Greek Villages Recognized as Martyr Cities 73 Years After Nazi Occupation
Seventy-three years after the Nazi atrocities against Greece during the German occupation, the Council of State approved a presidential decree draft recognizing four Greek villages and one town as martyr cities. The Greek Supreme Court gave the green light for the...
After Crete, New Earthquake Hits Thessaloniki
After Crete a new earthquake occurred in Northern Greece, in the area of Thessaloniki. The earthquake was mostly felt in the western regions of the city. The weak earthquake measuring 3.6 on the Richter scale (according to the Euro-Mediterranean Seismological...
Police Arrest Village Priest, Church Elder, Over Chancel Treasure Big
Police in northern Greece have arrested a village priest and a church elder for allegedly digging for treasure around the altar in the church. A police statement on Friday says villagers complained of loud drilling noises late yesterday from the...