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Two Asylum Seekers Commit Suicide in Northern Greece

Two asylum seekers in their 30s who were living in a hotel packed with refugees in northern Greece hanged themselves over Christmas, a charity said on Thursday. The bodies of the two men, an Afghan father of two aged 32...

US Army Paratroopers Hold Joint Exercise With Greek Forces in Kilkis

US Army paratroopers and infantry units are currently holding joint military exercises with their Greek counterparts in the region of Kilkis, Central Macedonia, Greece. The members of the American Army who are assigned to Bravo Company, the 2nd Battalion, part...

One Dead, Two Injured When Train Collides With Truck in Kiklis, Central Macedonia

One woman was killed and two others were seriously injured after a freight train collided with a pickup truck in the area of Myriofyto in Central Macedonia's Kilkis region. The crash occurred at 11:00 in the morning local time. According...

Greek Innovators Present the Ancient Successor to Plastic Straws

A new idea with an ancient pedigree, dating back thousands of years to prehistoric Mesopotamia, has been repurposed by an enterprising group of volunteers in the northern Greek city of Kilkis as they searched for a way to phase...

'Staramaki': A New Type of Kalamaki From Kilkis

There could be a new food item on the Greek horizon, "Staramaki"! An alternative form of the famous Greek kalamaki, or souvlaki, it could be produced by wheat from the area of Kilkis, in Central Macedonia. Wheat from Greece currently faces...

Greek WWI Memorials Attract Interest of UK Tour Operators

World War I monuments and sites in northern Greece have attracted the interest of British tour operators, who are including them in their tour itineraries. In particular, the "Salonica Front WWI" is promoted as one of the 10 top war...

Magnitude 4.8 Earthquake Strikes Near Kilkis, Greece

A magnitude 4.8 earthquake struck near Thessaliniki and close to the city of Kilkis at 6:24 am local time according to the Athens Institute of Geodynamics. Its epicentre was located at a 10km depth. The quake which was followed by...

Fire Causes Damage at Nea Kavala Migrant Center, No Injuries Reported

According to sources, on Monday morning in northern Greece a fire broke out in a migrant reception center in Nea Kavala, Kilkis. Officials are not sure how the fire began at around 6 a.m. and are looking into possible causes...

Northern Greece Rattled by Kilkis Earthquake

A magnitude 4.7 earthquake rattled Kilkis, an northern Greek industrial city in central Macedonia. The earthquake's epicenter was at the same region where a magnitude 4.3 earthquake had struck just a week earlier (November 10). The earthquake had a...

Earthquake Strikes at Kilkis

A magnitude 4.8 earthquake struck Kilkis, an industrial area in northern Greece at 14:12 (local time) on Thursday. The European Mediterranean Seismological Center, put the quake’s epicenter near Kristoni, 12km northeast of Polykastron. It was at a depth of...