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Police arrests Greeks, Germans and Italians over free camping in Crete

Police authorities in the Rethymnon prefecture arrested several Greeks, German and Italian nationals over free camping in a protected NATURA area. In a big operation in the Koyrtaliotiko Gorge and Preveli lake in Agios Vassileios Municipality, police arrested 11 Greeks aged 25-54, and four foreigners from Germany and Italy aged …

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62 wildfires across Greece in last 24 hours, risk remains high MAPs regions warning

At least 62 wildfires broke out in the last 24 hours across Greece. Fire brigades were able take the majority of the wildfires under control in time. Among them  there were three in Attica (Kryoneri, Lavrio, Artemida), one in Kalistaina Messini and one in Profitis Ilias, Herakleio, Crete, As high …

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Increased Israeli interest to invest in Greece’s privatization program, energy, tourism

The environment, energy, tourism and real estate sectors reportedly dominate interest by Israel-based investors eyeing business prospects in Greece, according to reports. Greece’s embassy in Israel has mostly fielded requests by local companies interested in an ongoing privatization program in the still bailout-dependent country. Solid and liquid waste management, a …

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Groundhog Day: Cyprus reunification talks collapse in Crans-Montana on Turkey’s insistence

Talks to reunify the divided island of Cyprus collapsed amid anger and recriminations in the early hours of Friday, marking the end of  a 10-day long process in Crans-Montana, Switzerland. The United Nations had said that the talks in July was the “the best chance” for a deal to end …

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