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Greeks Selflessly Rescue Migrants in Rhodes

Manolis Stavris, a man from Rhodes who has been working as a sailor all his life, participated in the rescue mission on April 20, when a boat carrying around 200 illegal migrants sank just off the island’s shore. The...

Doctors Without Borders Call Greek Refugee Reception System 'Dysfunctional'

Doctors Without Borders (MSF) have stated in a recent report that Greece’s refugee reception system is “dysfunctional.” Thousands of migrants and refugees risk their lives to reach the Aegean Sea islands each year, where they are faced with inhuman...

4.9 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Dodecanese Islands in Greece

A 5.1-magnitude struck off the south coast of Kassos, northeast of Crete, early Friday morning. According to the Greek Institute of Geodynamics, the 59km-deep quake hit 21km southwest of Kassos and 28km south of Karpathos in the southern Dodecanese islands. The...

Another Two Suicides on Greek Islands

Another two suicides in the Dodecanese, eastern Greece, are added to the long and tragic list. Last Thursday on Leros, a 20 year-old girl hanged herself, while on Kos, a 42 year-old father of two ended his life with a...

Untold Story: Italian Regime Spied on Residents of Dodecanese

Bureaucratic certificates, such as permits and authorizations, as well as confidential reports, records of personal habits, political views and much more: the Fascist regime held 90,000 files on the inhabitants of the Italian Dodecanese, Greece a group of Aegean...

A Rare Tornado Struck Astypalea

A phenomenon of unprecedented intensity struck a Dodecanese Island, Astypalea. It was a large wedge tornado and a satellite waterspout just behind it, that lasted for more than ten hours, during which trees were uprooted and houses flooded. The island’s residents reported...

Douglas, Zeta-Jones Arrive in Kos

Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones, one of the most famous couples of Hollywood chose Greece again this year to spend their holidays. Since June 27, they have been on Kos, a Greek island in the  Dodecanese complex, next to...

South Aegean Region’s New Website

The South Aegean Region will create a new website for foreign and Greek tourists that would like to visit the region. Through the website www.aegeanislands.gr, the demanding and sophisticated visitors of the Cyclades and the Dodecanese islands, even if...

Another Gold Smuggling Arrest At Athens Airport

Just a few weeks after customs officials at Athens' International Airport arrested a 32-year-old German man on gold and silver smuggling charges, a man traveling with 15.7 kilos of unregistered gold was detected by inspectors there, authorities said, adding...

The Village of Christians and Muslims

Platani is a beautiful village on the Greek island of Kos in the Dodecanese complex, where two religions coexist in harmony. The village has remained untouched through the years and continues to attract visitors with its diversity. A Jewish cemetery...