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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...

EgyptAir MS804 Crash: What We Know So Far [Video]

Egypt confirmed that "floating objects" found by Greek pilots off the Greek island of Karpathos, in the Aegean, were debris from wreckage EgyptAir flight MS804, however Greek officials cast doubt on the claim. There were reports that life jackets...

Breaking: Missing EgyptAir Debris Found Off Karpathos

Greek public broadcaster ERT reported that a Greek frigate searching for the missing Egyptair Airbus A320, en route from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Cairo, found two plastic floating objects in a sea area 230 miles south of the...

EgyptAir Flight from Paris to Cairo Confirmed Crash

French President Francois Hollande confirmed that the EgyptAir plane that left Paris en route to Cairo has crashed off the Greek island of Karpathos. Authorities are still searching the area. All passengers are believed to be dead. "The information that...

5.2 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Off Karpathos Island in Greece

An earthquake with magnitude 5.2 on the Richter Scale occurred near Karpathos island, Greece at 11:00:53.00 UTC on Dec 26, 2015. No damages or injuries have been reported. The earthquake hit 32 kilometers southeast of Karpathos at 10 kilometers focal depth, according...