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Helicopters Evacuate Stranded Residents of Flooded Greek Village

Greek authorities used helicopters on Tuesday to evacuate six residents of a village near Karditsa, Thessaly, who were stranded by the floods caused by...

Greek, Cypriot Scientists Develop New Rapid Covid Test

A new Covid test being used in England can quickly determine if a patient is positive for coronavirus or not in the space of...

Rare Medal from First Modern Olympic Games in 1896 Sold at...

A medal awarded during the very first modern Olympic Games, held in Athens in 1896, was recently sold at auction for $65,625 (€55,375). The bronze...

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Mykonos Welcomes First Cruise Ship in Six Months

Mykonos welcomed on Monday the "World Explorer", the first cruise-ship to dock at the cosmopolitan island after six months. The Portuguese-flagged ship, carrying 125 holiday-makers,...
One of the best things to do while visiting Greece is jump on a ferry boat and visit the islands. Close to Athens, Hydra is the perfect getaway. (photo by Gabi Ancarola)

Hydra Offers History and Stunning Beauty in Complete Serenity

Nestled in the Argo Saronic Gulf, just under two hours away from Athens by ferry, Hydra has long been a destination for artists, musicians,...

Bestselling Author Victoria Hislop Sworn In as Greek Citizen

English author Victoria Hislop was on Thursday officially sworn-in as a Greek citizen during a special ceremony held at the interior ministry. Hislop was awarded...