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Greece: Country in southeastern Europe
Greece, officially the Hellenic Republic, also known as Hellas, is a country located in Southeast Europe. Its population is approximately 10.7 million as of 2018; Athens is its largest and capital city, followed by Thessaloniki.

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Water floods streets of Greek island of Samos after earthquake [Video]

Water floods streets of Greek island of Samos after earthquake

There was flooding on the Greek island of Samos after a massive earthquake hit off the island's coast impacting Greece and Turkey.View on euronews

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Rescue efforts under way after deadly earthquake in Turkey, Greece [Video]

Rescue efforts under way after deadly earthquake in Turkey, Greece

Powerful quake struck Turkey’s Aegean coast and north of Greek island of Samos on Friday, killing at least 25 people.

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At least 26 killed, over 700 injured after earthquake rattles Turkey, Greece [Video]

At least 26 killed, over 700 injured after earthquake rattles Turkey, Greece

At least 26 people have been killed and over 700 injured after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake rattled Turkey and Greece. Around 196 aftershocks were felt with 23 hitting over magnitude 4.0. Turkey’s..

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Several fatalities after earthquake hits Turkey [Video]

Several fatalities after earthquake hits Turkey

A strong earthquake struck the Aegean Sea on Friday and was felt in both Greece and Turkey, where some buildings collapsed in the coastal province of Izmir, authorities said. Adam Reed reports.

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Concern accross Europe as continent faces second wave: Update on the situation in Greece [Video]

Concern accross Europe as continent faces second wave: Update on the situation in Greece

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Air bridges: Greek islands added to list of travel corridors [Video]

Air bridges: Greek islands added to list of travel corridors

A list of countries and territories in Europe from which people don't need toquarantine on arrival in England, as it's announced that arrivals from Lesvos,Santorini, Serifos, Tinos and Zakynthos will..

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‘Historic verdict’: Celebrations as Greece convicts Golden Dawn [Video]

‘Historic verdict’: Celebrations as Greece convicts Golden Dawn

Activists and experts welcome landmark move to criminalise group as positive first step against European fascism.

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Watch: Violent clashes after landmark Golden Dawn verdict in Athens [Video]

Watch: Violent clashes after landmark Golden Dawn verdict in Athens

A Greek court ruled that the far-right Golden Dawn party was operating as a criminal organization, delivering a landmark guilty verdict in a marathon five-year trial.View on euronews

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Greece braces for verdict in epic trial of far-right party Golden Dawn [Video]

Greece braces for verdict in epic trial of far-right party Golden Dawn

The trial of 68 leaders and members of the Greek neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn reaches its finale on Wednesday.View on euronews

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Protesters hold anti-NATO rally in Greece [Video]

Protesters hold anti-NATO rally in Greece

A few hundred protesters marched through central Athens on Tuesday, as NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met with Greek officials.View on euronews

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Greece's iconic monument, the Acropolis is bathed in new light [Video]

Greece's iconic monument, the Acropolis is bathed in new light

Greece's famous archaeological site was showcased using lights in a variety of colours and intensities to highlight the three-dimensional nature of the monuments.

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Greece moves hundreds of refugees from Lesbos to mainland [Video]

Greece moves hundreds of refugees from Lesbos to mainland

Greece allows hundreds of refugees to leave Lesbos for the mainland - but thousands remain in desperate conditions.

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Greece: Thousands moved to new refugee camp [Video]

Greece: Thousands moved to new refugee camp

Police on the Greek island of Lesbos continue to relocate people into a new refugee camp, but sanitation facilities there are already reported to be breaking down.

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Solskjaer counting on Maguire to 'focus on football' after Mykonos incident [Video]

Solskjaer counting on Maguire to 'focus on football' after Mykonos incident

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hopes that Harry Maguire's arrestand pending appeal in the Greek courts following an incident in Mykonos doesnot distract the club's captain.

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Refugees in Greece wary of entering new camp after Moria fire [Video]

Refugees in Greece wary of entering new camp after Moria fire

Many fear conditions in temporary camp will be no better than Moria, which drew widespread humanitarian concern.

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Greek police transfer homeless migrants to new Lesbos camp [Video]

Greek police transfer homeless migrants to new Lesbos camp

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Five arrested over Lesbos refugee camp blaze [Video]

Five arrested over Lesbos refugee camp blaze

Greek police have detained five people over a fire that razed the Moria refugee camp to the ground, a senior police official said on Tuesday, as thousands of stranded migrants refused to move to a new..

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Greece: Lesbos migrants march against new camp facility after Moria fire [Video]

Greece: Lesbos migrants march against new camp facility after Moria fire

Migrants are demanding to leave the island and be allowed to travel to mainland Europe after last week's fire which destroyed the Moria camp.View on euronews

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Greek authorities begin to move Moria refugees to new camps [Video]

Greek authorities begin to move Moria refugees to new camps

Refugees on the Greek island of Lesbos are being moved to a new site after their camp burned down.

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US urges Turkey to back diplomacy amid mounting tensions with Greece in Mediterranean [Video]

US urges Turkey to back diplomacy amid mounting tensions with Greece in Mediterranean

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has urged Turkey to engage in dialogue and take no more actions to increase tensions with Greece in the Eastern Mediterranean.

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Greek police fire tear gas as refugees demand to leave Lesbos [Video]

Greek police fire tear gas as refugees demand to leave Lesbos

Chanting 'freedom', the former inhabitants of burned Moria camp protest against plan to be moved to another facility.

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Deadly earthquake strikes off the coast of Turkey

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Earthquake strikes Turkey and Greece, killing at least 19

The earthquake rattled cities and unleashed a tsunami that flooded streets in western Turkey.
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Strong earthquake kills 14 people in Turkey and Greek islands

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7.0 magnitude earthquake hits Turkey and Greece

An earthquake killed at least a dozen people and injured hundreds of others in western Turkey. The 7.0 magnitude quake was centered in the Aegean Sea and was felt as far as Athens. CBSN spoke with CBS..
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Turkey earthquake: 14 dead, hundreds injured amid collapsed buildings, tsunami

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Strong sea earthquake topples buildings in Turkey

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Magnitude 7.0 earthquake hits coastal Turkey, Greece, USGS reports

At least six buildings in Izmir, Turkey have been destroyed. Death toll is not yet known.
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Turkey reports a number of buildings were destroyed and a Greek seismologist said a tsunami was possible.
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Strong earthquake rattles Greece and Turkey

A powerful earthquake has struck off Turkey's Aegean coast, north of the Greek island of Samos, officials say.
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Greece's Anti-Refugee Border Wall Will Have Cameras, Sirens

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Rhodes parasailing accident: Two British teenagers die and one injured

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Police hunt for Greek far-right party member evading prison sentence

Christos Pappas considered a fugitive after being sentenced, with 13 other ex-Golden Dawn lawmakers, to prison for running party as a criminal organization.
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Greece finalises plan to build a wall on its border with Turkey

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Turkey Caught Greece, EU, Germany Off Guard with Energy Hunt

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Coronavirus: Dutch PM concedes 'wrong assessment' over royal holiday

Facing strong criticism, the royals cut short a trip to Greece they began during a partial lockdown.
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Dutch royals' holiday cut short amid anger as Netherlands in partial lockdown

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Coronavirus: Dutch royals return amid anger over Covid holiday

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Tommy Lee Swears He's Moving to Europe if Trump Wins Reelection

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Athens bracing for four East Med scenarios

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Greece: Extreme-right party leaders jailed for 13 years

greece: extreme-right party leaders jailed for 13 years
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Greece rips new survey mission by Turkey as adding to tensions

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Greece’s far-right Golden Dawn party guilty of operating as crime organisation

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Pompeo's China-smearing rhetoric not well received in Europe

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Kickstarter expands to creators in Poland, Greece, and Slovenia

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