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Two earthquakes jolt the island of Kassos in south Aegean Sea

Two earthquakes measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale were recorded on Thursday off the island of Kassos in the southern Aegean Sea, the Athens National Observatory’s Geodynamics Institute said. The tremors were recorded at 10.18 a.m. and 10.24 a.m. The first quake’s epicenter was located in the sea region 28km …

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Karpathos and Kassos in “state of emergency” after torrential rains strike the islands

Heavy rainfalls that keep falling for hours on the islands of Kassos and Karpathos largely damaged the infrastructure in these two islands in the south Dodecanese. The extreme rainfalls started on Thursday midnight and continued until Friday, March 29. Tonnes of water came down mountains and hills, passed through the …

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Pressure works: Alpha Bank revokes decision to close branches on islands

Pressure by the local communities and outrage seem to have brought fruits. Alpha Bank has reportedly cancel its plans to leave three remote islands in the Aegean Sea without banking services and even cash. “The message the islanders sent to Alpha Bank was received,” Dodecanese lawmaker Dimitris Gakis told local …

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