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Refugees and migrants camp at Syntagma Sq demanding housing (UPD)

Negotiations have begun early Saturday morning between police officers and about 50 refugees who set up tents at Syntagma Square in downtown Athens on Friday afternoon. Families with small children have camped opposite the Greek Parliament with placards and card-boards with slogans reading “Why do you force us to stay …

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Turkey claims Greece should demilitarize the Aegean islands

Greece violates international law by arming Aegean islands, claimed Turkish National Defense Minister Hulusi Akar on Saturday, in an another provocative challenge to neighboring Greece. Speaking to Turkish state-run news agency Anadolu, Akar also called on his Greek counterpart to take necessary steps with regards to demilitarization of the Aegean …

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Meteorological Service issues Weather Warning for Athens and Attica

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY has issued early afternoon Wednesday a warning of dangerous weather phenomena forecast to strike Athens and Attica. EMY warns of strong rainfalls, thunderstorms and locally also hail. The weather phenomena are expected to last until the late evening hours of Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Meteorological …

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Lightning strikes the Acropolis injuring tourists and guards (video)

Four people were injured after a lightning stroke the Acropolis of Athens during a thunderstorm on Wednesday afternoon. The injured have been transferred to Evangelismos hospital in the city center. The unprecedented incident occurred around 4:30 in the afternoon. According to preliminary information, the lightning stroke at the ticket counter …

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