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Greece: 13 Dead After Migrant Boat Capsizes In Aegan Sea

Dec 25, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Greece: The total number of people killed in the boat accidents, which have occurred in the last three days has reached 27. The sinkings came as smugglers increasingly favour a perilous route from Turkey to Italy.

Greek Runner Runner Costas Gelaouzos Wins First Post-pandemic Athens Marathon

Nov 14, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The race resumed this year after a hiatus in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. There were 9,558 runners registered to line up at the start in the village of Marathon.


2022 Winter Olympics: Rights Activists Urge Boycott Of Beijing ‘Genocide’ Games

Earlier on Monday, activist groups disrupted the flame lighting ceremony in southern Greece The 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics will run from February 4-20.

Second Successive Earthquake Hits Greece Island

Sep 28, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

On Monday, an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of at least 5.8 struck Crete, sending people rushing into the streets, damaging homes and causing rockslides. One person was killed in the quake.


Fire Breaks Out Inside Migrant Camp In Greece

Authorities said the fire started in some abandoned buildings inside the camp and had been brought under control.

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08 August, 2021

Wildfires Wreak Havoc In Greek Forests, Cut Large Island In Half

Associated Press (AP)

Firefighters were fighting through the night to save Istiaia, a town of 7,000 in northern Evia, as well as several villages, using bulldozers to open up clear paths in the thick forest.


03 August, 2021

Heatwave Sweeps Southeast Europe, Wildfires Continue To Ravage Turkey

Associated Press (AP)

Temperatures reached 45 C (113 F) in inland areas of Greece and nearby countries on Monday and are expected to remain high for most of the week.


01 July, 2021

After Hiccups, Nine European Nations Accept India’s Covishield For Travel: Sources

Outlook Web Bureau

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday took up the issue of inclusion of Covishield in the EU digital Covid certificate scheme during a meeting with the High Representative of the European Union.


03 March, 2021

Magnitude 6.2 Earthquake Rocks Central Greece

Associated Press (AP)

The quake was felt as far away as in the capitals of neighbouring North Macedonia, Kosovo and Montenegro, officials said


27 January, 2021

Former Manchester United Player Shinji Kagawa Joins Greek Club PAOK

Agencies

Shinji Kagawa has scored 31 goals in 97 appearances as an attacking midfielder for Japan and was a regular for the national team at the 2014 and 2018 World Cup tournaments


25 August, 2020

Manchester United Captain Harry Maguire Found Guilty Of Aggravated Assault And Bribery – Reports

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Manchester United captain Harry Maguire has been found guilty on multiple charges following his involvement in an incident on Mykonos


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22 August, 2020

Manchester United Captain Harry Maguire Pleads Not Guilty In Greek Court

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Harry Maguire, England defender and Manchester United captain, pleaded not guilty to charges against him when he appeared in court in Syros on Saturday


21 August, 2020

Manchester United Captain Harry Maguire Set To Appear In Greek Court After Arrest

Agencies

Harry Maguire, one of the most high-profile soccer players in England and Manchester United captain, was pictured being escorted into a police station in the Aegean island of Syros, Greece


12 March, 2020

Flame For 2020 Tokyo Olympics Lit In Greece Amid Coronavirus Lockdown

Agencies

With spectators banned, an actress dressed as an ancient Greek high priestess lit the flame using the rays of the sun reflected off a concave mirror, launching a week-long torch relay in Greece before the flame is handed to Tokyo organisers on March 19


17 March, 2018

14 Feared Dead From Suspected Migrant Boat Sinking Off A Greek Island

Outlook Web Bureau

Three people, two women and a man,managed to reach the coast and alert authorities.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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