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Earthquake hits Turkey, Greece: 19 dead, over 700 injured as strong tremors hit Aegean Sea
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Earthquake hits Turkey, Greece: 19 dead, over 700 injured as strong tremors hit Aegean Sea

As a result of the 6.9 magnitude quake, a small tsunami struck the Seferihisar district south of Izmir province in Turkey, causing floods in the area

14 killed, over 500 injured as strong Aegean Sea earthquake strikes Turkish coast and Greek island
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14 killed, over 500 injured as strong Aegean Sea earthquake strikes Turkish coast and Greek island

At least 12 people were killed in Izmir, Turkey’s third-largest city, including one who drowned, while two teenagers died in Greek island of Samos after being struck by a wall that collapsed

Golden Dawn guilty of running criminal organisation, rules Greek court; neo-Nazism threat remains as similar political outfits emerge
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Golden Dawn guilty of running criminal organisation, rules Greek court; neo-Nazism threat remains as similar political outfits emerge

The three-judge criminal court tied the party to a string of attacks, including the fatal stabbing in 2013 of a left-wing rapper Pavlos Fyssas

Seven killed after Turkish boat carrying migrants to Greek island Lesbos capsizes; Coast Guard rescues 57 people
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Seven killed after Turkish boat carrying migrants to Greek island Lesbos capsizes; Coast Guard rescues 57 people

A boat carrying dozens of migrants to a Greek island from the nearby Turkish coast capsized early on Tuesday, leaving seven people dead, including two children.

Greek man Antonis Mavropoulos missed Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed for being two minutes late to airport
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Greek man Antonis Mavropoulos missed Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed for being two minutes late to airport

Antonis Mavropoulos, president of the International Solid Waste Association, a non-profit organisation, was travelling to Nairobi to attend the annual assembly of the UN Environment Programme

Europa League: Gennaro Gattuso says AC Milan have only themselves to blame for early exit from competition
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Europa League: Gennaro Gattuso says AC Milan have only themselves to blame for early exit from competition

AC Milan coach Gennaro Gattuso said his team had nobody to blame but themselves after they lost 3-1 at Olympiakos Piraeus and were knocked out of the Europa League in the group stage.

#NousToutes: Thousands across France protest against sexual violence; Emmanuel Macron offers support on Twitter
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#NousToutes: Thousands across France protest against sexual violence; Emmanuel Macron offers support on Twitter

Tens of thousands of people rallied across Europe on Saturday against sexist violence, with more than 30,000 turning out in Paris. Demonstrations across France drew around 50,000 people in all, according to organiser Caroline de Haas.

Greece wildfire: 91 killed, 25 persons missing, say fire officials; Navy Seals on high alert on Mati sea to find more victims
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Greece wildfire: 91 killed, 25 persons missing, say fire officials; Navy Seals on high alert on Mati sea to find more victims

The wildfire in Greece has claimed 91 lives. 25 people are reported to be missing. Navy Seals are on high alert along the Mati sea to track down other victims

India striving to become $5 trillion economy by 2025, says President Ram Nath Kovind during Greece visit
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India striving to become $5 trillion economy by 2025, says President Ram Nath Kovind during Greece visit

India is striving to become a $5 trillion economy and the world's third largest consumer market by 2025, said President Ram Nath Kovind in Greece while on his three-nation tour

Earthquake measuring 4.3 on Richter Scale rattles Greece; no injuries reported yet
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Earthquake measuring 4.3 on Richter Scale rattles Greece; no injuries reported yet

The US Geological Survey said the 4.3-magnitude quake struck 25 km northeast of Athens.

Serie A: Juventus coach confident about Gonzalo Higuain playing against Napoli despite broken finger
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Serie A: Juventus coach confident about Gonzalo Higuain playing against Napoli despite broken finger

Higuain, who joined Juventus in 2016, and has scored 10 goals in all competitions this season, underwent surgery on a fractured bone in his left hand on Monday.

Flash floods kill 15 in Athens; Greek PM Alexis Tsipras declares national mourning
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Flash floods kill 15 in Athens; Greek PM Alexis Tsipras declares national mourning

Flash floods caused by heavy rain have killed at least 15 people and caused destruction in Greece

Uber operating in 96 European cities despite facing legal battles
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Uber operating in 96 European cities despite facing legal battles

Uber faces having to withdraw ride hailing services in London, its busiest European market.

Greece to get a payout of 8.5 billion euros, eurozone ministers 'optimistic' about Greek bailout deal
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Greece to get a payout of 8.5 billion euros, eurozone ministers 'optimistic' about Greek bailout deal

Eurozone ministers said they were optimistic about reaching a bailout deal with Greece but warned Athens would have to wait for a deal on future debt relief

Athens: Former Greek PM Lucas Papademos injured in booby-trap blast
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Athens: Former Greek PM Lucas Papademos injured in booby-trap blast

Former Greek prime minister Lucas Papademos was injured when a booby-trapped package exploded in his car in central Athens on Thursday.

Ex-Greece prime minister Lucas Papademos injured in car blast: Report
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Ex-Greece prime minister Lucas Papademos injured in car blast: Report

Former Greece prime minister Lucas Papademos was hurt on Thursday when an explosive device went off inside his car in Athens, state news agencies said.

Greece debt crisis: Eurozone finance ministers talk reaches dead end, additional options to be explored
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Greece debt crisis: Eurozone finance ministers talk reaches dead end, additional options to be explored

Eurozone finance ministers were unable to reach a deal for fresh bailout cash for Greece, as a row with the International Monetary Fund over debt relief dragged on.

IMF chief Christine Lagarde urges eurozone to back Greece debt relief
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IMF chief Christine Lagarde urges eurozone to back Greece debt relief

Bari: IMF chief Christine Lagarde on Friday urged eurozone lenders to be "far more specific" in their commitment to a debt-relief package for Greece. The International Monetary Fund has made a package easing Greece's repayment burden a condition of its participation in a 86-billion-euro (USD 94-billion) bailout.

Greece: Ruling party Syriza's Athens HQ hit with Molotov cocktails
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Greece: Ruling party Syriza's Athens HQ hit with Molotov cocktails

Police say an officer was injured when masked attackers hit the Athens headquarters of Greece's left-wing governing party with Molotov cocktails.

2017: How people across the world brought in the New Year
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2017: How people across the world brought in the New Year

People around the world welcomed the New Year with pomp and cheers