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Varoufakis Accused of Breaking Coronavirus Curfew, Says He Returned Home from Parliament

Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has been accused of violating the curfew imposed to prevent the spread of COVID-19 when he traveled to his house on Aegina Island. Varoufakis, now an MP and the leader of political party MeRA25,...

State-of-the-Art Water Pipeline Linking Aegina With Athens Vandalized

A new incident of vandalism in Greece, this time on water pipeline infrastructure, was made public on Tuesday. This time, the victims of what has become a curse in modern Greece were pipes belonging to a proposed drinking water pipeline,...

Where History Meets Leisure on Aegina Island, Athens' Closest Escape

The island of Aegina, only seventeen miles from the Greek capital of Athens, is a gem of the Saronic Gulf which enchants visitors with its simplicity, history and beauty. It is definitely a place where history played its part in...

Four Pelicans Released into the Wild After Treatment

Four pelicans, two great whites and two Dalmatians, were released into the wild again after they were nursed back to health at the Hellenic Wildlife Hospital (EKPAZ) in Aegina. The birds were released at the wetland of Lake Kerkini...

Fishing Boat and Water Tanker Collision Near Aegina Leaves Two Dead

Authorities have reported that a collision between a fishing boat and water tanker has resulted in the death of two people when the fishing vessel, “Panayiotis" sank after the accident. The incident took place off the Saronic Gulf island of...

Judge Decides 77-Year-Old Captain of Aegina Boat Tragedy be Remanded

The judge of the Piraeus Council of Misdemeanors has decided that Thrasyvoulos Lykourezos, the 77-year-old who was allegedly the captain of the speedboat that collided with a tourist boat killing 4 people off the coast of Aegina on August...

Conservative ND MPs Seek Answers for the Aegina Speedboat Tragedy

Conservative main opposition New Democracy party deputies signed a group letter addressed to Shipping and Island Policy Minister Thodoris Dritsas. The letter calls on the minister to explain the three-hour absence of the Coast Guard concerning the location and arrest of the...