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Greece sees highest daily rise in coronavirus cases in weeks

Greece sees highest daily rise in coronavirus cases in weeks

Greece reported 121 new coronavirus cases in the latest 24-hour reporting period, of which 12 are from incoming travellers. Geographical distribution of new cases: 5 were identified after checks at the country’s…

Alexander the Great was born on this day in 356 BC

Alexander the Great was born on this day in 356 BC

Alexander the Great, otherwise referred to as the “King of Kings” was born on July 20 or 21, 356 B.C. in Pella, Macedonia. He was tutored by philosopher Aristotle until the age…

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On this day in 323 BC: The Death of Alexander the Great

On June 10, 323 BC in the late evening, after battling an unknown illness for nearly two weeks, Alexander the Great (Megas Alexandros), otherwise referred to as the “King of Kings”, quietly…

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Locals set fire to a hotel that was accommodating refugees

Locals prevented buses carrying refugees being relocated from congested Aegean island camps to new accommodation in northern Greece, and set fire to a hotel where they were supposed to be housed, Greek…

Zeus records 10,000 thunderbolts over Greece 3

Zeus records 10,000 thunderbolts over Greece

The National Observatory of Athens said over 10,000 thunderbolts occurred throughout Greece in 12 hours on Sunday, according to their ZEUS monitoring system. According to the Observatory the combination of hot and…