Kyllini

Moderate Earthquake Jolts Kyllini

The Institute of Geodynamics in Athens has reported a light earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale on Monday at 7:55 am. The quake took place in the sea region between Kyllini and the Ionian island of Kefalonia with an approximate...

Earthquake Measuring 4.2 on Richter Scale Rocks Kyllini

An earthquake measuring 4.2 points on the Richter scale rocked Kyllini, in Peloponnese, at dawn on Monday. According to the Athens Geodynamic Institute the earthquake occurred at 5:34 am and its focal depth was 10 km. No injuries or damages have...

More Hot Springs Recognized in Greece

The number of officially recognized hot springs in Greece is growing, following a positive stance of the Natural Thermal Resources Protection Committee. As is was stressed in a Greek Tourism Ministry statement, five new hot springs have been recognized in Greece, while...

Manolada Elects First Migrant Mayor in Greece

A migrant from Syria is to be the new mayor in the municipality of Andravida-Kyllini in Ilia, southwestern Greece, which also includes the area of Manolada where an attack on immigrants working in strawberry fields took place a year...

Client Caught His Sister Working in Brothel

An unprecedented episode took place at a brothel in the area of Glafkos, in Patras. A young man visited the place in order to satisfy his sexual needs and asked to see the girl he was to meet with. He...

Police Find 1,800 Pounds of Marijuana on Beach

The Greek police are looking for a drug-smuggling gang which allegedly abandoned 830 kilograms (1,800 pounds) of marijuana in a stash on a southern beach. According to a police statement, the drugs were found early Tuesday morning near the...

500,000 Visitors to Zakynthos this Summer

About 55,000 more foreign tourists arrived on the Greek island of Zakynthos during the first eight months of the year, compared to the same period of 2012, according to data from the Civil Aviation Authority. With an average increase of...

Dead Baby Found in Trash

The news of a dead baby found in the dump of Lechaina, has shocked the local community  of Ilia in Western Greece. The horrible crime was revealed when a rag-man detected the lifeless body of the newborn baby among hills...

Princess of Morocco On Vacation in Greece- Once Again!

The prefecture of Ilia in southern Greece has fascinated Princess Lalla Salma of Morocco it appears once again. Last summer, she visited the seaside prefecture and fell in love with it. As a result, she decided to devote a...

Four Missing After Turkish Freighter Capsizes in Ionian Sea

Four sailors aboard a Turkish freighter were missing Saturday after their ship capsized from a suspected cargo shift near the Ionian Sea island of Zakynthos, the Greek coastguard said. Another six men sailing on the Turkish-flagged freighter Erol Sankaya were...