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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...

Ianos: Floods in Lamia, Train Routes Cut, Extreme Weather Warnings Through the Weekend

The "medicane" Ianos, a rare, hurricane-like storm in the Mediterranean, has brought gale-force winds and flooding to Western Greece and the Ionian islands, and...

The Greek Island of Paxos, A Serene Gem in the Ionian Sea

Justifiably world-renowned for its plethora of exquisite islands, Greece can boast of many which offer it all - serene getaways, summer fun, links to...

The United States of the Ionian Islands: The Forgotten History of British Rule in...

What is widely known about the history of Greece's splendid Ionian islands is that they never had to endure direct Ottoman rule during the...

New Earthquake Hits Near Zakynthos as Aftershocks Continue

A new earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale jolted the island of Zakynthos in the early hours of Friday, a week after the...

Water in Zakynthos’ Famous ‘Shipwreck Beach’ Changes Color after Landslide (video)

A landslide caused by the recent earthquake which rocked the island of Zakynthos has resulted in the pristine turquoise waters of the island's famous...

A Greek Summer Dilemma: Ionian Islands or the Cyclades?

It is summertime in Greece and vacation dates are set. It is the time lucky Greeks and visitors have to face one of the...

Greece’s Ionian Islands to Get First Ferry Link

A new ferry route that will link all the Ionian islands for the first time will be inaugurated on May 1 and run until...

Has Messi Bought a Greek Island?

Speculation about Barcelona footballing superstar Lionel Messi buying a Greek island in the Ionian Sea came out of the blue on Wednesday, spreading like...

Ionian Islands ‘Champions’ in Tax Evasion

Official statistics show that the Ionian islands of Corfu, Zakynthos and Kefalonia have earned the rather unflattering title of tax-evasion champions. Figures from the Independent...

Two New Offshore Oil and Gas Exploration Tenders Launched

The Greek government has launched two tenders for offshore oil and gas exploration and exploitation in the west and south of the country, the...
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European Parliament Approves Solidarity Funding for Ionian Islands Struck by Earthquake

European lawmakers approved 1,651,834 euros for Greece in EU Solidarity Fund aid on Tuesday to help the country repair damage caused by a magnitude...

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