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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 ...
Business Insider   31 October 2016   Greece   Europe  
<p>In the mid-20th century we began launching satellites into space that would help us determine the exact circumference of the Earth: 40,030 km. But over 2000 years earlier, a man in Ancient Greece came up with nearly the exact same figure using just a stick ...
<p>This year’s winning project, Drones2GNSS, combines two of today’s hottest topics in global navigation satellite systems (GNSS): Galileo and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The project proposes an innovative approach to addressing a timeless problem of ...
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Newgreek.com   25 October 2016   Greece   Europe  
<div class="itemIntroText"> <p><span class="mainText">Fraport Greece presented its plans for upgrading the Macedonia airport in Thessaloniki, the largest of the 14 regional airports that will soon pass under its management.<br /></span></p> <div class="itemFullText"> <p><span ...
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