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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...

Greece’s Molyvos International Music Festival is More than Just Music

The fifth annual Molyvos International Music Festival, which opened on Thursday, is more than just classical music performed in a beautiful setting: it is...

Greek Island of Lesvos Hosts Sixth Annual Ouzo Festival

Ouzo is without question the most traditional and most popular alcoholic drink on the Greek island of Lesvos. Surprisingly, the history of the iconic...

Escaping Death in Syria and Marrying in Lesvos

The love story between Roukia and Mohammed, both Kurdish refugees from Syria, provides hope in the bitterness that looms over the refugee crisis. The life...

At Least Seven Dead as Migrant Dinghy Capsizes off Lesvos, Greece

A new tragedy involving refugees and migrants took place in the early hours of Tuesday off the coast of the Greek island of Lesvos,...

Temple of Nemesis Discovered Under Ancient Theater in Mytilene, Greece

An ancient Greek temple dedicated to the goddess Nemesis has been discovered in the ruins of an ancient theater in Mytilene, AMNA news agency reported...

Vatican Delegation Donates $100,000 for Refugees on Lesvos

A Vatican delegation which visited refugees living in a rag-tag collection of tents on Lesvos on Thursday has donated more than $100,000 to Caritas...

Barca Offers Football Lessons to Lesvos’ Refugee Children

Barcelona FC has been sponsoring a football camp for the last two years for hundreds of refugee children on the island of Lesvos, recruiting...

Body of Young Girl Found Off of Greece’s Lesvos

The body of a young girl was spotted floating off of the coast of the Greek island of Lesvos on Sunday morning. People saw a body...

Meet the Greek Heroine Saving Lives in the Aegean

Captain Maria Konti of the Greek Coast Guard, based in Lesvos, is so busy saving the lives of migrants crossing from Turkey that she...

Dozens Held for Raising Huge Holy Cross on Greece’s Lesvos

Police on the Greek island of Lesvos arrested 33 people suspected of illegally raising a huge metal cross late on Saturday. The group installed the...

Oldest Mosque on Greece’s Lesvos to Be Restored

A dilapidated 17th-century Muslim place of worship built on Lesvos to honor an Ottoman sultan’s unknown “Queen Mother” will be restored, using a 1.2-million-euro...

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