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Death toll from Aegean Sea earthquake rises to 85

The casualty after the powerful earthquake hit the Aegean Sea has risen to at least 85. On Monday, a three-year-old girl was rescued from a collapsed building in the western Turkish city of Izmir. Rescuers pulled the girl, Elif, out of the rubble, then took her on a stretcher to an ambulance as emergency crews […]

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Powerful earthquake hits Turkey and Greece, triggers mini-tsunami. Scores injured.

A powerful earthquake caused chaos in Turkey and Greece. Land near Turkey’s Aegean coast and north of the Greek island of Samos shook destroying a number of houses. 7.0 magnitude tremor was centred off Turkey’s Izmir province, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The USGS said the quake struck at a depth of 10km and […]

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King of Netherlands comes under severe criticism for vacationing in Greece amid pandemic

The king of Netherlands, Willem-Alexander and his wife were forced to cut short their vacation to Greece on Friday after coming under criticism for traveling during the coronavirus pandemic. “We see the reactions by people to reports in the media,” Willem-Alexander and his wife Queen Maxima said in a statement published by the Royal House […]

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Cyclone Ianos: Rare Mediterranean hurricane sweeps Greece, 3 dead

Three people died  after a rare hurricane-like storm swept across Greece, flooding streets and homes and cutting power. At least two people remain missing Hundreds of people became trapped as Cyclone Ianos, known as a “medicane” – Mediterranean hurricane – hit areas north of Athens before heading south. As Ianos churned eastwards overnight Friday and […]

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Greek to send ships to shelter 13,000 migrants stranded in the island of Lesbos after fire destroyed camps

Greece will be sending ships to help thousands of migrants stranded in the island of Lesbos after fire destroyed their overcrowded camp. Families have been sleeping on roads, and in fields and car parks after fleeing Moria camp, where about 13,000 had been living in squalor. A blaze engulfed Moria on Tuesday night before another […]

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5 dead, dozens stranded after torrential rains hit Greece’s Evia island

At least five people were killed and two missing after storms hit the Greek island of Evia. An 86-year-old man and his wife, 85, as well as an 8-month-old baby died when a flooded river tore through their homes in the village of Politika, north of the city of Halkida, about 100 kilometers from Athens. […]

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Drunk Priest Bites Cop

In a Greek island of Crete a man bit a police officer. The cops pulled up the man as he was driving his car bizarrely in reverse. The man was a priest, he caused a slight accident while driving backwards. The priest drove through several streets before the police stopped him outside a local court. […]