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Greek PM Writes Letter to Greek Girl Worried About Canceled Birthday Party

In late October, a ten-year-old Greek girl wrote a letter to Greek Prime Minister Kyriakios Mitsotakis shortly before he imposed a nationwide lockdown, fearing that the coming measures would mean her birthday party in November would be canceled. The Greek...

538 Passengers Evacuated After Fire Breaks Out on Igoumenitsa-Venice Ferry

A fire broke out onboard a ferry that had initiated its trip from Greece's Igoumenitsa to Venice in Italy. The fire broke out at the fourth level of the ''Olympic Champion's'' garage, affecting two trucks that were traveling on it. According...

Greek Town Receives Top EU Mobility Award

The port of Igoumenitsa in Epirus, northwestern Greece, is mostly known as a gateway to the nearby cosmopolitan island of Corfu or Italy across the Ionian Sea and the Adriatic. The small town, however, can also boast of the services...

One Dead as Heavy Storms Hit Parts of Epirus and Corfu (video)

One person died and extensive damage was caused by the heavy storms that hit parts of north-western Greece on Saturday. In Corfu a 55-year old tourist died when his car was swept away by the rushing waters in the Perivoli...

Four Greek Nationals Arrested in International Drug Bust Operation

Greek and German police arrested four Greek nationals suspected of being members of an international gang trafficking large quantities of cannabis worth about 265,000 euros, during a joint operation with the coast guard and Thessaloniki’s drug enforcement unit over...

Greek National Highway on Sale for €100 Million

Egnatia Odos, one of Greece's longest and newest national highways, is to be sold for 100 million euros, when its construction cost was 6.5 billion euros, according to a newspaper report. Efimerida ton Syntakton newspaper says that the privatization of...

Strong Winds and Snow Disrupt Greece Again, One Dead From Uprooted Tree Fall [Video]

One death and two injuries have been recorded in Greece due to deteriorating weather conditions in the eastern island of Lesvos when their car was crushed by an uprooted poplar in the road connecting the island's capital town Mytilene and...

Illegal Migrants Board Ships to Italy Without Tickets

The tragic Norman Atlantic incident has surfaced the major issue of illegal migrants who board ferries in Patras and Igoumenitsa, Greece, in order to reach Italy. People who have escaped from the war in Syria, Afghanistan or Pakistan are...

Burning Ferry Off Greece: 10 Dead, Fears for Dozens Missing [Video]

The number of deaths resulting from the burning ferry-boat "Norman Atlantic" has increased to ten according to the latest information emerging from the Italian Coast Guard and the country's media. In addition, increasing worries are expressed regarding the number...

25 Illegal Immigrants Found at Igoumenitsa Port

A truck carrying 25 illegal immigrants was found at Igoumenitsa port. The truck was heading to Italy, leading authorities to believe that Greece was the transition point for the vehicle carrying the human cargo. The truck was supposedly carrying spare parts and...