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Missing 80-year-old found dead in the snow in North Peloponnese

A missing 80-year-old woman was found dead under heavy snow in the vailage Dafnes Achaias by Aegio in North-West Peloponnese, one of the regions of Greece most hit by the heavy and icy cold snow weather. The woman was missing for several hours since Friday when the bad weather front …

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Fire Brigades rescue dog from rushing river waters (video)

A shepherd spotted a dog swept away from the waters of the river Alfeios in Peloponnese. The poor animal had somehow manage to save himself from the rushing waters on one of the rocks of the river bed rock under a bridge. But it was trapped. The shepherd called the …

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Mesternes Mester: Greece hosts Norway’s survivor TV show

It is called “Mesternes Mester” and breaks a record number of views in Norway’s television. The grant final of the reality show “Champions of Champions” was entirely filmed in Messinia, in south western Peloponnese in Greece with shootings in Verga, Mani, Pylos, Voidokilia, Methoni and Kalamata. What looks like Octapus …

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Why jobless Greeks do not go strawberry picking?

There has been lots of discussions in my environment about why jobless Greeks do not go strawberry picking. Of course, it’s not only strawberries growing in Manolada, Peloponnese. It’s the peaches in Naousa, Macedonia or the apples in Zagora, Pilio just to mention a few of the agricultural products flourishing in Greece. But …

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Kalamata: Lawyers on “Strike” Due to No-Functioning A/C In Local Court

 Lawyers Union in Kalamata, SW Peloponnese, decided to abstain from the local court until the air-conditions get maintained and on duty again. “The conditions in the court building of the town are beyond descriptions” the angry and summer  heat-exhausted lawyers said in an open letter to Greek Minister of Justice. “We consider as unacceptable the conduct of …

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British Man, 62, Missing After Running Local Marathon in Greece

An experienced British endurance runner is missing after taking part in a marathon in Greece, in the West Mani of Sout-Westrn Peloponnese. Greek media report that a search operationwith the participation of search and rescue teams and many volunteers from the broader area have been searching since last Monday in …

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