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Greek farmers in protest mood, plan to block roads and national highways

Greece’s farmers are angry and in protest mood claiming that their problems have not been solved by the government. During a meeting of the Pan-Hellenic Block Committee in Larissa, Central Greece, over the weekend, representatives from several farmers’ organizations decided to start their mobilizations as of January 20th 2018. The …

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When it rains, Athens and Piraeus turn into Greek …Venice! (picts, video)

The absolute chaos! Main roads turn into rivers and lakes with floating vehicles and garbage bins.  Homes and shops are flooded, while the fire brigades received more than 300 calls to pump water. It took two to three heavy rain showers to mutate the streets in several suburbs in Athens …

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Heavy rains flood main roads in Athens (pictures)

Roads turned into lakes and rivers after heavy rains poured for hours in Athens. Main streets were flooded mainly due to clogged manholes. In some suburbs, like Glyfada, the water level reached 40 cm. In Athens coastal main road , Posidonos Avenue, cars, trucks and the tram were jammed as several “water fountains” sparkled in …

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