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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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BBC NEWS   21 July 2017   Greece   Kos  
<p>A strong earthquake in the Aegean Sea has killed at least two people on the Greek island of Kos, officials say.<br>The 6.7-magnitude quake hit 12km (seven miles) north-east of Kos, near the Turkish coast, with a depth of 10km, the US Geological Survey said.<br>At ...
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NEWSINFO   16 July 2017   Greece   Crete  
<p>ATHENS, Greece &mdash; Greece&rsquo;s Institute of Geodynamics says that a magnitude 5.3 earthquake has rattled the island of Crete.<br />The earthquake occurred at 11:30 p.m. local time (2030 GMT) off the southern coast of Crete, at a depth of 10 kilometers ...
npr   12 June 2017   Greece   Lesvos  
<p>A powerful earthquake Monday afternoon killed a woman and damaged buildings on the Greek island of Lesbos, according to the mayor.</p> <p>The earthquake, magnitude 6.3, was centered south of Lesbos in the Mediterranean Sea, according to the U.S. Geological ...
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Keep Talking Greece   10 June 2017   Greece   Amyndeo  
<p>At 10/6/2017 and around 11:00 in the morning local time, a large scale landslide occurred which affected almost the entire extent of the excavation at the Amyndeon Mine of the Lignite Center of Western Macedonia.<br><br>PPC had been extensively monitoring ...
Nea Odos website   08 March 2017   Greece   Europe  
<p>Construction progress video of "Ionia Odos" motorway, January 2017.</p>
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Achaia news   23 January 2017   Greece   Europe  
<p>A massive landslide occurred last week at Moira village in Achaia region, Greece.</p> <p>The road connecting the village of Moira with Patras was closed and people have to drive an additional 50km through Chalandritsa village in order to reach the region's ...
isamos.gr   21 December 2016   Greece   Europe  
<p>There was an architect, who managed, in the 6th century BC, to construct a tunnel some 1.036 meters long, beginning from two opposite sides, which met with no deviation at all! It is the Tunnel of Efpalinos.</p><p>In the 6th century BC the architect Efpalinos ...