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Key Section of Ionian Highway Opens to Traffic

Infrastructure and Transport Minister Christos Spirtzis on Wednesday officially opened the 27-km section of the Ionian highway between the Amfilochia junction and the Arta...

Greek PM Tsipras Returns to Roots, Dances Kangelari at the Village [video]

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, having learned from last summer's mistakes, chose to vacation in a traditional Greek way rather than on a businessman's luxury yacht as...

Archaeological Treasures from Amvrakia on Display at Arta Museum

  The Archaeological Museum of Arta is displaying never-before-seen finds from the region of Arta, northwestern Greece. Excavations in the area, formerly known as Amvrakia,...

Children Sing Christmas Carols to PM Tsipras

Children from the national kindergarten, the music school of Ilion and the association "Kostilata" from the city of Arta sang the Christmas carols to...

Greek University Plans to Restore Monuments in Northern Greece

It was confirmed last Thursday, March 12, that Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH) will undertake a five-year project in order to protect the Greek cultural heritage...

Historic Bridge in Arta to Be Rebuilt After Collapse

The Greek Deputy Minister of Infrastructure and Transport Christos Spirtzis announced today, February 2 that it is technically feasible to restore the historic bridge...

Historic Bridge of Plaka, Arta Collapses Due to Heavy Rains [video]

The incessant rain fall in all four prefectures of Epirus has created serious damages and problems to infrastructure, crops and flooding in basements, shops...

5.2 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Arta; Western Greece

A 5.2-magnitude earthquake struck Western Greece early Saturday, the country's earthquake observatory said, with no reports of victims or major damage. The tremor struck at...

Bus Crash in Central Greece: 1 Dead, 11 Injured

A serious road accident occurred on Thursday afternoon in the national road outside the city of Arta, central Greece. According to preliminary information, a commuter bus...

Teacher Convicted of Making Students Hit Each Other

The court of Arta, Greece imposed a two-year suspended sentence on a teacher that apparently made his students slap their 8-year-old classmate. This unprecedented incident...

Teacher Accused of Urging Students to Slap Classmate

A 50-year-old teacher is detained in the Police Department of Arta, central Greece, following a complaint made ​​by the mother of an 8-year-old student....

School Chemical Contamination, Three Teachers Hospitalized

An incident occurred earlier today at the vocational lyceum (EPAL) school in the city of Arta in Epirus, Greece, when local authorities were alerted to the...

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