When he heard the news about the crash of the Hellenic Air Force F-4 Phantom at sea and the deaths of the two pilots, he felt as if he had lost two family members, Anastasios Katsimbras says. He had flown the same fighters years ago.
With more than 11,000 people confirmed dead across southern Turkey and neighboring Syria after Monday’s devastating earthquakes, rescue teams, local and foreign, are frantically scouring the rubble for the slightest hint of life.
The age of the victim could have acted as a deterrent, to give them a reason to better judge their decision, to contemplate the traumatic impact of everything that was said and everything that was written down.
In a landmark decision, Greece’s Data Protection Authority imposed a 20-million-euro fine on US company Clearview AI, the developer of facial recognition software that has amassed a database of more than 3 billion images of people from Facebook, Instagram and other websites.
A 43-year-old bus driver who had been accused of starting a blaze in Kryoneri, northeast of Athens, in August 2021, and hampering firefighting efforts in nearby Varybobi, was unanimously cleared by a court on Monday.