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All nurseries, kindergartens and schools across Attica and regions affected by the severe snowstorm that has swept through parts of Greece will remain closed for a second day on Wednesday, as the region struggles to cope with its aftermath, the Education Ministry said Tuesday.


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25.01.2022 / 16:33

Farmers markets in Attica, where Athens is located, will remain closed on Wednesday as the region struggles to cope with a snowstorm that has blanketed the country since Monday morning and cut power in many districts.


25.01.2022 / 16:05

The head of the First Instance Prosecutor’s Office in Thessaloniki, Panagiotis Panagiotopoulos, has ordered an investigation to establish the veracity of evidence submitted by criminal lawyer Nikos Dialynas supporting the existence of a sex trafficking ring after a woman came forward with information.


25.01.2022 / 15:42

Minister of Infrastructure and Transportation Costas Karamanlis spoke with executives from rail operator Trainose, a subsidiary of the Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane Group-FSI, on Tuesday and asked that passengers of Monday’s Athens-Thessaloniki line should be compensated for the difficulties they experienced following an accident in Fthiotis and the heavy snowfall caused by the ‘Elpis’ weather front.





25.01.2022 / 13:31

Greek photography and videography team Up Stories has released a video of drone footage showing Athens from above, a day after the Elpis snowstorm.




25.01.2022 / 11:03

Attiki Odos SA, the company managing the Greek capital’s biggest ring road, has said that it will be compensating thousands of toll-paying motorists who became trapped on the highway in their cars and trucks.



25.01.2022 / 10:44

Rescue crews, including the army, worked through the night to evacuate thousands of people stranded in their cars on an Athens highway after a severe snowstorm swept across Greece on Monday, blanketing the capital and causing traffic chaos.


25.01.2022 / 10:35

The EU called on Russia on Monday to defuse tensions over Ukraine and reaffirmed that Moscow would face “massive” consequences if it attacked its neighbor, while NATO announced that European allies were deploying added ships and fighter jets to Eastern Europe and putting new forces on standby in response. Yannis Palaiologos, Kathimerini’s Brussels correspondent, joins The Greek Current with the latest analysis.