Kavala

Greeks Defy Cold to Rescue Beached Dolphin

After a passerby spotted a dolphin on the shore of Kariani Beach, near Kavala, locals rushed to save a second dolphin that had somehow become stuck on dry land. A number of volunteers set out to rescue the majestic sea...

Honorary Greek Tom Hanks Becomes a Wax Figure in His Adopted Country

A wax museum in the northern Greek city of Kavala plans to celebrate the reopening of museums throughout Greece on June 15 with the unveiling of a wax figure of one of Hollywood’s most beloved actors, and honorary Greek...

Vandals Destroy Ancient Rock Carvings in Northern Greece

Unknown vandals destroyed 3,000 year-old paintings carved into granite and limestone at Mount Pangaion, near Kavala in northern Greece, it was revealed on Tuesday. According to the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANA-MPA), unknown vandals appear to have scraped several carvings depicting...

Greek Police Arrest Three Suspects in 4.2 Million-Euro Theft in Northern Greece

The Hellenic (Greek) Police announced on Saturday that they had arrested three men accused of being involved in the theft of €4.2 million (4.65 million dollars) from the premises of a security company in northern Greece, in January. The Kavala...

Man Shoots Mother and Son Dead Over Parking Disagreement Near Kavala

An insignificant row over a parking spot turned into a tragic double homicide in the town of Chryssoupolis near Kavala in Northern Greece on Thursday. A 42-year old man shot his neighbor and his mother dead following a heated argument they...

Ten Things to Do in Kavala: The Beautiful Gateway to Macedonia

The city of Kavala in northern Greece, which rises up from the sea like an amphitheater, is a gem waiting to be explored for its rich history and beautiful surroundings. This coastal city, which is home to approximately 50,000 inhabitants,...

Birdseye View of Magical Kavala, Greece (video)

The magic of Kavala, the principal seaport of eastern Macedonia, is captured in this video by Up Drones. The city is amphitheatrically built on the slopes of Mt. Symvolo and forms one of the most picturesque towns in Greece. Initially, the...

Record High Oil Production from Greece's Prinos Oil Fields

Oil production from Greece's Prinos deposit in Macedonia, which includes oil fields both inland and offshore, is expected to exceed 4,000 barrels daily and 1.5 million barrels annually. This breaks all records for the last decade's oil production, according to Mathios Rigas,...

Three Migrants Killed in Northern Greece Car Crash

Three migrants were killed and three were injured on Thursday when a car carrying them veered off the road and overturned in northern Greece, police said. The accident occurred on the Egnatia Highway, near Kavala, at approximately 6.30 AM local...

Eleven Arrested in Five Days For Migrant-Smuggling

A total of eleven people in the region of East Macedonia and Thrace have been arrested by the Hellenic Police since last Friday, in four different incidents of smuggling illegal migrants. The latest incident involves a 23-year old Iraqi national...