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Operation IRINI seizes illegal cargo for Libya, MV MEERDIJK led to Greece

Operation mechanism IRINI has seized vehicle modified for military use in Libya that is under arms embargo by the United Nations. Merchant vessel MV MEERDIJK with a flag from the Netherlands has been ordered to the port of Almyros by Volos in Central Greece, local media report on Thursday, November …

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Greek-German tank-swap finalized: 40 BMP-1 for Ukraine, 40 MARDER for Greece

Greece’s National Defense Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos and his German counterpart Christine Lambrecht on Friday agreed to facilitate the consignment of armored vehicles to Ukraine. The tank-swap deal provides that Greece will send 40 tanks to Ukraine and receive corresponding number by Germany Greece will supply Ukraine with 40 Soviet-era armored …

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Attiki Odos opens again to traffic on Thursday morning after 69 hours

The management company of the Athens highway ring Attiki Odos announced on Thursday morning that all parts of the motorway reopened at 08:00 on Thursday morning, with unobstructed flow of traffic on all sections of the road. No tolls will be charged until Sunday midnight, January 30, to facilitate drivers, …

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Greek Police to procure specialized vehicles against pandemic, external threats

Several police equipment upgrades are coming in 2021, in response to both the coronavirus pandemic and external security threats, General Secretary for Public Order Konstantinos Tsouvalas said on Thursday. A budget of 23 million euros is to be spent. In 2020, a budget of 20 million euros helped purchase essential …

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Heavy rainstorm floods Crete, forces Heraklio airport to shut down (videos)

Torrential rainfalls on the island of Crete turned roads into rivers, flooded homes and businesses and forced the temporary shut down of the airport of Heraklio on Wednesday. Dozens of motorists were trapped in rushing waters as rivers and streams overflowed. Flooded passenger area and airport of Heraklio. State broadcast …

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Health Ministry: Heavy fines of up to €3,000 for smoking drivers

A fine of 1,500 euros and withdrawal of license for one month are threatening bus and taxi drivers as well as public drivers if they’re caught smoking, the Greek Health Ministry said in a circular. Fines will be much higher, in fact will double to 3,000 euros, if a child …

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