Tag Archives: Greek

Massive fire at Crete university leaves Greek city engulfed with smoke (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Published time: 23 Sep, 2018 09:11 Edited time: 23 Sep, 2018 11:45 Students have been evacuated from University of Crete after a fire broke out in its building in Heraklion. Huge plumes of smoke, resembling a volcanic eruption and visible kilometers away, were billowing above the area. The security alarm sounded on Sunday morning as the university premises caught on ...

Read More »

Thousands of spiders descend on Greek town & cover it with 300-meter-long web (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Published time: 20 Sep, 2018 04:44 Those suffering from Arachnophobia or who are just not fond of the eight-legged creatures should, for a while, stay clear of visiting Western Greece, where a 300-meter-long cobweb covered the coastal area in the town of Aitoliko. The breathtaking scenery of clear blue Mediterranean Sea waters in Aitoliko has been spoiled by a massive ...

Read More »

Ancient Greek vase found from tourist’s holiday photos

A tourist looking back over his holiday photos accidentally discovered a remarkably intact ancient amphora, estimated to date from the Byzantine period, floating in the sea off a beach on Greece’s largest island, Crete. The man noticed the suspicious object on Thursday afternoon while looking back at pictures he took of the calm sea at the popular Arina beach in ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

'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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »
Show Buttons
Hide Buttons
error: Content is protected !!