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News Greece Attica: Greek police report seizure of nearly 1.2 tons of cocaine

Published on: Saturday 25 January 2020
Greek police report seizure of nearly 1.2 tons of cocaine
News source: http://www.startribune.com/greek-police-report-seizure-of-nearly-1-2-tons-of-cocaine/567296972/

Greek police say they seized nearly 1.2 tons of cocaine and arrested 8 alleged members of an international drug trafficking gang.

News Greece Attica: Greek citizenship offered to Tom Hanks

Published on: Saturday 28 December 2019
Greek citizenship offered to Tom Hanks
News source: https://www.pix11.com/entertainment/greek-citizenship-offered-to-tom-hanks

referring to the fires that devastated areas in Greece's Attica region last July. The minister added that Hanks "promotes Greece through his frequent visits during summer in Antiparos where he owns ...

News Greece Attica: Tom Hanks offered honorary Greek citizenship

Published on: Saturday 28 December 2019
Tom Hanks offered honorary Greek citizenship
News source: https://fox5sandiego.com/2019/12/28/tom-hanks-offered-honorary-greek-citizenship/

referring to the fires that devastated areas in Greece’s Attica region last July. The minister added that Hanks “promotes Greece through his frequent visits during summer in Antiparos where he owns ...

News Greece Attica: Greek Citizenship Offered to Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson

Published on: Sunday 29 December 2019
Greek Citizenship Offered to Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson
News source: https://ktla.com/2019/12/29/greek-citizenship-offered-to-tom-hanks-and-rita-wilson/

Tom Hanks is already known as America's Dad. Now, he could be Greece's, too. Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos signed an honorary naturalization order Friday, offering Hanks, his wife Rita Wilson and their children Greek citizenship, the president's office told CNN Saturday.

News Greece Attica: Enterprise Greece greenlights two investment projects totalling 331 million

Published on: Thursday 28 November 2019
Enterprise Greece greenlights two investment projects totalling 331 million
News source: https://www.tornosnews.gr/en/tourism-businesses/new-investments/37859-enterprise-greece-greenlights-two-investment-projects-totalling-331-million.html

Enterprise Greece Invest and Trade approved on Wednesday two investment projects totaling 331 million euros, which are expected to create 822 new jobs, according to the company, ekathimerini.com ...

News Greece Attica: United Nations Day is celebrated by the Region of Attica in Greece

Published on: Wednesday 23 October 2019
United Nations Day is celebrated by the Region of Attica in Greece
News source: https://www.tornosnews.gr/en/tornos/events/37294-united-nations-day-is-celebrated-by-the-region-of-attica-in-greece.html

The United Nations flag will fly along-side the Greek flag on the Acropolis of Athens on 24 October to honor United Nations Day that marks the anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN ...

News Greece Attica: Regional governor of Attica meets with EU Commissioner for migration

Published on: Monday 21 October 2019
Regional governor of Attica meets with EU Commissioner for migration
News source: https://www.tornosnews.gr/en/greek-news/politics/37251-regional-governor-of-attica-meets-with-eu-commissioner-for-migration.html

These funds, which are made available to Greece but have not been exploited, aim at making optimum use of renewable energy sources, ensuring solid waste management and also enhancing Attica's ...

News Greece Attica: Photo shows wildfires in Greece, not Lebanon

Published on: Friday 18 October 2019
Photo shows wildfires in Greece, not Lebanon
News source: https://www.tulsaworld.com/news/national/photo-shows-wildfires-in-greece-not-lebanon/article_42e1da8c-090b-5874-9462-6a10cf3f8984.html

Be part of the story. Join us. Start a digital subscription for only 99¢. However, one of the photos — shared more than a thousand times on Twitter — claimed to be from Lebanon, but showed wildfires ...

News Greece Attica: Greek PM cancels holiday as major island fire prompts evacuations

Published on: Tuesday 13 August 2019
Greek PM cancels holiday as major island fire prompts evacuations
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/greek-pm-cancels-holiday-major-island-fire-prompts-160853568.html

Hundreds of villagers were evacuated Tuesday and the Greek prime minister cancelled a vacation as scores of firefighters battled a major wildfire on the country's second-largest island of Evia, authorities said. "Conditions are exceptionally difficult and the state's first priority is to

News Greece Attica: Greece fire: Where are the fires in Greece? Latest evacuations and travel warnings

Published on: Tuesday 13 August 2019
Greece fire: Where are the fires in Greece? Latest evacuations and travel warnings
News source: https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/1164972/greece-wildfires-where-are-the-fires-in-greece-wildfires-travel-advice

The latest development marks the second year Greece is facing possible threats from wildfires, following the destructive 2018 Attica wildfires. Last year, deadly wildfires killed 102 people as they ...

News Greece Attica: Greece fires map: Britons warned as hotels evacuated in level 5 red alert

Published on: Monday 12 August 2019
Greece fires map: Britons warned as hotels evacuated in level 5 red alert
News source: https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/1164327/greece-wildfires-map-elafonisos-foreign-office-travel-advice-warning-evacuations-red-alert

“You should follow the advice of the Greek authorities and monitor the website of the General Secretariat for Civil Protection for updates.” The wildfires will prompt memories of the horrific Attica ...

News Greece Attica: Is it safe to visit Crete? Travel advice for Brits as Greek island hit by earthquake

Published on: Tuesday 30 July 2019
Is it safe to visit Crete? Travel advice for Brits as Greek island hit by earthquake
News source: https://www.mirror.co.uk/travel/europe/safe-visit-crete-travel-advice-18804194

although it has updated its travel advice for Brits who have plans to travel or are currently out in Greece on holiday. The FCO advises: "A reported 5.1 magnitude earthquake occurred on 19 July in ...

News Greece Attica: How to attract investments in Greece’s Attica

Published on: Thursday 01 August 2019
How to attract investments in Greece’s Attica
News source: https://www.euractiv.com/section/all/opinion/how-to-attract-investments-in-greeces-attica/

As Greece has left behind the greatest economic downturn in modern history, it is required to achieve higher growth rates in the coming years so that economic growth can be sustainable, writes Dr George Patoulis, the regional governor of Attica in Greece.

News Greece Attica: Attica Group announces successful €175 million bond issue in Greece

Published on: Tuesday 30 July 2019
Attica Group announces successful €175 million bond issue in Greece
News source: https://www.tornosnews.gr/en/transport/ferries/36384-attica-group-announces-successful-e175-million-bond-issue-in-greece.html

Piraeus-based Attica Group, the largest ferry owner and operator in Greece, on Thursday announced the oversubscription of a collateral-linked bond issue of 175 million euros that it floated, ...

News Greece Attica: The important holiday warnings for Spain, Greece, Turkey, Tunisia, Egypt, Thailand and UAE

Published on: Monday 29 July 2019
The important holiday warnings for Spain, Greece, Turkey, Tunisia, Egypt, Thailand and UAE
News source: https://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/news/uk-world-news/important-holiday-warnings-spain-greece-16666805

Earthquakes A reported 5.1 magnitude earthquake occurred on 19 July in Magoula, Attica region, and was felt strongly in ... Mosquitoes There were a number of cases of West Nile virus in Greece in 2018 ...

News Greece Attica: Where did the Crete earthquake strike, what was its magnitude and is it safe to travel?

Published on: Tuesday 30 July 2019
Where did the Crete earthquake strike, what was its magnitude and is it safe to travel?
News source: https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/9622477/crete-earthquake-magnitude-safe-travel/

But where on the Greek island did it hit, what was its magnitude and is ... After the last earthquake - which occurred in Magoula, Attica, and had a magnitude of 5.1 - the advice was to follow the ...

News Greece Attica: Athens earthquake: is it safe to travel to Greece after 5.3 magnitude quake?

Published on: Friday 19 July 2019
Athens earthquake: is it safe to travel to Greece after 5.3 magnitude quake?
News source: https://inews.co.uk/news/world/athens-earthquake-greece-latest-safe-travel-advice-latest-holiday/

It suggested that information can also be obtained from the Greek civil protection authority A statement issued read: “A reported 5.1 magnitude earthquake occurred on 19 July in Magoula, Attica ...

News Greece Attica: Athens earthquake – Powerful tremor strikes Greek capital sending people running into the streets

Published on: Thursday 18 July 2019
Athens earthquake – Powerful tremor strikes Greek capital sending people running into the streets
News source: https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/9541259/athens-earthquake-powerful-tremor-strikes-greek-capital-sending-people-running-into-the-streets/

CROWDS were seen running out into the streets of Athens after a large earthquake shook the Greek capital. Experts say that the earthquake had a 5.3 magnitude and caused communication systems to fail. ...