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Greece declares state of emergency in Evia, Thessaloniki areas

Greece declares state of emergency in Evia, Thessaloniki areas

The Greek Government declared a state of emergency on the island of Evia and civil protection measures in Macedonia, following the devastating storms over the weekend. Civil Protection Secretary General Vassilis Papageorgiou…

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Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis visits flood-hit Evia

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Monday afternoon, visited the flood-affected areas in Evia. The death toll from floods triggered by thunderstorms that hit Evia, rose to 8 authorities announced on Monday. Among the victims was…

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Evia floods: At least seven people dead, one missing

Update: Seven people have been found dead, and one is missing, after a storm hit the island of Evia. According to the fire service, they responded to 495 calls, of which 47…

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Floods in Evia leave 5 dead including 8-month-old baby

At least five people have been killed and two others are missing, after a storm hit the Greek island of Evia, Deputy Civil Protection and Crises Management Minister Nikos Hardalias announced on Sunday. Among…

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Coronavirus Cases Rise to 66 in Greece

Twenty-one new confirmed cases of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus have been announced in Greece. This bring the total number of cases in the country to 66. Of these, thirteen are located in the prefectures…

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Wind turbines in Karystos damaged by strong winds

An entire wind farm in Karystos, Euboea, was destroyed by the strong winds that gushed  through the area in the recent days. According to tvstar.gr, the winds in the area the last…

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Greece’s map of fire carnage now revealed

The first mapping of the land that was set on fire in Euboea last week was released today by state news agency ANA. With the contribution of the EU Copernicus system, the…

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Ecumenical Patriarch prays for fire-stricken Greece and Turkey

The spiritual head of the world’s orthodox Christians, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew today expressed his deep sorrow over chaos and destruction caused from the fires ravaging both Greece and Turkey. “I would like to…

Lost Greek temple finally found on Greek island of Euboea 12

Lost Greek temple finally found on Greek island of Euboea

A Swiss-led team of archaeologists in Greece has made a spectacular find: the temple of Artemis, a famous open-air sanctuary of antiquity. Researchers have been looking for the sanctuary for more than…

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