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Barrage of phone calls – attempts to deceive – have been made since this morning to residents of Kavala. Always the familiar scenario “Your relative was injured, pay to help him”. Seniors respond appropriately to cheaters, and immediately after that they inform law enforcement at 100. The Police Department of Kavala asks the citizens not to believe what they hear and of course not to give money to those who ask for it.

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The wildfire that broke out earlier on Monday in Dialechto, Kavala, northern Greece, injured 2 (two) firefighters and damaged a fire engine. According to reports, one of the firefighters has burns on his face and the other on his hands. They have both been taken to the hospital. Dialechto locals had received a notice on 112 to escape their village and head south towards the old national route. The Fire Brigade reports that 12 (twelve) firefighters, 6 (six) fire engines, and 1 (one) firefighting aircraft are on the scene.

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The authorities have been shocked by the disappearance of a 17-year-old girl from a child protection center in Kavala, with “Smile of the Child” publishing her details following a prosecutor’s order. On August 16, 2023, at 11:00 p.m., Asma (on) Aden (ep) 17, of Somali origin, disappeared from a child protection center in Kavala. “Smile of the Child” was informed and immediately proceeded to publicize the details of the minor, following a prosecutor’s order, as there may be reasons that put her life at risk. Asma Aden is 1.59 m tall, weighs 64 kg, with black hair and dark brown…

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The award-winning composer, musician and UNESCO Artist For Peace, Theodosii Spassov, one of the most popular Bulgarian musicians and cabal virtuoso is coming in August to the Cosmopolis festival in Kavala. The kaval, a wooden “shepherd” flute with eight holes, is one of the oldest musical instruments in Europe, rich in sound and technical possibilities. Theodosii Spassov has developed his own unique playing style combining traditional folklore with jazz, fusion and classical music. Artist, musician and composer, Spassov together with the No Keys Trio, Alexander Lekov’s on bass and Nacho Gospodinov on drums, will present a set of eight pieces…

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The Bulgarian Embassy in Greece criticized the conduct of a 35-year-old Bulgarian man who sought to flee prosecution after being arrested for lowering the Greek flag at the Kavala passenger port, calling his actions “illegal” and “regrettable.” The embassy responded to the Athens-Macedonian News Agency by saying that the 35-year-old’s actions, which included lowering the Greek flag at the port and raising the Bulgarian flag in its place on Friday, were “completely at odds with the excellent good neighborly relations between Greece and Bulgaria as two members of the European Union.” It was also claimed that the individual was detained…

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Earlier this evening, a 35-year-old Bulgarian was arrested by officials from the Kavala Central Port Authority and transferred to the Kavala District Court, where he was accused with insulting national symbols. He was, however, released a short time afterwards. According to the Central Port Authority of Kavala and eyewitnesses, the 35-year-old Bulgarian approached the dock of the “Apostolos Pavlos” passenger port on Friday night and, after surrendering to the waving Greek flag, raised the Bulgarian flag. Eyewitnesses alerted port authorities, who raced to the scene and attempted to arrest the 35-year-old guy, who resisted arrest, insulted port guards, and yelled…

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According to a National Bank of Greece forecast, tourism revenue could reach a record €21 billion in 2023. The total will almost definitely exceed the €18.17 billion received in 2019, the final year before the Covid-19 epidemic. While tourism returned well in 2022 after two weak years, income fell short of a new high of €17.63 billion. A significant portion of this increased revenue is attributable to higher prices caused by inflation, which are expected to compensate for the slightly shorter duration of visitors’ holidays. The report highlights two new trends that may continue in the coming years: first, the…

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The Greek National Health Care Organization (EODY) revealed on Tuesday that the West Nile virus had claimed two lives in Greece. Both were beyond the age of 81, and their deaths were due to central nervous system diseases. Eight additional West Nile virus infection cases have been recorded in the last week, increasing the total number of infections to eleven. Ten infected people had symptoms of central nervous system infection, such as encephalitis, meningitis, and/or severe paralysis. Three people remain in the hospital, one in intensive care, and six have been discharged. The virus has been detected in Eastern Macedonia…

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Grandmaster Ziaur Rahman and FIDE Master Tahsin Tajwar Zia of Bangladesh earned four (4) points each after the 6th round matches of the 32nd Open International Chess Category A Tournament of Kavala’2023 held in the Greece city of Kavala on Tuesday. In the 6th round matches, Grandmaster Ziaur Rahman beat World Grandmaster Antolak of Poland while his son and FIDE Master Tahsin Tajwar Zia drew with FIDE Master Seemann Jakub of Poland.

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Chess Grandmaster Ziaur Rahman of Bangladesh earned his 2nd consecutive victory in the 32nd Open International Chess Category A Tournament of Kavala 2023, beating Kosmidis Loannis of the hosts Greece in the 3rd round match, held in Kavala, Greece on Saturday. Bangladeshi FIDE Master and son of Grandmaster Ziaur Rahman, Tahsin Tajwar Zia, drew with Poupalos Nikoloas of Greece in the other 3rd round match on Saturday. After the 3rd round matches, Zia earned 2 points while Tahsin Tajwar Zia bagged 1.5 points.

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