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Athens Wildfires info: Online Platform for Missing People

Athens Wildfires – Missing People – Online Platform: An electronic data based platform was opened on Tuesday morning for the people who went missing in the Athens wildfires in East Attica on Monday. The platform was set up at 9 o’ clock in the morning when a group of web …

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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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Attica wildfires info: Missing Pets and Found Pets with pictures

Several pets went missing in the wildfires in North-East Athens (East Attica). Owners and families are seeking for their pets on social media, others post pictures of pets that they have found. Please, note that several volunteers are currently (24. July 2018) in Mati, Kokkino Limanaki and Neos Voutzas in …

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East Attica Fire info: Missing Relatives & Friends?

The Fire Service urging people who miss relatives and friends in the areas hit by the wildfires to call phone number 199. They have to provide data and information. Δήλωση αγνοουμένων από τις πληγείσες από την #πυρκαγιά περιοχές, καλώντας στο 199. pic.twitter.com/LVBV4AwZFi — Πυροσβεστικό Σώμα (@pyrosvestiki) July 24, 2018

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East Attica Fire info: Emergency Phone Numbers

Greek police has a list of Emergency phone numbers for people affected by the wildfires in Athens as wells as for relatives missing beloved ones. 112 European Emergency Number 100 Greek Police 166 Ambulance Service EKAV 199 Fire Service pic.twitter.com/KwObXCQzDw — Ελληνική Αστυνομία (@hellenicpolice) July 24, 2018 The Fire Service …

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Attica fire: More than 20 dead, among them two little girls

The number of dead and injured in the hazardous fire in East Attica increases by each passing hour. The bodies of six people were found on a hill in the village of Mati late on Monday. The bodies of two little girls were found near the entrance door, the bodies …

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Dramatic battle against raging forest fire in Kineta, West Attica (videos)

A forest fire has been raging in the resort of Kineta in West Attica in a blaze front extending to six kilometers. Powerful wind of up to 7 and occasionally 8 Beaufort make the firefighters’ work almost impossible. The rough sea hinders aerial means from loading water from the sea. …

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Sky in Athens and Attica turns yellow. What’s wrong?

It was a hot sunny day when short before one o’ clock Monday noon, a huge grey cloud started to move in hell’s speed from the South to the West. Many Athenians. KTG administrator included, thought the city of Athens was under attack of a particularly aggressive Sahara Dust cloud, as …

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Middle-aged woman arrested for attacking babies in Athens Mall

Greek police has arrested a middle-aged woman who has repeatedly attacked babies in a Mall in Agios Dimitrios suburb of south Athens. The 55-year-old woman would approach mothers with babies and would hurt them by scratching their feet with either her nails or a sharp object. The woman was arrested …

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Chinese investors line up to take advantage of cheap Greek real estate

Chinese investors are lining up to take advantage of cheap real estate in Greece where prices hit bottom during the economic crisis. For Chinese buying property in Greece is of high interest due to the Golden Visa program that grants them a 5-year residence permit for them and their family. …

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Athens: Satisfied Commuter sends pizza delivery to Bus Drivers

A pleasant surprise for  bus drivers of  city line <608>:  a satisfied commuter keeps sending pizza delivery to the drivers to express his or her gratitude for the service they offer on a daily basis. The bus of line <608> had just arrived at its end station at the cemetery …

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Prosecutor orders investigation into death of bullying victim

Athens prosecutor has ordered an urgent investigation into the circumstances that led a 15-year-old boy into suicide. The boy had left a note accusing six of  his friends and classmates of bullying him. The boy was found hanging on the balcony of his parents home in Argyroupoli suburb of south …

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Streets turn into rivers as rainstorm hits Athens and Piraeus (videos)

Streets were turned into rivers and motorists were trapped in their vehicles when a strong summer rainstorm hit Athens and Piraeus on Sunday afternoon. Within minutes, the usual ‘suspects’ some main roads like Pireos Aevenue were flooded and closed to traffic. Most problems were recorded in Menidi and Keratsini in …

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15-year-old bullying victim takes own life in South Athens

A 15-year-old boy took his own life in his home in one of the south suburbs of Athens on Sunday. The boy has reportedly left a note in which he accused six of his friends and classmates of bullying. The boy had hanged himself in the balcony. The body was …

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Moscovici: Greece firmly stands on its own feet, can return to the markets

EU Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Pierre Moscovici, said that Greece firmly stands by its own feet after the Eurogroup decision on June 21 and that the post-bailout surveillance will help the country to return to the markets. During his 2-day visit in Greece, Moscovici delivered a speech at …

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AMBER ALERT: 12-year-old boy missing from Acropolis found safe

AMBER ALERT: The 12-year-old boy that was missing from the area of Acropolis, Athens, has been found on Tuesday, 3. July 2018. According to an announcement by Greek children charity To Xamogelo toy Paidioy (Child’s smile) Christian-Kostas Lintquist was found in the area of Egaleo, a suburb of Piraeus/West Athens. …

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AMBER ALERT: 12-year-old boy goes missing in area of Acropolis

AMBER ALERT: A 12-year-old boy whose name is given in Greek letters as ΚΡΙΣΤΙΑΝ-ΚΩΣΤΑΣ ΛΙΝΤΚΒΙΣΤ  went missing from the area of  Acropolis in Athens on Monday, 2. July 2018. According to the issued Amber Alert, the boy has Brown Eyes and Brown Hair.  He is 1.43 cm tall and wight …

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Clean Beaches 2018 report for Athens, Attica and surrounding areas is out

The clean beaches report for summer 2018 has been released in June. The report refers to beaches in Athens area, the Attica region as wells as in other areas of Greece. The Clean Beaches report is based on sea water analyses conducted by the Laboratories of the National Ecological Research …

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