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Lightning strikes the Acropolis injuring tourists and guards (video)

Four people were injured after a lightning stroke the Acropolis of Athens during a thunderstorm on Wednesday afternoon. The injured have been transferred to Evangelismos hospital in the city center. The unprecedented incident occurred around 4:30 in the afternoon. According to preliminary information, the lightning stroke at the ticket counter …

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Impressive waterspout off the island of Syros (video)

An impressive waterspout was formed close to the island of Syros in central Cyclades on Sunday afternoon. Locals and tourists in Makris Gyalos were stunned to watch how the phenomenon which is rather rare in the area. The waterspout ‘swallowed’ the sea water ςιτη ιμμενσε ποςερ and was visibly weakened …

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Trump like Portokalos: “They all want to be Greek!” and some Great gaffe (video)

What if the slogan on the red hat wrote in Greek Trump’s campaign slogan “Make America Great Again”… US President Donald Trump was convinced that Greek-Americans want to “Make Greece Great Again” and so he said proudly: “Wow. That’s a nice crowd of people. So we were just given this …

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On cliff edge: Torrential rainfalls cause landslides on Santorini (videos)

Homeowners in Firostefani on the island of Santorini are desperately seeking for help, after the bad weather triggered landslides and some homes are now on the edge of the cliff.   The video below was posted by the Director of Environment of the Municipality of Firostefani is revealing of the …

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Ancient Greeks proved the earth was round 2,000 years ago using a stick

Long before the first satellites were sent to space in the 1960’s in order to prove that the Earth is indeed round, Ancient Greek mathematician Eratosthenes had found the proof using a simple …stick. And that was more than 2,000 years ago. Eratosthenes (276-194 BC) carried out an experiment that …

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“Oh My Greece! Unlock The Feeling” video features tourism campaign – & Poll

Greece’s new tourism campaign to the world markets was presented on Wednesday at a special event by Marketing Greece, the company of the Greek Tourism Enterprises Union that is responsible for of targeted promotional actions. This year’s promotion campaign is entitled “Oh My Greece! Unlock the Feeling.” The campaign focuses …

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Weather: Waves hammer the old Venetian Harbor of Chania (video)

The old Venetian harbor of Chania came under water with huge waves and rain to hammer the area for hours without mercy. The heavy rainfalls and powerful winds that stroke the Chania Prefecture on Thursday and Friday have caused large damages in the infrastructure, flooded homes and businesses. Citing local …

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Katerine Duska to represent Greece in Eurovision 2019

Greek-Canadian singer Katerine Duska will represent Greece at the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv. Broadcaster ERT confirmed her participation. The song with which she participates in the contest is yet to be announced. The Hellenic Broadcaster unanimously decided in favor of the Greek-Canadian singer and songwriter. As members …

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Video from inside plane after turbulence on flight to Chania

Turbulence during the flight from Athens to Chania. Passengers seem cool, despite the strong trembling. Are they afraid? Most likely…. For almost two hours the pilot of Flight 344 of Olympic Air was struggling against powerful winds and rain. He had left the Athens airport for Chania, Crete, where he …

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