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Greece Releases Turkish-Armenian Writer who Faced Deportation

A Greek court released a prominent Turkish-Armenian writer living under a temporary permit in Greece after fleeing a Turkish prison on Friday. Sevan Nisanyan, a 66-year-old linguist and blogger was arrested on the island of Samos last week and faced...

Greek Philosopher Pythagoras and His Famous Theorem

The influence of Pythagoras in mathematics and philosophy remains strong today along with the mysteries surrounding the great Greek philosopher

Greece Defends New Samos Migrant Facility Decried as Prison

Greece's PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis defended on Friday the first enclosed migrant facility on Samos Island, which has been decried as "prison" by some humanitarian groups, saying that it is a modern facility for the temporary accommodation of asylum seekers. Visiting...

Greece Debuts New Migrant Camps in Samos

Greece opened a new, "closed" migrant camp on the island of Samos on Saturday. The camp is the first of five new camps to feature stricter access measures, with features like x-ray scanners, magnetic doors, and surveillance cameras. These camps...

Witness in Netanyahu Corruption Trial Killed in Greece Plane Crash

A witness in the corruption trial of former Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, was killed along with his wife in a light plane crash in Greece on Monday. Israeli media report that the victims are Haim Garon, former Communications Ministry...

Two Killed in Private Airplane Crash Off the Coast of Samos

Two people died on Monday after a small airplane crashed off the coast of the island of Samos. The light private plane was making a trip from Israel to the Greek island with only two passengers. The plane crashed...

Wildfire on Samos Island Forces Evacuation of Greek Holiday Resort

Dozens of firefighters aided by helicopters and three air tankers are battling a wildfire on the island of Samos which started on Thursday.

Exploring Samos, The Island of Legends

Samos, a legendary Greek island steeped in beauty, is found in the eastern Aegean Sea off the coast of Asia Minor (Asian Turkey).

Greece Charges Migrant for His Son’s Death While Crossing the Aegean

A 25-year old Afghan migrant, who lost his son in the Aegean Sea, has been charged by Greece for child endangerment.

Mayors of Greek Islands Call for Changes to EU Migration Pact

The mayors of the three Greek islands which have borne the worst of the migration crisis asked for an amendment to the new EU migration pact.