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Monday, April 24, 2017

Light earthquake: M4.4 quake has struck near Ayios Nikolaos in Greece

A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Ayios Nikolaos in Greece. Exact location of event, longitude 21.0663 East, latitude 37.8149 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 ...


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No ferries on May 1st 2017 as Greek sailors on 24h strike

All passenger ferries will remain docked across Greece on Monday, May 1, as the Pan-Hellenic Seamen’s Federation (PNO) will go on a 24-hour strike to mark May Day. Among claims, the Greek seamen are demanding that their labor and social security rights are restored to pre-memorandum levels and that collective labor agreements will be in … The post No ferries on May 1st 2017 as Greek sailors on 24h strike appeared first on Keep Talking Greece.


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Sixteen drown when migrant boat sailing to Greece from Turkey sinks

A migrant boat sinking in the eastern Aegean between Greece and Turkey left at least 16 people dead, including two children, Greek authorities said Monday, while two people were rescued. Patrol boats and helicopters were searching for several more people believed missing. Greece’s coast guard said the bodies of nine people — six women, two men and a child — had been recovered from Greek waters off the island of Lesbos, while Turkish authorities found the bodies of a further...


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Participants in Greece Forum decide to establish ancient civilization assembly

Tehran, April 24, IRNA – Participating foreign ministers in 10 ancient civilizations forum in Athens in their final declaration on Monday decided to establish Ancient Civilization Assembly as a ground for dialogue and cultural cooperation between the ...


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50 Years Ago This Week: The Liberal Civil War

The young and popular King of GREECE, 26-year-old Constantine II, was featured on the cover of this issue — but the story on the inside revealed that ...


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Webster Athens Open House: Meet Our Visitors From GREECE

Faculty and students are invited to an open house to meet with our visitors from GREECE on Monday, April 24, from 4:30-5:30 p.m. at The Global ...


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At least 15 people drown as migrant boat sinks off Greece island

… refugees and migrants sank off Greece's Lesbos island, officials … in Greek territory and another seven in Turkish waters, a Greek coastguard … in Greece in 2016. The number of refugees and migrants in Greece …


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