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4.2 Quake Hits Near Crete, No Damages Reported

The Euromediteranean Seismological Centre has reported that a 4.2 richter earthquake struck 98 kilometers south of Irakleio in the southern beach prefecture on Crete. The...

Large Chinese Delegation to Visit Crete on Sunday

A large Chinese government delegation is due in Crete for a two-day visit on Sunday, as a guest of the Greek government. It will...

Cretan Man Lives Happily in a Handmade Hut on the Beach for 15 Years...

Manolis Giatakis is a happy man. He lives on an islet off Crete, an idyllic place where life expectancy is high and it is...

Cocaine Baron and Family Arrested in Crete

KingCrete Police have arrested a man, his wife and their minor son, calling the operation the biggest and most important drug trafficking arrest in...
Greeks of Cretan descent

Exceptional Greeks of Cretan Descent

Crete is the largest and most populous of the Greek islands and it is famous across the globe for its beaches, clear waters and exceptional cuisine. However,...

Police Arrest 2 Naked Toursists at Irakleio Airport on Crete

Police have reported that on Friday evening they arrested two tourists for prancing around in the nude at Crete's international airport in Irakleio, according...

School in Crete Becomes First Greek School to Win the Diana Award for Anti-bullying

Thirty students from an English school in the town of Rethymno, in Crete, were presented with the international Diana Award for their work against...

Two Wild Goats Fight for Corn Seeds on Crete [video]

It seems that the economic crisis in Greece has affected animals as well. There is no other explanation why these two ibex battle it...

German Tourist in Crete to Taxi Driver: ‘I don’t have to pay you because...

After taking what may be considered a long taxi ride from Agia Pelagia Hotel in Crete to the Airport in Heraklion, two German tourists refused...

Another Clay Amphora With Human Bones at Ierapetra, Crete

A clay amphora containing human bones was found in the area of Gra Lygia, Ierapetra, in Crete. This is the second clay amphora with...

Cotton Mill Turned into Migrant Center in Thiva as Cretan Officials Raise Concerns over...

According to Greek officials, the government is planning to use a former cotton mill near the city of Thiva in central Greece to house...

Germany to Send 3,000 Refugees to Crete, 2,000 More from Greek Mainland

New Democracy lawmaker Lefteris Avgenakis accused the Greek government of secretly preparing to resettle 3,000 refugees from Germany to Crete. Recently, Migration Policy Minister Yiannis...

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