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First Ever Jewish Mayor Elected in Greece

A Jewish candidate has been elected on Sunday mayor of Ioannina, the main city in the region of Epirus, making him the first Greek-Jewish mayor in the country. Running as an independent Moisis Elisaf won 50.3 percent of the vote...

Greek Court Vacates Eight-Year Jail Term for Hospital Cleaner

A Greek appeals court on Monday commuted a hospital cleaner's eight-year prison sentence to a three-year suspended sentence. She had originally been given the draconian eight-year penalty for forging her educational record in order to obtain her job. The mother of...

Ioannina Cleaner Sentenced to Eight Years For Forged School Diploma

A cleaner from the Greek city of Ioannina has been convicted and sentenced to eight years imprisonment for forging her primary school diploma in order to be hired at the city hospital, local media reported on Thursday. There is still no...

Spectacular Video of Thick Fog Rolling In Over Greece's Ioannina

A timelapse video captured the city of Ioannina in northwestern Greece gradually being blanketed by a thick layer of fog on Monday. The city and Lake Pamvotis, the largest lake in Epirus, are seen disappearing under the radiational fog. This type...

The 'Blue Lagoon' of Epirus (video)

There is a small sign on the old Ioannina - Patras national highway in Terovo, that points to Louros Springs. From there, only five minutes away, there is a place that brings to mind the exotic location where the...

Greece To Investigate Circumstances Under Which Katsifas Killed

Prosecutors from Ioannina, capital of the Greek region of Epirus which neighbors Albania, sent the case file of Konstantinos Katsifas' death to the Athens public prosecutor's office on Tuesday as part of the investigation into the circumstances under which...

In Search of Greece's Most Famous Lost Treasure

Greeks have been fascinated for decades over the legend that Ali Pasha, an Ottoman ruler, has left an enormous treasure hidden somewhere in Greece. Search parties, have so far, , failed to uncover the hidden riches, but some still persist...

The Unparalleled Natural Beauty of Greece's Epirus in a Stunning Video

Zagorohoria, Metsovo, Tzoumerka, Drakolimni, Parga, Sivota, Bella Vraka, Acherontas estuary, Konitsa. Places of fantastic natural beauty, some of them so diverse that Epirus could be called the region of a thousand faces. Epirus is more beautiful that Scotland or France's...

The Hellenic Initiative Australia Upgrades Pediatric Facilities in Greece

  The Hellenic Initiative Australia has upgraded two Pediatric Trauma Centers in Kastoria and Ioannina, in northwestern Greece, through a new partnership with Pediatric Trauma Care (Pedtrauma). The $48,000 grant to Pedtrauma covered the purchase of key medical equipment for the...

President Pavlopoulos: Greece Never Afraid of its Enemies

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos climbed upon a tank at the town of Ioannina on Wednesday in a symbolic gesture of confidence to the Greek armed forces. "Greece is a nation of peace and democracy, but it knows how to defend...