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Restaurants targeted in northern Athens

Explosive devices were detonated early Saturday at two restaurants with the same name in Maroussi and Nea Ionia in northern Athens, police said.

An explosive device detonated shortly after 4.30 a.m. at a souvlaki restaurant located at the junction of Aigaiou and Vyronos streets in Maroussi. The explosion broke the glass of the shop and damaged the tables and chairs.

Rainfall during Daniel much higher than 2020 Ianos storm

The rainfall levels recorded by the automated monitoring stations of the National Observatory of Athens during the during the recent storm Daniel were much higher than those recorded during the Ianos storm that hit Greece in September 2020.

When comparing the cumulative rainfall amounts, the data confirms the conclusion that the recent phenomenon was many times stronger.

Helicopters airlift residents to safety from deadly floods in central Greece

Severe rainstorms eased but floodwaters were still rising in parts of central Greece Friday, while fire department and military helicopters were plucking people from villages inundated by tons of water and mud that have left six dead, six missing and many people clinging to the roofs of their homes.

Aegean offers flights to New York on Emirates

Aegean and Emirates are adding the Athens-New York (Newark) route to their codesharing flights, over a year since they launched their collaboration in August 2022.

Aegean offers its passengers the opportunity to benefit from the increased connectivity of the Emirates network to international destinations via Dubai, by offering flights between the emirate and Athens.