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Greece Honors Heroes of WWII Battle of Crete (video)

Greece on Tuesday honored all who selflessly sacrificed their lives in the 1941 Battle of Crete against the invading Nazi forces at a ceremony...

Battle of Crete: How Cretans Took On the Largest Axis Airborne Operation of WWII

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 Holiday Resort Turns Into a Swingers Paradise (video)

Hundreds of daring couples from all over the world have descended onto a holiday resort in Crete for what promises to be a six-day...

Greek Parliament Approves Construction of New International Airport on Crete

Legislation ratifying a concessions contract for the new international airport at Kastelli, on Crete, was approved in principle by a wide majority in the...

Fruitless Search for Missing Polish Climber in Crete Called Off

An intensive search operation to locate a 64-year-old Polish man who went missing in Crete's Chania region on April 13 has now been called...

75-Year Old Greek Man Shocked to Discover That He Owes €3 Billion in Taxes

An incredible story surfaced on Friday on Crete's ekriti website, involving a 75-year old man and the debts he purportedly owes to his local tax...

Two Germans Sentenced For Taking Down Greek Flag and Raising German Flag on Crete

Two 23-year old German nationals were sentenced by a court in Chania, Crete on Monday for taking down the Greek flag down from a flagpole...

New Park Dedicated to Yuri Gagarin Opens in Heraklion, Crete

By Phil Butler Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura joined four famous Russian cosmonauts and Crete officials as she dedicated the new Yuri Gagarin Park in...

Experts Warn Crete Will Experience Power Blackouts This Summer

Greece’s Electricity Distribution Network Operator (DEDDIE) sent a clear warning on Friday that Greece's largest island, Crete, will experience power blackouts in the summer...

Torrential Rains Cause Floods, Damages in Crete (video)

The torrential downpour on Saturday caused floods and damages in Crete, with the Sitia and Ierapetra areas suffering the most, as human lives were...

Rainy Weather Causes Blackouts in Attica, Old Bridge in Danger

The continuous rainfall and strong winds that started on Friday evening across Greece caused blackouts in areas in Attica due to damages in the...

Greek Woman from Crete Rents Just a Bed on Airbnb and People Love it

The most ... unusual, shall we say, property that people can rent from the popular Airbnb platform is definitely on the Greek island of...

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