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Minoan Language Linear A Linked to Linear B in Groundbreaking New Research

The Minoan language known as "Linear A" may finally be deciphered with the help of the internet, which can be used to uncover previously-hidden links to the much-better understood Linear B language, which developed later in the prehistoric period. The...

Crete: Dream Location for British Vacationers Post-Lockdown

The Island of Crete is the destination most British vacationers dream about when the pan-European lockdown is lifted. According to new research from TravelSupermarket, the Greek island was the most searched for hotspot by Brits, especially for seven-night getaways. The price...

Greece Signals Intent to Extend Territorial Waters in Crete

Greece reaffirmed on Wednesday its intention to extend the country's territorial waters to 12 nautical miles in Crete. Speaking in Parliament, during a debate on a bill delimitating maritime borders between Greece and Italy, PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis said: “Greece can obviously...

Turkish Dissidents Seek Political Asylum in Greece

A group of Turkish dissidents sailed to the Greek island of Crete on Sunday and reportedly applied for political asylum after arriving there. The boat, carrying four men, two women and their children, sailed into the bay of Sitia, accompanied...