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Earthquake rattles with 4.3 R Preveza in NW Greece

A moderate earthquake struck with a magnitude of 4.3 on the Richter scale the town of Preveza in Epirus in the north-west coast of Greece at 9:49 on Wednesday morning. According to Athens Geodynamic Institute, the epicenter of the earthquake was in the sea area 9 km North-West of Preveza. …

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EU Parliament approves €4.5mn aid to restore flood damages on West Crete

The European Parliament has approved an EU Solidarity Fund (EUSF) aid worth 4.5 million euros for restoration of flood damages in western Crete last February. The idea was first proposed by Greek MEP Eva Kaili (PASOK)  and was ultimately passed by majority vote. Crete’s flash flooding from the winter storm …

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Orthodox Christians, incl Greeks, want a strong Russia to counter the West

Orthodox Christians in Central and Eastern Europe but also in Greece express pro-Russia views and many would like to see Russia playing a stronger role in the area in order to balance the influence of the West. According to a survey conducted by PEW Research Center majorities in Orthodox countries …

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