Tragedy in Lesvos: Two Brothers Killed in House Fire

Two men died when their apartment was engulfed in flames at Polichnitos in Lesvos. The two men were brothers, aged 56 and 54. The fire occurred...

Haunting Images from Abandoned Leper Colony of Chios

Just a few kilometers north of the modern town of Chios in the island lies a row of abandoned buildings, which for centuries served...

As Heatwave Persists, Conditions Worsen for Evzones Guards

The prolonged heatwave plaguing the country and the capital in particular, causes all sorts of problems for Athenians. Those suffering more -and in silence-...

Australian Flies to Greece to Get Baptized at the Birthplace of ‘Eleni’

Converted to Greek Orthodoxy, an Australian woman was baptized at a river in north-western Greece. The ceremony took place in the wild mountains of Murganas...

Greek Civil Servants Boycott Evaluation Process

Public sector employees have refused to cooperate in the evaluation of their performance, as the deadline for the completion of the process expired on...

Brief Wildfire Rekindling in Kythira Managed by Firefighters

Firefighters were able to once again contain the wildfire burning on Kythira island or the fifth day on Tuesday, after the flames were briefly...

Evading the Heatwave at the Lush Oasis of the National Garden in Athens

With temperatures rising as high as 41 degrees this week in Greece, locals and tourists alike can find some respite at the National Garden...

Fifth Ouzo Festival in Lesvos Successfully Concluded

Lesvos island held its annual Ouzo Festival, an event dedicated to the world-renowned Greek spirit, attracting a large crowd of both tourists and island...

Kythira Island in “State of Emergency”, Firefighter hospitalized

The wildfire is ranging on Kythira for a third day and a "state of emergency" was declared on Saturday, after four settlements had to...

Young Man Charged With Starting Fires in Attica

Greek authorities say a 24-year-old man has been arrested and charged with starting 16 fires over the past five months. A Fire Service announcement says...

Mount Athos Exempted from Paying Property Tax

Digital Policy Minister Nikos Pappas has approved an amendment that exempts Mount Athos monasteries from paying any pending property tax. The amendment, also signed by...

Fire Service Blames Arsonists for Forest Fire in Lesvos

Firefighters and volunteers battled all night with the blaze in Lesvos. By Friday morning the fire, which threatened to engulf the villages of Plomari, Trygona...

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