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Two Greek Cities Earn European Award for Safe Walking and Cycling Paths

The Greek cities of Karditsa and Rethymnno, situated in central Greece and on Crete, respectively, have won first and second place in competitions for...

Karditsa: One of Greece’s Most Bike-Friendly Cities

Karditsa is one of Greece’s most successful examples of cities which embraced the culture of bike riding as an alternative to driving a car. Estimates...

In Search of Greece’s Most Famous Lost Treasure

Greeks have been fascinated for decades over the legend that Ali Pasha, an Ottoman ruler, has left an enormous treasure hidden somewhere in Greece. Search...

290,000 Euros Allocated for Sport Facilities in Karditsa

The Greek Ministry of Culture and Sport announced a package totaling 290,000 euros for the upgrade of sport facilities in the Karditsa prefecture of...

Greek-Jews in Karditsa Unveil Monument to Thank Village That Hid Them From Nazis in...

Greek-Jews thanked the residents of the village of Amarantos in Karditsa on Sunday who protected them or their relatives from the Nazis during World...

What Does Plan B Entail for Refugees and Migrants?

The government is going to apply a plan-b in order to manage the refugee and migrant issue, which entails decisions for the temporary accommodation...

Larissa Goes ‘Green’ With First Wooden Solar-Powered Charging Bench

Dimitris Chaidas, an industrial designer and lab assistant at the Technological Educational Institute of Thessaly in Karditsa, Greece, has designed the first wooden solar-powered charging bench. Chaidas' innovative creation, having...

3.8 Magnitude Quake Shakes Thessaly

A weak magnitude quake rocked the citizens of Trikala and Karditsa earlier today, in Thessaly, central Greece. According to data from the Athens Geodynamic Institute,...

Man in Central Greece Dies from Stray Bullet

A baptism celebration in Karditsa, central Greece, turned to tragedy when the 35-year-old godfather from Chania, Crete, was hit in the head by a stray bullet (balothia). Balothia...

XTERRA: 2nd Greek Triathlon Championship

XTERRA, one of the world’s premier triathlon Championships will be held in 2014 in Greece, for the second time. After the success of the...

World’s Longest Kontosoubli in Karditsa Again

On June 23, inhabitants from the region Kalivia Pezoulas in Lake Plastira, Karditsa,  broke their own record by making the biggest kontosoubli (pork or...

Man Dies as Rainstorms Sweep Greece

An elderly man died during the heavy rainfall which has hit many part of Greece this weekend, causing floods and transport disruptions, according to...

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