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Chalkidiki: Camping gas explodes inside tent, 5 injuries

Panic in Kavouropetres, Chalkidiki, when a bottle of camping gas exploded inside a tent on Saturday. The father and one of the children of a 5-member family of Serbian tourists suffered serious injuries and were airlifted to a hospital in Thessaloniki. A second child has multiple injuries. The mother was …

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Kos Earthquake: Swedish and Norwegian victims still in critical condition

Two of the victims seriously injured during the earthquake on the island of Kos on Friday are still in critical condition. The 21-year-old Swedish man injured with multiple trauma and brain bleeding remains intubated. The 23-year-old Norwegian man who underwent amputation in both legs is in the Intensive Care Unit …

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Earthquake 6.4R triggers mini tsunami, floods coastal roads in Greece and Turkey

The powerful earthquake of 6.4R that stroke the island of Kos trigger a tsunami of 70 cm height. the phenomenon has been confirmed by the director of the Geodynamics Institute of the National Observatory of Athens, Akis Tselentis, and seismologist Gerasimos Papadopoulos. The tsunami carried small fishing boats ashore. Bigger …

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Kos Earthquake 6.4R leaves two dead tourists, dozens of injured LIVE reporting

Kos earthquake: Two dead, more than 120 injured, among them 5 in critical condition. Majority of the injured are tourists. Serious damages in the port of the island of Kos after a powerful earthquake stroke with 6.4 R short after midnight. One third of the island is without electricity. No …

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Crowds pilgrim to a boiled chestnut blessed by Elder Paisios!!!

A chestnut blessed by Greece’s most profit bringing saint was put on display in Agios Dimitrios Church in the city of Agrinio in Central Greece on July 11th. The chestnut attracted hundreds of faithful Greeks who lined up to see, touch and probably kiss in respect the precious fruit that …

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Tourism, food industries workers on 24h strike, July 20/2017

The union representing employees in the tourism and food industries has called a 24-hour strike Thursday, July 20th 2017, over what it says is a deterioration of its workers’ rights amid record tourist arrivals boosting the industry. The record arrivals have no the slightest effect in the labor conditions of …

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