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Powerful Earthquake Strikes Off Crete

A magnitude 5.3 undersea earthquake rattled Greece’s southern island of Crete on Tuesday evening, but there were no reports of damage or injuries. According to...

Erdogan Claims Turkey, Libya Can Start Drilling South of Crete

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gave an interview to the Turkish state-run TRT television network on Monday evening in which he announced Ankara's plans...

Crete Pictured Upside Down in Photo from Space

Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano, currently one of the crew orbiting the earth on the International Space Station (ISS), captured this magnificent photograph of the...

Magnificent Icon Believed to Be Early El Greco Discovered on Crete

A religious icon believed to be an early work of master painter El Greco, born Domenikos Theotokopoulos, one of the most-renowned artists in the entire...

Greek Students Learn Sign Language for the Sake of Their Deaf Classmate (Video)

A beautiful story of true love, respect, inclusiveness and kindness has been taking place in a classroom in the Primary School of Embrosnero, in...

Ankara Issues NAVTEX Adjacent to Greek Islands Just Before Leaders’ Meeting

Just hours before Wednesday's crucial meeting of the leaders of Greece and Turkey in London, Ankara issued a new Navigational Telex (NAVTEX) blocking a...

More Than 130,000 Travelers Explore Crete’s Samaria Gorge Every Year

Samaria Gorge, on the Greek island of Crete, is one of the main reasons why foreign visitors choose Crete as a holiday destination, according...

Western Crete Rattled by Powerful Earthquake

A powerful earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale hit on Wednesday morning the sea area between the islands of Kythera and Crete, in...

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...

Ruins of Thriving Minoan Settlement Discovered on Crete

Greece's Ministry of Culture issued a statement on Friday, informing the public about the important results of a recent archaeological excavation conducted on Crete. The...

Mammoth Natural Gas Deposit Could be Lying Just South of Crete

Geological surveys of the sea area south of Crete have indicated that up to 10 trillion cubic feet of natural gas could be hidden...

Fishermen Save Woman Who Was Lost For 12 Hours in the Sea off Crete...

Two Cretan fishermen managed to save an 18-year old woman who was fighting to survive for more than twelve hours in the sea in...

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