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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...
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For the First Time in Weeks Cretans Feel Free Again

As restrictions imposed because of the coronavirus pandemic soften, Greeks return to their daily routines.

New Crete Airport Project Finally Taking Off

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Saturday attended on Saturday the foundation stone ceremony of the new airport at Heraklion's Kasteli, Crete. Mitsotakis promised that...

Greece Signs Loan Agreement With European Investment Bank for New Heraklion Airport

Greece on Thursday signed two loan agreements with the European Investment Bank (EIB) worth 330 million euros. The EIB loans, one for the construction of...

Heraklion, Crete to Offer Free Tours to Every Visitor

The authorities of Heraklion, the capital city of Crete, announced recently that their municipality will soon be offering free tours to all its visitors. The...

Earthquake Measuring 5.6 on Richter Scale Strikes Crete; No Damage Reported

An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale struck an area of the Mediterranean south of the island of Crete on Tuesday morning. The European...

34 Individuals Arrested in Heraklion Airport for Fake Travel Documents

It was made public on Monday that the Greek authorities managed to arrest a total of 34 individuals at Heraklion airport in Crete during...

”Cretaquarium”: Greece’s Largest Aquarium is on Crete

Cretaquarium, or as it is also known, "Thalassokosmos," is Greece's largest and most famous aquarium. Located near the town of Gournes on Crete, it is...

75-Year Old Greek Man Shocked to Discover That He Owes €3 Billion in Taxes

An incredible story surfaced on Friday on Crete's ekriti website, involving a 75-year old man and the debts he purportedly owes to his local tax...

Construction of New International Airport in Crete Set to Begin

The Greek government is expected next week to ratify a contract for the construction and operation of the new international airport in Heraklion, Crete. The...

Greek Archaeological Sites’ Hours of Operation Changing

According to a decision made by the Greek Ministry of Culture, the majority of Greek archaeological sites, museums and exhibitions will change their hours...

Greek Coast Guard Storms Drug-Carrying Vessel (video)

The Hellenic Coast Guard, in cooperation with FRONTEX, the E.U. border and Coast Guard force, released a video on Wednesday of the moment their...

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