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48 Migrants Rescued from Distressed Vessel Near Greek Island Zakynthos

On Monday, forty-eight migrants including 16 children were located by the Greek coast guard aboard a sailboat in the sea area between Kefalonia and Zakynthos, after...

Read the Story of Legendary Zakynthos Mayor Who Saved Jews During Nazi Occupation; Daughter...

Eleni Kriezi-Apostoli (Lena Karrer), the daughter of the legendary late Mayor of Zakynthos, Loukas Karrer, known for saving the Greek island's Jews during the...

4.2 Earthquake Shakes Zakynthos; No Damage or Injuries Reported

A 4.2 Richter earthquake shook the Greek island of Zakynthos on Tuesday morning the Geodynamic Institute reports. The earthquake occurred at 9:14 am and was...

Tornadoes Hit Peloponnese, New Rainstorms Cause Damages in Western Greece

Tornadoes destroyed homes and farms in the Ilia prefecture while rainstorms caused damages in western Greece and the Ionian islands late Thursday night. In Ilia,...

British Girl Goes Blind After Spiked Drinks at Zakynthos Party

Spiked drinks (known as bombes) are served in some bars and clubs in Athens and resorts known for partying resulted in huge problems for...

Five Britons Arrested on Greek Island of Zakynthos for Using Counterfeit Euros

Five Britons, four of them 20 and one 21-year-old, were arrested on Wednesday in the village of Laganas on Zakynthos alleged to have used...

Swiftly Moving Forward with Construction of Zakynthos Archaeological Museum

Works for the Archaeological Museum of Zakynthos in the area of Lazaretta are moving rapidly. The new museum is expected to be constructed at...

Sea Turtle Nests at Record Heights in Zakynthos This Summer

A study conducted with the collaboration of ARCHELON, the Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece, reports that the number of carretta caretta loggerhead turtle...

Amazing Places In Greece That You Won’t Believe Are Real

Greece, a land of gods and nymphs, has a number of exquisitely beautiful places that appear to have come out of a fairy tale....

Iconic Navagio Shipwreck of Zakynthos in Danger of Disappearing

The team of scientists involved in preservation work at the iconic shipwreck of Zakynthos whose bow rises from Navagio Bay say it is in...

‘Navaghio’ Beach in Zakynthos Calls for Immediate Restoration

The worldwide famous "Navaghio" on Zakynthos that took its name from the freighter Panagiotis that ran aground 34 years ago in the sand of ...

Rise in Traffic Accident Deaths in Greece After 18 Years

The number of fatal traffic accidents in Greece has increased by nine in 2015, with six more people losing their lives compared to 2014. This...

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