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Kavala: Part of central bridge collapses in Northern Greece (pictures)

A part of the central bridge in the city of Kavala, Northern Greece, collapsed short after 4 o’ clock on Friday afternoon. Motorists moving on Nuremberg Avenue in front of the old hospital were shocked when they felt that the ground under their wheels was collapsing. At the point of …

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11 migrants burned alive in car crash in Northern Greece (videos)

Eleven migrants were burned alive in a car crash in Northern Greece early Saturday morning. The frontal crash between a truck and a mini van occurred short after 5:00 a.m. Saturday near the village Sarakina by the town of  Kavala. According to Greek police, the private car was heading to …

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Rare phenomenon over Kavala: An awesome Shelf Cloud

A rare phenomenon over the city of Kavala in Northern Greece:  A storm with a shelf cloud. A low-hanging, well-defined, wedge-shaped formation that occurs along the leading edge of a gust front in a thunderstorm. Shelf clouds most often form just ahead of intense lines of thunderstorms. Shelf clouds are …

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Mid-summer Rainstorm floods towns in Kavala, North Greece (picts, video)

While Central and South Greece were hit by a heat wave, the North-East of the country was hit by a powerful rain storm and gusty wind. Streets turn into rivers, homes and businesses were flooded, roof tops were detached and trees were uprooted. Most hit by the extreme weather phenomenon …

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Low “Nefeli” floods Kavala, sets thousands of acres of agricultural land under water

More than 120,000 acres of agricultural land are estimated to be under water in the broader area of Kavala in North-Eastern Greece. Torrential rains flooded homes and business place and left behind the people in devastation. Rivers and streams were flooded, landslides occurred and even parts of the national roads …

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Six migrants die in car crash in N. Greece; three children among the dead

At least six people died and ten were injured when a car carrying migrants crashed in Egnatia highway around 9 o’ clock on Friday morning. The vehicle left the road, ‘flew’ over the barriers and crashed on the rocks.  Among the dead are three children, some of the injured are …

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Doctor found to have worked in public hospital for 17 years without diploma

For whole seventeen years he has been examining patients, diagnosing illness and ailments and prescribing medicine and therapies.  He had been appointed to the public General Hospital of Kavala, Northern Greece, in 2001. He was supposed to have been a general practitioner. Now he has been fired. Authorities found out …

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4 migrants die, 5 injured when smuggler’s car dives off cliff in Northern Greece

Greek authorities say four people have died after a smuggler’s car carrying eight migrants drove off a 90-foot cliff during a police chase in northern Greece. Hospital officials say the other four migrants and the Pakistani driver of the overloaded vehicle were injured, one seriously, in the accident late Tuesday. …

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UPD Greece Amber Alert: Missing girl Christina,13, found at Paggaios Mt

UPDATE: Missing girl Christina,13, was found on Thursday evening and taken to the hospital in Kavala for medical tests. Police and rescue teams found Christina at the mountain area of Paggaios Mt. The 13-year-old,  who was missing since Sunday evening, was wandering alone when found by the rescue teams. The …

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Kavala: Highschool student tops BEAT100 Music Charts

Seventeen-year-old, Konstantina Angel, from Kavala, Greece topped the BEAT100 Music Video Chart last weekend with her original track, “Just Your Touch.” Konstantina’s BEAT100 entry received a Bronze Video Award and Silver Song Award, along with just fewer than 4,000 votes and over 16,000 views, thanks to her supportive friends and …

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Kavala: Jobless Couple on Hunger Strike

A jobless couple set a tent on the main square of Kavala, Northeast Greece, and started a hunger strike. The aim of their desperate action? To get a job! Lazaros Papadopoulos, 60, and his wife Frideriki Toka, 40, saw no other solution to raise attention to their problem. They have been without …

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