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Gov’t secures €5million in emergency fund for floods victims, Greece to ask for EU aid

Greece’s Economy Ministry announced on Friday announced that it has secured five million euros in emergency funding from Greece’s Public Investments Programme. The money will be allocated to  cover the immediate needs of flood and natural disaster victims in West Attica and elsewhere in Greece. It is not clear, how …

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The “invisible” victims of flash floods: Help for surviving animals!

Check below for updates, bank and paypal accounts and contact information. It was heartbreaking to watch the dogs of a missing man, probably buried under tons of mud and rubble in the basement of a house Mandra, the area most affected by the deadly flash floods in West Attica.  Fire …

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Weather Warning: Meteorologists forecast rain- and thunderstorms, winds up to 10B, a Medicane in the Ionian Sea

Greece’s meteorologists are warning of extreme weather phenomena with powerful rain- and thunderstorms, very strong winds but also a Mediterranean Hurricane (Medicane) in the next days. Weather Forecast Nov 15-19 2017 According to National Meteorology Service EMY, analytically, areas affected will be: Nov 15 the Ionian Sea, Epirus, West Sterea, …

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Death toll reaches 15, still 3 missing in floods. PM Tsipras declares ‘national mourning’

The drama in West Attica floods has no end.  The bodies of more and more people who died in the floods have been recovered. The majority of them were elderly trapped in their homes, unable to escape the powerful force of the rushing waters bring mud and rubble from the …

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+++ Ten people die, several missing in West Attica floods, dramatic rescue operations (videos, picts)

Hour by hour the death toll in West Attica floods is increasing, while an unknown number of missing people has been reported to authorities by concerned relatives. The body of an 82-year-old woman was found by fire fighters short before 10 a.m. Wednesday. The woman was trapped inside her home …

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Four dead, three injured in West Attica floods, tons of water turn towns into mud lakes (videos, picts)

Torrential rains that started in the dawn of Wednesday and kept sending tons of water in Western Attica have flooded homes and shops in Mandra and Nea Peramos, the wider area of Megara as well as parts of the old and the new Athens-Corinth highway. Two elderly lost their lives …

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“Life in snowed in village” – Report & pictures from Skopelos

For third consecutive day Greece remains in “deep freeze” with snow falls and temperatures below the freezing point. The extreme weather front “Ariadne” crashed over the country with polar air masses at -12 degrees Celsius. The unprecedented weather front caused heavy snow falls from North -Macedonia – to the South …

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Hey, Grexit-Junkies! You can buy your Drachma-Fix here!

Are you a Grexit-Junkie? Do you get cold turkey seeing your Drachma-fix  being timely moving away? Do you get headache, nausea, night sweats, fever, hallucinations, increased anxiety, confusion and irritability every time a Eurogroup meeting ends up in agreement with Greece? I got news for you! A medicine without prescription …

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Woman shot dead after being caught in crossfire between robbers and police

An unbelievable tragedy occurred Friday night, when a 25-year old woman came in crossfire between armed robbers and police. The woman was driving in the Isthmia area when she accidentally came in the crossfire between Greek police and robbers armed with kalashnikov weapons. A blind bullet hit the car and  wounded her on the …

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Megara: Roma boy, 12, found slaughtered

The slaughtered body of a 12-year old Roma boy was found by passersby in “Vlychos” area of Megara, in Viotia prefecture of Greece. According to Greek police, the body of the unlucky boy had wounds in the abdomen, chest and neck caused by a knife. It is not known whether the …

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