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Over 23 firefighters injured during the wildfires in Greece in the last days

23 professional firefighters and three volunteers have been injured in the several wildfires that have been burning in Greece since last Sunday. 3 firefighters are hospitalized with burn injuries, while 20 remain in hospital with respiratory problems. One firefighter collapsed on Wednesday during the battle against the flames near Megara …

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OSE director beaten after testimony on Tempi train tragedy

A high-ranking official of Greece’ rail network managing company OSE was beaten outside a court after his testimony of the train tragedy in Tempi  that killed 57 people. After his testimony to an investigator, he was set free. The Director of Electro-mechanical Systems and Electrification of OSE was  attacked by …

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Acropolis temporarily closed to public due to heatwave; tourist faints

The Acropolis of Athens will be closed to public for several hours on Friday, July 14, as the heatwave that hits Greece reaches its peak with temperatures over 41 degrees Celsius also in the Greek capital. Friday morning, a tourist fainted apparently due to the heat, while on the Acropolis …

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Thessaloniki: Patients, staff evacuated after fire in private clinic (videos)

Some 40 patients, among them a woman in labor and a patient on a surgery table,  as well as staff members were evacuated when a fire broke out in a private clinic in Thessaloniki on Tuesday morning. The Fire Service responded immediately and ambulances rushed to the clinic to transfer …

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Two Irish teenagers died on Ios island in different incidents

Two Irish teenagers have died over the weekend while on school vacation on the island of Ios, in the Cyclades group in the central Aegean Sea. They were classmates in the same school and had recently graduated before with other classmates traveled to Ios for summer vacations. both teenagers were …

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Train with 400 passengers on board stuck in tunnel for several hours

A train with 400 passengers got stuck in a tunnel in Fthiotida, Central Greece on Thursday, the managing company Hellenic Train.  Unions of workers at the trains denounce that the safety problems remain, still four months after the tragedy at Tempi when two trains collided killing 57 people, injuring dozens. …

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Shipping Ministry signs contracts worth €14.4 million for patrol boats, high-speed vessels

Greece’s Shipping Ministry has recently entered into three contracts with Viking Norsafe Life-Saving Equipment Hellas. These contracts involve the acquisition of a total of 31 patrol boats, including 21 conventional boats and 10 inflatable boats, along with three high-speed boats for the Port Authority. The total value of these contracts …

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