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Saffron Harvest in Full Swing in Northern Greece

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

Summer Rainstorm Causes Torrential Rains in Greece

A major summer storm hit Greece, particularly Attica, where Athens is located, on Friday afternoon, battering the country with heavy rains. The rainstorm seemed to come out of nowhere on Friday afternoon, as sunny, clear blue skies suddenly turned grey...

Stunning Archaeological Finds in Greece Dig Reveal Ties to Apollo

Greek archaeologists presented never-before-seen discoveries from the Kozani region at an archaeological conference over the weekend.

Coronavirus Situation “Stabilizing” in Greece Despite High Case Numbers

Despite the high numbers of coronavirus cases, deaths, and intubations in recent weeks, Dr. Vana Papevangelou, a member of the country’s Committee of Experts of the Ministry of Health, announced Friday that Greece's epidemiological situation seems to be stabilizing. Papaevangelou...

Greek Engineer Invents 4-Wheeled Electric Bicycle “For Cleaner Cities”

A Greek engineer built a 4-wheeled electric bicycle, to help the environment and make Greek cities “greener and cleaner.”

Pandemic: Greece Records 2,801 New Cases, 781 Intubations

Greece announced another 2,801 new COVID-19 infections on Saturday, while 781 patients remained intubated due to the pandemic.

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...

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...