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Musical Road Show Surprises Locals in Chania, Crete (video)

Residents of Chania, Crete's second largest city, received the ultimate musical surprise as dozens of singers dressed in black performed a famous Greek song...

Herd of Sheep Killed by Lightning Strike in Crete

About 20 sheep were taking cover from the downpour in Omalos, Crete on Saturday, when they were killed by a lightning strike. According to the Meteo...

Greek Coast Guard Storms Drug-Carrying Vessel (video)

The Hellenic Coast Guard, in cooperation with FRONTEX, the E.U. border and Coast Guard force, released a video on Wednesday of the moment their...

Riveting Social-Commentary Video Goes Viral in Greece

A new social-commentary video has gone viral in Greece this Christmas season. The startling video, a creation of filmmakers Panagiotis Papoutsakis and Thodoris Papadoulakis,...
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The Spectacular Beauty of Crete’s Mt. Psiloritis (video)

Reaching the peak of Mount Psiloritis, the highest mountain in Crete, may not be an easy task but it is highly rewarding to those...
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The Largest Scale Anti-Terror Exercise Ever in Greece Begins Today in Crete

Today in Crete, the largest anti-terror exercise of its kind to ever take place in Greece is underway at the ports of Souda and...

December 1st 1913: Crete Unites with Greece (video)

On November 1st, 1913, Sultan Mehmed the 5th resigned from every right of domination over the Great Ocean. Exactly one month later, Crete was...

Russian Cosmonaut Chooses Crete for Post-Spaceflight Rehabilitation

Crete has all the potential to be a great cosmonaut rehabilitation centre, Russian cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev said on Friday during a meeting with Crete...

Tornado Strikes Crete, Causes Extensive Damage

A strong tornado hit the area of Sitia, in Greece's Crete, causing widespread damage to local greenhouses and farms, with tens of trees being...

Greek Pilot Dazzles Crowds in Crete (video)

A Greek pilot of an F-16 fighter aircraft marked celebrations for the patron saint of Heraklion, Saint Minas, on Sunday with a spectacular display...

How Arkadi Became a Universal Symbol of Self Sacrifice for Freedom

To this day, the "Holocaust of Arkadi" remains a universal symbol of self-sacrifice for freedom in the face of barbarism, while filling another page...

How To Attach Your License Plates the Greek Way

A Greek man from the city of Chania in Crete conjured up a rather clever idea when he realized that he couldn’t affix his...

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