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Christmas Tree lighting brings festive mood in Athens

Greek capital Athens is officially in Christmas mood. Mayor Giorgos Kaminis lit the Christmas tree in Syntagma Square in the center of the city, at 7 o’ clock on December 12th 2017. Sixteen meters long, more than 4,000 Christmas lights. “Christmas and New Year days are days of joy, hope …

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Greece’s Drug Organization orders withdrawal of Lactalis baby formula amid global salmonella fears

Baby formula is being pulled from shelves around the world after French authorities ordered a leading dairy company to stop selling hundreds of products because of concerns about food safety. Greece’s National Drug Organization ordered the temporary withdrawal of Lactalis “Frezylac” Monday noon. French firm Lactalis is recalling formula destined …

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Christmas Bazaar for Greece’s Strays Dec 9-10 in Athens

The volunteers of Greek Animal Protection and Welfare non-profit organization Stray.gr hold their 14th Christmas Bazaar over the weekend December 9 and 10 2017. Visitors can purchase Christmas presents for the two- and four-legged friends, good luck charms 2018 and calendars for the new year, new and used books, accessories, …

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Rain- and thunderstorms and snow over the weekend, warns

Greece’s National Meteorology Service (EMY) warns of weather deterioration with strong rainfalls and thunderstorms, stormy winds and snowfalls in semi-mountainous areas over the weekend. Analytically the weather forecast and the areas affected. Saturday, Dec 9 2017: Saturday afternoon to Sunday morning rain and thunderstorms in Western Greece, Peloponnese, Crete, West …

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