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Death toll in Greek flood rises to 19

Added: 18.11.2017 8:29 | 1 views | 0 comments

Three more people have been found dead from a flash flood that hit a district west of Athens, raising the total death toll to 19.

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Greece RIOTS: Petrol bomb explodes among police amid violent unrest in Athens

Added: 18.11.2017 2:22 | 0 views | 0 comments

HUNDREDS of protestors have attacked police with petrol bombs and stones in Greece's two largest cities after a peaceful march in Athens turned violent.


Greece RIOTS: Petrol bomb explodes among police amid violent unrest in Athens

Added: 17.11.2017 13:57 | 0 views | 0 comments

PETROL bombs were thrown at police and bins were set on fire as a peaceful protest in Athens turned violent.


Six missing after deadly Greek floods

Added: 17.11.2017 4:25 | 3 views | 0 comments

November 17, 2017 5:25 PM
ATHENS (AFP) - Six people are still missing in Greece two days after a flash flood killed 16 people near the capital, the fire department said on Friday (Nov 17).


Greece in mourning: 16 killed after deadly flood

Added: 16.11.2017 18:49 | 6 views | 0 comments

Greece was in mourning, as rescue crews tried to locate several people missing in a flood that killed 16 people near the capital, with more thunderstorms forecast until the weekend. Authorities said on Thursday that several people were still unaccounted for in Mandra, one of three towns about 50 kilometers (30 miles) west of Athens hit by a freak flood early Wednesday.

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Flash floods in Greece leave 15 dead

Added: 16.11.2017 16:00 | 3 views | 0 comments

November 17, 2017 5:00 AM
A man helping evacuate a woman from a flooded street in Mandra, north-west of Athens, yesterday after heavy rain left 15 people dead. On Wednesday evening, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras declared a day of national mourning.


Flash Floods Kill 15 in Outskirts of Athens, Greece

Added: 15.11.2017 21:45 | 4 views | 0 comments

Serious floods due to heavy rainfall led to the deaths of at least 15 people just outside of Athens, Greece on Wednesday, with another 17 injured with hundreds of damaged homes, businesses, and roads. The hardest-hit towns were Mandra and Nea Peramos due to illegal construction that was widespread along with substandard drainage which prompted the sudden flash flood. The precise reasons for the high number of casualties and the extent of the damage was still not clear since the poor drainage was only one aspect along with the poorly constructed buildings to be contributive factors. 10 men and five women were found dead, 13 of which were in Mandra. The first victim was found in her flooded...

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Merkel LIED to Germany! Yanis Varoufakis blasts chancellor with claims over broken banks

Added: 15.11.2017 21:22 | 0 views | 0 comments

ANGELA Merkel lied to Germany about the Greek financial bail-out in a bid to save billions of euros for her country's banks, according to a former Athens finance minister.


'Biblical' flash floods kill 15 in Greece

Added: 15.11.2017 19:48 | 3 views | 0 comments

Flash floods killed at least 15 people, made scores homeless and destroyed infrastructure in Greece on Wednesday after a raging torrent inundated two coastal towns west of Athens following a night of heavy rain.

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World Briefs: Flash floods near Athens kill at least 10

Added: 15.11.2017 16:00 | 3 views | 0 comments

November 16, 2017 5:00 AM
MANDRA • At least 10 people died in flash floods in Greece yesterday in the most deadly such incident in recent years, when a torrent of red mud swept through towns west of the capital Athens after heavy rain, the authorities said.

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