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RT Question More   15 January 2018   Greece   athens  
<p>A 4.3 magnitude quake that shook Greece on Monday night was felt in Athens. Witnesses reported a strong tremor in the capital city.<br />The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake struck 25 kilometers (15 miles) northeast of Athens at a depth of 10 kilometers, ...
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Sputnik News   02 January 2018   Greece   Northern Greece  
<p>MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A 5.1-magnitude earthquake occurred on Tuesday in northern Greece, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.</p>
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ypodomes   30 November 2017   Greece   athens  
<p>Within a festive atmosphere, TBM "Ippodamos" completed the opening of the tunnel for the extension of Athens Metro Line 3 (currently Aghia Marina-Airport), having passed through 5 stations, reaching the 6th and last station, which will also be the future ...
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BBC NEWS   16 November 2017   Greece   Attiki  
<p>Flash floods caused by heavy overnight rain have killed at least 15 people and caused destruction in central Greece.<br />The industrial towns of Mandra, Nea Peramos and Megara, west of the capital Athens, were the most affected.<br />Many of the dead were ...
ypodomes   16 October 2017   Greece  
<p>The... heavy artillery of new projects in Greece is being prepared the Ministry of Infrastructure; projects that will keep alive and even strengthen the country's technical sector.</p> <p>We are talking about 7 large-scale projects worth 4.1bn euros that ...
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highways.today   11 October 2017   Greece   Ptolemaida  
<p>On site at one of the biggest projects in Greece in recent years, construction of the lignite-fired power plant Ptolemais Block V needs cooling-tower formwork expertise from Doka, plus compliance with a very special structural requirement. This is the first ...
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The Guardian   21 September 2017   Greece  
<p>Greece&rsquo;s biggest foreign investor has withdrawn its threat to pull out of the country in a dispute with the government over mining permits, as miners protested in Athens fearing job losses.<br />George Burns, chief executive of the Canadian mining ...
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RT Question More   15 September 2017   Greece  
<p>The sinking of an oil tanker near Greece&rsquo;s largest port over the weekend has left a number of popular beaches closed. With thick black waves of foul-smelling liquid drifting further along the Greek Riviera, authorities are struggling to contain the ...
Science Daily   31 August 2017   Greece   Crete  
<p>Newly discovered human-like footprints from Crete may put the established narrative of early human evolution to the test. The footprints are approximately 5.7 million years old and were made at a time when previous research puts our ancestors in Africa ...
<p>The Olympia Odos project—largest of the five concessionaires with an original contract of more than $2 billion, now restructured in a reduced scope to $1.4 billion—comes with its share of Olympic-sized challenges. In the task of upgrading the 63.2-km-long ...
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