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Two Earthquakes Jolt Greek Islands of Karpathos and Rhodes

Two tremors were recorded earlier on Friday under the seabed near the island of Karpathos, which were felt on Karpathos and the island of Rhodes. The first quake, measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale, was recorded at 12:29 AM on...

German Newspapers Praise Karpathos' Astonishing Beauty

Karpathos was the center of the attention for the German Press this summer as it was featured in many of the main newspapers of Berlin. The tradition and authenticity of the island combined with its amazing flora and fauna were...

Athens-Washington Discuss New U.S. Army Base on Greece's Karpathos

Greece and the United States are in deliberations over the establishment of a U.S. Army base on Karpathos island in the Dodecanese. According to an ANT1 television report, discussions are at an advanced stage. The U.S. discusses the use of...

Forbes Praises Karpathos for Budget Travel

Karpathos -- a remote Greek island famed for preserving its traditions and dialect -- has won a place on Forbes Magazine's list of the best 33 budget destinations for 2018. An army of independent travel journalists, bloggers and writers specialized...

Filmmaker’s Quest for Beauty Takes Her to Greek Islands (video)

By Savas Abadsidis Hollywood production company Little Studio Films, run by the Greek/Italian mother/daughter team of Alexandra Yacovlef and Alexia Melocchi, seek to do that very thing with sponsor Sophid Greece who’ll be supporting a spate of films, beginning with...

Distressed Vessel with 120 Migrants Rescued Near Karpathos

On Friday night in Greece a wooden vessel carrying 120 migrants was discovered in the marine area of Karpathos. A passenger on the boat made an emergency 112 call that alerted authorities that the vessel and its passengers were in...

Light Earthquake Shakes Rhodes, Surrounding Islands

An earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale shook Rhodes and other islands in its vicinity about 2:30 on Wednesday afternoon. The epicenter of the earthquake was located under the sea between Rhodes and Karpathos and about 33 km...

Photographer Travis Burke Takes Best Photos of his Career on Karpathos [photos]

Travis Burke, a professional photographer who travels the world, visited the island of Karpathos in the southeast Aegean Sea. Vacationing with his friends, he was so taken by the island's rugged beauty that he took the best photographs of...

178 More Refugees in 24 Hrs on Chios, Karpathos and Lesvos

There was a spike in the numbers of new asylum seekers arriving in Greece with 51 new arrivals in the last 24 hours bringing the number of refugees and immigrants trapped on the island of Mytilene, Lesvos, to 4,964...

International Free Diving Competition with Skandalopetra to Take Place on Karpathos

International free diving competition with skandalopetra will be held on Karpathos island between July 16 and 19. A large number of Greek and foreign divers are expected to take part in the competition aiming to break the world record. The competition...