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earthquake

Earthquake hits island of Rhodes

The Greek island of Rhodes was shaken by an earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale at 07:06am today, Monday. Authorities claimed the epicentre of the earthquake was in the sea about…

karpathos earthquake

5.3 Magnitude Earthquake strikes off the Greek Island of Karpathos

A 5.3 magnitude earthquake shook the Eastern Dodecanese islands on Thursday afternoon, according to a preliminary reading from the Athens’ Geodynamic Institute. The epicentre of the earthquake that struck after 1 p.m.,…

Five ancient shipwrecks discovered off the island of Kasos 5

Five ancient shipwrecks discovered off the island of Kasos

Greece’s Culture Ministry has announced that five shipwrecks from ancient and medieval times and large sections of their cargoes have been discovered off the island of Kasos. The small Aegean isle lies…

Islands protest as Greek bank shuts down branches 8

Islands protest as Greek bank shuts down branches

Greece’s Alpha Bank unexpectedly shut down its branches on the islands of Tilos, Kasos and Lipsoi on Monday without any prior warning. According to the mayors of the islands, the bank informed…

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