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Mostly fair weather and northerly winds are forecast for Wednesday

Mostly fair weather and northerly winds are forecast for Wednesday. Wind velocity will reach 7 on the Beaufort scale. Mostly fair in the northern and western parts of the country with temperatures ranging from 18C to 36C. Scattered clouds in [...]

VIDEO: Footage from inside a Chinook helicopter dropping water over Kalyvia fire

Footage from inside a Chinook helicopter assisting in the aerial firefighting operation over Kalyvia in eastern Attica on Tuesday,August 1, 2017.

‘Venizelos’ metro station in Thessaloniki to be delivered by 2022, says KAS

The first metro station in Thessaloniki will be delivered to the public by 2022 at the latest along with the surrounding archaeological site, Greece’s Central Archaeological Council (KAS) said on Tuesday during a meeting. KAS members approved [...]

Court finds former statistics chief guilty of breach of duty

Former chief statistician Andreas Georgiou was found guilty of breaching his duties by a three-member appeals court in Athens on Tuesday, and handed a two-year suspended jail sentence. According to the ruling, Georgiou was convicted for not [...]

Two workers killed by fumes in waste treatment shaft in Lakonia; two injured

Two workers were killed and two were injured during work inside a biological waste treatment shaft in the town of Skala, Lakonia, on Tuesday. According to initial information on the circumstances surrounding the incident, a 51-year-old Bulgarian [...]

Greeks protest against possible arrival of Defend Europe ship in Crete

Dozens of Greeks protested in the city of Ierapetra in Crete on Monday night against the possibility of the arrival of a ship chartered by the far-right group, Defend Europe. According to information from Ierapetra port authority, the group’s [...]

Moderate quake measuring 5.3 on the Richter jolts Crete

A moderate quake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale was recorded at 00:29 on Tuesday south of Crete. According to the Geodynamics Institute of the Athens National Observatory the quake’s epicentre was located south of the island of Gavdos, [...]

Over 177 refugees rescued in the last 24h

Over 177 migrants and refugees have been rescued in the last 24 hours in three incidents in the sea region of eastern Aegean between the islands of Samos and Lesvos, announced the Greek Coast Guard on Friday. All migrants and refugees were rescued.

Greek and Chinese Navy vessels conduct joint training exercise in Saronic Gulf

Hellenic Navy units and ships of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Naval Task Group (TG) 150 took part in a joint training exercise in the Saronic Gulf, concluding the Chinese task group’s visit to Greece, the Greek Navy announced [...]

New waste management unit in Alexandroupoli

Greek Economy and Development ministry and Environment and Energy ministry on Thursday announced the funding of a waste management unit in Alexandroupoli, with a total state spending of 19.7 million euros. The waste management unit includes [...]