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Fire Breaks Out in Penteli, Already Threatening Houses

A large fire broke out on Friday afternoon on Mount Penteli in Athens. The flames spread quickly on the mountain's slopes and the fire is now close to the first houses in nearby neighborhoods. https://twitter.com/pyrosvestiki/status/1167434279237935104 A total of 33 fire fighters with...

Son of Greek Vice-Minister Found Dead

The 38 year-old son of the Greek Vice-Minister for the Environment, George Dimaras, was found dead after he fell from the balcony of the 3rd floor of the tower-block he was living with his parents near the Penteli area...

Amazing Video Shows Extreme Greek Summer Weather

Athens and the wider Attica region were hit by heavy thunderstorms on Sunday evening, some of them causing destructive floods and minor damage. Cameras from Mount Penteli and Kypseli neighborhood recorded the thunderstorms in all their grandeur. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=JM4MjkNATsU

Athens' Elegant Northern Suburbs Reveal Another Side to Greek Capital

Athens is a city of many faces, with some being more promoted and others hidden. One short trip north of the city center will reveal another face of the Greek capital -- that of the rich and/or famous who chose...

Dynamite Thrown at Mykonos Restaurant Owner's Home

A loud explosion occurred late Wednesday night at the house of a well-known businessman in Penteli, a northern suburb of Athens. According to early police reports, unknown perpetrators threw sticks of dynamite at the front door and yard at the...

Strong Winds and Snow Disrupt Greece Again, One Dead From Uprooted Tree Fall [Video]

One death and two injuries have been recorded in Greece due to deteriorating weather conditions in the eastern island of Lesvos when their car was crushed by an uprooted poplar in the road connecting the island's capital town Mytilene and...