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One Dead, Two Injured When Train Collides With Truck in Kiklis, Central Macedonia

One woman was killed and two others were seriously injured after a freight train collided with a pickup truck in the area of Myriofyto in Central Macedonia's Kilkis region. The crash occurred at 11:00 in the morning local time. According...

Apostolos Tzitzikostas On Course to Win Greece's Central Macedonia

Sitting governor Apostolos Tzitzikostas won the race for Greece's second largest region, Central Macedonia, from the first round, according to official results published on Sunday night. With almost 75 percent of the votes counted, New Democracy-backed Tzitzikostas and his ''Solidarity:...

6 Dead, 60 Sick From West Nile Virus in Greece's Central Macedonia

The West Nile cases that are reported in Greece’s Prefecture of Central Macedonia has reached the number of 60, while the reported deaths are 6. This is what Lazaros Kyrizoglou said after a joint meeting of the local Authorities. Mr Kyrizoglou...

West Nile Virus Infects Two More People in Central Macedonia

According to the Athens-Macedonian news agency, on Tuesday two new cases of the West Nile virus were reported in Central Macedonia. The two patients infected with the disease are reported to be in the hospital for "precautionary reasons,” according to...

Central Macedonia Regional Chief Apostolos Tzitzikostas Announces Candidacy for New Democracy Leadership

Central Macedonia region chief Apostolos Tzitzikostas announced his candidacy for the leadership of New Democracy through his personal Facebook account. Tzitzikostas stated that he plans to transform New Democracy into a party for all forces, which would make a...

Russian Travel Agents Interested in Central Macedonia

Travel agents from Ekaterinburg, Russia's fourth largest city, are looking for tourist  destinations in Central Macedonia, Greece. The travel agents are in Thessaloniki with Russian journalists and Utku Yazan, director of Turkish Airlines in Thessaloniki. The Russian travel agents are...

No Cases of the West Nile Virus In Central Macedonia

There have been no cases of the West Nile virus in Greece up until now. The Hellenic Centre of Disease Control and Prevention took the initiative to spray locations which are of high risk. Vice secretary in the region of...

Central Macedonia Leader Psomiadis Coins Letter to Papandreou regarding U.S. Embassy, Thessaloniki

Panagiotis Psomiadis, head of the region of Central Macedonia, sent a letter to Prime Minister George Papandreou.  His letter asks the Prime Minister to intervene so that the Consulate General of the U.S.A. can remain in Thessaloniki. Mr. Psomiadis,...

Aegae: The Cradle of Ancient Macedonia

The archaeological site of Aegae next to the contemporary town of Vergina was the first capital of the ancient Greek kingdom of Macedonia. The site is located 65 km (40 miles) west of Thessaloniki in Northern Greece’s province of...

The Priceless Ancient Treasures of Dion, Macedonia

In an Eden-like environment at the foot of Mount Olympus lies Dion, the sacred site of the ancient Macedonians.

New Earthquake Measuring 5.9 Hits Central Greece

A new earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale shook central Greece at 20:38 on Thursday. The epicenter was near the town of Elassona.

Authorities Approve Restoration of Ancient Amphipolis Monument in Macedonia

The Central Archaeological Council of Greece (KAS) unanimously approved a study on how best to stabilize, restore and display the Casta Hill Monument at the Amphipolis archaeological site in Serres, Central Macedonia. The study was approved in a meeting held...

''Macedonia the Great'': Greece's New Official Trademark for Macedonian Products

The new, official commercial trademark which will be used for all products originating from Macedonia, Greece was presented during the Thessaloniki Summit on Thursday. This move is part of 2018's Prespa Agreement and the resulting implications it caused in commerce, as...

Students' Demonstration Ends With Clashes in Central Athens

Another mostly peaceful demonstration of students organized by left-wing student associations ended in clashes in central Athens on Thursday. Several hundred protesters attempted to overturn the riot police's ''MAT'' trucks, which had been parked vertically along Vasilissis Olgas Avenue in...

The Priceless Ancient Treasures of Dion, Macedonia

In an Eden-like environment at the foot of Mount Olympus lies Dion, the sacred site of the ancient Macedonians.