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Storm ”Hephaestion” Leaves Behind Widespread Disruption and Power Cuts

Greece's most recent winter storm, dubbed ''Hephaestion,'' which brought extensive snowfall, frost and extremely forceful winds to many parts of Greece, is now gradually...

Thousands of Santas Run Through the Streets of Chania, Crete for Charity

Thousands of people dressed in festive Santa Claus gear took part in the ninth-annual "Santa Run" through the streets of Chania, Crete on Thursday. The...

Dog Chained to Tree in Cretan Wilderness Gets Second Chance at Life (video)

A dog found chained to a tree in the middle of nowhere in southern Crete was rescued on Tuesday by a local animal lover...

Erdogan Declares Turkey Can Drill East of Crete (video)

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in a televised interview on Sunday that Turkey will not only conduct research on hydrocarbons but also drill...

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...

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