Category: Greece

Earthquake after Earthquake as M6.0 earthquake hits Crete in Greece and Magnitude 5.7 jolted Philippines

ATHENS, Sept 27 (The Remnants) – An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 shook Greece’s largest island, Crete, on Monday morning, killing one person and injuring several, authorities said. The tremor sent people fleeing out of homes, schools and public buildings across the island. Damage was reported to many old buildings close to the epicentre, […] Read More

Mass Evacuation as Greece Wildfire Continue to Spread across the Country

Thousands of tourists and residents have been evacuated from towns north of the Greek capital, Athens, as wildfires spread across the country. Strong winds and high temperatures are making it difficult to control the blazes, which have killed at least two people, including a firefighter. Huge clouds of smoke and ash near Athens has meant […] Read More

Thousands flee in Greece as wildfires sweep through Mediterranean

ATHENS, Aug 6 (Reuters) – Thousands of people fled their homes on the outskirts of Athens on Friday as emergency crews struggled to stop wildfires from spreading to more towns while scorching winds fuelled blazes across Greece for the fourth day. Like elsewhere in Europe, Greece has been grappling with extreme weather this summer and […] Read More

Erdogan Advises the Greeks to ‘Open the Gates’ for the Migrants to go to Europe

Greece should follow Turkey’s suit and simply “open the gates” for migrants amassed at the Turkish-Greek border, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, insisting that thousands of people would simply go to other EU countries. Erdogan shared his wisdom on how to free Athens from the refugee “burden” while speaking in Istanbul on Sunday. Hey Greece! I appeal […] Read More

Greek Costguards Show No Mercy and Attacks Refugee from Syria in the Sea

Disturbing video has emerged of Greek coastguards beating a dinghy full of migrants and opening fire into the water off the coast of Bodrum after Turkey warned it would stop preventing migrants from crossing the Greek border. In the footage, which was distributed by Turkish authorities, one of the guards can be seen pushing the […] Read More

Israel, Cyprus and Greece are Signing an agreement to Build a Pipeline that Will bring Israeli Gas Across the Mediterranean Sea to Europe

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz traveled to Athens, Greece, on Thursday, where they are to sign a three-way gas agreement with Cyprus and Greece that sets the stage for the exportation of natural gas to Europe. Under the prospective agreement, Israel and Cyprus will jointly export gas from their offshore […] Read More