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European aviation agency EASA orders Airbus A350 safety fix

The European Aviation Safety Agency has issued an air worthiness directive about Airbus A350 -941 aircraft, warning that a problem could lead to an engine explosion under certain conditions if not corrected. The Cologne, Germany-based agency, said that Airbus has already come up with a fix and the directive, which …

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62 wildfires across Greece in last 24 hours, risk remains high MAPs regions warning

At least 62 wildfires broke out in the last 24 hours across Greece. Fire brigades were able take the majority of the wildfires under control in time. Among them  there were three in Attica (Kryoneri, Lavrio, Artemida), one in Kalistaina Messini and one in Profitis Ilias, Herakleio, Crete, As high …

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Wildfire in Kryoneri, NE Attica, as Civil Protection warns of high risk MAPS

More than 60 firefighters, 25 fire trucks, four aircraft, two helicopters and volunteers have been battling against a big wildfire in Kryoneri, in the north of Athens. Strong winds blowing with intensity up to 7 Beaufort hinder the efforts to extinguish the fire. The fire broke out around 10 o’ …

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UPD Greece Civil Protection warns of high risk for wildfires – Maps

Greece’s Civil Protection Authorities issued a statement warning of high risk for wildfires due to high temperatures and upcoming strong winds. The warning is for Sunday, July 2nd  2017. +++ Civil protection expanded the areas as at risk of wildfires due to the meteorological forecast for strong winds up to …

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Weather forecast: Clouds, rainfalls, locally hailstorms, strong winds May 21-24/2017

Enjoy the sunshine on Saturday, because the weather forecast sees rain, hail, clouds and very strong winds for Sunday and Monday. Greece’s National Meteorologist Service issued a warning for May 21-22 2017. The weather will start deteriorating on Sunday morning from the North-West and will slowly move to the South. …

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EU warns Turkey after 114 Greece’s airspace violations on a single day

Turkish aircraft and helicopters illegally entered Greece’s airspace 141 times on May 15, the Hellenic National Defence General Staff reported. Airspace violations are a common practice by Ankara to reiterates its unfounded claims in the Aegean Sea. 20 Turkish F-16, 5 CN-235 maritime surveillance aircraft and 19 helicopters entered the …

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Schaeuble warns without IMF participation Greece’s program would need to radically change

German finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble warned that without the participation of the  International Monetary Fund the current Greek fiscal adjustment program signed in August 2015 will have to radically change. The IMF insists on fiscal figures and targets the German-led Eurozone refuses to accept. Speaking to Passauer Neue Presse, Schaeuble …

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Turkish FM warns of rift in relations with Greece after court rejects extradition of 8 Turkish soldiers

Turkeish Foreign Ministry warns of rift in relations with Greece after a Greek court rejected also Ankara’s second request for the extradition of eight soldiers, who fled to the neighboring country after the failed coup of July 2016. Challenging the court decision, Ankara claims that the decision of the Greek …

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Greece’s Civil Protection issues Warning for Extreme Snow Weather Conditions Dec 28-31/2016

With heavy snowfall, freezing temperatures. rainstorms and gusty winds blowing up to 10 Beaufort, Greeks will wave Goodbye to 2016. According to National Meteorological Service (EMY) the icy weather front is expected to set foot in the country on Wednesday with heavy snowfalls even in the low lands, particularly in …

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Polar front brings sharp temperature drop of 10C and snow Nov29-Dec1/2016

I didn’t need to check with weather reports to confirm the temperature drop and the icy north wind coming from Scandinavia. I only needed to open the balcony door of my bedroom this morning. Our youngest cat – next to my feet and ready to jump outside to conquer the …

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EU lenders warn Greece of non-performing loans and “bail-in”

Greece’s European creditors have warned Athens that no funds would be released for the purpose of recapitalizing the Greek banking system if measures were not adopted to deal with the issue of the non-performing loans. According to newspaper “Kathimerini”, the institutions issued a stark warning that the Greek government would …

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Seismologists warn of an “even 7R earthquake in Greece”

Greek seismologists warn of a big earthquake that might strike Greece – the country that is first in Europe and sixth in the world in terms of earthquakes frequency and energy released by eaρthquakes. Right after the powerful  6.6 R earthquake in central Italy on October 30th  and despite the …

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FM Cavusoglu: No visa-free for Turks, no EU-Turkey Deal

He couldn’t be more clear. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu warned Europe of the consequences if the European Union fails to deliver visa-free for Turkish citizens: Ankara will back out of the EU-Turkey deal that aims to stem the refugee and migrant flows. In an article posted on German daily …

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Ex BoG governor: “IMF warned in 2008, Greece’s long-term debt would soar to 800% of GDP”

Former Governor of the Bank of Greece Giorgos Provopoulos revealed that the in May 2008, the head of the IMF’s mission to Greece Bob Traa had estimated that Greece’s debts were over 800% of the GDP. Speaking at the annual meeting of the Federation of Hellenic Food Industries (SEVT), Provopoulos …

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ESM Regling prepares ground for new loan: “Sooner or later Greek govt will be out of liquidity”

Odd. It’s normally German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble who ‘announces’ plans for new Greek programs and additional loans. Apparently, this time, the Germans made an arrangement among themselves: That ESM chief, German Klaus Regling will bring the bad news. It’s logical, as Schaeuble tries to topple Chancellor Merkel and cannot …

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