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Greek Embassy Commemorates Holocaust Remembrance Day

The Ambassador of Greece to the USA, Her Excellency Alexandra Papadopoulou, hosted a commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day in the presence of His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America last Thursday evening. Holocaust Remembrance Day is commemorated annually worldwide on...

Floods Affect Northern, Central Greece

Severe floods, brought about by Tuesday's heavy rainstorms, have caused widespread damage in the northern Greek region of Evros and Karditsa, in central Greece. Severe flooding in Evros As torrential rains battered much of the country on Tuesday, houses, roads, fields,...

Lake Plastiras: Greece’s Idyllic Man-Made Lake that Looks Like Switzerland

Lake Plastiras, located in central Greece, is known as "Little Switzerland" for its idyllic landscape that resembles the Swiss Alps. The stunning blue lake is surrounded by snow-capped mountains and verdant pine forests, captivating visitors at any time of...

Woman Missing after Karditsa Flooding Found Dead

Tragically, the 43-year-old woman who was missing after the disastrous flooding brought by the storm Ianos destroyed parts of Karditsa, has now been found dead. She was discovered 7-9 km (4.3 - 5.6 miles) from where her empty car had...

PM Mitsotakis Tours Devastated Karditsa Area, Promises Swift Aid

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Tuesday promised flood-stricken homeowners and businesses in Karditsa that the government will stand at their side and act to  help them with "speed and determination." He made his remarks as he departed from Mouzaki,...

Helicopters Evacuate Stranded Residents of Flooded Greek Village

Greek authorities used helicopters on Tuesday to evacuate six residents of a village near Karditsa, Thessaly, who had been stranded by the floods caused by the rare "Medicane" storm which hit the country over the weekend. The village of Oxia...

Ianos: Three Dead in Thessaly; Widespread Destruction Around the Country

Since it made landfall in Greece on Thursday, the rare Mediterranean hurricane Ianos has caused the deaths of three people in Thessaly and widespread destruction around the country. In the region of Thessaly, located south of Macedonia, entire towns were...