Greece is a Top Summer Destination for Vaccinated Travelers
Greece was featured five times on a list of best European destinations for vaccinated travelers by European Best Destinations.
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...
Turkish Speedboat Rams Greek Coast Guard Vessel in Dangerous Escalation
A Greek Coast Guard vessel was rammed by a Turkish speedboat on Tuesday evening off the eastern Aegean island of Kos in a new dangerous provocation by Ankara. According to a video uploaded on Twitter, the Turkish vessel is seen...
Greek Islands Revolt Over Migrant Detention Centers
Authorities in several islands in the North Aegean have now openly revolted against the Greek government after Monday's announcement of a new bill allowing the state to requisition land in order to build new migrant detention centers. Tthe municipalities of...
Greek Communities Resist Migrant Temporary Settlements
The atmosphere in Giannitsa, northern Greece, early on Sunday morning was volatile as residents tried to prevent buses carrying 100-150 migrants and refugees from settling in an area hotel. According to a SKAI TV report, about 30 locals blocked the road,...
Kos Residents Prevent 75 Migrants from Disembarking on Island
The mayor and residents of Kos prevented the disembarkation of some 75 migrants and refugees coming from Kastelorizo on a passenger ship early on Saturday. The port landing was blocked by municipal vehicles, while dozens of locals led by Kos...
Three-Year Old Boy Dead After Greek Coast Guard Vessel Rams into Migrant Dinghy
Rescuers recovered the body of 3-year-old boy in the sea just east of the island of Kos after a Greek Coast Guard vessel accidentally rammed into a dinghy carrying 34 refugees and migrants early on Wednesday. According to sources, another...