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June 2024: Extremely high temperatures ​​across Greece

Last month was the hottest June ever experienced by the Greek capital Athens since meteorological records began in 1860, the National Observatory of Athens said on Monday. However, it was not only Athens that experienced high temperatures over a extended period of time. June 2024 has had in general, extremely …

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Two former ND PMs sharply criticize PM Mitsotakis policies

Former Prime Ministers Antonis Samaras and Kostas Karamanlis sharply criticized PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis, an all-out verbal attack so to say, during an event organized for a book presentation. The PM was also invited but he preferred to be represented by the government spokesman as it was already known that he …

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Greece Weather Warning: Heavy rainfalls and summer storms

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued a weather warning on Tuesday, drawing attention to heavy rainfalls and storms, accompanying by a high frequency of lightning and hail falls locally. Unstable air masses coming from the north-west Balkans will bring weather deterioration mainly in the central and northern parts of Greece …

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Coldplay releases clip shot at ancient Odeon in Athens (video)

The long-awaited official video clip of  “Feels Like I’m Falling in Love” by British band Coldplay at the Odeon of Herod Atticus beneath the Acropolis, was released on Monday. The clip was filmed at the Odeon of Herod Atticus at the foot of the Acropolis in Athens on June 10. …

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Wildfire raging on Kos, hundreds of locals and tourists evacuated

A wildfire has been raging uncontrollable on the island of Kos with the flames threatening houses and hotels in the wider area of ​​Kardamena. Municipalit authorities call on residents of Kos to collect essential items such as water and food for the evacuees. With sms sent via the emergency line …

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PASOK leadership challengers rise to five

Once again, socialist PASOK is contested by several “wannabe leaders” ahead of the October 6th internal party elections as proposed by current leader Nikos Androulakis over the weekend. It is not the first time and, most likely, it will not be the last that PASOK officials take the opportunity for …

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Proastiakos wagon on fire; passengers in panic but safe

A fire in a wagon of the suburban train Proastiakos caused panic among passengers, with firefighters rushing to the scene to avoid the worst. According to local media, the fire broke out while the train was moving in Akrata, a town in Achaia, western Pelopponese on Monday morning. Passengers and …

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