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21 migrants, among them six children, rescued off Rhodes (SAR video)

The Greek Coast Guard successfully carried out a search and rescue operation with two of its vessels north-east off the island of Rhodes on Sunday, rescuing 21 migrants from a sinking dinghy. Adverse weather conditions were in the area during the SAR operation, with winds blowing with intensity of 6 …

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Nobel Foundation returns Mycenaean gold sealing ring from Rhodes necropolis to Greece

A gold sealing ring from the Mycenaean times, depicting a pair of sphinxes, was returned to Greece by the Nobel Foundation, in a ceremony held on Thursday, May 19 in Stockholm, the Culture Ministry in Athens announced. The ring was found in 1927, during the excavations of the Italian Archaeological …

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Parents on Rhodes sentenced and fined for not sending child to school

A 35-year-old man and a 33-year-old woman were handed a suspended 14-month prison term and fined 3,000 euros each by a court in Rhodes for not sending their 8-year-old child to primary school due to the pandemic. The parents were convicted of violating the law on compulsory attendance at kindergarten, …

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Secretary of Turkish Consulate, cook found guilty of espionage against Greece

Α court on the island of Rhodes found guilty of espionage against Greece two men arrested last year. Both men are members of the Muslim minority in Thrace. One of them was working as secretary at the Turkish Consulate General in Rhodes and the other one as cook on a …

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HRADF completes transaction of Afandou Golf property on Rhodes for 26.9 million euros

Hellenic Republic Asset Development fund HRADF on Thursday announced the completion of the Golf-North Afandou property conveyance on the island of Rhodes to MA Aggeliades Hellas. The HRADF’s CEO Dimitris Politis, and legal representative of MA Aggeliades Hellas George Mylonogiannis signed the closing memorandum of the transaction with the payment …

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Forest fire fronts on Rhodes abating, power largely restored

All fire fronts on the island of Rhodes was abating on Monday, with firefighting forces and volunteers battling the blaze overnight. The water dropping aircraft and helicopters assumed their operation at dawn and there was “optimism” that the wildfire will be soon be fully under control. Speaking to state broadcaster …

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Rhodes: 18-year-old tourist heavily injured after falling from villa roof top

An 18-year-old tourist has been seriously injured and is hospitalized in the intensive care unit of the hospital of the island of Rhodes since early morning hours of Friday. The teenager from Germany had fallen from the roof top of a villa she and her friends have been renting in …

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Two men arrested on Rhodes, charged with espionage in favor of Turkey

Greek authorities have arrested two Greek men and charged them with espionage in favor of Turkey. They are accused of videotaping and taking pictures of warships and high- security installations such as military bases. One of the suspects works as secretary at the Turkish Consulate on the island of Rhodes. …

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