Wednesday , February 8 2023

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Greece to send humanitarian aid to Syria

Greece is sending humanitarian aid to the εearthquake-striken areas in Syria, that have been devastated by the earthquake in Turkey. A Greek mission is preparing to depart as soon as possible on Wednesday after Syria activated the relevant request to the European Civil Protection Mechanism. According to sources from the …

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12 injured when bus crashes on private car in downtown Athens

A traffic accident occurred between a public bus and a private vehicle injured twelve people in downtown Athens on Wednesday morning. The accident occurred around 8:15 a.m. at the junction of Vasilissis Sofias and Soutsou avenues in the center of Athens. According to the police, a bus on the Palaio …

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US opens way for the sale of F-35 fighter jets to Greece

The green light for the sale of F-35 fighter jets to Greece has been given by the chairman of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Robert Menendez, as he announced at the Delphi Economic Forum in Washington. The committee’s Republican vice chairman, Jim Reese, as well as the chairman and …

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Civil Protection measures due to snow in Attica, other regions

Greece’s Civil Protection issued a series of measures for Wednesday, February 8, due to snowfalls in large parts of Attica and other regions. The measures refer to civil servants, couriers & delivery as well as retail stores and traffic in national highways. These measures are: Public sector workers will arrive …

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Snow Weather “Barbara”: Updated weather warning

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY updated its Emergency bulletin on  Snow Weather “Barbara” for the next two days, Τuesday and Wednesday, February 7-9, 2023. Snowfalls will intensify from the evening hours of Tuesday and mainly in the midnight hours of Wednesday in low-altitude areas of Magnesia, Eastern Central Greece (Fthiotida, …

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Serres: 91-year-old man shoots daughter-in-law

A 91-year-old man shot with a fire gun his daughter-in-law, injuring her in the face. After the incident, the perpetrator was found dead in his home in Sintiki by his son. According to state broadcaster ERT, the man shot at his daughter-i- law with a Flaubert type shotgun. The 62-year-old …

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Snow Weather: Schools in several Attica parts closed on Wed

The regional government of Attica decided to have schools shut down also on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 as the snow weather will continue. However, not all of primary and secondary public and private schools across Attica will be shut as the snowfalls will not be severe everywhere. The schools of …

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Greece’s EMAK rescues little girl, man from the rubble (video)

In a dramatic operation, EMAK rescuers from the Greek Fire Service managed to free a 6-year-old girl from the rubble of her collapsed home in the Turkish city of Iskenderun in the Hatay province on Tuesday afternoon local time. Using special equipment, the team had opened a 7-meter-deep passage to …

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Greece in need of hospitality and food service workers

More than 100,000 jobs in hospitality sector are expected to remain vacant in the tourism industry in 2023, the President of the Panhellenic Hoteliers’ Association (POX) Grigoris Tassios has estimated, causing a headache again this year due to the lack of hands in the country’s heavy industry. At the same …

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Ferries, ships docked in Greece due to sailor’s 48h strike

Ships and ferries will be docked at the ports of Greece as sailors’ unions have announced a 48-hour nationwide strike on February 8 and 9, 2023. “A 48-hour nationwide strike has been decided in all categories of ships, on February 8 and 9, as well as the initiation of procedures …

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