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Heatwave to hit Greece with up 40°-42° Celsius; risk of fires

Meteorologists forecast high temperatures in Greece in the coming days, around 4 to 7 degrees Celsius above the seasonal average. According to the National Meteorological Service EMY the heatwave temperatures are expected to reach up to 42 degrees Celsius in some parts of the country on Friday and Saturday, August …

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Iran tanker retrieves oil seized by US, set to leave Greece

An Iranian-flagged tanker has retrieved an oil cargo which the United States had confiscated and is set to leave Greece, sources familiar with the matter said on Monday. The seizure from the Lana, formerly the Pegas, prompted Iranian forces in May to seize two Greek tankers in the Middle East …

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39 Syrian refugees finally evacuated from Evros river

After several days and following pressure and general outcry, Greek authorities announced that they had found the stranded refugees in Evros river.  In the previous days Greek Police had announced that they could could not locate the refugees, denying at the same time that they were on Greek territory. “After …

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Boris Johnson goes shopping in Greek supermarket (video)

Boris Johnson and his wife are on holiday in Greece and they were seen and filmed at a supermarket in Nea Makri, a seaside resort village in eastern Attica. The outgoing Prime Minister of Great Britain was recognized by several customers of a well-known chain on Saturday, who immediately grabbed …

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Air ambulance missions from Greece’s islands soar in summer 2022

The number of air ambulance missions collecting patients is expected to hit a decade high following the increase in tourist traffic ιν σθμμερ 2022. It is mostly patients in need of medical care who are flown from the islands to hospitals on Greece’s mainland or a big island nearby. Indicatively, …

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Earthquake strikes with 4R the island of Lefkada

An earthquake stroke with magnitude 4 on the Richter scale the island of Lefkada in the Ionian Sea on Sunday afternoon. The tremor occurred a few minutes before 3 o’ clock, south-west of the village of Vassiliki. According to Geodynamic Institute, the epicenter was 4 km West-SouthWest of Vassiliki and …

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Impressive and scary waterspout in Halkidiki (pcts, vids)

An impressive and at the same time terrifying waterspout was formed close to the coast on the first “leg” of Halkidiki peninsula on Sunday morning. Immediately sunbathers at the beach of Xenia by the village of Paliouri in the south of Kassandra grabbed their mobiles to capture the spectacular phenomenon. …

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