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Greece Weather Highlights 2019: Max temperature 41.9°C, Min -22.5°C

The Greek National Observatory of Athens released the weather records for 2019 according to its meteo station reports. ° The highest precipitation levels were recorded in the region of Chania, Crete (2,896 mm) while Athens experienced the rainiest year in the last 15 years. On the contrary, the lowest annual …

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Epiphany 2018 Videos: Greeks Bless the Waters, send Kallikantzaroi back to Earth bowels

Epiphany 2018: Greeks blessed the waters and sent Kallikantzaroi, the malevolent goblins back to the bowels of Earth where they belong. Kallikantzaroi are believed to dwell underground but come to the surface during the twelve days of Christmas, from 25 December to 6 January, from the winter solstice for a …

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Highlights of Pope Francis’ visit on Lesvos (Live Stream)

In a strong symbolic message to EU’s member countries, Pope Francis will leave the island of Lesvos with 10 refugees from the so-called vulnerable groups: sing-parent families, mothers with children, people with disabilities or health problems. the refugees have arrived in Greece before March 20th, when the EU Turkey Deal …

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Athens highlights: riots & clashes, tear gas & petrol bombs, Dec 6/2014 (videos, picts)

Clashes, tear gas, water cannons, stun grenades, petrol bombs, stones, fires in garbage bins, barricades, damages in shops and some cases of looting, detentions, arrests and injuries… these components set the scenery of the protests on Saturday evening in many Greek cities. Demonstrators gathered to commemorate the 6th anniversary of …

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IMF Thomsen: competitiveness not enough, small businesses limit growth opportunities, no tax reductions

Don’t get fooled by the IMF review officially admitting grave mistakes in the application of austerity program in Greece> Nothing will change in the fiscal adjustment program demanding the last euro drop even from the poor: the review urges the Greek government to stick to the implementation of the ‘wrong …

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