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Greece joins EU efforts to evacuate civilians from Sudan, incl. 150 Greeks

The Greek government is actively engaged to evacuate Greek citizens from Sudan, however, the current circumstances in the country in the bring of civil war are grim. Nonetheless, there joint European Union efforts to evacuate some 1,000  European citizens once the conditions allow it. “If a safe way out is …

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Campus shooting in Athens: Civilian, police officer injured

One civilian and one police officer were injured in a shooting incident in the campus of Technology University in Zopgrafou suburb of Athens on Tuesday morning. According to preliminary information obtained by state broadcaster ERT, one of the injured is a 30-year-old man of Albanian nationality who has wounds in …

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Greece Civil Aviation issues 3-month ban of civilian flights using Ukraine FIR

Greece’s Civil Aviation Authority CAA has issues a three-month ban on civilian aircraft using Ukraine-controlled airspace. In a statement issued on Thursday, the CAA cites the relevant decision of the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), also issued on February 24, 2022. According to CAA, the ban of flights using …

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Vilia, West Attica: Fire is raging out of control for 4th consecutive day

Residents of five settlements in the wider area of Vilia, western Attica, had to be evacuated at 4 o’ clock Thursday morning as the flames approached and the blaze is raging for the fourth consecutive day. Twelve hours earlier, buses to transfer locals away from the fire front had been …

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Forest fire in Vilia, West Attica, out of control, raging for 3. consecutive day

For third consecutive day the forest fire is raging in Vilia, western Attica with firefighters desperately struggling to take the flareups under control. The blaze is burning dense forest and intervention is possible only with aerial means, media report. According to regional governor of Attica, Giorgos Patoulis, the fire front …

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Race to extinguish the forest fire in Vilia, West Attica

Five settlements in total and one nursing home were evacuated as the forest fire is still raging in Vilia area in western Attica on Tuesday. The fire front extends to 10 km burning down dense and inaccessible pine forest on the Mount Patera and approaches residential areas. Η #φωτιά στα …

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Firefighters, civilians injured in the Athens forest fire (UPD)

Several firefighters and civilians were injured in the big forest fire in north Athens and were taken to hospitals in the Greek capital on Thursday evening. Two volunteer firefighter are intubated. Injured are: one firefighter, four volunteer firefighters, and five civilians. The firefighter was injured in the battle against the …

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Vilia mob shows the ugly face of xenophobia towards vulnerable refugees

Residents and local authorities of Vilia showed the ugly face of xenophobia towards a group of refugees who were relocated from reception camps to a local hotel. Just two hours after the refugees’ arrival, a mob gathered outside the hotel reportedly hurling stones and petrol bombs, with some to have …

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Athens: Violence out of control – 3 Civilians Injured (video)

Violent attacks continue in Athens downtown and Saturday morning a group of some 30 hooded people hurled fire bombs against the police station of Exarchia district. When the attacks expanded to a nearby open market, 3 people got injured.  A hell fire broke out when the hooded group poured fuel …

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Mitsotakis-Erdogan disagree on Hamas, “Turkish Minority” & Chora church

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan agreed that they disagree on crucial bilateral issues but also on Palestinian Hamas. During joint statements after meeting in Ankara on Monday afternoon, the two leaders openly disagree on disputes such as the Mulsim minority in north-eastern Greece, the …

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Police officer transferred 100 kg of cannabis in service car

A police officer in western Greece transported more than 100 kg of  rsaw cannabis in an official vehicle. Three arrests A serious drug case involving two police officers and one civilian is being investigated by the Thesprotia Police Department. It all started with a tip-off  at the local Narcotics Enforcement …

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First ship with food aid to Gaza left Cyprus

The humanitarian aid ship Open Arms finally set sail on Tuesday for Gaza accompanied by another vessel, inaugurating the operation of the Larnaca to Gaza sea-corridor dubbed as ‘Amalthea’. This is the first time a ship has been authorized to deliver aid to Gaza since 2005. The ship, carrying almost …

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Greek PM cancels visit to Israel due to security concerns

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis cancelled his visit to Israel due to security concerns, following the attack at Al Awda Hospital in Gaza on Tuesday night. The Premier was planning to travel to Tel Aviv, tomorrow, Thursday. However, Mitsotakis will attend the International Summit on the Palestinian Developments in Egypt …

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