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Weather Warning: Thunderstorms, Snowfalls, Wind up to 9B

Greece National Meteorology Service issued a weather warning on Monday, forecasting deterioration of the weather with showers, thunderstorms, snow falls and strong winds blowing with intensity of up to 9 Beaufort. The bad weather front is expected to set in as of Monday evening, January 23rd 2017. Rain and thunderstorms …

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ESM approves debt relief measures to bring Greece out of the woods in 2060

The Board of Directors of European Stability Mechanism (ESM) and European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF) approved short-term debt relief measures for Greece, Monday afternoon. “The measures approved by the governing bodies of the ESM and EFSF are an important step towards improving Greek debt sustainability,” Managing director Klaus Regling said and …

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Missing 6-year-old deaf boy found dead; media allege, he was murdered by a teenager

A missing 6-year-old deaf boy was found dead just 200 meters from where he disappeared on Sunday afternoon from a settlement near the town of Komotini, in north-western Greece. The body of the little boy was found Monday noon in an abandoned building just 200 meters away from where he …

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Supreme Court postpones final decision for 8 Turkish officers

Greece’s Supreme Court postponed for Thursday, January 26th the final decision on whether the eight Turkish officers should be extradited to Turkey or not. The government in Ankara had requested the extradition of the servicemen claiming they had active participation in he failed coup of July 2016. The decision was …

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Greece-wide protests: Farmers on tractors to block highways and national roads

Farmers are angry about their taxation and their social security contributions. And they launch protests across the country. Hundreds of tractors moved on Monday morning to block highway and national roads in an effort to put pressure on the government to take back the measures that mean economic death. Farmers …

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