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Unemployment in Greece falls to 18.5%, the lowest since July 2011

Greece’s unemployment rate fell to 18.5 percent in February from an upwardly revised 18.6 percent in the previous month, data from the country’s statistics service ELSTAT showed on Thursday. February’s unemployment rate was the lowest reading since July 2011, which means that for 8 consecutive years unemployment was more than …

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Crete: Record rainfall for 41 consecutive hours, 15,500 lightnings on Feb 24-26

Non-stop rain, for 41 consecutive hours, hit the island of Crete between February 24 and 26, while a total of 15,500 bolts of lightning fell, data released by the National Observatory of Athens (NOA) has shown. The unprecedented rainfall flooded mainly the West part of Crete and caused huge damages …

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