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Mayors of Aegean Islands Send SOS over Migrant Influx

The mayors of Lesvos, Chios, Samos, Kos and Leros on Thursday briefed a parliamentary committee on the dire situation they face after excessive migrant...

Magnitude 4.5 Quake Jolts Kos in Eastern Aegean

An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale occurred at 12.36 pm local time, east of the Greek island of Kos. According to the Geodynamic...

81-Year-Old Japanese Philhellene to Save Hippocrates’ Tree on Kos

Αn 81-year-old Japanese man has taken the initiative to save the aging Hippocrates' plane tree on the island of Kos. In its present condition, the...

Over 600 Migrants Land on Greek Islands in 24 Hours

More than 600 migrants landed on islands of the Eastern Aegean from Monday morning until Tuesday dawn, according to the Hellenic Coast Guard. Specifically, 397 refugees...

Magnitude 5.1 Earthquake Strikes off East of Kos Island

Reports say a magnitude 5.1 earthquake has struck the area east of Kos island, near Turkey. The earthquake occurred at 10:42 am on Tuesday morning. The...

Kos Archaeological Museum Reopening to Visitors on Saturday

The Archaeological Museum on the Aegean island of Kos, which was temporarily closed following a strong earthquake that shook the island on July 21,...

Blood Found on Items Believed to Belong to Ben Needham

Human blood has reportedly been found on a toy car and sandal believed to have belonged to toddler Ben Needham, who disappeared on the...

Kos: Back to Normal in the Midst of Aftershocks (video)

Life on Kos returns to normal two days after the deadly earthquake and several aftershocks that keep seismologists and the authorities on alert. Two aftershocks hit...

Residents, Tourists on Kos Sleep in the Open 2nd Night in a Row

Hundreds of people on Kos spent the second night sleeping outdoors in fear that strong aftershocks will follow the earthquake that killed two people...

Greek Minister: Kos Back to Normal After Earthquake, No Infrastructure Damage

"The island is back to normal without panic, and if one arrived now without knowing what had happened, he would not have realized that...

Earthquake Damaged Kos Sites and Monuments, Archaeological Service Reports

There has been damage to monuments and archaeological sites on Kos as a result of the strong earthquake that shook the island in the...

European Commission Chief Juncker Calls Tsipras Expressing Solidarity for Kos Earthquake

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Friday telephoned Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and expressed his condolences for the victims of the earthquake that struck...

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