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Hundreds of children evacuated from summer camp as wildfire rages in Sofiko, Corinth

Hundreds of children from a summer camp were evacuated as a huge wildfire rages in Sofiko, Corinth in Northeastern Peloponnese. The fire broke out in an inaccessible pine forest area late afternoon near the village of Ano Almyri and spread quickly because strong wind blowing with intensity of 5 Beaufort. …

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Total Solar Eclipse – Watch Live Now!

Once a a life time phenomenon. Or not. Solar Eclipses are not that rare, but this one it is as it will turn day into night for 2 minutes and 4 seconds. It is visible mainly in the USA. The event started already. Click to watch Live. Here     …

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Greek Shipping Company confirms collision with USS JOHN S MCCAIN

Greek shipping company Stealth Maritime Corporation confirmed Monday afternoon the collision of one of its oil tankers, ALNIC MC, with Missile destroyer, US Navy vessel USS JOHN S MCCAIN off the coast of Singapore in the early morning. In a statement uploaded on its website, the company said: Stealth Maritime …

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Court blocks liquidation of nationalized city bus company OASTh

Greece’s highest administrative court, the Council of State (CoS) ordered the temporary freeze to the ongoing insolvency process for the recently nationalized greater Thessaloniki area urban bus company (OASTh). The ruling comes after a petition was filed by three members of the previous board of directors and former shareholders of …

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Greek Church warns of fraudsters posing as fundraisers for “burned” monasteries

The office of Greek Archbishop Ieronymos and the Archdiocese of Athens said on Saturday that they have never authorized anyone to raise money on their behalf to repair damage incurred by monasteries in the recent fires. The Archdiocese of Athens issued a statement on Saturday in response to reports that …

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