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Athens News Agency: News in English, 00-10-19

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  • [01] Weather forecast - Thursday
  • [02] Minor earthquake - Rhodes
  • [03] Soccer-Panathinaikos-Champions League
  • [04] Vartholomeos-Papandreou Foundation
  • [05] Basketball-PAOK-Victory

  • [01] Weather forecast - Thursday

    19/10/2000 12:08:22

    Partly cloudy skies throughout Greece on Thursday, with scattered showers possible in parts of the Ionian and Aegean seas. An advisory has been issued for mariners in the Aegean, with gale-force winds from the northeast forecast into the late afternoon. Temperatures in the northern mainland between 8C-17C; 12C to 21C in the Ionian basin, the southern mainland and the Aegean. Light cloud and windy in the greater Athens area, 13C to 19C; cloudy with light rain likely in Thessaloniki, 11C to 15C.

    [02] Minor earthquake - Rhodes

    19/10/2000 10:42:08

    A minor earthquake, measuring 4.9 on the Richter scale, was recorded at around 2 a.m. Thursday in the sea region some 30 kilometres east of the large SE Aegean holiday island of Rhodes.

    Police on Rhodes said the tremor was felt on the island, while no damages or injuries were reported.

    [03] Soccer-Panathinaikos-Champions League

    18/10/2000 23:48:32

    Panathinaikos was held to a 0-0 draw by Hamburg of Germany in a European soccer Champions League group five match played at the Athens Olympic stadium on Wednesday night. Panathinaikos remains in third place in the group after the result.

    [04] Vartholomeos-Papandreou Foundation

    18/10/2000 23:46:04

    Visiting Ecumenical Patriarch Vartholomeos attended an event in memory of the late Prime Minister and PASOK founder Andreas Papandreou late on Wednesday night.

    The event was organised by the Andreas Papandreou Foundation at the Goulandris Foundation in Plaka.

    Addressing the event, Vartholomeos underlined the respect shown by the deceased to the Ecumenical Patariarchate and congratulated his children for their initiatives.

    Also present were intellectuals, politicians and the family of Andreas Papandreou.

    [05] Basketball-PAOK-Victory

    18/10/2000 23:44:52

    PAOK Thessaloniki beat Verona of Italy 97-94 after extra time in a Euroleague group four basketball match played in Thessaloniki on Wednesday night. Full time saw the teams level at 78-78.

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