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For yet another year, the residents of Zoniana village on the island of Crete, Greece produced a giant wheel of kefalotyri cheese that weighs one ton. The cheese, loaded...

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

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“Crete has enormous potential through its research and scientific institutions. The island can become a new Silicon Valley”, said Steve Vranakis, director of Google’s Creative Lab,...

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People from all around the world are visiting Greece during the summer. The country has been graced with some of the most beautiful beaches...

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A Messerschmitt Bf 109, the main fighter aircraft of the Luftwaffe during the Second World War which was shot down in Crete, Greece, in 1941,...

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The Greek salad (choriatiki salata) is a favorite dish of Greeks and tourists. Made with tomato pieces, sliced cucumber, onion, feta cheese and olives, it combines all the traditional flavors...

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Despite the major operation to capture him, Sifis the Cretan crocodile continues to avoid the traps set up by the Greek Authorities and is still...

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Greece is full of natural beauty, territorial diversity and a myriad of unique, beautiful destinations. Some of these famous destinations have remained pure and...

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On Saturday July 19, residents, unionists and members of environmental organizations blocked the road to the NATO naval base in Souda Bay, Crete, protesting...

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The arts and crafts village of Verekinthos in Crete, Greece, is in search of new residents. Craftsmen and artists are invited to settle permanently...

Earthquake

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An earthquake of 4.9 magnitude on the Richter scale occurred at 9:37 am in the Greek island of Crete. The earthquake wasn't felt despite...

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The Center of Ancient Astronomy in the Greek island of Crete has finally opened its doors. It is the first in Europe and one of the few across...