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Man Passes Away From Injuries 7 Months After Axe Attack

The victim of a brutal axe attack seven months ago passed away from his injuries on Saturday night in Thessaloniki. The violent attack on a tax office in the northern Greek city of Kozani in July left the 56-year-old victim,...

Covid-19 Deaths Exceed 4,000 in Greece; Kozani Under Strict Lockdown

Tragically, 96 people with Covid-19 passed away on Friday, 18 more than the number who passed away with the virus yesterday, Thursday,  bringing the total number of deaths with the virus in the country to 4,044. The median age of...

Saffron Harvest in Full Swing in Northern Greece

The yearly saffron harvest is in full swing in the rural areas outside of the northern Greek city of Kozani, where hundreds of farmers crouch over fields of blooming crocus flowers for hours, picking what has long been the...

Culling of Thousands of Coronavirus-Infected Minks Begins in Kozani, Greece

The procedure to cull a total of 2,500 thousand minks began in Greece's northern city of Kozani on Saturday. All 2,500 minks had contracted the COVID-19 novel coronavirus. The infected mink population is located in the village of Kaloneri of...

PM Mitsotakis Says New ICU Beds are "Crucial" as Country Nears Maximum Capacity

"The next months will be crucial and we are very well aware that if we do not take care the health system will come under great pressure," stated Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Monday, at a ceremony marking the...

Greece Records 13 Covid Deaths as Lockdown Imposed on Kozani Region

Greek health authorities announced on Thursday that 13 people had died in the last 24 hours as a result of the coronavirus infection, bringing the death toll in the country to 482 since the pandemic started in March. There are...

Hellenic Petroleum to Build Greece's Largest Solar Energy Project

In a move signaling a major shift toward renewable energy, Greek oil giant Hellenic Petroleum announced that it will soon receive 75 million euros ($88.62 million) in funding toward the construction of the largest solar array in the country. According...

Half of This Year's Peach and Nectarine Crop in Greece Destroyed by Storm Thalia

Half of this year's harvest of peaches and nectarines was destroyed by the severe storm dubbed "Thalia" which swept through the area on Wednesday afternoon, Nikos Koutliabas, the head of the agricultural cooperative in Velvendo in the Kozani region,...

Elderly Greek Woman Asked to Leave Church Service for Wearing Mask

  According to reports in the Greek media, a 74-year-old woman from Kozani, in northern Greece, was asked to leave a Sunday Liturgy yesterday for donning a surgical face mask. According to Greek broadcaster ERT, the hieromonk Ignatios, who officiates at...