Chania

Greece Vows to Toughen Animal Abuse Laws

In response to the recent outrage over the horrendous torture of a dog in Chania, Crete, the Greek government has vowed to pass stricter disciplinary codes for animal abuse. The Minister of Rural Development and Food Makis Voridis has stated...

Dog Torturer on the Run as Greece Hails Brave Vet

Greek police are currently hunting down a 55-year-old man from the city of Chania in Crete who viciously abused his dog. Thanks to the brave actions of a heroic vet, the traumatized canine was brought back to health and is...

Mike Pompeo Offered Cretan Hospitality, Amazing Night View of the Island

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and his wife Mareva Grabowski-Mitsotakis welcomed US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his wife Susan at the PM's family residence in Chania, Crete on Monday evening. PM Mitsotakis, who flew to Chania as of Monday...

Large Fire Breaks Out in Chania, Crete

Firefighters are on the scene of a large fire that broke out in Chania, Crete on Wednesday. According to sources in the fire department, the blaze broke out in an agricultural and forested area in D.E. Pelekanos in the...

Five Greek Island Monasteries Perched on Rocks

In older times, Christian monks were trying to build monasteries in places that were hidden or difficult to access in order to protect them from bandits, invaders, and conquerors. On islands, monasteries had the additional threat of pirates so they...

Low Temperatures Create Crete's Only Heart-Shaped Frozen Lake (video)

A drone video recently captured the wild beauty of Crete's region of Omalos in Chania, where the latest round of snow and low temperatures have created some stunning wintertime scenery. The artificial lake of OAK, at the heart of the...

Thousands of Santas Run Through the Streets of Chania, Crete for Charity

Thousands of people dressed in festive Santa Claus gear took part in the ninth-annual "Santa Run" through the streets of Chania, Crete on Thursday. The runners made their way through the the streets of the historic city center, its shopping...

Father of American Biologist's Killer Apologizes for "Heinous and Appalling" Crime

The father of the 27-year-old man who confessed to the killing of American biologist Suzanne Eaton, 60, apologized to her family through a letter released to the press by defense attorney Pantelis Zelios. The communication stated that he was shocked...

Greek Police Reveal Slain American Scientist was Raped; Suspect Charged

Senior police officers in Crete described the tragic events leading to the brutal murder of 60-year old American scientist Dr. Suzanne Eaton during a press conference on the island on Tuesday. Crete Police chief Lt. Gen. Constantine Lagoudakis told reporters...

Suspect in Murder of US Scientist Suzanne Eaton Arrested on Crete

A 27-year old man was arrested on the Greek island of Crete on Monday, charged with the brutal murder of the 60-year old American scientist Dr. Suzanne Eaton. According to initial information, the man has allegedly confessed verbally to his heinous...