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Burning papers for heating: Thessaloniki home on fire; 3 elderly die in Larissa and Crete

An elderly man in Thessaloniki saw his home being destroyed by a fire in the early morning hours of Thursday. The man, who could not afford heating, was burning papers to warm his hands in the cold March night. Speaking to media after the disaster, the tenant of an apartment …

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Lightning strikes house on the island of Rhodes

Α lightning bold fell on the roof of a house in the village of Malona on the island of Rhodes on Friday afternoon. Firefighters rushed to the house as the roof caught fire. The second floor of the house is under construction and the family has been living on the …

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Xanthi: Car transporting migrants crashes at house entrance

A car transporting illegal migrants crashed in the entrance of a house. The driving trafficker was trying to escape police that was chasing him on a land road near the town of Xanthi in north-eastern Greece. The accident occurred on Monday morning in the town of Xanthi, north-eastern Greece. In …

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Storms flood Halkidiki, Kavala, Thassos, thunderbolt strikes house (videos)

Storms have flooded areas in Halkidiki, Kavala and the island of Thassos in northern Greece. At least two municipalities have been declared in “state of emergency. A thunderbolt opened a hole in a house on the island of Limnos house. Limnos A thunderbolt stroke a home on the island of …

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Earthquakes in Peloponnese bring rock into granny’s home yard

Granny Aggeliki Georgatou was already scared due to the several earthquakes that occurred in South-West Peloponnese on Monday. She was watching television, when she heard a tremble and heard a loud noise. It wasn’t an earthquake, though. It was a rock that detached from the mountain fell in the yard …

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On cliff edge: Torrential rainfalls cause landslides on Santorini (videos)

Homeowners in Firostefani on the island of Santorini are desperately seeking for help, after the bad weather triggered landslides and some homes are now on the edge of the cliff.   The video below was posted by the Director of Environment of the Municipality of Firostefani is revealing of the …

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Nea Kios: House wrapped with 140-sqm Greek flag (video)

It is a tradition that Greeks decorate their houses, balconies and yards with the Greek Flag on national days. And some use the Independence Day on 25th March to make a point. Giannis Athanasopoulos used 140 square meters of cloth in the colors of the Greek flag and wrapped his …

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Train derails, crash into house, 3 dead, 7 injured – videos, pictures

Greece train crash: At least three people died and seven were injured when a passenger train derailed in Northern Greece and literally ripped through a house on Saturday night. The Intercity I/C 58 with 70 passengers and 5 crew members was traveling from Athens to Thessaloniki. The derail occurred at …

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