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Vassilis Triandafyllou

Greece's fire-ravaged island now racing to build flood defences

Oct 06 2021

LIMNI, Greece In a scorched landscape on the Greek island of Evia, crews of workers chop burnt pine trees, all that's left from devastating summer wildfires, to set up wooden flood barriers. | Video

Disoriented by wildfires, migrating storks die crossing Greece

Aug 09 2021

ATHENS Migrating storks crossing through Greece on their way to Africa have fallen victim to the wildfires raging across the country for the past week, becoming disoriented by the flames and getting lost, injured or killed, wildlife groups said. | Video

Divers spot endangered seahorses in polluted Greek lagoon

Jul 05 2021

AITOLIKO, Greece Divers have reported a rare sighting of hundreds of endangered seahorses in a polluted lagoon in western Greece and warn they could be lost if the area is not cleaned up. | Video

Thousands of Greeks protest 'monstrous' labour reform bill

Jun 10 2021

ATHENS (Reuters) -Thousands of Greeks marched in Athens on Thursday against government plans to overhaul labour laws which unions say will undermine workers' rights and let companies bring in longer hours through the back door. | Video

Greek environmentalists fear windfarm scars on mountain forests

May 26 2021

EVIA, Greece Greek environmentalists are protesting against a flagship windfarm project whose giant turbines they say will ruin acres of ancient forests - underlining the tough choices the government faces in implementing a green energy drive.

Greece looks to ease pressure with cautious shops reopening

Apr 05 2021

ATHENS (Reuters) -Greece allowed shops to reopen under controlled conditions on Monday, despite heavy pressure on its health services, as the government responded to growing public fatigue after months of coronavirus lockdown.

A Greek pensioner's long walk back from COVID-19

Feb 17 2021

ATHENS When Greek pensioner Yannis Ieremias went into intensive care with COVID-19 in November, he never expected it would be 50 days before he woke up.

Greek minister says contamination tests show no threat to Lesbos migrants

Jan 28 2021

ATHENS, Jan 28 Lead pollution tests at a temporary migrant camp built on a former army firing range on the island of Lesbos showed no threat to safety, Greece's migration minister said on Thursday, after concerns over toxic waste were raised by rights groups.

'No law can order us': Greek Christians defy COVID ban on Epiphany services

Jan 06 2021

ATHENS Greek Christian churches held Epiphany services on Wednesday, openly defying government coronavirus restrictions that banned public gatherings including religious ceremonies on one of the most important days of the Orthodox calendar.

'No law can order us': Greek Christians defy COVID ban on Epiphany services

Jan 06 2021

ATHENS Greek Christian churches held Epiphany services on Wednesday, openly defying government coronavirus restrictions that banned public gatherings including religious ceremonies on one of the most important days of the Orthodox calendar.

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