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Archive - Jul 2014

July 14th

An explosion in a fireworks warehouse with four victims

14 July 2014 / 16:07:46  
The explosion destroyed half of the building and injured two children aged 11 and 7 respectively.

National Geographic joins the pursuit of the Cretan crocodile

14 July 2014 / 15:07:20  
Activist of the edition Olivier Behra has volunteered to personally catch the reptile, travel companies are beginning to organize trips to the dam that has become home to Sifis.

Former Thessaloniki mayor Vassilis Papageorgopoulos escapes the life sentence

14 July 2014 / 14:07:51  
Former Thessaloniki mayor Vassilis Papageorgopoulos was found guilty of embezzlement of 17.9 million euro from municipal funds in the second instance too but as an accomplice, which means that he is threatened with imprisonment of between 10 and 20 years.

Despite the crisis, Greece has launched its first satellite

14 July 2014 / 11:07:02  
The Greek mini-satellite weighs about 2 kg and it will be used to monitor the Greek merchant ships to protect them from pirate attacks.

If you Get a Sunburn

13 July 2014 / 23:07:18  
There is no immediate treatment for sunburn, since it takes time for the skin to restore itself, but there are some measures which can alleviate your pain and reduce the unpleasant burning feeling.

July 13th

The Greeks do not Drink, but Smoke, they Rarely Get Cancer, but More Often Die from Heart Attacks and Strokes

13 July 2014 / 19:07:06  
In terms of average life expectancy Greeks lag behind other Mediterranean countries, the reasons lie in the inadequate prevention and questionable allocation of resources

Greece - a Champion in Drowning

13 July 2014 / 19:07:02  
Municipalities ignore their obligations to appoint lifeguards, since the beginning of the summer 71 people have lost their lives by the beaches of Greece