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Vassilis Triandafyllou

The cost of coronavirus: Greek tourism slump threatens a decade of hard-won gains

11 May 2020

ATHENS About now, Charlie Chahine should be welcoming his first international guests of the season to his Suites of the Gods resort on Santorini, Greece's most popular holiday island. | Video

After deadly fire, Greece plans to step up migrant deportation

30 Sep 2019

LESBOS, Greece Greece aims to deport 10,000 migrants by the end of next year, the government said on Monday, following a deadly fire and clashes at its biggest migrant camp which is massively overcrowded. | Video

A year since Greece's deadliest wildfire, wounds remain open

23 Jul 2019

MATI, Greece A year since Greece's deadliest wildfire tore through coastal towns near Athens, killing 102 people, the road to normalcy for its survivors is long and dotted with burned down homes and barren land.

Ancient shipwrecks found in Greek waters tell tale of trade routes

11 Oct 2018

FOURNI, Greece Archaeologists in Greece have discovered at least 58 shipwrecks, many laden with antiquities, in what they say may be the largest concentration of ancient wrecks ever found in the Aegean and possibly the whole of the Mediterranean. | Video

Experts seek to protect rare colony of seahorses in northern Greece

08 Aug 2018

STRATONI, Greece Diver Vasilis Mentogiannis is campaigning to protect a unique site in a remote gulf in north-eastern Greece where seahorses - a protected species ravaged by pollution and overfishing - are thriving. | Video

Wildfires kill at least 74 in Greece's 'Pompeii'

25 Jul 2018

MATI, Greece Greece's prime minister told of the "unspeakable tragedy" the country faced after at least 74 people were killed by wildfires that swept through a resort, trapping people in cars and on the edge of cliffs as others were forced to jump off to survive. | Video

Greeks rally in Athens over Macedonia name row

04 Feb 2018

ATHENS Hundreds of thousands of Greeks rallied outside parliament in Athens on Sunday to protest against the use of the term Macedonia in any settlement the government pursues with the ex-Yugoslav Republic to end a decades-old name row. | Video

Greeks rally against use of "Macedonia" in name dispute with Skopje

21 Jan 2018

THESSALONIKI, Greece Hundreds of thousands of Greeks in the northern city of Thessaloniki rallied on Sunday to protest against the use of the name "Macedonia" in any solution to a row between Athens and Skopje over the name of the former Yugoslav republic.

Greeks in mourning and disbelief after flood that killed at least 15

16 Nov 2017

MANDRA, Greece Greeks voiced despair and disbelief on Thursday after a flash flood killed at least 15 people and left hundreds homeless, with many blaming a system that allowed houses to be built on dried up river beds. | Video

At least 15 dead in flash floods on Greek coast

15 Nov 2017

MANDRA, Greece Flash floods killed at least 15 people, made scores homeless and destroyed infrastructure in Greece on Wednesday after a raging torrent inundated two coastal towns west of Athens following a night of heavy rain.

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