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Coronavirus: Greece Closes Schools, Theaters, Cinemas in Achaea, Zante and Elis

Greek authorities announced on Wednesday evening that emergency preventative measures will be taken in three counties in the West of the country amid Covid19...

Odontotos: Greece’s Amazing Cog Railway of the Peloponnese

People in many mountainous countries in Europe and beyond are used to cog, or "rack," railways, trains which have been technically altered by the...

Scientists Discover Greece’s Largest Colony of Bats in Achaea

Scientists recently discovered one of Europe's largest and most important winter colonies of bats in Greece's Achaea county. The colony, found in a part of...

Fire Breaks Out in Western Greece’s Achaea

A relatively large wildfire broke out in Greece's Achaea region, near Patras, in Western Greece on Monday. The fire broke out at approximately 13:35 local...

New Case of Modern Day Slavery in Southern Greece

A 51-year-old Greek man in Achaea, along with a 42-year-old Romanian national, were forcing foreigners to work with no pay under inhumane conditions, while they...

Migrants Smuggled to Italy from Achaea and Ilia

An ongoing police investigation is targeting members of a migrant smuggling operation from Greece to Italy, using the coasts of Achaea and Ilia. A...

Olive Trees Make Way For Railroad

The Hellenic Railways Organization (ERGOSE) will sell 17,500 olive trees from olive groves in northern Peloponnese in order to construct the new railway network. The...

More Arrivals at Araxos Airport in 2013

In May 2013, a rise in arrivals at the Araxos Airport was noted compared to May 2012. Araxos Airport is a civilian airport located...

Greek Schoolchildren Teach Generosity

Third-grade students in Demenika Senior High School, a village near Patras, taught lessons of care and generosity that will for long be remembered. The children...

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