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‘Evdokia’ the 1200 Year Old Olive Tree on Corfu, Greece

An imposing olive tree on Corfu, known as 'Evdokia' by local residents, is estimated to be between 1086 and 1200 years old, according to...
The Ancient Tree of Vouves (Courtesy of The Tiny Book).

The World’s Oldest Living Olive Tree Is on Crete (video)

Scientists estimate that the olive tree has been in the village of Ano Vouves in Chania for more than 3000 years.

Home in the Arms of an Olive Tree in Greece Wins International Architectural Award

The summer home designed by architect Eva Sopeoglou won the prize in the "Best first new architect" category in the annual awards of the...

NASA Publishes Photo of 2,000-Year-Old Cretan Olive Tree

The oldest olive tree at Vouves, a village 30km west of Chania, is 2,000 years old. Its branches were used during the Athens Olympic...

Venizelos Tells SYRIZA To Back Presidential Unity

In an indirect shot at the major opposition Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIA), PASOK leader and Deputy Premier/Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos said Greece's...

PASOK MP Wants Vote On Venizelos

Beleaguered PASOK leader Evangelos Venizelos is coming under increased fire in the party with one of his lawmakers saying there should be a vote...

PASOK Calls Grow For Venizelos’ Head

PASOK MP Thanos Moraitis, joining a chorus of dissent against party leader Evangelos Venizelos, has become the first to call for the Socialist chief...

PASOK MP Questions Venizelos’ Strategy

With the once-might PASOK still floundering, one of its lawmakers said the Socialist leader Evangelos Venizelos' strategy of siding with Prime Minister and New...

DIMAR’s Kouvelis Quits; Independent Greeks See Changes

After his party's abysmal showing in European Parliament elections - finishing last among major parties with 1.2 percent of the vote - Democratic Left...

Samaras, Venizelos Repeat: No Snap Polls

The long and rancorous campaign for Greek municipalities and the European Parliament, which saw the major opposition Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) come...

Tsipras Tells Papoulias He Wants Elections

Major opposition Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) leader Alexis Tsipras met with Greek President Karolos Papoulias on May 26, a day after his...

Samaras Says Election Loss Changes Nothing

Despite a loss of some 3.8 percent to the major opposition Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) in European Parliament elections, Greece's Prime Minister...

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