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American School of Classical Studies at Athens Wins Film Award for Corinth Excavation

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens was given the Orona Foundation Award for its short film "Twelve Decades of Discovery: American School Excavations at Corinth" on Saturday, November 21. The Orona Foundation Award, bestowed at the 20th International...

Corinth, Greece Fire Rages Out of Control; Villages Evacuated

For a second day, Greek firefighters are continuing to battle the fire that broke out near Corinth, on the Peloponnesian peninsula, on Wednesday, with villagers now having been evacuated and water-dropping aircraft making repeated runs at the blaze. Another fire...

Jaw-Dropping Scenes As Massive Cruise Ship Passes Through Corinth Canal

The largest ship to ever pass through the narrow Corinth Canal in southern Greece amazed both the fortunate passengers on board and spectators along the Canal on Wednesday morning. The MS Braemar cruise ship, belonging to the UK-based Fred. Olsen...

Ancient Greeks Used Lifting Device to Move Stones Before Cranes

New research shows that ancient Greeks had used a primitive type of lifting machine to move heavy stones before they began using cranes 2,500 years ago, according to the website Gizmodo. It is commonly believed that the foremost discovery of...

Woman Dies After Falling off Corinth Canal's Bridge in Greece's Peloponnese

A woman fell off a bridge over the Corinth Canal which connects the Peloponnesian Peninsula with the rest of the Greek mainland in the early hours of Friday. The woman has not been identified at this time, but according to local media she...

Three Dead and One Seriously Injured Found in Greece's Agios Lucas Gorge

Three people were found dead and another individual was seriously injured early on Sunday local time in the gorge of Agios Lucas (Saint Lucas) near the Greek city of Corinth. A group of four people consisting of a couple from...

War and a Greek City: Corinth and its Revolution

While much of the media covered Sunday’s Greek Independence Day celebrations from the country’s capital, Greek Reporter took to the road to see how a smaller community remembered the start of the 1821 revolution. In Corinth, a Peloponnese city of...

Authorities Arrest 28-Year-Old as Suspect for Fatal Agioi Theodoroi Fire

Authorities on Monday arrested a 28-year-old man as a suspect for starting a fire that broke out in Agioi Theodoroi in Corinth on Sunday afternoon, in which one person was killed, two were seriously burned and one home was...

One Woman Dead in Wildfire Near Corinth

A wildfire that broke out on Sunday in a forest area in the Aghioi Theodoroi area, near Corinth, left one woman dead. The blaze reached a residential area, burning one house completely and damaging another. Gusty winds were blowing in...

Greek Homeless Man Sleeps in Cemetery Cenotaph (video)

A 56-year-old homeless man has resorted to sleeping inside a cenotaph in the Velo, Corinth cemetery as he is unable to find shelter anywhere. The man spoke to Korinthostv.gr about the circumstances that forced him to make a bed out...