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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…

Greece marks World Day Against Trafficking in Persons 1

Greece marks World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

On the occasion of World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, President of the Hellenic Republic, Katerina Sakellaropoulou said that the phenomenon of human trafficking exists not only because it is objectively hard…

Ecumenical Patriarch visits fire ravaged Mati 4

Ecumenical Patriarch visits fire ravaged Mati

Τhe Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I visited Mati today and performed a trisagion in memory of the victims of the lethal fire of 23 July 2018. At the end of the trisagion, the…

Two bodies found floating off Athens’ southern coast 10

Two bodies found floating off Athens’ southern coast

Two bodies have been recovered off the southern coast of Athens on Tuesday, according to reports. The first body that bears burn marks was found floating by an amateur fisherman near Palaio…

Funerals held for Young Victims of Toronto's Mass Shooting 12

Funerals held for Young Victims of Toronto’s Mass Shooting

Funerals for the two young victims of the mass shooting that occurred in the heart of Toronto’s Greektown neighbourhood last week were held on Monday. At St. Panteleimon Greek Orthodox Church in Markham, 10-year-old Julianna…

SNF to donate 25 million euro to Greek fire department 13

SNF to donate 25 million euro to Greek fire department

An immediate grant of 25 million euro to the Greek Fire Department was announced by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) on Monday. It has been a week since more than 90 people…

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25 People Still Missing from Wildfires

There are 25 people officially reported as still missing by their families after the deadly fire that swept through eastern Attica and the seaside town of Mati, the fire brigade announced on…

Flash Flood deaths rise to 16 and six still missing 15

Flash Flood deaths rise to 16 and six still missing

 By Aggelos Skordas One day after the deadly flash flooding that claimed at least 16 lives and left hundreds homeless, with more than 500 homes and businesses severely damaged by the heavy…