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Earthquake rattles with 5.2R Evia, felt in Athens & islands

Α strong earthquake occurred at 10:06 on Tuesday night in Evia in the same epicenter as the 4.7R in the morning. The tremor was strongly felt also in Greek capital Athens and in a radius of over 100 km.   According to the revised solution of the Athens Observatory, the …

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WWII air force hero Konstantinos Hatzilakos dies at 102

One of Greece’s last surviving heroes of World War II, fighter pilot Konstantinos Hatzilakos, has died at the age of 102, the Association of Retired Air Force Officers announced on Tuesday. Lieutenant general Konstantinos Hatzilakos was an iconic figure of the Air Force, a veteran fighter pilot of the Second …

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86 Pakistani nationals return home with AVR program

Eighty-six Pakistani nationals returned to their home country voluntarily on Tuesday, boarding a flight chartered by the International Organization for Migration (IOM). The migrants’ return was organized in the framework of the Assisted Voluntary Return (AVR) program, in cooperation with the Greek Migration & Asylum Ministry’s Asylum Service and the …

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Greece weekly: 43,914 coronavirus cases, 118 deaths

Greece’s health authorities announced on Tuesday 43,914 coronavirus cases confirmed in the week of November 21-27, ISO week 47/2022. According to the weekly coronavirus bulletin by the National Health Care organization EODY, 118 Covid-patients died in the same period, while the number of those intubated stood at 97 on Nov …

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Innovative Digital Tools for Greece’s Small Tourist Accommodations

New actions with innovative digital tools for Greek small tourist accommodations in Greece were presented by the Confederation of Tourist Accommodation Entrepreneurs of Greece at Xenia 2022 Small tourist accommodations claim an upgraded role in the next day of Greek tourism, with three new actions and with innovative digital solutions, …

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Unvaccinated health workers to return with strict protocol

Unvaccinated health workers of the National Health Care system will return to work under a strict protocol that will include regular rapid testing. The return is reportedly scheduled on January 1, 2023, almost 15 months after thousands of doctors, nurses and administrative personnel were sent home for refusing to not …

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King Charles receives PM Mitsotakis at Windsor Castle

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis was received by King Charles III at Windsor Castle on Monday evening. The Greek premier was accompanied by his spouse Mareva-Grabowski Mitsotaki. During the meeting that was described as “cordial” the two men discussed issues including environmental initiatives, and government plans to develop the former …

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Earthquakes shake Evia with 4.7R and intense seismic activity

An earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scales shook the island of Evia on Tuesday morning and was felt over 70 km away due to its shallow focal depth. The tremor caused light material damages in some old building and has been followed by intense seismic activity. Its epicenter was …

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