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Fire Destroys 40% of Mastic Trees on Chios

A major blaze has been raging during the past three days on the island of Chios, scorching thousands of hectares of forest area and causing extensive damage. The residents of Chios made an appeal to the Greek government to send...

Fire on the Greek Island of Chios Threatens Villages, Homes

One of the largest fires of the summer broke out today on the Greek Island of Chios. The strong winds do not allow fire-planes to operate.  About 80 firefighters are on the scene trying to put out the fire...

Turkish Tourists Flood Greek Islands

Thousands of Turkish people appear to have chosen the Greek islands for this summer's vacations, especially after the Greek state's decision to make the Visa granting process much easier. The Greek islands most attractive to Turkish visitors are the eastern...

A Crazy Easter Tradition: The Rocket War of Chios (video)

On the Greek island of Chios the locals have a tradition to spice things up for Easter. Besides the traditional egg cracking and conventional fireworks, a rocket war takes place between two local churches during the divine liturgy of...

Breakthrough into the Ancient World

Amphorae were used in Ancient Greece to store and trade wine and other liquids. They were two types of amphorae; the neck amphora, which the neck and the body met at a sharp angle and the one-piece amphora, which...

If Your Easter Wasn't Exciting Enough Take a Look at the Rocket War of Vrontados, Chios

On the Greek island of Chios the locals have a tradition to spice things up for Easter. Besides the traditional egg cracking and conventional fireworks, a rocket war takes place between two local churches during the divine liturgy...