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19 killed as strong earthquake hits Turkish coast

30/10/2020

A strong earthquake has struck in the Aegean Sea between the Turkish coast and the Greek island of Samos, killing at least 19 people and injuring hundreds amid collapsed buildings and flooding, officials said.

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Microsoft plans data centre venture in Greece

05/10/2020

Microsoft has announced plans to build three data centre sites in greater Athens, providing a badly needed investment of up to one billion US dollars (£772m) to the Greek economy which has been hammered by the pandemic.

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Greece tests more cruise ship crew amid Covid outbreak

29/09/2020

Health inspectors in Greece are carrying out additional Covid-19 tests on crew members of a cruise ship with more than 1,500 people on board, ordering the ship to stop at a testing area at the country’s largest port near Athens.

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Search for migrant boat as powerful storm lashes Greece

18/09/2020

Greek authorities launched a large search and rescue operation on Friday following a distress call from a vessel carrying dozens of migrants, which was caught in a powerful storm that lashed western Greece with hurricane-force winds and heavy rain.

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Second fire destroys Greece migrant camp

10/09/2020

A second fire in Greece’s notoriously overcrowded Moria migrant camp destroyed nearly everything that had been spared in the original blaze, Greece’s migration ministry said Thursday, leaving thousands more people in need of emergency housing.