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“Blackout” on Sporades islands following damage at Skiathos substation

A power outage has hit the Sporades islands since 7:30 on Thursday morning, following a strong rainfall at night. The electricity problem has occurred due to a damage at the large substation on the island of Skiathos where the large submarine power pipeline ends. According to local media skiathoslife.gr, it …

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Earthquake Crete: 20 people injured, 60% of homes & businesses collapsed or damaged

The earthquake on the island of Crete on Monday morning has, so far, left behind one dead, twenty people injured, dozens of homeless, hundreds of damaged houses and businesses and damaged infrastructure. The powerful earthquake stroke with 6 R at 9:17 on Monday morning with its epicenter being very close …

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Greek oil tanker damaged by naval mine at Saudi Arabia terminal

A Greek crude oil tanker was hit by a sea mine in the Red Sea by Saudi Arabia, maritime security company Ambrey said on Wednesday afternoon. The mine has damaged the Maltese-flagged, Greek-managed MT AGRARI oil tanker off  the Saudi Arabians coast near the border with Yemen. The blast on …

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Wildfire passes through Mycenae archaeological site (picts)

The flames of a wildfire passed through the archaeological site on Mycenae on Sunday afternoon. Visitors and staff were evacuated. In a first evaluation of the situation and the damages, the Culture Ministry said in a statement late Sunday that the fire did not “really damaged the priceless antiquities.” However, …

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The emblematic Keritis Bridge suffered irreparable damage (video)

The images break one’s heart. For 111 years the bridge of Keritis was standing over Alkianos    River. The emblematic construction surrendered to the force of nature and the human negligence and suffered irreparable damage. It broke down into pieces on February 25, 2019  when a disastrous weather front struck the …

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Vandals destroy statues at the archaeological site of Brexiza, Marathon

Unknown perpetrators have raided the archaeological site of the Sanctuary of the Egyptian Gods in Brexiza by Marathon and caused significant damage to several statues. According to a statement issued by the Culture Ministry, the vandalism was discovered by the site guard on Wednesday morning. the statues were damaged most …

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40% of Thessaloniki without water, after big damage in main water pipeline

Forty percent of households and businesses in Greece’s second largest city  Thessaloniki have been left without tap water. The problem started on Tuesday due to a big damage in the main water pipeline of Aravisos that supplies with water the urban complex of the city together with the river of …

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Golden Dawn office in Athens attacked with sledgehammers

A group of seven people wearing hoods and helmets and holding sledgehammers attacked a branch office of extreme right Golden Dawn in Athens on Friday morning. The assailants smashed windows and threw paint at the party bookstore at the ground floor after failing to break through the front door of …

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