Mt. Athos Monastery Quarantined After Eight Monks Diagnosed with Covid

Greek health authorities ordered an Orthodox monastery on Mount Athos to be placed under quarantine on Monday after at least eight confirmed cases of...

Fire Breaks Out at Refugee Camp on Greek Island of Samos

The second fire in one week broke out in the refugee camp on Samos on Sunday evening. Reportedly, three containers were burned in the...

Greece Breaks National and European Renewable Energy Records

On September 14th, according to WindEurope, wind power covered 40% of Greece's energy use, the highest percentage covered by wind power in Europe. According to...

Lesvos: 9,000 Refugees and Migrants Moved to New Camp

After a series of fires destroyed the Moria camp on Lesvos Island, home to over 12,000 migrants and refugees, the Greek government built a...

Earthquake Measuring 5.4 on Richter Scale Hits South of Crete

An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale has just struck south of the Greek island of Crete. Just after 7:30 PM the temblor shook...

Greek PM Mitsotakis says He’s Prepared to Take New Coronavirus Measures

The rapid re-spreading of the coronavirus in Greece has led Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and health authorities to take new measures to fight it,...

Greece’s Ionian Islands Brace for Hurricane-Force Winds of Medicane “Ianos”

The Civil Protection Secretariat of Greece's Ionian Islands issued a warning on Thursday urging the restriction of people's movement on the island of Zakynthos beginning...

Greek Doctor with Bruised Face Makes Passionate Plea: Please Wear a Mask!

A Greek doctor made a passionate appeal through social media for people to wear a mask to prevent the further spread of the coronavirus. As...

A Greek Architect’s Designs for the Moon

Determined to become a fixed star rather than a passing comet in his domain, young Greek architect engineer Angelos Chrysovalantis Alfatzis has made a...

Unusually High Numbers of Loggerhead Sea Turtle Nests in Mediterranean This Year

According to ARCHELON, The Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece, 2020 has seen an unusually high number of loggerhead sea turtle nests in waters...

The HOME Project: Providing Holistic Care for Unaccompanied Minor Refugees

In the wake of a series of disastrous fires that reduced Moria, Europe's largest migrant camp, to ashes, concern has turned toward the many...

Europe’s Smallest School, on Greek Island of Arkioi, Honored in International Video Competition

Located on the remote island of Arkioi in the Dodecanese archipelago, Europe's smallest school -- which has only one student -- was honored for...

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