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Number of Migrants, Refugees Trapped on Greek Islands Reaches New High

A total of 17,771 migrants and refugees are in reception and registration centers as well as other structures on the five Greek islands that...

Greek Doctors Renew Their Hippocratic Oath on Kos (video)

Greek and foreign doctors have taken part in a special ceremony on the island of Kos to renew their Hippocratic Oath. The medics were on...
Zakynthos and its most famous beach, Navagio (Courtesy of Yandex).

Traveler’s Choice Awards and the Top Ten Greek Destinations (photos)

Tripadvisor's Traveller's Choice Awards 2018 has presented the list of the top ten Greek destinations for 2018. These are the places that you need...

Greek Hotel Staff Furious Over Workplace Fines

Staff at a new resort on the Greek island of Kos are outraged after reports emerged that they would have to pay a series...

Fraport Greece Invests 30 Million for Kos Airport

Fraport Greece is to invest more than 30 million euros for the development of Kos "Hippocrates" International Airport. The plans unveiled by Fraport Greece include...

North Aegean Islands on Strike to Protest VAT Hike, Migrant Overflow

The islands of Chios, Samos and Kos on Wednesday followed Lesvos in a general strike in order to protest the value added tax (VAT) hike...

Mayors of Aegean Islands Send SOS over Migrant Influx

The mayors of Lesvos, Chios, Samos, Kos and Leros on Thursday briefed a parliamentary committee on the dire situation they face after excessive migrant...

Magnitude 4.5 Quake Jolts Kos in Eastern Aegean

An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale occurred at 12.36 pm local time, east of the Greek island of Kos. According to the Geodynamic...

81-Year-Old Japanese Philhellene to Save Hippocrates’ Tree on Kos

Αn 81-year-old Japanese man has taken the initiative to save the aging Hippocrates' plane tree on the island of Kos. In its present condition, the...

Over 600 Migrants Land on Greek Islands in 24 Hours

More than 600 migrants landed on islands of the Eastern Aegean from Monday morning until Tuesday dawn, according to the Hellenic Coast Guard. Specifically, 397 refugees...

Magnitude 5.1 Earthquake Strikes off East of Kos Island

Reports say a magnitude 5.1 earthquake has struck the area east of Kos island, near Turkey. The earthquake occurred at 10:42 am on Tuesday morning. The...

Kos Archaeological Museum Reopening to Visitors on Saturday

The Archaeological Museum on the Aegean island of Kos, which was temporarily closed following a strong earthquake that shook the island on July 21,...

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