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Greece Opens Two More Migrant Camps on Kos, Leros Islands

Greece opened on Saturday two more migrant camps on the islands of Kos and Leros to accommodate migrants and asylum seekers crossing the Mediterranean from Turkey. These camps are being referred to as “enclosed” camps due to their increased isolation...

Greece to Send 250 Migrants Back to Bangladesh and Pakistan

Greece is currently talking to officials from Pakistan and Bangladesh in the hopes of arranging a way for migrants from the two countries to return home after a cargo ship they were traveling on docked at Kos Port on...

Aegean Odyssey for 400 Migrants Ends as Ship Docks at Greek Island

Nearly 400 migrants disembarked Sunday from a Turkish-flagged cargo ship that Greece allowed to dock on its territory despite charges that Turkey had violated a migrant deal. The ship had sent a distress signal on Friday after its engines failed...

The Greek Islands: How were they Named?

To find the etymology behind the names of Greek islands, one should take into account a number of factors, including ancient Greek mythology and even the geomorphology of each place. In fact, during ancient times, the names of places were used...

Why Ancient Greeks Mixed Wine With Seawater

Mixing wine and seawater may sound unappealing today, yet it is a winemaking practice that goes back to Ancient Greece, later to be followerd by the Romans

Greek Coast Guard Dismantles Illegal Migrant Trafficking Network

Four foreigners were arrested Monday on the island of Kos for alleged connections with a migrant trafficking network.

The Dodecanese and the Greek War of Independence

The abandoned places and these traces of lost ways of life of the Dodecanese have been my obsession for several years

Greece is a Top Summer Destination for Vaccinated Travelers

Greece was featured five times on a list of best European destinations for vaccinated travelers by European Best Destinations.

The Dodecanese Mark Anniversary of Union with Greece on March 7

The Dodecanese, the island archipelago which literally means ”The Twelve Islands”, officially joined their motherland of Greece on March 7, 1948.

Restaurant on Greek Island of Kos Refuses Influencers' Bids for Free Meals

  A vegetarian restaurant on the Greek island of Kos in the Dodecanese has put its foot down  when it comes to "Social Media Influencers," people who post their activities and opinions on media for others to emulate. According to a...