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Oxi Day 28. Oct 1940: Watch Live the Military Parade in Thessaloniki

The Military Parade in Thessaloniki to commemorate the 28. October 1940 when Greece rejected the Italian ultimatum to allow troops enter and occupy the country. The Greek-Italian war became inevitable. In a highly symbolic gesture, Italian President Sergio Mattarella attends the Parade upon invitation of Greek Counterpart Prokopis Pavlopoulos. Read …

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Tourists narrowly escape death as cliff collapses at Zakynthos shipwreck (videos)

People narrowly escapes death when the cliff collapses at the beach of Zakynthos shipwreck on Thursday morning. Three people sitting on a boat seem to escape the rock slide in the last moment. A woman tries to hold on an overturned boat. A man tries to reach her but nature …

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Cargo vessel ARSLANBEY runs aground next to sun beds and umbrellas (video)

It was just before Tuesday midnight, when the cargo vessel named ARSLANBEY run aground  on a sandy beach next to sun beds and umbrellas in the north coast of Evia. The vessel with a Turkish name under Panama flag was empty of cargo and was returning to Istanbul,  after having …

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Motor boat out of control after ‘captain’ and passenger fall into the sea (videos)

You just do not want want to be around when a motor boat is making the rounds without someone on the wheel. A chartered motor boat crashed on the rocks of Megali Ammos beach in Ammouliani, Halkidiki, after the ‘captain’ and the passenger abandoned it. The motor boat was chartered by …

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CCTV video shows the moment the deadly fire in East Attica starts

While investigation into the wildfires in East Attica on 23. July deepens, there is still no official position on whether the fire was started by negligent residents of Daou on Penteli mountain. There have been some media reports that a 65-year-old man had started the fire when he tried to …

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Danish tourist rescued by Greek Navy 4.5 NM off Mati wildfires (video)

The Greek Navy released a video footage showing the rescue of a Danish tourist who had jumped into the sea to escape the rushing flames in East Attica. The tourist  from Denmark was spotted swimming 4.5 nautical miles, some 7.5 km, off the coast of Mati, state broadcaster ERT reported …

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Local films sandstorm sweeping over beach in Central Greece

What if a sand storm is sweeping alone a beach and over the sea? Greeks are fearless… up to a certain point, of course. A woman recorded a sandstorm that swept along the beach of Stomio, between Lamia and Katerini in Central Greece beginning of the week. At first, swimmers …

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WRF-SFIRE system simulates spread of lethal fire in Athens

Wildfires in Athens, East Attica. A pilot implementation on the WRF-SFIRE forecasting system stimulates the spread of the deadly fire on 23. July 2018. The video shows the evolution of the lethal fire in East Attica, as predicted by the WRF-SFIRE forecasting system of the National Observatory of Athens. It …

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Greek Air Force releases aerial footage from Athens wildfires

The Greek Air Force released video footage from the wildfires in North-East Athens (East Attica) and Kineta (West Attica. Flames and smog at land. In the sea, boats of the Navy and the Coast Guard seeking for missing people or those who sought refuge in the sea. The footage was …

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Rare phenomenon over Kavala: An awesome Shelf Cloud

A rare phenomenon over the city of Kavala in Northern Greece:  A storm with a shelf cloud. A low-hanging, well-defined, wedge-shaped formation that occurs along the leading edge of a gust front in a thunderstorm. Shelf clouds most often form just ahead of intense lines of thunderstorms. Shelf clouds are …

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Greece 2017, a year in review: Beautiful video by UpDrones

The first light of the day in Acropolis, a sunset in the Cap Sounion. But also pictures that shocked like the oil spil in Athens Riviera and the flash floods in Mandra. Greece as seen from drones. A review of 2017. Filmed and beautifully set together by the group Up …

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