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Chinese Doctors Take Hippocratic Oath on Greek Island of Kos

Chinese doctors participated in a Wednesday ceremony which revived the Hippocratic Oath at its very birthplace, the Asclepeion archaeological site on the Greek island of Kos in the Aegean Sea. The Asclepeion is where Hippocrates, who lived from 460-370 BC...

91-Year-Old Greek Runner Wins Gold at World Masters Championships (video)

Konstantinos Chatziemmanouil, a veteran athlete from the Greek island of Kos, won gold in the 60-meter race on Wednesday at the World Masters Indoor Championships taking place in Poland. Chatziemmanouil competed in the "90+" category and finished the race in...

Dionysis Arvanitakis, "The Baker of Kos" Passes Away at 77

The world is mourning the loss of Dionysis Arvanitakis, better known as "the baker of Kos". Arvanitakis passed away this weekend at the age of 77. He was well-known for his acts of kindness, including his ongoing campaign to assist...

At Least 2 Migrants Dead as Boat Sailing Towards Greece Sinks Off Turkey (video)

At least two people have drowned and several others are missing after a boat carrying around 30 migrants sank near Bodrum, off the western coast of Turkey. Seventeen people on the boat were rescued and three made it to shore...

Number of Migrants, Refugees Trapped on Greek Islands Reaches New High

A total of 17,771 migrants and refugees are in reception and registration centers as well as other structures on the five Greek islands that host asylum seekers, new data show. The new figures released by the Ministry of the Interior...

Greek Doctors Renew Their Hippocratic Oath on Kos (video)

Greek and foreign doctors have taken part in a special ceremony on the island of Kos to renew their Hippocratic Oath. The medics were on the island over the weekend as part of an international conference on health tourism. Kos is the...

Traveler's Choice Awards and the Top Ten Greek Destinations (photos)

Tripadvisor's Traveller's Choice Awards 2018 has presented the list of the top ten Greek destinations for 2018. These are the places that you need to visit in Greece according to the world-famous travel portal. 1. Crete The largest of the Greek...

Greek Hotel Staff Furious Over Workplace Fines

Staff at a new resort on the Greek island of Kos are outraged after reports emerged that they would have to pay a series of fines, if guests complained about the service. Staff could also face random body searches, it...

Fraport Greece Invests 30 Million for Kos Airport

Fraport Greece is to invest more than 30 million euros for the development of Kos "Hippocrates" International Airport. The plans unveiled by Fraport Greece include the construction of a new terminal, a new fire station, and the refurbishment and extension...

North Aegean Islands on Strike to Protest VAT Hike, Migrant Overflow

The islands of Chios, Samos and Kos on Wednesday followed Lesvos in a general strike in order to protest the value added tax (VAT) hike and the handling of the migrant influx. The islands that host migrant registration and hospitality centres...