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The Ring of Legendary King Minos: A Tale of Intrigue and Deception

The story of the ring known as the "Ring of King Minos" sounds like a tale made in Hollywood, a mix of ancient Greek...

Ianos: Three Dead in Thessaly; Widespread Destruction Around the Country

Since it made landfall in Greece on Thursday, the rare Mediterranean hurricane Ianos has caused the deaths of three people in Thessaly and widespread...

Earthquake Measuring 5.4 on Richter Scale Hits South of Crete

An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale has just struck south of the Greek island of Crete. Just after 7:30 PM the temblor shook...

The Massacre of Hundreds of Civilians at Viannos, Crete, Still Haunts Greece

The Viannos area massacres, known as the “Viannos Holocaust,” was a mass extermination campaign launched by Nazi forces against the civilian residents of around...

At Least Three Dead, Dozens Rescued after Migrant Boat Capsizes Off Crete

At least three people drowned and 56 were rescued when a migrant boat capsized due to heavy winds off the island of Crete late...

Unusually High Numbers of Loggerhead Sea Turtle Nests in Mediterranean This Year

According to ARCHELON, The Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece, 2020 has seen an unusually high number of loggerhead sea turtle nests in waters...

Risk of New Lockdown as Mask-Wearing Cretans Are a Rare Sight

By Benjamin Newton Wylie-Black As many will be aware, areas of Greece have undergone and are undergoing local restrictions in an attempt to flatten the...

Greece Announces 183 New Covid Cases, Emergency Measures for Heraklion

A total of 183 new coronavirus cases were recorded by Greek health officials on Monday, along with four new deaths in the country. Ten of...
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Flotilla of Fishing Boats Brings Home-Made Food to Navy Frigate Patrolling Greek Waters

A flotilla of Greek fishing boats loaded with fresh home-made food, vegetables and other supplies set sail recently from the town of Myrtos, near...
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Joint Greek-US Military Exercise Held South of Crete

A joint Greek-US aeronautical exercise was held on Monday in the sea area south of Crete. According to a Hellenic National Defence General Staff's announcement,...

The Mystery of the Oldest Throne in Europe at the Cretan Palace of Knossos

In the palace of Knossos, at the centre of Minoan civilization, a magnificent throne room built during the 15th century BC is considered the...

Large Fire Breaks Out in Chania, Crete

Firefighters are on the scene of a large fire that broke out in Chania, Crete on Wednesday. According to sources in the fire department,...

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