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Earthquake rattles Athens

An earthquake with a preliminary reading of 4.6 rattled Athens and central Greece early Sunday, witnesses said, with no immediate reports of damage, News.am reports. The tremblor was recorded west of Athens at 6.02 am (0402 GMT) in the …

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Lightning strikes plane from Kutaisi

Today, a Wizz Air plane performing W66401 flight on the route Kutaisi (Georgia) - Thessaloniki (Greece) made an emergency landing at the airport of the Bulgarian capital due to a lightning stroke, the Georgian media reports, specifying that there …

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 Coast Guard rescues 68 migrants from rocks off Turkey

The Turkish Coast Guard rescued 68 migrants stranded on rocks as they attempted to cross to Greece. The migrants were trying to reach Greek islands when an inflatable boat carrying them got stuck at the small islet near the Dikili …

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Turkey 'agrees to accept' migrant returns from Greece

Greece persuaded Turkey to accept migrant returns from the mainland in order to reduce critical overcrowding in its refugee camps, The New Arab reports. The agreement came during a strained two-day state visit by Turkish President …

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 Date of Erdogan’s visit to Greece revealed

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will visit Greece on December 7-8, the Turkish presidential administration said in a message. During his visit to Greece, Erdogan will hold a number of important meetings with the …

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Azerbaijani national chess team becomes European champion

The Azerbaijani men's chess team won the European Team Championship held in Crete island of Greece, APA reports. In the final round Azerbaijani chess players played to a draw with the team of Ukraine and finished the tournament with …

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Turkey and Greece to mull regional issues

Greek Foreign Minister Nikolaos Kotzias will visit Ankara on October 24. Kotzias is expected to meet his Turkish counterpart Melvut Cavusoglu in Ankara, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said. The …

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Wizz Air launches direct flight from Kutaisi to Athens

Hungarian low-cost airline Wizz Air will add a new route from Georgia’s Kutaisi International Airport to Greece's capital of Athens from May 17, 2018. The lowest price for a one-way ticket will be 163.99 GEL, Agenda.ge …

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200 Turkish tourists being evacuated from Kos

Turkish authorities have sent a 250-person vessel from the Turkish resort of Bodrum to Kos to start evacuating some 200 Turkish tourists stranded on the island, Turkey’s Foreign Ministry said. The ministry added that Greek …

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