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Black out on the islands of Rhodes and Halki

It was short after 2:30 on Wednesday afternoon when power went out on the islands of Rhodes and Halki, in South Dodecanese. A total black out that has left thousands of households, businesses, hotels and shops without electricity. According to local media, both power plants of the island, in Soroni …

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The 500km Walk: Refugees try to reach Greece’s borders to FYROM on foot

Families with children, pregnant women, fragile elderly, people with disabilities … They picked up their belongings and started to walk. A long march, a 500-km Walk along Greece’s national highway to the north, the borders with FYROM. Several hundreds refugees started to walk towards Greece’s borders to FYROM on Wednesday, …

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Gov’t threatens PPC-unionists with ‘mobilization’ should they cause “black out”

Greek government is determined to prohibit black outs as the unionist of Greek Public Power Company  threaten to turn off the electricity, if the government proceeds with the sale of 30% of PPC to private investors. The unionists claim that the sale of so-called “little DEH” will alternate the ‘public …

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Santorini: new power outage, the third in a week

One of  Greece’s top tourists’ destination Santorini suffered another electricity outage on Wednesday morning causing anew troubles for businessmen and tourists alike. The power cut occurred in the morning and affected large areas of the island. The mayor of Santorini said the power cut was due to a short circuit …

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