Greece and Israel Sign Off Deal for Air Force Training Center
Greece and Israel signed off on the creation of an international air force training center in Greece, the National Defense Ministry reported.
New Movie Filmed in Kalamata Recreates Greek Revolutionary Era
"Kalamata 1821: Roads of Freedom" is a new movie about the Greek Revolution and the roles its protagonists played in the War of Independence.
Greek Seven-Year-Old Anastasia Needs Your Help to Fight Brain Cancer
The family of the 7-year-old Greek girl Anastasia, who was recently diagnosed with brain cancer, are seeking financial support after learning that the cost of their daughter's necessary surgery is nearly 700,000 euros ($820,316). In a social media post made...
Sterilization Fears Force Greek City of Kalamata to Suspend 5G Network
The decision by Kalamata's city council earlier in the week to suspend their 5G pilot program on the grounds that it could be a health hazard has caused widespread condemnation in Greece. At a time when the rest of the...
US Warns Greece Against Helping Iranian Tanker
The Iranian oil tanker "Adrian Darya 1", formerly called the "Grace 1." Reuters is reporting that The United States on Tuesday warned Greece and other Mediterranean states that helping the Iranian oil tanker recently released by Gibraltar authorities in any way...
Iran Warns US Against Seizure of Oil Tanker Heading to Greece
Iran has warned the United States against the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker which has been released from Gibraltar and is now heading to the port of Kalamata in Greece, an Associated Press report says. The ship, formerly known...
Kalamata's Théa Extra Virgin Olive Oil Eyes US Market
A newly-founded family business in Kalamata, in the Peloponnese, is hoping to make inroads into the ever-expanding market for high-quality, extra virgin oil in Greece, the US and beyond. Théa Olive Oil, founded in 2018, produces a monovarietal oil which...
RyanAir Introduces Four New European Destinations from Kalamata Airport
RyanAir announced on Wednesday that it will introduce four new seasonal schedules out of Greece's Kalamata Airport. The Irish airliner has decided to launch new routes from Kalamata to London, which will utilize Stansted Airport, as well as to Milan,...
Man Killed in Traditional Easter Fireworks Competition in Kalamata (video)
A 53-year-old man was killed on Easter Sunday night while videotaping the traditional "Saitopolemos" (σαϊτοπόλεμος) fireworks competition in Kalamata. According to police, it was around eight o'clock on Easter Sunday evening, and the traditional firework competition was beginning. The victim,...
Three Killed in Kalamata Restaurant Explosion
At least three people were killed following a huge explosion on Saturday evening at a restaurant in the city of Kalamata, on the Peloponnesian peninsula. The two employees and the owner’s wife were already unconscious when transported to a hospital,...