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Heraklion: Discover the Capital of Crete

Heraklion, the capital of the Greek island of Crete, is an ancient city that perhaps is under-appreciated for its many attractions.

Strong 5.3 Aftershock Hits Crete After Monday’s Deadly Earthquake

A strong aftershock measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale hit Crete early on Tuesday as the Greek island is rocked by multiple tremors following Monday's 5.8 earthquake that claimed the life of one person and injured more than a...

One Dead as 5.8 Earthquake Rattles Crete

At least one person was killed and several were slightly injured after a powerful 5.8 earthquake rattled Crete, an island in Greece, on Monday morning. The quake occurred at 9:17, AM, 23 kilometers (14 miles) northwest of the town of...

Coronavirus Cases Spike in Greece, Mini Lockdown in Heraklion

Greece recorded a rise in the number of daily coronavirus in the country on Tuesday, as 4,181 total cases were recorded across the country.

Nikos Kazantzakis: The Greatest Greek Writer of the 20th Century

Nikos Kazantzakis is for many the best Greek writer of the 20th century and his books have been translated more than any of his contemporaries.

US President’s Granddaughter Maisy Biden In Greece for Vacation

Maisy Biden, one of the granddaughters of US President Joe Biden is in Greece for her vacation, it was reported on Wednesday.

Emergency Coronavirus Restrictions Imposed on Mykonos

New, strict measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus will be imposed on the popular Greek island of Mykonos, it was made public on Saturday afternoon.

Austrian Airlines Flies Huge Boeing 777 to Greece to Meet Demand

Austrian Airlines has announced that they will be deploying a larger aircraft in their fleet for flights to Greece in order to meet demand. 

Greek Baker Gives Would-be Thief a Job — Changing His Life Forever

A Greek baker, named Giannis Vitsaras, gave a twelve year old boy who tried to steal from him a job rather than a punishment.

Inside the Magnificent Minoan Palace of Knossos in Crete

The Palace of Knossos was the largest of the Minoan palaces in Crete.