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Historic Olympic Airways airplane on exhibit in south Athens

Old Boeing B727/284 “Mount Olympus” from the heydays of the Olympic Airways has been on exhibit as a new “tourist attraction” at the site of the former airport in Elliniko, southern Athens. The aircraft, once part of the fleet of the Olympic Airways commercial airline founded by shipping tycoon Aristotelis …

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EXPOTROF 2018: Gastronomic Treasures from Every Corner of Greece Jan 27-29 in Athens

More than 300 small producers with know-how, passion and vision as well as Greek companies with a strong position both in the domestic and international markets participate in the 5th EXPOTROF  in Ellinikon, January 26-29 2018 in Ellinikon, suburb of South Athens. With a special honor is dedicated to monastery …

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Oil Spill: To Swim or Not To Swim? Stand of Athens Riviera beaches

Shipping minister Panagiotis Kouloumblis stunned and confused residents of Athens, Piraeus and Salamina when he stated Thursday evening on Skai TV that “people can go swimming” there was no problem in Salamina. Indeed. Friday morning, some brave ones wore their bathing suits, packed their things and went for their daily …

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Tanker Oil Spill out of control, reaches Piraeus and beaches in Athens Riviera

With every wind blow, with every wave the oil spill sails a bit further. The thick, oily, stinky, black carpet breaks into pieces that now sail independently, swept away by the winds, the waves and the sea currents. It is normally the penetrating smell of petroleum that has locals to …

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Moria: Gov’t sends Navy Ship to host refugees (shocking videos)

At least one ship of the Greek Navy is to be dispatched to the island of Lesvos to help provide accommodation to refugees and migrants at the hot spot of Moria amid freezing temperatures and heavy snow falls. The ship is reportedly “fully equipped to receive any camp residents that …

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Afghan man dies after fight among countrymen breaks out at Elliniko reception center

An man died and two others were hospitalized after a violent clash broke out among Afghans migrants on Thursday evening in the reception center of Elliniko in south Athens. The man stabbed and beaten during a fight with a group of fellow countrymen. He died a few hours later at …

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