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Earthquake jolts Central Greece with 5.2 R magnitude UPD picts

An earthquake with 5.2 R rattled Central Greece and had residents rushing out of their homes on Friday morning. The earthquake occurred at 10:12 a.m. on 31. August 2018. Its epicenter is located in Argithea, especially in the triangle of Drakotrypa – Pefkofyto-Oxya. in the mountain area West of Lake …

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Blood Moon rises over Greece – Amazing pictures and video

Blood Moon and lunar eclipse on 27. July 2018. A magnificent full moon rose from the east and put its spell on millions of people on the Earth. A so-called Blood Moon because the light of the Sun goes through the Earth atmosphere as it tries to reach the Moon. …

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Strong hail-fall in Central Greece as National Meteo issues new weather warning (video)

Hail in the size of hazelnut fell in the area of Pyli by Trikala in Central Greece and covered the roads with a thick layer of ice short before 8 0 clock on Friday evening. Motorists were about to pass winter chains to their vehicles wheels, notes local media trikalaola.gr. …

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Landslides bring houses to collapse, cause severe damage traffic network in Central Greece (videos)

It wasn’t an earthquake that brought three houses to collapse but a landslide after days of torrential rains. Residents of Pialeia village by Trikala in Central Greece, were horrified to feel the earth moving under their feet. At least three houses of the village at an altitude of 500 m …

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Shepherd in Trikala steals power columns to construct a pen

Do It Yourself Greek Style. You need some wooden pillars and wire? Just go to the Power Columns near by and cut them off. This is what a 43-year-old shepherd did in Farkadona by Trikala, Central Greece. He cut off two wooden columns with chainsaw, grabbed  the supporting wire, stole …

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Greeks cooking eggs in the sun as heat wave strikes with 45C (videos)

The cooking hit of Friday: save energy, fry eggs using natural heat produced by the sun. Directly by the sun. No need for photovoltaic installations and other forms of energy saving that are expensive in the short-term even though cheap in the long-term. Highest temperatures recorded on June 30 2017 …

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Ops! Trikala driverless bus needs …a driver?

The famous driverless bus of Trikala probably needs a driver or new settings. Several pedestrians got scared this morning to see that the town jewel lost its orientation,  and stranded on the sidewalk in the middle of the town. The bus halted what it seems one meter away from a …

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Trikala: Fundraising for …garbage collection

What do people do when garbage bins are full and the local council has no money to collect it? Fundraising! Residents of Farkadonas village by Trikala in Central Greece decided to raise funds in order to fill up the tanks of municipality garbage collectors and get rid of the smelly …

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Incredible prison break with helicopter & rope ladder (video)

A footage from inside the Trikala prison shows each detail of a prison break staged by a notorious Greek criminal and his Albanian partner. With the help of a helicopter and a rope ladder the two inmates were supposed to escape. But many things went wrong. The helicopter appears while …

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Trikala: Hollywood-style Prison Break – 11 inmates escape, 2 guards injured

A night long standoff between police, prisoners and their accomplices took place Friday in Trikala prison in central Greece. The battle with automatic weapons, kalashnikov and grenades left two guards injured and eleven inmates …missing. The incident started at 20:30 Friday night with unknown number of gunmen attacking the prison and …

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Cases of Greek starving children increase

We read about them here and there. A child in Central Greece or a child in Peloponnese. Children that go to school and faint of starvation. Latest example, the case of a second-grade student who fainted on his way to school in Patras. When the teachers asked the boy, if he …

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People we love to see in Greek Parliament

Members of the Greek Parliament like Michalis Tamilos from Trikala, Central Greece, must be a shining exception, “one in three hundred”, so to speak. He seems so much devoted to the promotion of the interests of his voters, that he considers as waste of time the participation to several parliamentary committees – …

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Trikala: No Heating Oil for the Majority of Schools

The majority of schools in the prefecture of Trikala, Central Greece, are not able to supply heating oil even though temperatures have dropped to 10 degrees Celsius. Teachers are planning to complain at the local government even though it’s clear that there is no money available to cover such needs: neither …

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Trikala: Funeral Service Sponsors Local Football Club

Football players of Paliopyrgos have a new look: black shorts and t-shirts decorated with a big cross in purple. Purple are also the letters with the name and the address of the new sponsor of Paliopyrgos FC:  Christos Panagiotou, owner of a business offering funeral services. In Greece of economic crisis …

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Trikala: Youngsters Kill Ducklings in Municipality Park

An appalling spectacle was awaiting this morning the municipality workers of Trikala, when they went to clean the river bank of Lithaios. They found the bodies of the four little ducks living in a fenced area and swimming in the river, without a sign of life. The abused bodies of …

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Trikala: Stray Dogs Need Desperate Help – Can you?

Tara is a female dog dumped in a shelter. The frightened beauty was attacked by other dogs and almost bitten to death. The volunteers from Trikala Animal Welfare Society “Argos” managed to take her out, take her to the vet and give her back a descent life – even with …

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