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Magnitude 4.8 Earthquake Strikes West of Zakynthos

A magnitude 4.8 earthquake struck in the Ionian Sea about 34 kms (21 miles) west of the Greek island of Zakynthos early on Thursday. The...

On this Day in 1980: The Ship Wreck that Transformed Zakynthos (video)

It is perhaps the most photographed ship wreck in the world. Lying on a sandy beach in the north-western coast of Zakynthos since October...

Qatari Investors File Charges Against Everyone Responsible for Fires on Zakynthos

Qatari investment company PIMANA S.A., a subsidiary of state-owned Al Rayyan, filed charges against everyone responsible for the fires on Zakynthos that have destroyed...

Spectacular Waterspout Spotted off Zakynthos (video)

A waterspout formed on Monday just off the coast of northwest Zakynthos in the Ionian Sea. The rare phenomenon was recorded on an amateur video. According...

Greek Citizen Protection Minister Blames Arson for Zakynthos Wildfires

The recent wildfires on Zakynthos island were the work of arsonists, Deputy Citizen Protection Minister Nikos Toskas said on Tuesday. Speaking on Real FM, Toskas...

Zakynthos Fires Under Control, No Homes at Risk

The blazes on Zakynthos island are under control after the fires that started on Saturday afternoon destroyed thousands of acres of forest land, but...

Zakynthos Wildfires Raging on Seven Fronts for Second Day

A large wildfire with seven fronts is raging for a second day on Zakythos Island, in western Greece on Sunday, with no casualties reported...

Three Wildfires Break Out in Zakynthos – Village Evacuated

A wildfire broke out at the village Anafonitria, in northern Zakynthos. The village is being evacuated after fire reached the front porches of some...

Government Minister Claims Arson is Behind Zakynthos Fires

While visiting Zakynthos island, Justice Minister Stavros Kontonis, who is also the local Parliament member, said of the multiple wildfires: "This is planned." The Civil...

Dozens of Migrants Land in Zakynthos Instead of Italy

Greek police arrested 69 illegal immigrants that were spotted wondering near Volimes, in Zakynthos island, in the early hours of Monday. The migrants were transferred...

Arson Suspected Over Simultaneous Zakynthos Wildfires

Suspicions point to arson for the multiple wildfires that have erupted in Zakynthos over the last 72 hours. At least 11 fires were recorded in...

British Holidaymakers Left Stranded on the Island of Zakynthos

Scores of British holidaymakers were left stranded in ‘total chaos’ on the Greek island of Zakynthos on Tuesday, after an EasyJet plane was grounded...

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