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The Biggest Local Organization of PASOK in Greece Facing Closure

  The biggest and most historical local organization of PASOK in Greece, is facing closure. In the old good days, PASOK's local organization of Mastampas in...

Ancient Greek Technology Exhibit in Chania

The citizens of Chania, as well as the visitors of the city, have the opportunity to visit a unique exhibition during the holiday season. Costas...

Rare Gene Protects Greek Villagers from Cardiovascular Diseases

According to a new study by the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute in Cambridge, UK, residents of the small Cretan village of Anogia and surrounding...

“They Beat Us, Burn Us and Pay Three Euros per Hr”

A female employee of a company that sells confectionery products, "Kouvarakis," in Sitia, Crete, reported several cases of mistreatment to labour inspection services. "They offend us, beat...

Falkonera the Titanic of Greece…

December 8th, marked the 47th anniversary of one of the worst maritime accidents in Greece, widely known as the “Falkonera Shipwreck.” 217 people drowned....

Thousands of Santas Pound the Streets of Chania

The first year of the annual "Santa Run" there were 400 Santa's. Last year ​​1,500 took part, but this year they hope to reach...

2 New Quakes Rattle the South of Greece

On Sunday morning in Crete, seismographs recorded two earthquakes simultaneously, in the south and west of the island, the biggest earthquake reaching up to...

Crete: Man Wants to Sell His Kidney for Money

A father driven by his desperation wrote the following note on the bulletin board of the General Hospital in Heraklion. “I don’t just want...

Crete: Newlyweds Donate Food to School

Nowadays, more and more couples avoid building up unnecessary expenses for their wedding and choose to give money to a social organization. Chrysoula and Yiannis...

“Chania: A Journey Through the Countryside” Wins Awards

There are many ways to advertise the beauty and culture of Greece. We just need a bit of patience and imagination! Proof of that...

American DNA Expert to Defend Man Accused for 7 Armed Robberies

According to sources, an Albanian man will be standing on trial in Crete on the 4th of December, and an American DNA expert is...

Woman Had No Idea She Was Pregnant Until Giving Birth

Last Friday, Antigoni Kokolaki, a 33-year-old woman from Crete gave birth to a girl without even knowing that she was pregnant. Her husband Kostas Kokolakis, said...

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