January after police found her remains in Velvento, near Kozani.

The man had previously denied knowing what happened to his wife.

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