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Crete Footprints Are 6 Million Years Old According to New Evidence

In 2002, researchers who had discovered hominid footprints on the Greek island of Crete discovered they were made an incredible 5.7 million years ago....

The German Massacre at Viannos, Crete Still Haunts Greece

The Viannos massacre, known as the “Viannos Holocaust,” was a mass extermination campaign launched by Nazi forces against the civilian residents of around twenty...

When King Charles Visited Knossos Palace on Crete

The recently proclaimed King of the United Kingdom, Charles, is a staunch Philhellene and has visited Greece several times. On one of his trips...

Heraklion: Discover the Capital of Crete

Heraklion, the capital of the Greek island of Crete, is an ancient city that perhaps is under-appreciated for its many attractions.

5.2 Earthquake Rattles Crete

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.2 rocked eastern Crete on Saturday morning according to an announcement by the Geodynamics Institute of the National...

The Mysterious Minoan ‘Snake Goddess’ of Crete

Since the discovery of the so-called Minoan ‘Snake Goddesses,’ it has been debated whether British archaeologist Arthur Evans' ideas and overstatements about Minoan culture...

Crete Offers Free Vacation to German Family Attacked by Locals

Crete's hotel association offered a free vacation to a German family that was chased and attacked by two locals in the area of Mylopotamos...

Vacation of Horror as Locals Chase German Tourists on Crete

A family of German tourists was chased and attacked by two locals driving a pickup truck in the area of Mylopotamos in Rethymno, Crete...

Record Numbers of Tourists Visit the Minoan Palace of Knossos on Crete

Record numbers of tourists have been visiting the Minoan Palace of Knossos, according to the Union of Professional Tourist Guides of Crete.

Last Surviving Soldier from Battle of Crete Dies

New Zealand's and perhaps the world's last surviving soldier of Second World War heroic Battle of Crete died at the age of 104. On Sunday, Cyril...