Temple of Artemis in Vavrona Flooded

The archaeological site of Vavrona, near Athens, Greece, flooded today after several hours of non stop torrential rain and within a few hours, the...

Undaunted Bather Emerges Covered in Oil Waste at Athens Beach

Greek authorities have been warning aspiring bathers not to swim at the Athenian beaches that have bared the brunt of the oil spillage, following...

Bike Sharing System in Greek Municipalities

Bike-Sharing Systems are electronic, automated systems that offer short-term bike rental. The bikes are provided from special automated stations which are located in various...

Blue Flag For 88 Cretan Beaches

Beaches and a marina on the Greek island of Crete won a total of 88 Blue flags out of 393 that were awarded to...

Injured Caretta-Caretta Found in North-Western Greece

An injured caretta-caretta turtle was found on Monday in the straits of Kalama river, northwestern Greece. The injured loggerhead turtle was transferred to the Greek Sea...

Blue Flag for 57 Beaches in Cyprus

Blue Flag 2013 is waving on June13 on 57 beaches in Cyprus, which fulfill the strict international criteria of quality, breaking the record of...

Fire Brigade Operations Center Reports Increase of Arson Cases and Wildfires in 2016

There was a 22.8 pct increase in the number of forest fires that broke out in 2016 compared with the previous year causing a...

Greek, Italian Activists Launch Flotilla Against Syria Chemicals

A group of 40 Greek and Italian activists set off in a flotilla from the port of Chania on the island of Crete, Greece,...

Crete: 6 People Injured by Lightning in Knossos

It all started at 9:30 am on Friday, May 29, when lightning struck six Russian tourists who were on a tour around the archaeological...

58% of Greeks Recycle on a Daily Basis

 A survey conducted by Public Issue on behalf of WWF Hellas showed that the number of Greeks who recycle at least once per month...

XTERRA: 2nd Greek Triathlon Championship

XTERRA, one of the world’s premier triathlon Championships will be held in 2014 in Greece, for the second time. After the success of the...
Port of Chania, blurred by the African dust.

Veil of African Dust Covers Athens, Southern Greece (photos)

Meteorologists are warning that a veil of African dust that has settled over southern Greece since Sunday will remain in place until Tuesday. Images show...

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