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State of Emergency Declared in Halkida, Greece After Flooding

Greek authorities have declared a state of emergency on Wednesday in the town of Halkida on Evia after extensive flooding forced residents to evacuate their homes. The floods wreaked havoc in the areas of Dokos, Aghia Eleousa and Liani Ammos,...

Helpless Puppy Sprayed Red in Latest Animal Cruelty Case in Greece

Animal rights activists in Greece have strongly condemned the spaying of a stray dog with red hair coloring. Pictures of a stray puppy wandering the streets of Halkida, in Evia, covered in red paint have produced anger in Greek social...

Watch Moment Cargo Vessel Crashes into Chalkis Bridge [Video]

Cargo vessel Madares collided with the old bridge in Chalkis, Evia, at around 12:45 am (Greek local time) on Friday, May 13. At the time of the incident the cargo vessel, transporting coal, was en route from Aliveri, Evia, to...

Court Rejects AGET Heracles Request to Lay off Workers in Halkida

Greek authorities have rejected a request made by AGET Heracles Cement Company, a subsidiary of Lafarge Group, to lay off its 229 workers in its plant in Halkida, in western Evia. The Labor Ministry's Supreme Labor Council turned down the...