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ISS – Greece: Space Station visible with naked eye Jan 30/2017

In a series of Tweets astronaut Ignazio Magnani announced that the International Space Station will be visible with naked eye, at 18:42 local time, early evening of January 30th 2017. Magnani urges Greeks to watch the ISS crossing the evening sky over Greece. Yià sas Hellas 🇬🇷!The @Space_Station is visibleto …

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Infant dead in Ritsona camp, parents arrested: How many words is a refugee baby worth?

A 2-month-old infant died in Ritsona refugee camp of Saturday, January 28th. The baby was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, respiratory problems and frequently needed oxygen support. Right after the baby’s death, Greek police arrested the parents, Syrians of Kurdish origin, on charges of child neglect. Greek media reported that “the …

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Greece, go figure! IMF: Debt not sustainable ESM: Debt Sustainable

Is the Greek debt sustainable or not? Opinions and approaches differ. The International Monetary Fund insists that the Greek debt is not sustainable, the Eurozone’s Fund European Stability Mechanism insists that the Greek debt is sustainable. Greece has three weeks to deal with ‘potentially disastrous’ debt, the IMF said adding …

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Imia – General Staff: Turkish Navy violated Greece’s territorial waters

Two hours after the unprecedented Turkish provocation to send the Chief of General Staff to the disputed Imia islet, the Greek General Staff issued a statement describing the incident. On Sunday, January 29, 2017, one gunboat of the Turkish Navy and two boats transporting special forces approached about time 1100 …

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Epirus: Huge rescue operation for snowed-in horses (video)

Twenty horses have been snowed in on the mountains of Epirus in Western Greece and their lives were at risk due to heavy snow and lack of grazing opportunities. A huge rescue operation was set up to move the horses in safety. The horses were trapped in the snow in …

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Lesvos: Second refugee dies at the hot spot of Moria

A Syrian refugee  was found dead inside a tent at the refugee camp of Moria on the Greek island of Lesvos (Lesbos) on Saturday morning. the incident marks the second refugee death in Moria in a week. According to local media, the 46-year-old man was taken to the hospital of …

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Antiparos underground house makes it to BBC series

Did you know there is a stunning house on the Greek island of Antiparos that is hidden beneath the landscape? The amazing nine-bedroom underground  holiday home called Ktima House has now acquired publicity because of a series of BBC. Award-winning architect Piers Taylor and actress and property enthusiast Caroline Quentin …

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Atomic scientists adjust Doomsday Clock due to Donald Trump

Atomic scientists say the world is inching closer to an apocalypse, partly due to the words and actions of US President Donald Trump. The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, a group of nuclear scientists who have been assessing global security for 70 years, said they were moving their symbolic Doomsday …

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