Thirty-two Turkish Nationals Request Political Asylum in Greece

Thirty-two Turkish nationals who were rescued by the Greek coast guard on Thursday night, after arriving on a rubber dinghy on the islet of...

Farmers Gather in Central Greece as Unions Prepare for New Wave of Protests

Farmers convened with their tractors in Tyrnavos, central Greece, on Saturday where they announced further protest actions against the government's pension and tax reforms. Speaking...

Survey: 53% of Greeks Believe Life was Better 50 Years Ago

More than half of Greeks (53%) believe that the standard of living in Greece today is worse than it was 50 years ago, according...

Prosecutors’ Union Says no Probe Opened into Thrace University Professors

Greece's association of prosecutors categorically rejected media reports on Friday that a colleague in Rhodope, a region of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace, had ordered...

Ten Souvenirs to Buy in Crete

Visitors of Crete have found out that when exploring local villages and off the beaten path stores it's possible to find Cretan memories to...

Police Arrest 19 for Stealing Railway Equipment; Over 7 mln Loss to State

Greek Police arrested 19 individuals, including a Hellenic Railways Organisation (OSE) manager and employees, who worked in a gang stealing railway equipment valued at...

Merkel, Juncker Promise to Provide Assistance at Greek Borders During Brussels Meeting

German Chancellor Angela Markel and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker pledged to offer assistance for the asylum services and with Frontex at the Greek-Turkish...

Tsipras: Europe not Properly Addressing its ‘Excessive Social Deficit’

There is currently an "excessive social deficit" in Europe that is not being adequately addressed, Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said, in a press...

Syrtaki: The Traditional Greek Dance that is Not Really Traditional (video)

Most people believe that the syrtaki (συρτάκι) is a traditional Greek dance going back to the early 20th century. The millions of tourists who...

Greek 10-Year Bond Yields Hit Eleven-Year Low

Greek 10-year government bonds yields hit an 11-year low on Friday, as recent upbeat economic data and a deal struck with its lenders encouraged...

Thrace Mufti Election Issue Causes Greek Government Confusion

The election of the local Mufti by Muslims in Thrace was one of the contentious issues stressed by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during...
On December 15 the Greek Orthodox faith celebrates Agios Eleftherios, and that day is also the only day during the year wheve it is possible to visit Fortress of Intzedin, in Crete. Inside the fortress there is a small church built in honour to the saint.

The Church in Crete Which Can Only be Visited Once a Year

  On December 15, the Greek Orthodox faith celebrates Agios Eleutherios, and it is also the only day of the year when people can visit the Fortress...

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