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# greece - Monday 18 October, 2021

Protesters denounce China at Winter Olympics flame-kindling ceremony in Greece
# Winter Olympics
# Winter Olympics

Protesters denounce China at Winter Olympics flame-kindling ceremony in Greece

Mon 12:10 PM 9,393 Views 3 Comments

Three activists were restrained by police after holding a banner saying: ‘No genocide games’.

# greece - Friday 1 October, 2021

Greek PM says migrant smugglers have been ‘crushed’ as he views new camp
# Greece
# Greece

Greek PM says migrant smugglers have been ‘crushed’ as he views new camp

Oct 1st 2021, 3:43 PM 9,722 Views 3 Comments

Migrant entries into Greece have fallen by about 90% compared with those of 2019, the prime minister noted.

# greece - Monday 27 September, 2021

Man dies and nearly a dozen injured after strong quake on Greek island of Crete
# Greece
# Greece

Man dies and nearly a dozen injured after strong quake on Greek island of Crete

Updated Sep 27th 2021, 3:45 PM 26,243 Views 7 Comments

The quake struck at 7.17am Irish time and measured a magnitude of 5.8.

# greece - Monday 13 September, 2021

Eleven families arrive in Ireland from Moria refugee camp in Lesbos
# Greece
# Greece

Eleven families arrive in Ireland from Moria refugee camp in Lesbos

Sep 13th 2021, 10:51 PM 26,807 Views 29 Comments

Minister for Children Roderic O’Gorman said their arrival had taken ‘longer than hoped’ due to Covid-19.

# greece - Wednesday 1 September, 2021

Man arrested over Limerick student's death to appear before Greek judicial investigator
# Niall O'Brien
# Niall O'Brien

Man arrested over Limerick student's death to appear before Greek judicial investigator

Sep 1st 2021, 4:10 PM 26,041 Views 0 Comments

The 20-year-old Irish suspect may be sent to jail before a trial.

# greece - Tuesday 31 August, 2021

Man arrested in connection with death of 22-year-old Limerick man in Greece
# Castletroy
# Castletroy

Man arrested in connection with death of 22-year-old Limerick man in Greece

Aug 31st 2021, 1:36 PM 75,324 Views 0 Comments

Niall O’Brien died on the Greek island of Ios after being struck by another male, police said.

# greece - Monday 30 August, 2021

Tributes paid to Limerick sportsman who died overnight on Greek island

Tributes paid to Limerick sportsman who died overnight on Greek island

Aug 30th 2021, 6:47 PM 62,660 Views 6 Comments

Niall O’Brien, aged in his 20s, died after sustaining serious head injuries.

# greece - Wednesday 18 August, 2021

Greek megafires highlight failure to prepare, experts say
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

Greek megafires highlight failure to prepare, experts say

Aug 18th 2021, 7:48 AM 7,093 Views 4 Comments

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis described the blazes as an “ecological disaster”.

# greece - Monday 16 August, 2021

Firefighters grapple with more wildfires near Greece’s capital
# Athens
# Athens

Firefighters grapple with more wildfires near Greece’s capital

Aug 16th 2021, 5:32 PM 6,498 Views 0 Comments

A number of villages near Athens have been evacuated.

# greece - Friday 13 August, 2021

New blaze breaks out on Greek island of Evia ravaged by wildfires
# Greece
# Greece

New blaze breaks out on Greek island of Evia ravaged by wildfires

Aug 13th 2021, 1:16 PM 6,379 Views 1 Comment

Four water-dropping aircraft and six helicopters have been sent to control the new fire.

# greece - Wednesday 11 August, 2021

Almost 100,000 hectares of forest burned in Greece in less than two weeks
# Greece
# Greece

Almost 100,000 hectares of forest burned in Greece in less than two weeks

Aug 11th 2021, 9:20 PM 9,423 Views 13 Comments

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mistotakis described the 586 fires as “a natural disaster of exceptional magnitude”.

# greece - Tuesday 10 August, 2021

Hundreds of Greek firefighters battle to protect town from ferocious blaze
# Greek Fires
# Greek Fires

Hundreds of Greek firefighters battle to protect town from ferocious blaze

Aug 10th 2021, 8:33 PM 12,018 Views 4 Comments

Almost 900 firefighters, backed up by international reinforcements, are battling the blaze.

# greece - Monday 9 August, 2021

Firefighters battle blazes on Greek island of Evia for seventh consecutive day
# Wildfire
# Wildfire

Firefighters battle blazes on Greek island of Evia for seventh consecutive day

Updated Aug 9th 2021, 10:17 PM 20,243 Views 3 Comments

Greece and neighbouring Turkey have been battling devastating blazes for nearly two weeks.

# greece - Sunday 8 August, 2021

Reinforcements called in as Greece continues to battle huge wildfires
# Burning
# Burning

Reinforcements called in as Greece continues to battle huge wildfires

Aug 8th 2021, 10:09 AM 12,097 Views 8 Comments

One volunteer firefighter died after suffering a head injury from a falling electricity pole.

# greece - Saturday 7 August, 2021

Firefighter dies as Greece continues to deal with widespread blazes
# Heat Wave
# Heat Wave

Firefighter dies as Greece continues to deal with widespread blazes

Aug 7th 2021, 12:24 PM 8,890 Views 6 Comments

Thousands of residents and vacationers have fled approaching flames by land and by sea.

# greece - Friday 6 August, 2021

'We're talking about the apocalypse': Thousands flee wildfires burning out of control in Greece
# Athens
# Athens

'We're talking about the apocalypse': Thousands flee wildfires burning out of control in Greece

Aug 6th 2021, 10:14 PM 36,792 Views 27 Comments

Firefighters are battling 56 active wildfires, Civil Protection chief Nikos Hardalias said.

# greece - Sunday 1 August, 2021

Fires rage across southern Europe, forcing hundreds to evacuate
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

Fires rage across southern Europe, forcing hundreds to evacuate

Aug 1st 2021, 4:17 PM 27,773 Views 9 Comments

This year’s fire season has been significantly more destructive than previously, according to EU data.

# greece - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

Galatasaray fly home from Greece after allegedly refusing further Covid tests
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Galatasaray fly home from Greece after allegedly refusing further Covid tests

Jul 13th 2021, 4:12 PM 5,277 Views 0 Comments

The visitors were due to play against Greek champions Olympiakos on Tuesday.

# greece - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

Greece fumes at North Macedonia over initials on Euro 2020 shirt
# The Name Game
From The42
# The Name Game

Greece fumes at North Macedonia over initials on Euro 2020 shirt

Updated Jun 15th 2021, 5:00 PM 50,175 Views 21 Comments

The initials ‘cannot be accepted’ by Greece, according to Nikos Dendias, the country’s Foreign Minister.

# greece - Saturday 22 May, 2021

'Ecological disaster' feared as Greece battles massive forest fire
# Geraneia Mountains
# Geraneia Mountains

'Ecological disaster' feared as Greece battles massive forest fire

May 22nd 2021, 2:40 PM 13,543 Views 2 Comments

The fire is “one of the biggest in the past 20 to 30 years”.

# greece - Tuesday 11 May, 2021

Greece to fully vaccinate residents on its islands by end of June to boost tourism
# Rhodes To Freedom
# Rhodes To Freedom

Greece to fully vaccinate residents on its islands by end of June to boost tourism

May 11th 2021, 7:31 PM 15,843 Views 11 Comments

The Greek Prime Minister said: “My message is clear. We are open again.”

# greece - Monday 8 March, 2021

Greece mourns the death of baby who died from Covid aged just 37 days old
# Greece
# Greece

Greece mourns the death of baby who died from Covid aged just 37 days old

Mar 8th 2021, 8:13 PM 29,773 Views 12 Comments

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis tweeted “the grief is unbearable”.

# greece - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

Three people dead after heaviest snow in a decade hits Greece
# Medea
# Medea

Three people dead after heaviest snow in a decade hits Greece

Feb 16th 2021, 5:58 PM 25,115 Views 3 Comments

The ‘Medea’ cold front brought gale force winds, resulting in power outages and a delay to Athens’ vaccine rollout.

# greece - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Greece shuts down all schools as hospitals are overwhelmed
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

Greece shuts down all schools as hospitals are overwhelmed

Nov 14th 2020, 11:48 AM 54,444 Views 58 Comments

Schools, kindergartens and daycare centres have all been shut in Greece as cases surge.

# greece - Saturday 31 October, 2020

At least 38 dead and over 800 injured following strong earthquake off Turkish coast
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

At least 38 dead and over 800 injured following strong earthquake off Turkish coast

Updated Oct 31st 2020, 5:45 PM 30,888 Views 3 Comments

The quake toppled buildings in Izmir, Turkey’s third largest city.

# greece - Friday 30 October, 2020

At least 14 dead as strong earthquake hits Turkey and Greece
# Izmir
# Izmir

At least 14 dead as strong earthquake hits Turkey and Greece

Updated Oct 30th 2020, 8:05 PM 27,719 Views 3 Comments

On Samos, two teenagers died after being struck by a wall that collapsed.

# greece - Friday 9 October, 2020

Anger as Turkish army reopens Cyprus resort that has turned into ghost town
# Election
# Election

Anger as Turkish army reopens Cyprus resort that has turned into ghost town

Oct 9th 2020, 8:35 AM 40,626 Views 20 Comments

The move threatened to further inflame tensions in the eastern Mediterranean, where Turkey has been engaged in bitter maritime disputes with Greece and Cyprus.

# greece - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

Greece’s far-right Golden Dawn party found guilty of operating as criminal organisation
# Neo-Nazi
# Neo-Nazi

Greece’s far-right Golden Dawn party found guilty of operating as criminal organisation

Oct 7th 2020, 10:38 AM 16,523 Views 0 Comments

The judgement came to a background of clashes between police and anti-fascist demonstrators.

# greece - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Ireland to resettle 50 people from fire-ravaged Greek refugee camp
# Moria
# Moria

Ireland to resettle 50 people from fire-ravaged Greek refugee camp

Oct 1st 2020, 7:03 PM 27,755 Views 99 Comments

Justice Minister Helen McEntee said today that Ireland will welcome refugee families from Greece under the Irish Refugee Protection Programme.

# greece - Saturday 12 September, 2020

Tear gas fired during migrant protests on Greek island of Lesbos
# Moira Camp
# Moira Camp

Tear gas fired during migrant protests on Greek island of Lesbos

Sep 12th 2020, 5:06 PM 29,624 Views 15 Comments

Asylum seekers have been sleeping rough since Wednesday, when the Moria camp was gutted in apparent arson attacks.

Yanis Varoufakis calls Paschal Donohoe a 'chronic and pathetic finance minister'
# Criticism
# Criticism

Yanis Varoufakis calls Paschal Donohoe a 'chronic and pathetic finance minister'

Sep 12th 2020, 3:33 PM 100,040 Views 82 Comments

Varoufakis served as the Greek Finance Minister from January to July 2015.

# greece - Friday 11 September, 2020

Thousands sleep outside after Greek refugee camp burns down
# Moria
# Moria

Thousands sleep outside after Greek refugee camp burns down

Sep 11th 2020, 12:35 PM 14,354 Views 20 Comments

Greek authorities have said the fires on Tuesday and Wednesday evening were deliberately set by some of the camp’s residents.

# greece - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Greece's largest refugee camp destroyed by second fire in a week
# Lesbos
# Lesbos

Greece's largest refugee camp destroyed by second fire in a week

Sep 10th 2020, 10:58 AM 14,966 Views 28 Comments

The blaze means thousands more refugees are in need of emergency housing.

# greece - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Thousands forced to flee after fire sweeps through Greece's largest refugee camp
# Moria
# Moria

Thousands forced to flee after fire sweeps through Greece's largest refugee camp

Sep 9th 2020, 8:21 AM 17,545 Views 11 Comments

A state of emergency is set to be declared on the island.

# greece - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Harry Maguire set for retrial after appeal against Greek court verdict is accepted
# Saga
From The42
# Saga

Harry Maguire set for retrial after appeal against Greek court verdict is accepted

Updated Aug 26th 2020, 5:50 PM 11,585 Views 0 Comments

The Manchester United captain was handed a suspended prison sentence of 21 months and 10 days.

# greece - Saturday 22 August, 2020

Villages evacuated as over 100 firefighters battle wildfire in Greece's Mani peninsula
# Greece
# Greece

Villages evacuated as over 100 firefighters battle wildfire in Greece's Mani peninsula

Aug 22nd 2020, 6:30 PM 22,404 Views 3 Comments

Greece annually grapples wildfires during the dry summer season.

Manchester United captain Harry Maguire pleads not guilty in Greek court after Mykonos arrest
# Altercation
From The42
# Altercation

Manchester United captain Harry Maguire pleads not guilty in Greek court after Mykonos arrest

Updated Aug 22nd 2020, 2:00 PM 21,405 Views 0 Comments

The £80million defender was arrested late on Thursday.

# greece - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Government says Greece remains on Green List, despite 'second wave' of outbreak
# Travel
# Travel

Government says Greece remains on Green List, despite 'second wave' of outbreak

Aug 11th 2020, 1:39 PM 36,558 Views 29 Comments

The country has seen a recent spike in Covid-19 cases.

# greece - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Zappone welcomes arrival of 8 young people from Greek refugee camp
# Migrants
# Migrants

Zappone welcomes arrival of 8 young people from Greek refugee camp

Jun 17th 2020, 6:01 PM 27,986 Views 55 Comments

The children will be received into the care of Tusla, the Child and Family Agency.

# greece - Friday 29 May, 2020

Greece to accept tourists from 29 countries from mid-June - but Ireland is not on the list
# Tourism
# Tourism

Greece to accept tourists from 29 countries from mid-June - but Ireland is not on the list

Updated May 29th 2020, 7:25 PM 103,556 Views 91 Comments

The Greek government imposed an early lockdown, which is credited with limiting the spread of Covid-19.

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