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Two Greek Police Officers Involved in Drug Trafficking Ring

Two Greek police officers are amongst those accused of being members of a crime ring, which controled the entire drug trafficking network on the islands of Lemnos and Agios Efstratios in the eastern Aegean Sea under its control. According to police,...

HRADF Receives Binding Offers for Regional Greek Airports

Fourteen regional airports from respective Greek cities will be privatized within the following months as the binding offers from potential investors have already been filed to the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) and according to the schedule, they...

Greek Island Shifts After Earthquake

The 6.8 magnitude earthquake that shook the Greek island of Lemnos on May 24 did not cause serious problems. The island survived the earthquake without major damages of injuries. However, scientists discovered that after the earthquake, Lemnos moved 5 cm...

Australian Nurses in Anniversary of Gallipoli Battle

Antonis Hatzidiamantis, the mayor Lemnos island in northern Greece, met with Clare Ashton, research associate of the two high Nursing Schools of Australia. Their meeting was held in the context of celebrating 100 years from the landing of Australian troops of the...

Bexhill Tennis Club Holiday in Lemnos

Bexhill Tennis Club was founded in 1892 and is the oldest surviving club in the town. It lays in Egerton Park where courts were first laid down in 1888. Membership is open to all and its members enjoy an...

AUTH Seismograph Stolen from Evros Site

A seismograph belonging to the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH) has been stolen in Evros, northern Greece. AUTH scientists from made the discovery after noticing that there was no data coming in about the powerful earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale that occurred...

Lemnos Rumbles With Dozens of Aftershocks

The Greek island of Lemnos continued to be shaken during Saturday night by dozens of mild aftershocks following the magnitude 6.5 earthquake that afternoon between Lemnos and Samothrace at a focal depth of 5 km. Seismologists believe the main earthquake took place yesterday and are now...

Strong Earthquake Causes Injuries in Greece and Turkey [Update]

Three people have been slightly injured in Greece and thirty in Turkey after a strong earthquake struck Greece on Saturday at 12:25 p.m. local time. The magnitude 6.9 earthquake was recorded 296 kilometers (185 miles) northeast of Athens at a depth of 10.0km (6.2mi) in the Aegean sea.

Australians Visit Gallipoli for 100th ANZAC Day

Numerous Australians are expected to visit the Gallipoli peninsula in April 2015, to celebrate the centennial anniversary of the Australian and New Zealander Army Corps (ANZAC) landing during World War I, and to honor the victims killed by the...

Greek Australian Funds Renovation of Historic Bridge in Lemnos

The well-known music composer of Australia Pantelis Volaris, who is from the Greek island of Lemnos, founded the renovation of the historic “Kountouriotis Bridge” where the Greek admiral and naval hero Pavlos Kountouriotis raised the Greek flag during the...