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Female Greek Farmer Makes a Name from Chios to Maldives

Her love for her homeland and determination to create a pioneering business on her native island of Chios have opened the doors to unimaginable...
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Mastiha: The Unique Mastic Gum of Chios People Call ‘White Gold’

Mastic, often referred to as the "Tears of Chios" or the "White Gold of Chios," is a product produced only on that particular Greek...
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A Medieval Labyrinth: The Beautiful Village of Mesta on the Greek Island of Chios

One of the most beautiful, remote and well-preserved villages on the island of Chios is Mesta, which combines medieval architecture with impressive natural surroundings. The...

Migrant Camp on Chios on Full Lockdown Due to Coronavirus; Migrant Hotels Closed

  The VIAL Reception and Identification Center for migrants on the Greek island of Chios was placed under full lockdown due to two cases of...
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Firefighters Contain Large Fire in Greece’s Chios

Greek firefighters have managed to contain a large fire on the island of Chios on Wednesday, after two villages were ordered to evacuate. The fire...

Turkish Coast Guard Harasses Greek Fishermen in New Video

Two Turkish Coast Guard vessels harassed a Greek fishing boat off the island of Oinousses, near Chios in the eastern Aegean in the most...

Violent Clashes Erupt in VIAL Migrant Camp on Chios Island

Holy Saturday was marked by violent events on the island of Chios, and more specifically inside and around the VIAL refugee and migrant camp. The clashes...

Priest and Parishioner Detained on Chios for Violating Coronavirus Restrictions

A Greek Orthodox priest and a woman who wanted to attend church services were detained on Holy Saturday on the Greek island of Chios,...

Chios Massacre: The Worst Atrocity Committed by the Ottomans Against Greeks

The Chios massacre of 1822 was perhaps the worst atrocity carried out by the Ottomans against Greeks during the War of Independence. Approximately three-quarters of...

EU to Offer €2000 to Migrants on Greek Islands to Return to Their Countries

The European Union's Home Affairs Commissioner Ylva Johansson announced from Athens on Thursday that Brussels will offer €2,000 ($2,250) to every migrant currently living...

Athens Issues NAVTEX from Lesvos to Samos to Limit Refugee, Migrant Passages

Greek authorities recently issued a Navigational Telex (NAVTEX), legally blocking off a large maritime area around the islands of Lesvos, Chios and Samos in...

US Embassy Issues Travel Warning for Lesvos, Samos, Chios and Evros Border

The American Embassy in Athens and the American Consulate General in Thessaloniki issued a travel warning on Wednesday for US citizens who currently are visiting...

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