Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis visited the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower aircraft carrier which is docked at Souda naval base in Crete.
Greece has been split in half since Saturday in terms of its weather conditions, with snow in the north and warm temperatures in the south.
In the palace of Knossos, a magnificent throne room built during the 15th century BC is considered the oldest such room in Europe.
The impressions had been made by hominids on Crete 5.6 million years ago, making them by far the oldest footprints ever discovered in Europe.
Giorgos Hatziparaskos, an 86-year-old baker from Crete, is one of the last people who creates the iconic Greek phyllo dough by hand.
Rizitika songs are the oldest type of Cretan music, originating from the western part of the Greek island, but now heard in central and eastern Crete as well.
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...
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 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...
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...