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Why We Moved to Greece

By Stephanie Trott* Part of me wishes I was Greek. Nothing excites me more, than the thought that one day I’ll be able to speak...

How the Battle of Crete Changed the Course of World War II

The Battle of Crete will remain forever in military history as the scene of the largest German airborne operation of World War II. In Greek history, it...

KLM, Air France To Resume Flights To Athens

The Dutch air carrier KLM and Air France will resume direct flights to Athens within weeks, it was announced on Tuesday. KLM will begin...

Crete Opens Up to the Rest of Greece on May 18

Reflecting the resounding success Greece has had in containing the spread of the coronavirus, travel to and from the island of Crete will resume...
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For the First Time in Weeks Cretans Feel Free Again

As restrictions imposed because of the coronavirus pandemic soften, Greeks return to their daily routines.

Bloody Vendetta Feared in Crete Following Double Murder

The Greek island of Crete is in turmoil after two people were killed and one was injured in a violent clash in the municipality...
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Magnitude 6.0 Earthquake Strikes South of Crete Causing Mini Tsunami

An earthquake measuring 6 on the Richter scale hit the sea area south of Crete on Saturday afternoon. According to the Geodynamic Institute of Athens,...

Deputy Mayor on Crete Receives €5000 Fine for Violating Fishing Ban

A deputy mayor from the Greek island of Crete will forever remember the boat trip he took with a few friends on Holy Monday...

Earthquake of 4.8 Magnitude Rocks Crete

An earthquake of 4.8 magnitude on the Richter scale shook Crete at 13:22 on Saturday, while 13 minutes later a 3.5 magnitude aftershock followed...

Greek Airports Set Impressive New Passenger Records in January

Passenger traffic in Greek airports grew by a significant 5.4 percent in January 2020 in comparison to January 2019, the Civil Aviation Authority of...

Homesteading British Couple Create Blissful Greek Haven on Crete

A millennial couple who quit their routine, predictable lives in the UK to live an alternative life outside a small village on the Greek...

Turkish Vessel to Begin Gas Exploration Off Crete – Report

A Turkish newspaper reported on Wednesday that Ankara will soon send an exploration vessel to start searching for hydrocarbon reserves off the southeast corner...

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