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The Greek Islands: How were they Named?

To find the etymology behind the names of Greek islands, one should take into account a number of factors, including ancient Greek mythology and even the geomorphology of each place. In fact, during ancient times, the names of places were used...

Restaurant on Greek Island of Kos Refuses Influencers' Bids for Free Meals

  A vegetarian restaurant on the Greek island of Kos in the Dodecanese has put its foot down  when it comes to "Social Media Influencers," people who post their activities and opinions on media for others to emulate. According to a...

EU Approves 130 Million Euros for Refugee Facilities on Greek Islands

    The European Commission announced on Monday the disbursement of a total of 130 million euros designated for the construction of three controlled-access refugee and migrant facilities on the Greek islands of Samos, Leros and Kos. The funds have now been...

First International Flight Lands on Kos Island Before Greece Opens

The first international flight landed on the island of Kos from Germany on Monday, days before Greece's regional airports open for tourists on July 1. The special TUI Fly flight from Germany had 170 doctors on board, with Greek Minister...

Greece Summons Turkish Ambassador After Speedboat Rams Greek Coast Guard Vessel

The Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned Turkish Ambassador to Greece Burak Ozugergin, following the disturbing incident which took place in the sea off the Greek island of Kos early Wednesday morning. This was made public by Greek government spokesperson Stelios...