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# greece - Yesterday’s News

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

Fires rage across southern Europe, forcing hundreds to evacuate

Sun 4:17 PM 26,765 Views 7 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 5,244 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 50,154 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 13,522 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 15,829 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 29,728 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 25,097 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 54,435 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 30,863 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 27,710 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 40,609 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 16,518 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 27,731 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 29,621 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 100,000 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 14,338 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 14,953 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 17,539 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 11,579 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 22,370 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 21,403 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 36,546 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 27,972 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 103,544 Views 91 Comments

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

# greece - Monday 25 May, 2020

Greece resumes island ferry services in bid to salvage summer tourist season
# Covid19
# Covid19

Greece resumes island ferry services in bid to salvage summer tourist season

May 25th 2020, 9:01 AM 19,947 Views 28 Comments

Travel to the islands had been generally off-limits since a lockdown in late March.

# greece - Thursday 12 March, 2020

EU to offer migrants in Greece €2,000 to return to their home countries
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

EU to offer migrants in Greece €2,000 to return to their home countries

Mar 12th 2020, 10:37 PM 39,468 Views 52 Comments

The plan, available for a month only and based on a €2,000 stipend, is only open to those who arrived in Greece before 1 January.

# greece - Saturday 7 March, 2020

Covid-19: 42 new cases confirmed in UK, as Pope Francis to hold Sunday prayer by livestream
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: 42 new cases confirmed in UK, as Pope Francis to hold Sunday prayer by livestream

Updated Mar 7th 2020, 3:12 PM 52,400 Views 46 Comments

In Greece, a row has erupted over whether to cancel Holy Communion, while China has just 99 new confirmed cases of Covid-19.

# greece - Thursday 5 March, 2020

Caldwell the goal-scoring hero as unbeaten Ireland move closer to history with nervy Euro qualifier win
# European Dream
From The42
# European Dream

Caldwell the goal-scoring hero as unbeaten Ireland move closer to history with nervy Euro qualifier win

Mar 5th 2020, 9:26 PM 21,019 Views 14 Comments

The Girls In Green were 1-0 winners over group rivals Greece at Tallaght Stadium.

TDs say treatment of people at Greek border 'brings shame to the EU'
# Border
# Border

TDs say treatment of people at Greek border 'brings shame to the EU'

Updated Mar 5th 2020, 4:40 PM 38,521 Views 87 Comments

Turkey has claimed Greece is using live rounds against people at the border, saying three have been killed.

# greece - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

Thousands of migrants are searching for ways to cross the Greece-Turkey border
# Syria Civil War
# Syria Civil War

Thousands of migrants are searching for ways to cross the Greece-Turkey border

Mar 3rd 2020, 1:00 PM 12,720 Views 76 Comments

Greek authorities said they thwarted an attempt by about 1,000 people overnight to cross the border.

# greece - Monday 2 March, 2020

Refugees gather at borders as fighting between Syria and Turkey escalates
# Open Borders
# Open Borders

Refugees gather at borders as fighting between Syria and Turkey escalates

Mar 2nd 2020, 9:29 AM 24,650 Views 55 Comments

Turkey’s decision to ease border restrictions came amid a Russia-backed Syrian government offensive into a Syrian province.

# greece - Sunday 1 March, 2020

At least 13,000 migrants and refugees gather at Greek border as fighting escalates in Syria
# Idlib
# Idlib

At least 13,000 migrants and refugees gather at Greek border as fighting escalates in Syria

Mar 1st 2020, 12:00 PM 12,772 Views 30 Comments

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan opened his country’s borders with Europe.

Ireland facing into must-win qualifiers in their bid for the big breakthrough
# Euro Vision
From The42
# Euro Vision

Ireland facing into must-win qualifiers in their bid for the big breakthrough

Mar 1st 2020, 7:15 AM 2,995 Views 0 Comments

The next fortnight has the potential to define the Euro 2021 qualifying campaign for Vera Pauw’s side.

# greece - Saturday 11 January, 2020

12 dead after migrant boat sinks off Greek coast
# Rescue Operation
# Rescue Operation

12 dead after migrant boat sinks off Greek coast

Jan 11th 2020, 1:57 PM 12,045 Views 20 Comments

Six coastguard patrol boats and three helicopters were engaged in the continuing rescue effort.

# greece - Monday 25 November, 2019

At least seven dead from heavy rain in France, Italy and Greece
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

At least seven dead from heavy rain in France, Italy and Greece

Nov 25th 2019, 7:25 PM 23,222 Views 12 Comments

People have been trapped in their cars and roads have been closed by the floods.

# greece - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

'A little bump on the road that we didn't expect' takes gloss off Barrett's excellent goal in Greece
# Two Points Dropped
From The42
# Two Points Dropped

'A little bump on the road that we didn't expect' takes gloss off Barrett's excellent goal in Greece

Nov 12th 2019, 7:00 PM 3,124 Views 0 Comments

The FC Köln striker scored her second international goal today – but was left disappointed afterwards.

'Not our problem': Suspected jihadist trapped in no-man's land at border after being expelled from Turkey
# Erdogan
# Erdogan

'Not our problem': Suspected jihadist trapped in no-man's land at border after being expelled from Turkey

Nov 12th 2019, 4:24 PM 16,054 Views 11 Comments

President Erdogan said that the man was not Turkey’s problem.

Pauw: 'They were streetwise. We have to learn from that because we've given it away ourselves'
# Disappointment
From The42
# Disappointment

Pauw: 'They were streetwise. We have to learn from that because we've given it away ourselves'

Nov 12th 2019, 4:17 PM 3,127 Views 0 Comments

Ireland boss says her side need to ‘be better’ and ‘learn to dominate a game’ after frustrating late draw.

Heartache for Ireland as late equaliser ends winning start to 2021 qualifiers
# Tough Blow
From The42
# Tough Blow

Heartache for Ireland as late equaliser ends winning start to 2021 qualifiers

Nov 12th 2019, 3:02 PM 16,631 Views 4 Comments

It finished 1-1 in Athens as Greece struck for an injury-time goal.

As it happened: Greece v Ireland, Euro 2021 qualifier From The42
Live Nov 12th 2019, 12:30 PM

As it happened: Greece v Ireland, Euro 2021 qualifier

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