Tag Archives: Greek

UFO or old pier? Satellite PHOTO of round object beneath water off Greek coast has internet guessing

A strange circular shape seen on Google’s satellite maps has created a stir among ufologists online, who are speculating that it could be a hidden submersible off the coast of Greece. The circular object was brought to people’s attention by the website Disclose.TV, which posts information about UFOs and aliens. According to the niche publication, the unidentified submersible object was ...

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Wildfire drone footage: Incinerated landscape from Greek inferno laid bare (VIDEO)

Devastating drone footage has captured the sheer scale of the damage caused by the deadly wildfires that charred the Greek towns of Mati and Penteli. The wildfires spread at blistering pace on Monday, killing at least 81 people and injuring 187 in the worst blaze the country has seen in decades. The cause of the fire is yet to be ...

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Greek inferno death toll rises to 80, Russia promises help (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

The death toll from the raging wildfires in Greece’s Attica region has risen to 80, while up to 100 people are still missing. Moscow has expressed readiness to help Athens battle the fires and deal with the aftermath. Most people have died in the eastern resort town of Mati, which was struck by a flash fire. The streets of the ...

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'Infidels': Kurds attacked at Greek refugee camp for 'not fasting during Ramadan' (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

Footage has emerged reportedly showing Kurdish asylum seekers being attacked at a Greek refugee camp. Attackers accused them of being “infidels” for not fasting during Ramadan. Ten people were reportedly injured in the violence. The incident occurred at the Moria camp on the Greek island of Lesbos on Friday, according to Rudaw. “The fight began when some Arab youth started ...

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Turkish cargo vessel ‘rams’ Greek warship in Aegean Sea

A Turkish cargo vessel has come into close contact and nudged a Greek gunboat that was on patrol for unauthorized migrant crossings in the Aegean Sea. The Greek navy said their 180-foot (55-meter) Armatolos gunboat was on patrol off the island of Lesbos, as part of a NATO operation, when a Turkish-flagged vessel “approached and touched” their boat at about ...

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Anti-migrant protesters on Greek island Lesbos try to overturn police buses (PHOTO, VIDEO)

Greek police fired tear gas to disperse protesters, on the island of Lesbos, who tried to overturn officers’ buses during a demonstration against a mounting immigration crisis amid PM Alexis Tsipras’s visit to the island. Protests flared on Thursday night, after Tsipras arrived to speak at a conference. A group of 2,500 demonstrators flocked to the streets of the island’s ...

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Greek football match abandoned after gun-toting owner storms pitch to confront referee

The Greek Superleague match between PAOK FC and AEK Athens was abandoned Sunday after PAOK owner Ivan Savvidis stormed the pitch armed with a gun after the referee disallowed his team a goal. The game was tied at 0-0 when PAOK’s Fernando Varela netted a goal in the 90th minute to give his team the lead. However, referee Georgios Kominis ...

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Penis de Milo? Phallic parade honors ancient Greek god of fertility and wine making (VIDEO)

Revellers brought the winter festival season to a close in Athens with a penis-themed celebration of Dionysus, the Greek god of wine and fertility. Greek culture has presented the world many gifts, from democracy to sculptures like the Venus de Milo. Now witness the unusual and raucous party for a god you may never have heard of – Dionysus. Hundreds ...

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Greek coast guard ship ‘damaged by Turkish vessel’

Greek authorities say a Turkish coast guard vessel rammed one of their patrol boats near a disputed territory in the Aegean Sea on Monday night. The Greek coast guard ship was anchored off the islets of Imia when the Turkish boat struck it, reports Ekathimerini.com. Nobody was injured in the incident but the Greek vessel’s stern sustained damage. The incident ...

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‘Worse than Afrin’: Erdogan’s aide threatens to ‘break legs’ of Greek ministers over disputed isles

Greek officials who set foot on contested islands in the Aegean Sea will face Turkey’s wrath that will be “worse than that in Afrin,” a Turkish presidential advisor has charged. Athens swiftly denounced his rant. “We will break the arms and legs of the [Greek] Prime Minister [Alexis Tsipras] or of any minister, who dares to step onto Imia in ...

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