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Plane Lands on Crete After Bomb Threat Hoax

An airplane that was flying from Egypt to Germany on Thursday was forced to land at Chania, Crete airport after a bomb threat that turned...

Western Greece Hit by 22,000 Ligthning Strikes in One Day

The Ionian Sea and Western Greece have been hit by 22,000 lightning strikes in a single day. According to the Meteo.gr weather website, the ZEUS...

Researchers Find Fifth Century BC Complex in Cyprus

A 5th century BC architectural complex from the royal dynasty of the Paphos era was  identified during the 2018 excavations of the Hatziaptoulla Plateau, one...

Mosquito-Borne West Nile Virus Kills 5 in Greece

The death toll from the West Nile virus in Greece reached five on Thursday, according to the Hellenic Center for Disease Control and Prevention...

Ancient Greek ‘Dragon Homes’ Still Standing

They call them "drakospita" (dragon homes), even though they have nothing to do with dragons, but their architecture is still admired today for its...

US State Department Welcomes Return of Greek Soldiers from Turkey

The U.S. State Department on Thursday welcomed the much-awaited release of the two Greek soldiers who were held in Turkey for 167 days without...

FT: Greece’s Brain Drain Hampering Recovery from Economic Crisis

The brain drain in Greece would make it very difficult for the country to recover from the economic crisis and return to normalcy, a...

New Study Indicates Santorini Volcano Erupted After 1600 BC

For decades, scientists have been trying to estimate the approximate time of the Thera (Santorini) volcano eruption that shaped the island and the surrounding...

Russia: We Didn’t Start Spat with Greece

Moscow is concerned about the deterioration in its relations with Greece, calling the current diplomatic situation between the two countries "unnatural", Russia's Foreign Ministry...

Crisis in Turkey Starts to Affect Greek Economy

The Greek economy has started feeling the impact of the crisis in neighboring Turkey, as the Athens Stock Exchange showed a 3 percent plunge...

August 15, 1940: Italians Torpedo Greek Cruiser ‘Elli’ as a Precursor to War

It was August 15, 1940 and thousands of Greek Orthodox faithful were gathered at the Church of Panagia on Tinos Island to worship the...

‘Russian Onassis’ Dmitry Rybolovlev Enjoys Dinner on Mykonos (video)

Russian tycoon Dmitry Rybolovlev decided to leave his own enchanting island in the Ionian Sea and spend some time on Mykonos. Rybolovlev arrived on Mykonos...

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