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Greek Civil Protection Issues Warning for Severe Weather

The General Secretariat of Greece's Civil Protection announced that it has informed all relevant state services, as well as the regions and municipalities of the country, that they must be vigilant in the next several days due to the impending...

Greece Braces for More Bad Weather as ''Geryon'' Weather System Approaches

The severe weather front dubbed "Geryon", is expected to affect Greece with heavy rainfall, thunderstorms, and particularly strong southerly winds from Sunday, November 24 to Tuesday, November 26. According to a warning issued by the National Observatory of Athens' ''Meteo''...

Authorities on Heightened Alert for Wildfires after Warning for Gale-Force Winds Issued

The Hellenic National Meteorological Service (HNMS or EMY) issued a weather warning on Friday for very strong winds which will affect several areas of the country, increasing the risk of wildfires. More specifically, the warning covers the areas of the...

Prime Minister Tsipras Warns ''Dark Days of Austerity Could Come Back''

Greek Premier Alexis Tsipras made a rare appearance at the entrance of Maximos Mansion on Thursday in order to respond to the European Commission's remarks about his government's decision to implement several relief measures. Tsipras went in front of journalists...

Greek Industrialists Warn Economic Climate is Worsening

The chairman of the influential Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV) said that the economic climate in Greece has worsened and issued a warning about the need for restraint in pledges that could derail growth. Speaking on Thursday, Theodore Fessas stressed...

Parts of Greece Face 'Very High' Fire Risk on Saturday

The Greek Civil Protection Agency has warned of very high risk of fires in several parts of Greece on Saturday. Attica, the Northern Aegean Region (Lesvos, Chios, Samos, Ikaria), the Southern Aegean Region (Cyclades), Central Greece Region (Viotia, Evia, Skyros)...

Ebola Virus Outbreak: Greece Warns Against Traveling to West Africa

Fears for an epidemic by killer Ebola virus in West Africa caused Greek Health Ministry officials to warn Greek citizens against traveling to West Africa, unless it is absolutely necessary. The worst Ebola outbreak in history has killed at least 932, the World...