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Katerina Stefanidi wins Gold in Pole Vaulter IAAF World Championships

Greece’s Golden girl: Katerina Stefanidi wins Gold in IAAF World Championships London 2017 In another duel for gold, Ekaterini Stefanidi again held off Sandi Morris to claim pole vault gold. Morris and Stefanidi were involved in an epic battle when the Greek won on a countback at the Olympics in …

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Prince Charles visits Mt Athos, Camilla stays on board of luxury yacht

Prince Charles and wife Camilla continue their summer vacations in Greece. After a couple of days they spent as guests at the Rothschild’ villa on the island of Corfu, they left on board of a luxury yacht and other seas. From Ionian Sea, they are now sailing the northern Aegean …

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Kythira in ‘state of emergency’ as wildfires rage for third day, one fire fighter hospitalized

The wildfire is ranging on Kythira for third day and ‘state of emergency’ was declared on Saturday, after four settlements had to be evacuated. One third of the island’s forest- and low vegetation areas have been burned down. Power and water outages. One fire fighter in hospital. “It is a …

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Ten injured when American Airlines flight from Athens hits ‘extreme turbulence’

Ten people have been hospitalized after an American Airlines flight from Athens, Greece, experienced extreme turbulence prior to landing in Philadelphia, USA. Flight 759, an Airbus A330-300, left Athens Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport at 11:39 a.m. local time bound for Philadelphia International Airport. The aircraft encountered the turbulence shortly before …

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