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Three more bodies recovered, death toll in flash floods increased to 19

Three more bodies have been recovered in the floods of West Attica on Saturday morning increasing the number of dead into 19. Crews keep searching for missing persons. The body of one man buried under tons of mud was found near the depot of the Municipality of Mandra at the …

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UPD Wildfires rage on Zakynthos, firefighters deployed from other regions

Four fire fronts have been raging on the island of Zakynthos after one more wildfire broke out in the south-west of the island Saturday afternoon. Due to the strong winds of up 6 Beaufort, the blaze in Agalas-Koiliomenou area spread quickly and went out of control. Firefighters deployed from other …

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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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Greeks survived “political crisis” weekend spitting seeds in watermelon contest

We, the Greeks living in this wonderful, sun-kissed and beauty-blessed country, survived another politically tense weekend.  We survived it without injuries and bruises. We, the simple Greeks: the average jobless, the employee on time-contract, the pensioner. In fact, our only care was whether we can afford to turn on the …

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Greeks to Get A Technocrats’ Government Or Just Fresh Elections?

The meeting between Antonis Samaras (ND), Evangelos Venizelos (PASOK) and Fotis Kouvelis (DEMOCRATIC LEFT) with the President of the Republic Karolos Papoulias ended on Monday evening one hour after it started. The three leaders left the Presidential Mansion without any statements and leaving Greeks puzzling. Papoulias had summoned the three leaders …

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