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Smoke from the Wildfire North of Athens Reaches Libyan Sea (video)

An impressive time-lapse video taken from satellite images shows the course of smoke from the fire in East Attica. On Monday, whilst the wildfire was...

Parents Perish Trying to Save their Children from Drowning in Crete

The holiday of a family of six turned into a tragedy at a beach near Rethymno in Crete as the two parents drowned in...

Eastern Attica in Flames for Third Day

The fire near Athens has been burning unchecked for a third day, damaging dozens of homes. It had started in Kalamos, a coastal holiday spot...

Yet Again, Merkel Rules out a Greek Debt “Haircut”

Speaking to German media, Chancellor Angela Merkel, once more, ruled-out a haircut of the Greek debt. She said that under no circumstances could there be...

Items Recovered from Wreck of Elgin’s Ship off Kythira

Chess pawns, combs and a toothbrush are some of the new findings brought to light by the underwater excavation of the wreck of the...

Flashback to the Sinking of Legendary Greek Cruiser Elli in Tinos (video)

August 15, 1940, just after 8 am. At the waterfront of Tinos thousands of believers were preparing to attend the holly mass at the...

Live: The Divine Liturgy from the Church of Evangelistria in Tinos

Watch Live the Divine Liturgy from the church of Evangelistria in Tinos, as Greeks all over the country will celebrate one of Christianity’s most...

Assumption Day: Greece Celebrates the Dormition of Virgin Mary

On August 15th Greeks all over the country will celebrate one of Christianity’s most significant days, the Dormition of Virgin Mary (Panagia). Some call this...

Relatives of the Helios Air Disaster to Mark 12 Years since Crash

Relatives of the 121 Helios victims were due on Monday to visit the site where the plane went down at Grammatiko, in Greece, on...

Greek Capital Becomes a Ghost City as Athenians Take a Holiday (photos)

As most Athenians have fled the city by ships, planes, cars, trains and buses, the center of the Greek capital seems literally deserted. Most Greeks...

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...

Scenes of Apocalypse North of Athens as Wildfire Burns for Second Day

The wildfire that broke out near the town of Kalamos, some 45 km northeast of Athens, on Sunday afternoon has moved southwards toward the...

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