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Meteorological Service issues Weather Warning for Athens and Attica

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY has issued early afternoon Wednesday a warning of dangerous weather phenomena forecast to strike Athens and Attica. EMY warns of strong rainfalls, thunderstorms and locally also hail. The weather phenomena are expected to last until the late evening hours of Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Meteorological …

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Impressive waterspout off the island of Syros (video)

An impressive waterspout was formed close to the island of Syros in central Cyclades on Sunday afternoon. Locals and tourists in Makris Gyalos were stunned to watch how the phenomenon which is rather rare in the area. The waterspout ‘swallowed’ the sea water ςιτη ιμμενσε ποςερ and was visibly weakened …

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VirtualDIVER: Innovative platform for underwater experience around Santorini

The innovative platform VirtualDIVER for virtual underwater experiences targeting the cultural and tourism industries has been developed in cooperation of Greek academics and private companies. VirtualDIVER will allow people to “travel” and “explore” the magical terrestrial and underwater environment of the island of Santorini, while they comfortably sit on their …

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IMF’s Lagarde positive on early loans repayment by Greece

Managing Director of International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde is positive to the idea that Greece repays earlier part of its loans, state broadcaster ERT TV reported on Saturday following a meeting between Lagarde and Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos in Washington. the news comes just hours after reuters reported that Greece …

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Greece joins 16+1 Cooperation CEEC for regional trade with China

“Greece confirmed today its leadership role in the greater region of the Balkans, and in East and Central Europe, and restored its reputation” Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said at the summit of the Cooperation of Central and Eastern European Countries (CEEC) and China, an initiative long known as 16+1, held …

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