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Warning sms sent to 7 regions; Watch ARIEL in Greece Live

In the grip of rain and storm bad weather front ARIEL are many regions in Greece, including Attica, since Wednesday morning. Repeated 112 sms messages were sent to residents of seven regions, warning them of dangerous phenomena and urging them to avoid unnecessary traveling. The first regions to receive the …

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Storm EVA: 112 Alert sent to residents of Ionian islands, other regions

An emergency 112 alert message was sent per sms to residents of the northern Ionian Islands and Epirus, warning them of dangerous weather conditions from the early morning hours of Saturday, November 5, 2022. The Alert message called on residents to avoid unnecessary travel unless absolutely necessary. Short after 8 …

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Six policemen injured during protests against refugee camp in Malakasa

Six police officers were injured and five citizens were detained, after residents of Malakasa blocked Athens-Lamia national highway to protest the presence of two refugee and migrant reception centers. According to police protesters tried to break the police chain protecting the camp and threw stones and other objects at the …

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Shocking video: Angry locals raid hotel, beat riot policemen on Chios

The already tense situation on the island of Chios went completely out of control on Wednesday when a group of angry locals raided a hotel where riot policemen from Athens are accommodated. They first entered the rooms that were empty and threw away from windows and balconies everything they found …

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Helliniko Project receives new blow after residents appeal to Council of State

Greece’s flagship privatization of the former Athens international airport in the area of Helliniko along the Athens Riviera has received a fresh blow after a group of citizens and  several legal entities appealed to Council of State demanding the revoke of the relevant presidential decree. The appeal is expected to …

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Huge landslide in Amyntaio lignite coal mine, dozens evacuated (videos, pictures)

A huge landslide occurred in the lignite coal mine of Amyntaio in Western Macedonia on Saturday morning. Big masses of soil were detached and moved some 40 meters. Dozens of residents of the nearby village Anargyroi have been evacuated. The problem seems to be a chronic one, with authorities to …

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Ioannina: 5.5R earthquake and strong aftershocks had residents spent the night on the streets

A 5.5R earthquake and several aftershocks 4.9-3.2 had the residents of Ioannina and surrounding areas to spent the night on the streets. The main earthquake of 5.5R occurred at 23:14 Saturday night with epicenter the village Pogoni, 12km north-west from the city of Ioannina in Epirus, North-Western Greece. The earthquake …

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Athens: police attacks 2 reporters, raids Exarchia, uses stun grenades & teargas for no obvious reason

Greek police beat one female photo reporter and a male journalist covering the raid in Exarxeia district of Athens. According to reports, riot police beat the photo-reporter on the back and pulled her by the hair, while she was covering the rally to the US Embassy tonight. A little later, …

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Serifos wildfires: residents & tourists jumped in the water

The flames started to lick the first houses in the settlements Megalo Livadi and Koutalas on the island of Serifos, one of the Cyclades islands group. As the authrities were evacuating the settlements, residents and tourists with suitcases in their hands moved towards the coast. Some jumped into boats, while others …

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Athens: Clashes Between Anti-Authoritarians and Extrem-Right Sent 2 to Hospital

 Anti-authoritarians, foreigners and “residents” turned the Athens district of Agios Panteleimon into a ‘battlefield’ on Sunday evening and the clashes sent two citizens and one policeman to the hospital and at least 15 to the police station. Somr Greek media report, that a group of some 80 people on scooters moved to the area from Exarchia …

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Hydra: Residents Clash with Police Over Tax Evasion

This had never happened before – at least not in Greece: that citizens take public servants as hostages and clash with riot police over tax evasion. There had been some incidents where residents of small communities attacked tax inspectors throwing stones. But clashing with police? Cutting water and electricity to a police …

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Greeks hurl yogurt at Deputy Prime Minister (video)

It was shortly after 10 pm last night when Deputy Prime Minister Theodoros Pangalos was enjoying a dinner together with his wife and some friends in Kalyvia town in southeast Attica basin. A group of  150 angry residents from nearby town of Keratea  gathered outside the tavern to protest the …

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