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Greece and the economic crisis 2021

NEWS ARCHIVE - August 2021


August 3, 2021

81 fires numbered in country

Story at Eleftherostypos [Greek]

Alternative systems being used to power areas of Athens

Story at Powergame [Greek] and at Imerisia [Greek]

Photos and video of the fire in Varybobi

Story at Parapolitika [Greek]

Helicopter used to evacuate trapped firefighters

Story at Protothema [Greek]

Police struggle to evacuate inhabitants in fire danger areas

Story at Eleftherostypos [Greek]

High heat temps hamper aerial firefighting

Story at Ethnos [Greek]

Pandemic case count at 501,030

Story at Naftemporiki [Greek]

Moody's give thumbs up to four bank systems after stress tests

Story at Imerisia [Greek]

Thousands evacuated from fires near Athens

Story at AP News [English]

Evacuations of Varybobi and Adames due to fires

Story at Real Gr [Greek]

Fire in Varybobi continues to strengthen

Story at Iefimerida [Greek] [Google map of location of Ano Varybobi]

Sharp rise charted in housing prices

Oxford Economics research concludes that this is one of the largest rallies in house prices in the world. In the developed world, homes are 10% overpriced compared to the long-term average. The last time there was such a large price movement was in 2006, with the housing market being up to 13% overpriced.

Story at Powergame [Greek]

Tax return deadline has shifted to new date

Story at Protothema [Greek]

ATHEX closes short of 900

Story at Powergame [Greek]

Fire in Krieza

Story at eleftherostypos [Greek] [Google map of location ]

Fires effecting power in Athens

Story at eKathimerini [English]

Powergrid hits record demand

Story at ot.gr [Greek]

Wall Street watching for National Bank of Greece Q2 report

Story at Business Insider [English]

Fight to reduce fire in Varybobi from spreading, evacuations happening

Story at Skai [Greek] and Ethnos [Greek] [Google map of location of Ano Varybobi]

Earthquake on Tilos

Story at Eleftherostypos [Greek] [Google map showing location]

Fire on Kos

Story at Eleftherostypos [Greek] [Google map showing location]

Fire in Kastania in Peloponnese

Story at Eleftherostypos [Greek] [Google map showing location]

Power outages and voltage drops in system

Story at Eleftherostypos [Greek] and at EFSYN [Greek]

Fire threat at Messinia

Story at EFSYN [Greek]

Fire in forest area near Ano Varybombi

Story at Skai [Greek] [Google map of location of Ano Varybobi]

HEDNO planned power outages scheduled for Tuesday

Story at Skai [Greek]

Electrical system being pushed to the limit

Story at Kathimerini [Greek]

Acropolis shuttered early to avoid afternoon high heat temps

Story at Daily Herald [English]

MyHealth app provides electronic access to health records

Story at Ethnos [Greek] and at Imerisia [Greek]

Athens Stock Exchange continues strengthening

Story at Powergame [Greek]

The changing curriculum at schools this coming year

Story at Iefimerida [Greek]

Olympic swim team withdrawn after virus spreads to four members

Story at London Free Press [English]

The new increases in electrical costs

Story at EFSYN [Greek]

Wildfires in Turkey threaten powerplant and tourist areas

Story at MSN News [English]

Erdogan and the blame for wildfires

Story at Times Union [English]

Erdogan and the "export of internal problems"

Story at Powergame [Greek]

Greece, Cyprus and Israel joined effort for energy research off Crete

Story at Protothema [English]

Greece and Turkey exchange claims and counterclaims on minority population numbers

Story at Greek City Times [English]

Fires continue on Rhodes

Story at Ethnos [Greek]

Amazon web services signs deal with Greek government

Story at imerisia [Greek]

Locations for free rapid tests on Tuesday

Story at To Vima [Greek]

Turkey accuses Greek gov't of shuttering minority schools in Thrace

Story at Eleftherostypos [Greek]


Column walkway on Corfu



NEWS ARCHIVE - August 2021

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