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Greece Weather Warning: Heavy rainfalls, strong thunderstorms

Greece’s Meteorological Service EMY issued a weather warning on heavy rainfalls and storms in the following days. The weather is forecast to deteriorate with heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms as of Monday, September 25, and the bad weather is expected to last around five days. Note that the bad weather front …

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6,011 insurance claims in the aftermath of storm “Daniel”

Insurance claims in the aftermath of storm ‘Daniel’ amount to 6,011, according to the first record, the Hellenic Association of Insurance Companies of Greece said on Thursday. Of these, 4,307 losses related to property insurance (1,714 residences, 2,032 businesses, 69 industrial facilities, 116 technical projects and 376 photovoltaic systems). The …

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Covid-19 infections increase, 39 deaths in Sept 11-17

New cases of Covid-19 increased in the week of September 11-17, 2023 compared to the previous week, according to the weekly report by the National Public Health Organisation (EODY), published on Thursday. Most of the new infections were caused by the ‘Eris’ coronavirus strain, while 5 cases were confirmed to …

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No Metro service in Athens; buses operate as usual, Sept 21

There is no metro service in Athens on the strike day Thursday, September 21, after workers decided to ignore a court order ruling their strike was “illegal”, while metro workers unions argued they had only declared “work stoppage” not a “strike.” In this sense Metro Line 1 -urban train ISAP …

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Mitsotakis – Erdogan agree on a road map for dialogue

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday in New York, on the sidelines of the 78th UN General Assembly meeting. A statement by the PM’s office said both leaders confirmed the positive climate in Greek-Turkish relations and the strong commitment to maintaining it. …

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Greece’s Air Traffic Controllers strike cancelled per court order

The union of Greece’s Air Traffic Controllers will not be able to hold an announced 24-hour strike on Thursday, September 21, 2023. A First Instance Court in Athens ruled on Wednesday evening that  the strike was “illegal.” Therefore, flights are expected to operate as usually. To be sure about potential …

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