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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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Lightning strikes house on the island of Rhodes

Α lightning bold fell on the roof of a house in the village of Malona on the island of Rhodes on Friday afternoon. Firefighters rushed to the house as the roof caught fire. The second floor of the house is under construction and the family has been living on the …

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Turkey to conduct firing exercise between Rhodes and Kastellorizo

Turkey ‘s authorities on Friday issued a navigation warning (NAVTEX) for firing exercises in the eastern Mediterranean, in an area between the Greek islands of Rhodes and Kastellorizo. Turkey announced that the live-fire navy exercises will take place on Dec. 9-10, just ahead of the European  Council where possible sanctions …

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Breathtaking waterspouts in Rhodes, Santorini, Naxos (videos)

Residents and tourists stunned in awe the waterspouts forming off the islands of Rhodes, Santorini and Naxos on Wednesday. On the island of Rhodes,The waterspouts formed off Afantou and Kolympia reached the shore and caused damages and even lifted boats. Speaking to local media rodiaki, the president of Afantou Community, …

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Turkey extends Orus Reis activities off Rhodes, Kastellorizo until Oct 27

Turkey said late on Wednesday that it extended the operation of seismic survey vessel Oruc Reis and two other ships in a disputed area of the eastern Mediterranean until Oct. 27, in a move likely to further escalate tensions in the region. Two other vessels, the Ataman and Cengiz Han …

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My Big Fat Greek Welcome for the first tourists on July 1

With music, dance, local specialties and water arches, Greeks welcomed the first tourists at the regional airports of the country that opened again for international flights on July 1, marking the much anticipated start of the tourist season. At the airport of Rhodes, a local dance and music group entertained …

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Earthquakes 5.4R and 4.6R rattle the island of Rhodes

An earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale occurred at 07:06 on Monday morning shaking the island of Rhodes and the rest of Dodecanese as well as the West coast of Turkey. The tremor occurred 25 km north-northeast of the island of Rhodes with a focal depth of 67.4 km. …

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