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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...

New Data Reveal Extent of Cretan Fires

An area of 1,534 hectares was burnt on Crete in 2018 by the fires that broke out on the island during the year. According to...

Greek Hospital Patient Given Raki Instead of Contrast Agent

An elderly Greek on the island of Crete ended up in intensive care after one of his relatives that was accompanying him gave him...

Germans Discover Crete’s Hidden Treasures

The Region of Crete along with FVW, the famous German travel news organization, are joining forces to present to the German public how Crete's...

Stranded Sailors Off Crete Call for Help

Members of the crew of the bulk carrier St Elias, managed by a Greek company based in Piraeus, say that they are running out...

Greece’s Tsipras Meets with Cypriot President Anastasiades

The Greek Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras, welcomed Cyprus's President Nicos Anastasiades in Elounda on the island of Crete after Anastasiades arrived at the seaside resort a...

The ‘Hachico’ of Crete Dies Waiting for its Owner (video)

The "Hachiko" of Crete, the loyal dog that waited for his owner, died eight years after his human friend in the village of Patelles. For...

WWF Starts Campaign Against Gas & Oil Exploration in Greece

WWF Hellas is starting a major campaign against oil and gas exploration projects in Greece, aiming, to mobilize citizens to defend the seas and...

Oil Exploration: Agreement Signed for Greece’s Kyparissia and Crete

Officials signed an initial agreement awarding private companies the exploration and development rights for hydrocarbons in sea blocks off the island of Crete and...

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