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Events in Crete in Honour of Papadiamantis

A commemoration event will be held in Chania, Crete on the 12th of October, 2011 at 7:00 p.m., dedicated to Alexandros Papadiamantis' work. The Municipal Library of Chania in collaboration with the High School of Chania organizes this event...

Woman Arrested Carrying Two Kilos of Heroin

An Albanian woman was arrested because two kilos of heroin were found in her handbag early on Friday in Iraklion, Crete. According to police authorities, this was one of the largest quantities of drug substances to be confiscated on the...

5.2 Earthquake Strikes Crete

Seismologists in Athens say an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.1 has struck the southern Greek island of Crete. There are no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake struck at 3:08...

Underwater Uncovering of Ancient Treasures in Crete

International research expedition aims to uncover the archaelogical treasures hiding under the sea of Crete. American and Greek researchers are trying to bring to light shipwrecks lying on the seabed of Iraklion Bay. Archaelogists of the Euphorate of Underwater...

After Yogurt, Bottles, and Stones, Greeks Add Eggs to Protest Arsenal

After picketing their homes, jeering them, pelting them with yogurt, throwing bottles and stones at them, Greek citizens have taken to venting their frustration with the country’s economic woes by hurling eggs at politicians. Deputy Minister for Citizen’s Protection Manolis...

Thanassis Papakonstantinou in Crete

With completely new musical program Thanassis Papakonstantinou is traveling to Crete. The famous singer will sing songs from his new album and will be accompanied by 10 talented musicians. Thanassis Papakonstantinou wants to pass the message that music can unite...

Ongoing Fire in Crete

A fire broke out at 2:30 in Sirikari, in the municipality of Kissamos, Crete. Ten vehicles of the fire brigade are attempting to extinguish the fire, since the wind is strong, contributing to the spread of the fire.

TEI of Crete Pioneers in European HIPER Project

The town of Rethymno in Crete, Greece, hosted for the second year in a row the International School of Physics on HIPER matters under the auspices of the TEI of Crete and, more specifically, of the Professors Michalis Tatarakis...

Child Porn Ring Exposed in Crete

The Greek Police e-crime Unit arrived on the 6th of September in Crete after tracking down through electronic trails a child pornography ring located on the island. Echelon of the e-crime unit attended by a judicial officer proceeded with the...

Colonel Gadhafi's Greek Ties

Almost thirty years ago, Gadhafi along with Mitterrand, was enjoying Cretan hospitality in Andrea Papandreou’s favorite resort in Elounda. But times change and it is from the same island, with the full support of Andreas Papandreou’s son, that NATO has brought the Colonel to his limits.