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New Greek Pet Law Meets Toughest Opposition Yet

Pet owners and hunters from all over Crete gathered to wage a protest against the controversial pet law proposed by the Greek government.

Man Shoots his 10-Year-Old Sister then Kills himself in Greece

A 29-year-old man shot to death his 10-year-old half-sister and then killed himself in Argos, Greece on Sunday afternoon. According to local police, the perpetrator was the son of a doctor who had remarried and had a 10-year-old girl with...

Blessing of the Oranges Custom Observed in Argos

The custom of the blessing of the oranges was observed again this year in Argos, Peloponnese, along with the tradition of the blessing of the waters at Epiphany. The blessing of the oranges is an old custom of Argos, a...

Hundreds Attend Spectacular Horse Parade in Argos (photos, video)

Hundreds of locals and visitors gathered to attend the 2017 Diomedia Horse Parade that took place in Argos, on Sunday November 5. The much anticipated equestrian event started at 10am in the morning in the centre of the city of...

Byzantine Museum of Argolida Opens in Argos

The Byzantine Museum of Argolida, is celebrating its opening in northern Peloponnesian town of Argos. The inauguration took place on Thursday as a part of efforts to increase the town's cultural and historical accessibility in order to reach out to...

9 Greek Cities Among Europe's 15 Oldest

"Greece is by far the winner when it comes to historical cities," the non-profit and free educational website OneEurope recently announced, publishing a relevant infographic it conducted based explicitly on factual information. At the top of OneEurope's list, one can find Argos, in Peloponnese. Europe's most historical...

Hellenic Railway to Reach Nafplio

Within the next six months, the Greek railway line connecting Nafplio, Argos and Corinth is expected to reopen. The head of Hellenic Railways Organization (OSE) Panayiotis Theofanopoulos assured the Mayor of Nafplio that the existing rail network and terminal will...

Woman Dies in Severe Storm in Greece

A 55-year-old Serbian woman was found dead in the basement of her apartment in the center of Argos, a city in Peloponnese, Greece. The apartment where she was living, flooded when a wall broke and waters rushed into the house...

Nafplio Aims to Claim European Capital of Culture 2021

Nafplio will claim the title of European Capital of Culture for the year 2021. This was Mayor of Nafplio--Dimitris Kostouros’--proposition, which was approved by the city’s council. Nafplio, for the second time in the city’s history, is putting forth its...

Greek Student Winner of NASA Art Competition

Seventeen-year-old Angelica Maria Meros from Argos, a city in the Argolis prefecture of the Peloponnese, is the winner of an international animation competition organized by NASA, Humans in Space - Youth Art Competition. Angelica-Maria created a human-robot which would explore...