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Greek PM promises swift relief following Cyclone Ianos

Greek PM promises swift relief following Cyclone Ianos

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis promised the flood-stricken households, farmers and businesses of Karditsa that the government will stand at their side with “speed and determination.” Cyclone Ianos, has left three people…

Cyclone Ianos repairs underway in Karditsa

Cyclone Ianos repairs underway in Karditsa

Following the severe flash floods caused by the bad weather over the weekend, the situation in Karditsa, a city in western Thessaly in mainland Greece, remains complex. Bridges have been destroyed and…

Cyclone Ianos leaves 3 dead, causes extensive damage

Cyclone Ianos leaves 3 dead, causes extensive damage

Cyclone Ianos, has left three people dead and another reported missing, after the severe weather phenomena swept from the Ionian Islands through central Greece this weekend. The casualties included an older woman…

Unusual Mediterranean cyclone 'Ianos' strikes Western Greece

Unusual Mediterranean cyclone ‘Ianos’ hits Western Greece

The rare cyclone Ianos ‘hit’ the islands of Zakynthos, Kefalonia, Ithaca on Thursday evening. Greece’s national meteorological service issued a top level Red Alert for winds, rain and storm conditions. “We are…

Rare cyclone 'Ianos' is on track to hit Greece

Rare cyclone ‘Ianos’ is on track to hit Greece

A rare cyclone, dubbed Ianos, will affect Greece from Thursday according to the National Observatory of Athens weather station. The main characteristics of Ianos will be heavy rainfall, thunderstorms and strong gale-force…

On this day in 1825, Odysseas Androutsos passes away 1

On this day in 1825, Odysseas Androutsos passes away

Odysseas Androutsos was born on the Ionian island of Ithaca in 1788 and was the only son of the famous Arvanite bandit Andrea Verousi, also known as Captain Androutsou. His mother, who…

Tonia Sotiropoulou

Meet Tonia Sotiropoulou, the first Greek Bond girl

Tonia Sotiropoulou is a Greek model and actress, notable for her role as James Bond’s lover in the film Skyfall (2012). She also played a vixen in Hercules (2014), and featured in…

Noesis

Take your journey through Homer’s Odyssey

The greatest legend ever told, Homer’s Odyssey, is now brought to life in Thessaloniki, Greece until January, 24, 2020. The “Odyssey” Theme Park – Museum is a highly educational and entertaining park, where…

Water airports approved on Ionian islands 6

Water airports approved on Ionian islands

Four Ionian islands have won approval for the construction of water aiports following an announcemenet by the Ionian Islands Regional Council. Specifically, the Council approved the sum of 560,000 euros in funding…

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