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Evia, Achaea Under Strict Lockdown; 1,410 Cases Friday

A total of 1,410 cases of Covid-19 were diagnosed in Greece on Friday, 83 more than the 1,327 cases that were recorded in the country just one day earlier, on Thursday. Over half of cases diagnosed in Greece were found...

Strict Lockdown in Regions Across Greece, Weekend Curfew in Attica

The Greek Minister of Citizen Protection, Nikos Chardalias, announced new, stricter lockdown measures in the regions of Patra, Agios Nikolaos, Mykonos, Santorini and Chalkida Friday. Patra, located in the northwestern Peloponnese, the Cretan town of Agios Nikolaos, and  Chalkida, on...

Greek Island of Evia Honors Poet and Writer Tasos Papapostolou

An event held at Chalkida, the capital of Evia, on Sunday honored poet and writer Tasos Papapostolou, who made a significant contribution to the cultural and historic landscape of the island and beyond for more than 40 years. The event...

Swordfish Killed by Swimmers on a Beach in Chalkida, Greece

A swordfish which swam its way to the shallow waters of a beach in Chalkida on the island of Evia, was killed by beachgoers. The swordfish went to the shallow water to give birth and was stoned to death by...

Majestic Scenes of Greek Seashore Covered in Snow

Snow laid a beautiful blanket of white along the Chalkida seashore on the island of Evia on Tuesday, as the cold front named "Telemachos" swept across Greece. Heavy snowfall overnight hit the island of Evia, the Sporades islands and eastern...

Greek Police Arrest Gang Caught Selling Baby for €18,000

Greek police have smashed a criminal gang that was selling infants, arresting a 40-year-old woman trying to sell a four-day-old infant to officers acting as a couple. The undercover Chalkida officers were introduced to the ring and arranged an appointment to buy a newborn...