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Greece’s Unique Delta of the Mornos River Under Threat

The wetlands surrounding the Mornos River in Central Greece are home to a unique and threatened ecosystem. By Lia Mageira After the construction of the Mornos River dam in the mountainous region of Fokida, Greece, the formerly torrential river is now...

Magnitude 5.1 Earthquake Hits Central Greece Near Delphi

An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 occurred at 1.02 a.m. local time Sunday near Delphi, at the region of Phocis, central Greece.

Majestic, Traditional Greek 18th Century Mansion Restored in Thessaly

Exquisite decorations adorning a Greek traditional 18th century mansion in Central Greece are restored to their old glory.

The Rio-Antirrio Bridge: an Engineering Marvel that Changed Greece

The Rio-Antirrio Bridge was opened on August 7, 2004 one week before the opening of the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. Within almost two decades, it changed the economic landscape in Greece. The Rio-Antirrio bridge, which connects the Peloponnese with...

Central Greece Buried in Thick Layer of Snow

Parts of central Greece, including the island of Evia and the Pelion peninsula, are covered in a thick layer of snow on Monday as the second wave of the "Elpis" weather system sweeps the country. The town of Steni in...

Hellenistic-Era Sanctuary Uncovered in Central Greece

Ancient Greek and Hellenistic era structures were discovered by the in the archaeological site of Skiathas, in Larissa, central Greece the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sport announced on Friday. According to the announcement, the excavations took place in an...

Greece Offers Cash Assistance to Earthquake Hit Families

Greece announced that it will offer cash assistance to the families in the region of Elassona whose properties were damaged by the earthquake.

New Earthquake Measuring 5.9 Hits Central Greece

A new earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale shook central Greece at 20:38 on Thursday. The epicenter was near the town of Elassona.

Much of Greece at Increased Risk of Wildfires on Wednesday

Much of Greece is at a "very high" risk of wildfires on Wednesday, according to an announcement by government officials. Authorities stated that much of the mainland, including the regions of Attica, Evia, central Greece, and the Peloponnese are at...

Large Fire Breaks out Near Ancient Archaeological Site of Delphi

  A large fire broke out on Wednesday afternoon near the ancient archaeological site of Delphi in central Greece. A total of 39 fire fighters with 13 vehicles, two groups of firefighters who are on foot, six aircraft and one firefighting...