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PM Mitsotakis Visits Burned Areas on Evia, Pledges Immediate Relief

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis visited on Wednesday noon the scorched areas of central Evia (Euboea) to get a first-hand look at the situation on...

The Feast of the Dormition of the Virgin Mary is Celebrated Throughout Greece

Greece marks the Feast of the Dormition of the Virgin Mary, one of the most important days in Orthodox Christianity, in many different ways on...

Long Queues For Travelers Stranded on Samothraki Island

Hundreds of travelers who have remained stranded on the island for days formed huge queues at the port of Samothraki on Wednesday morning. This unfortunate...

Heartbreaking Videos of Evia’s Natura 2000 Forest Reduced to Ashes

The "Natura 2000" forest in central Evia was turned into blackened hulks of tree trunks after a large fire broke out after 3 AM...

Olympiacos Advances, PAOK Crashes Out of Champions League Playoffs (video)

Olympiacos booked their place in the UEFA Champions League playoffs on Tuesday after a 2-0 win over Istanbul Basaksehir, while PAOK fell heroically to...

Dazzling Photo of Perseid Meteor Over Greece Goes Viral

‪The astonishing photo showing a meteor from the Perseid shower entering the atmosphere over the Rio-Antirrio Bridge in western Greece on Monday night is...

August Full Moon Events at Greece’s Archaeological Sites Now Underway

Events celebrating the full moon of August at archaeological sites throughout Greece are now underway and will conclude on Sunday, August 19, the Ministry...
Sunset at the Lighthouse of Santorini.

Greece Celebrates Lighthouses Across the Nation this Sunday

Twenty-eight lighthouses in Greece will open to the public on Sunday as part of the global celebration of International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend (ILLW). More...

Greece Can Learn Invaluable Lessons on Battling Wildfires

By Andrew Tzembelicos Last year, I was closely involved in writing a report for the Government of British Columbia following the devastating 2017 wildfire season...

Greek Wildfire Rages Out of Control; Villages on Evia Evacuated (video)

Greek authorities have ordered the evacuation of three villages in central Evia for precautionary reasons due to the wildfire that is raging on the...

Twenty-Million-Year-Old Petrified Trees Discovered During Excavations on Lesvos

Two gigantic petrified trees, lying one on top of another, were discovered during recent salvage excavations conducted by the Petrified Forest Natural History Museum...

August is Ideal Time to Visit Athens

It is a longstanding tradition for most Greeks to take their annual vacation around Assumption Day, on August 15. Apart from the tourists, the Greek...

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