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Macedonia protest in Athens: Live Stream and Live Blog

Thousands of Greeks have flocked to downtown Athens to join their voices against the use of term “Macedonia” in the new name of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), as Athens and Skopje negotiate to end the 26-year-old name dispute. Protesters started to arrive at Syntagma Square in front …

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Heavy snowfalls close national highways, leave villages without electricity

Heavy snowfalls have closed parts of national highways and regional roads and left several villages without electricity. Strong winds in the south Aegean and the Ionian Sea disrupt sea traffic. Exactly as meteorologists forecast, winter started on Thursday with heavy snow falls and freezing temperatures in many regions of Greece.  …

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Robert Pattinson tours the Acropolis before attending Good Time premiere in Athens

Hollywood star Robert Pattinson has been in Athens to attend the premiere of his latest film Good Time. A day earlier, he visited the Acropolis together with some of his friends. Good times in Athens. more pictures justjared In neo-grindhouse thriller Good Time, Pattinson plays the role of outcast and …

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Mark Fuhrmann concludes kayak Peace Journey in Athens after paddling solo all the way from Norway

60-year-old Canadian man, Mark Fuhrmann, arrived at the port of Piraeus in Greece on Tuesday after having kayaked alone from Oslo, Norway in order to promote a campaign that rewards acts of peace, kindness and humanity. Mark Fuhrmann, a hobby kayaker from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and who now lives …

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Anarchists riot with firebombs in Athens, Patras, Thessaloniki, one woman badly injured (videos, picts)

Anarchists started to riot in two districts of downtown Athens after the peaceful march for the 44. Anniversary of the Polytechnic Students’ Uprising of 1973. After the march, the clashes started in Alexandra Avenue. According to protesters, riot police squads started to beat them without a reason. Anarchists hurled flares …

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Short and powerful rainstorm floods Keratsini suburb of Pireaus (picts, videos)

One more area was flooded on Friday morning when a short but powerful rain-and thunderstorm stroke the West Attica. This time the bad weather front stroke Keratsini suburb of Piraeus in West Attica. Ten kilometers way from downtown Athens, the capital of a European country in the 21st century. Torrential …

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Symi in State of Emergency after powerful thunderstorm, island without power (pictures, video)

State of Emergency has been declared for the island of Symi that was badly hit by extreme weather phenomena with torrential rain and hail-falls on Monday.  The daylight shows extensive damage to all infrastructure on the island, flooded homes and businesses and tons of mud on the streets. Special machinery …

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Extreme weather phenomena leave Symi without power, strike Rhodes and Nafplio (videos, picts)

Powerful rainstorms with gusty winds, hail-falls and lightening  have been striking the islands of Rhodes and Symi in the south-eastern Aegean Sea on Monday. Especially hit is the small remote island of Symi that remains without power for several hours by now. Video posted earlier on Facebook by Symi resident …

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