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Greece Vows to Reopen Corinth Canal in July

The Corinth Canal, which separates mainland Greece from the Peloponnese, will reopen in early July after a number of landslides last year left the passageway inaccessible for over a year. The canal will reopen on July 5th and will remain...

Tornados, Landslides Hit Western Greece as Weather Front Moves East

Several parts of western Greece were hit by tornados, landslides and heavy rain on Friday, causing damage to buildings and flooding on many roads ghtourghout the region. Tornado hits Zakynthos, Greece Particularly hard-hit was the Ionian island of Zakynthos. Several hotels...

The Magic of Sailing Through the Corinth Canal Before the Landslide

What is it like sailing through the Corinth Canal? British expatriates Tony and Tessa Cross describe a fascinating experience they had before the landslides closed the Greek engineering marvel. The couple spent years living on their yacht while crisscrossing...

New Video Shows Corinth Canal – Greece’s Suez – After Landslide

The Corinth Canal, one of the most important works of modern Greece has remained closed to maritime traffic since January 2021.

Greece Vows to Reopen Corinth Canal After Landslides

Kyriakos Mitsotakis visited the Corinth Canal, which has remained closed since mid-January due to landslides.

Fierce Storm Causes Flooding, Landslides on the Island of Samothraki (video)

On Monday, a fierce storm hit the northern Aegean island of Samothraki (Samothrace). Parts of the island have been flooded, and landslides have caused major disruption in the power grid, and road network. The villages of Xiropotamos, Lakkoma, and Prophetis Elias,...

Aftershocks Shake Epirus Following 5.2 Earthquake; 4.4 Quake Rattles Samos

A moderate earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale was recorded at 11:14 p.m. on Saturday night in northwestern Greece. According to the Geodynamics Institute of the Athens Observatory the quake's epicenter was located 12 kilometers northwest of the city...