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5.3 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Crete

A 5.3 magnitude earthquake struck the island of Crete on Wednesday, at 2:17pm. No damages or injuries have been reported so far. Seismologists place the...

News from Finds at the Minoan Palace of Zakros

Minoan civilisation, and Zakros Palace in particular, are the focus of the 11th International Cretological Congress on October 21-27 in Rethymnon, one of the three big cities[...]

Human Bones Found Off of Crete

On Wednesday morning, a man discovered human bones near the shore of the islet Lazareta a few miles off Crete. The man immediately contacted the...

New Senseless Tragedy Rocks Crete

A new Cretan tragedy with a 53-year-old shot dead and an eighteen-year old heavily injured took place yesterday in Tsikalaria, a village near Chania revealing for...

Events in Crete in Honour of Papadiamantis

A commemoration event will be held in Chania, Crete on the 12th of October, 2011 at 7:00 p.m., dedicated to Alexandros Papadiamantis' work. The...

Woman Arrested Carrying Two Kilos of Heroin

An Albanian woman was arrested because two kilos of heroin were found in her handbag early on Friday in Iraklion, Crete. According to police authorities,...

Underwater Uncovering of Ancient Treasures in Crete

International research expedition aims to uncover the archaelogical treasures hiding under the sea of Crete. American and Greek researchers are trying to bring...

After Yogurt, Bottles, and Stones, Greeks Add Eggs to Protest Arsenal

After picketing their homes, jeering them, pelting them with yogurt, throwing bottles and stones at them, Greek citizens have taken to venting their frustration...

Thanassis Papakonstantinou in Crete

With completely new musical program Thanassis Papakonstantinou is traveling to Crete. The famous singer will sing songs from his new album and will be...

Ongoing Fire in Crete

A fire broke out at 2:30 in Sirikari, in the municipality of Kissamos, Crete. Ten vehicles of the fire brigade are attempting to extinguish...

Child Porn Ring Exposed in Crete

The Greek Police e-crime Unit arrived on the 6th of September in Crete after tracking down through electronic trails a child pornography ring located...

Colonel Gadhafi’s Greek Ties

Almost thirty years ago, Gadhafi along with Mitterrand, was enjoying Cretan hospitality in Andrea Papandreou’s favorite resort in Elounda. But times change and it is from the same island, with the full support of Andreas Papandreou’s son, that NATO has brought the Colonel to his limits.

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