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Greek Ship Transporting Refugees to Dock at Piraeus Port After Route Changes Once Again

Passenger ship "Eleftherios Venizelos," which departed with 1,700 Syrian refugees from the Greek island of Kos on Wednesday morning, changed its final destination yet again. According to information provided by the Greek Coast Guard on Wednesday evening, the ship will eventually dock at...

Ferry to Transfer 3,000 Refugees to Thessaloniki

The ferry that was to transfer 3,000 refugees from Kos to Athens, will now transfer them to the Thessaloniki Port after stops to board more from the islands of Kalymnos and Leros. The ferry "Eleftherios Venizelos" is already in the...

Greeks Returning to Darwin Due to Crisis

Over the last 3.5 years approximately 3,500 Greek-Australians, mostly Kalymnians, have returned from Greece to Darwin due to the economic crisis, noted Darwin’s Honorary Consul General of Greece, John Anictomatis, who has also served as governor of Northern Territory...

Darwin Attracts Workers from Greek Island of Kalymnos

The Northern Territory government and the Greek island of Kalymnos have come to an agreement for the establishment of a pilot training program designed to help skilled workers from Greece to work in Darwin, Australia, taking on job positions that cannot be...

Greek-Australian to Build Artificial Island Near Darwin

The Greek owned company Halikos Group, considered one of Northern Territory’s leading construction companies, aims to build an artificial island near the port of Darwin in northern Australia. The company led by John Halikos has been a huge supporter of...

Kalymnos Is The Island of Climbing

The most popular daily newspaper in Rome and central Italy, Il Messaggero, hosted an article dedicated to the Dodecanese island of Kalymnos, Greece, describing it as "the island of climbing.” “Just a one-hour flight from Athens is located the destination...

Greece To Close 14 Island Tax Offices

At the same time it's trying to step up the fight against tax evasion, Greece will close 14 tax offices on islands to save money as directed by its international lenders which wants 290 tax departments across the country...

Drug Trafficking Gang Found on Kalymnos

A multimember criminal gang was trafficking heroine and other drugs from Albania into the island of Kalymnos. During the organized operation, the police arrested 12 people, nine of whom are members of the gang, seized amounts of drugs, weapons...

Kalymnos, Island of the Fake Blind

The online edition of the German news magazine raises the old story of the fraudulent claims for blindness on the island of Kalymnos in Greece. “Suddenly, hundreds of supposedly blind can see again: Another blatant fraud case in the welfare...

Charges Neighbors Stole 1M Euros From Old Woman

Officials on the southeastern Aegean island of Kalymnos are investigating what could the embezzlement of as much as 1 million euros ($1.3 million) from the estate of a 90-year-old woman days after she died. The case, reported in the local...