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10 Most Significant Moments of 2014 in Greece

There is no doubt that 2014 was an eventful year for Greece. Earthquakes, terrorists, and historic archaeological discoveries were just some of this year's most significant moments for the country. Here's a list of the 10 most significant moments...

4.0-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Cephalonia

An earthquake measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale hit the Ionian island of Cephalonia, Greece, on Monday morning. The 5km-deep quake struck in the sea northwest of Argostoli at 9:20 a.m. local time (7:20 a.m. GMT). There have been no reports...

Still Behind the Wheel at 101 Years of Age!

He is 101 years old and Still behind the wheel! An elderly man from Akrata, Peloponnese, Greece, has has just passed the test to renew his driver's license for another three years, leaving doctors stunned as he passed all...

Magnitude 5.1 Earthquake Hits Cephalonia

A strong 5.1-magnitude tremor has hit just west of the island of Cephalonia in the Ionian Sea, western Greece. The quake, which hit at 1:15 a.m. local time (2315 GMT), had its epicenter 5 kilometres underwater, the Athens Geodynamic Institute...

4.2 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes the Island of Cephalonia in Western Greece

A 4.2-magnitude earthquake struck Cephalonia, Greece,  earlier today, the country's earthquake observatory announced, with no reports of injuries or major damages. The tremor struck at 2:22 pm (00:16 GMT), with its epicentre at 11 kilometers southwest of the island's...

Myrtos Beach in Cephalonia Accessible Again

Michalis Chrisochoidis, Minister of Infrastructure, Transport and Network, visited the quake stricken Cephalonia to inspect the progress of the constructions at the Lixouri port and the road network of the island. He indicated that Myrtos, the famous beach of the...

Popular Greek Beach Blocked Due to Road Repairs

The road leading to the famous beach of Myrtos, in the Ionian Sea island of Cephalonia will be closed for repairs. According to local authorities, the road was seriously damaged by the recent earthquakes that shook the island this year and needs repair....

Greece Ranks Second on 2014 Blue Flag Beach List

The Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature (EEPF), the national operator of the international “Blue Flag” program, announced a further 21 Greek beaches and one marina have been awarded Blue Flags for 2014 on Wednesday. With 408 beaches and 10 marinas...

Christians and Muslims Unite for Cephalonia

An interesting initiative has been launched in Komotini to help the victims of the earthquake in Cephalonia. Both the Holy Bishopric of Maroneia and Komotini and the muftiate of Komotini, along with the Muslim Asset Management Committee, held a fundraiser...

Cephalonia at the BIT International Tourism Fair in Milan

The BIT International Tourism Fair 2014 which was held in Milan in February 13-15 conveyed positive messages for the Greek island of Cephalonia. Cephalonia participated in the International Tourism Fair in the pavilion of the Ionian Islands and was...