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Chania In Top 9 European Retirement Destinations

Retiring in Europe is about launching a new life in a new country, starting over in a unique place with Old World culture. But there’s no one way to determine the best place to retire for every person. That’s why we have identified the best destinations in Europe that are each special for their own […]

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Tons of cannabis found on vessel south of Crete

The Tanzania-flagged tugboat intercepted by the Greek coast guard on Wednesday was carrying more than six tonnes of hashish (6,177.800 kilos) with an estimated street value of 70 million euros in its hold, sources said on Wednesday. The “Andreas” was caught about 50 nautical miles south of Crete, en route from the port of Latakia […]

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If large quake causes tsunami in Aegean, it will hit coast in 10-15 minutes, says professor Synolakis (Technical University of Crete)

If an earthquake measuring over 7 on the Richter scale causes a tsunami in the Aegean, people will have just 10-15 minutes to react until the wave slams on the coast, said Costas Synolakis, Professor of Environmental Engineering at the University of Crete, during a speech at an event at the Academy of Athens, where […]

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Greece launches tenders for hydrocarbon exploration and exploitation in western Greece and south of Crete

Financial, environmental and quality-related parameters will be examined during the evaluation of bids in a tender for granting and using authorisations for the exploration and exploitation of hydrocarbons in maritime areas to the south-west and to the west of Crete, as well as the west of the Ionian Sea, Hellenic Hydrocarbons Resources Management SA (HHRM) […]

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