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Residents in 5 Greece’s regions receive storm warning message

Residents of Thessaly, Thessaloniki, Central Macedonia, Central Greece and the Northern Aegean islands received a message via the emergency line <112> warning them of upcoming heavy thunderstorms and stormy winds. The message warned them of the severe storms and stormy winds and urged them to “reduce movements unless absolute necessary” …

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“Greek economy surges after decade of pain,” says Reuters

in a lenthy post, the Reuters global news agency refers to the upward trajectory of the Greek economy following the decade of crisis. “ A decade ago, Greece was in the throes of a devastating debt crisis marked by years of austerity, hardship and unrest. Now, officials and investors say …

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Flood victims in Thessaly get to pay property tax (ENFIA)

For the flood victims in Thessaly, the torture of the bureaucracy of the Greek state does not end. In addition to the energy bills in the flooded properties that remain without electricity, the closed and uninhabited houses, locals have now received also notices to pay the unified Property Tax (ENFIA). …

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SYRIZA removes EU candidate over comments on abused women

SYRIZA leader Stefanos Kasselakis has removed a journalist and TV panelist from the party’s list of candidates for the European elections after controversial statements regarding abused women. The removal came after an uproar not only by the society but also from other candidates and SYRIZa members. Candidate Dimitris Papanotas, a …

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Greece Weather Warning: Heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued an emergency weather bulletin warning of heavy rainfalls and storms which will be accompanied by a high frequency of lightning and hail falls locally. The barometric low is forecast to hit Greece tomorrow Friday afternoon, April 19,  and affect the country until Saturday noon, …

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7-year-old child beats another one for TikTok followers and likes

A 7-year-old boy beat up an 8-year-old one in order to upload the video on TikTok and attract followers, views and likes. The latest, shocking case of minors’ violence took place in the port city of Patras in north-western Peloponnese. According to local media, the 7-year-old boy started beating an …

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Easter 2024: Extended opening hours for shops

Shops and stores in Greece will operate with extended opening hours for the period of  Greek Orthodox Easter which is on May 5, 2024. The special opening hours start on April 25. The Athens Trade Association announced the proposed opening hours of Athens’ commercial shops: Thursday, April 25 to Holy …

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