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Children’s Dreams Win First Prize

During the 9th International Poetry Competition Castello Di Duino, which was held in Trieste,  Italy, sixth grade students of Papados elementary school in Lesvos, won the first prize for the poem Children’s Dreams. The award ceremony will take place on...

Two Children, Woman Drown Off Lesvos

According to the Greek daily newspaper Kathimerini, the body of a woman and two children were recovered on the eastern island of Lesvos on March 15, from different parts of the island’s coastline. The body of the woman and...

The Unluckiest Player in the World: Greek Striker's Shot Hits the Woodwork FOUR Times

A Greek footballer has become an internet phenomenon after probably the most agonising miss ever seen in a football match. Egeas Plomariou was taking part in a league match for the island of Lesvos against Papnikolis when he fired a...

Turkish Investors Eye Greek Ferry Companies

Just as Greek seamen were ordered back to work after a six-day strike and the government is reconfiguring how many workers are needed on ships, Turkish investors are reportedly interested in Greek ferry companies and launching new routes from...

Police Close Lesvos Pikpa Migrant Camp

Greek police closed a volunteer-run migrant camp on the island of Lesvos after Bloomberg News reported that local authorities failed to help the refugees fleeing conflicts in Afghanistan and Syria. Undocumented immigrants living at the camp were given notice to...

Search For Immigrants Lost Off Greece

A Burmese survivor of the sinking of a ship off the Greek island of Lesbos in which 20 immigrants were drowned, included four children, told officials the boat overturned in bad weather. The unidentified man was picked up by...

Turkish Tourists Flood Greek Islands

Thousands of Turkish people appear to have chosen the Greek islands for this summer's vacations, especially after the Greek state's decision to make the Visa granting process much easier. The Greek islands most attractive to Turkish visitors are the eastern...

Greek Actress Eleni Filini To Star In Turkish TV Series

Two years after the first Turkish TV series, "Borders of Love," was screened in Greece, one more Greek-Turkish love may fascinate the Turkish audience. In this TV series, "Two Seashores, One Ismail," the Greek roles will actually be played by...