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90 passengers trapped in Kalavryta rack railway due to landslides

Ninety passengers on board of Kalavryta rack railway – Odontotos in Greek- were trapped on Monday after two landslides blocked the rail track due to bad weather affecting the area. Nobody was injured and all passengers were in good health, media reported. According to police and local media, buses were …

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Avalanche kills 3 mountain climbers; among them one of the most experienced in Greece

The three mountain climbers who had gone missing near the town of Kalavryta in Peloponnese were found dead Sunday afternoon, the fire service reported. The three bodies were found near the Kalavryta ski resort. Efforts were underway to recover the bodies and transfer them to a morgue for autopsy. According …

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Middle-aged woman collapses and dies after 2nd vaccine dose

A middle-aged woman in Kalavryta collapsed a died a few minutes after she was administered the second doze of a vaccine against Covid-19. The incident tool place Friday noon, while the 56-year-old woman was in the waiting room of the local hospital waiting for possible reactions to the vaccine. She …

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Church bells in Kalavryta to ring in mourning over Macedonia deal

The hardliner Metropolit of Kalavryta and Aigialia,  Amvrosios, has ordered the churches to ring the bells in mourning until Saturday, when Greek Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras, and his FYROM counterpart, Zoran Zaef will sign the Macedonia Agreement. The bells will ring in mourning every morning from 11:00 am to 11:15 …

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Kalavryta: Ballot envelope contained also 50-euro banknote

There have always been rumors that candidates buy votes. Occasionally, these rumors are confirmed when the ballot boxes are opened and the counting of votes begin. “In municipality of Kalavryta in Peloponnese, an envelope was found to contain not only a ballot but also a 50-euro banknote. Apparently, the candidate …

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Kalavryta: Old man detained for feeding stray cats

It’s not a secret that we live in a country with a rather schizophrenic attitude towards stray animals. While laws against animal abusers mostly are not applying and municipalities neglect their duty to feed and care for the strays with the EU available funds, an old man finds himself in …

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