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Picturesque Leipsoi Island Becomes Popular Wedding Location

Leipsoi, the small picturesque island near Patmos in the Dodecanese, has become a popular wedding destination for Greek and international couples. International surveys show that...

Greece-Cyprus-Israel to Meet in September over Gas Exploration Issue

The foreign ministers of Greece, Cyprus, and Israel are to meet in Jerusalem on September 13 in order to discuss natural gas exploration in...

Greek American Dead, One Missing after Boat Capsizes off Oinousses Island

Α 68-year-old Greek-American man was found dead and his 22-year-old son is missing after a dinghy boat carrying four passengers capsized off Oinousses island. The...

Greek Beach on Skiathos in Danger of Losing its Unique Pebbles

Lalaria Beach on Skiathos island, famous for its big, white pebbles, is at risk of losing its unique character as visitors insist on taking...

Plane Lands on Crete After Bomb Threat Hoax

An airplane that was flying from Egypt to Germany on Thursday was forced to land at Chania, Crete airport after a bomb threat that turned...

Western Greece Hit by 22,000 Ligthning Strikes in One Day

The Ionian Sea and Western Greece have been hit by 22,000 lightning strikes in a single day. According to the Meteo.gr weather website, the ZEUS...

Researchers Find Fifth Century BC Complex in Cyprus

A 5th century BC architectural complex from the royal dynasty of the Paphos era was  identified during the 2018 excavations of the Hatziaptoulla Plateau, one...

Mosquito-Borne West Nile Virus Kills 5 in Greece

The death toll from the West Nile virus in Greece reached five on Thursday, according to the Hellenic Center for Disease Control and Prevention...

Ancient Greek ‘Dragon Homes’ Still Standing

They call them "drakospita" (dragon homes), even though they have nothing to do with dragons, but their architecture is still admired today for its...

US State Department Welcomes Return of Greek Soldiers from Turkey

The U.S. State Department on Thursday welcomed the much-awaited release of the two Greek soldiers who were held in Turkey for 167 days without...