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Mostly fair weather and northerly winds are forecast for Wednesday

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 the morning in the eastern parts with temperatures between 19C and 34C. Sunny

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

‘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 two technical studies presented by Thessaloniki metro director Giorgos

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Court finds former statistics chief guilty of breach of duty

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 consulting with ELSTAT’s board over the revised 2009 deficit data the authority s

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

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 national was cleaning the shaft when he started having breathing problems

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Greeks protest against possible arrival of Defend Europe ship in Crete

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 chartered ship, the C-Star, is currently sailing in international waters 12 m

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Moderate quake measuring 5.3 on the Richter jolts Crete

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, 426 km south of Athens.

The tremor was felt on Crete but no damages or injuries

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Over 177 refugees rescued in the last 24h

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.

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