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Greek Government Promises Full Support for Flood-stricken Thessaly

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis reassured on Friday that he will do everything possible to provide assistance to the flood-stricken residents of central Greece. Hundreds of people remained trapped in their homes or on high ground in the central plain of...

Trains in Greece Gradually Back on Track After Rail Tragedy

Trains in Greece went back into gradual operation on Wednesday following the rail tragedy at Tempi on February 28 that cost the lives of 57 people and injured scores more. The gradual reopening of the railway system was announced by...

Greek Rail Disaster: Turkey Allows Jailed Man to Attend His Son’s Funeral

Turkey is releasing the jailed father of a train driver killed in the Greek rail disaster so that he can attend his son's funeral. According to sources, this was the topic of a discussion on the phone between Foreign Minister...

Live Webcams Show Hurricane Ian Lashing Florida

Hurricane Ian, just shy of Category 5 strength, is moving onshore in southwestern Florida, as millions of residents are bracing for life-threatening storms, catastrophic winds, and floods. Now at Category 4 with sustained winds of 155 mph, Ian’s center was...

Efood Delivery: From Financial Success To Self-Inflicted Disaster

It took Efood delivery less than three years to become one of the most successful Internet startups in Greece -- but less than one day to turn into the ultimate disaster story. When a text message to 115 of their...

Greece Delivers Aid to Quake-Struck Croatia

Greece delivered humanitarian aid to Croatia on Wednesday in response to the country's request for assistance after Tuesday's earthquake.

Pompeo Releases Statement on Beirut Explosion

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo released an official statement on Friday, August 7, expressing the country's reaction towards the terrible destruction throughout Beirut, Lebanon. A devastating explosion had taken place in the capital city of Beirut on Tuesday, August...

Worst Tragedy in Greek Football Remembered

Hundreds of people attended a ceremony on Saturday to mark the anniversary of the tragic deaths of 21 football fans on February 8, 1981. The Karaiskakis Stadium disaster is the biggest football tragedy in Greece’s history, and among the worst...

Heavy Storm Floods Athens

Terrifying implications and unspeakable disasters were caused throughout the day in Athens, Greece, and the entire Attica region due to the heavy rainfall that flooded streets, houses and shops. State authorities as well as Athenians were caught, once again, unprepared...