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Rhodes: 18-year-old tourist heavily injured after falling from villa roof top

An 18-year-old tourist has been seriously injured and is hospitalized in the intensive care unit of the hospital of the island of Rhodes since early morning hours of Friday. The teenager from Germany had fallen from the roof top of a villa she and her friends have been renting in …

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Two men arrested on Rhodes, charged with espionage in favor of Turkey

Greek authorities have arrested two Greek men and charged them with espionage in favor of Turkey. They are accused of videotaping and taking pictures of warships and high- security installations such as military bases. One of the suspects works as secretary at the Turkish Consulate on the island of Rhodes. …

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Lightning strikes house on the island of Rhodes

Α lightning bold fell on the roof of a house in the village of Malona on the island of Rhodes on Friday afternoon. Firefighters rushed to the house as the roof caught fire. The second floor of the house is under construction and the family has been living on the …

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Turkey to conduct firing exercise between Rhodes and Kastellorizo

Turkey ‘s authorities on Friday issued a navigation warning (NAVTEX) for firing exercises in the eastern Mediterranean, in an area between the Greek islands of Rhodes and Kastellorizo. Turkey announced that the live-fire navy exercises will take place on Dec. 9-10, just ahead of the European  Council where possible sanctions …

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Breathtaking waterspouts in Rhodes, Santorini, Naxos (videos)

Residents and tourists stunned in awe the waterspouts forming off the islands of Rhodes, Santorini and Naxos on Wednesday. On the island of Rhodes,The waterspouts formed off Afantou and Kolympia reached the shore and caused damages and even lifted boats. Speaking to local media rodiaki, the president of Afantou Community, …

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Turkey extends Orus Reis activities off Rhodes, Kastellorizo until Oct 27

Turkey said late on Wednesday that it extended the operation of seismic survey vessel Oruc Reis and two other ships in a disputed area of the eastern Mediterranean until Oct. 27, in a move likely to further escalate tensions in the region. Two other vessels, the Ataman and Cengiz Han …

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Earthquakes 5.4R and 4.6R rattle the island of Rhodes

An earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale occurred at 07:06 on Monday morning shaking the island of Rhodes and the rest of Dodecanese as well as the West coast of Turkey. The tremor occurred 25 km north-northeast of the island of Rhodes with a focal depth of 67.4 km. …

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Turkey to drill off the islands of Crete, Karpathos and Rhodes

Turkey plans to start drilling south of the Greek islands of Crete, Karpathos, Kasos and Rhodes, claiming it is justified to do so according to its maritime boundaries with the Tripolis-based government in Libya. Requests for drilling submitted by the company Turkish Petroleum Corporation (TPAO) to the General Directorate of …

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Seismologists on the earthquake of 4.6R in Rhodes and 4.1R in Santorini

An earthquake measuring 4.6 on Richter scale jolted the island of Rhodes on Friday afternoon, and two hours later a tremor hit the island of Santorini with 4.1 on Richter scale. The first earthquake stroke with 4.6 R rhodes at 4:16 p.m. Its epicenter was 31 km South-East of Lindos …

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Flooded streets on Rhodes? No problem, if you have a canoe (videos)

Heavy rain fell on the island of Rhodes and flooded several local rivers and streams on Saturday. The mud waters did not take long and made their way to settlement and villages, thus causing also power outages. It was a matter of time, for streets and roads to turn into …

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Rhodes: Powerful winds hinder planes from landing, ferries from docking

Passengers on a flight from Athens to the island of Rhodes experienced tough moments on Friday night. Due to bad weather and powerful winds, the airplane could not land at “Diagoras” airport on the island. The crew reportedly made three attempts to land, however, without success.   Ultimately, the Aegean …

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