How Economic Sanctions in Ancient Greece Backfired, Prolonging War
Sanctions date back to antiquity, with the "Megarian Decree" issued by Athenian statesman Pericles in 432 BC being the first recorded
New Fire Breaks Out Near Megara, West of Athens
A fire that broke out near Megara west of Athens earlier on Wednesday is now fully fledged, said the Fire Brigade. The fire is burning through the agricultural area of Veniza, where it is currently very windy. A precautionary evacuation of...
Wildfire in Greece Destroys over 4,000 Acres of Forest
The wildfire raging west of Athens since Wednesday evening has destroyed over 4,000 acres of forest, said Greek minister Nikos Hardalias
Wildfire Rages in Markopoulo, Blaze in Megara Under Control
The fire that broke out in Markopoulo, Attica on Sunday morning is still raging. Strong winds and the flames are approaching the municipal stadium. The Fire Service has increased the manpower and the number of vehicles operating as the flames...
Gruesome Crime in Megara With Four-Year-Old Victim
A gruesome crime took place in Megara on Wednesday noon, when a four-year-old girl was found dead, possibly murdered by her aunt who afterwards tried to commit suicide. The parents of the unfortunate girl appear to be drug addicts who had...
Over 90 Million Illegal Cigarettes on Ferry Confiscated in Megara
Over 90 million illegal cigarettes were confiscated by the Coast Guard on a ferry in the Pachi area of Megara, west of Athens, Greece, on Saturday morning, and seven crew members of Ukrainian nationality arrested. Authorities said it is the...
Video: Irina Shayk Talks Greece and “Hercules” Role
Irina Shayk, who plays Megara in the latest "Hercules" movie, talks to Greek Reporter about her trip to Greece with her soccer-star boyfriend Cristiano Ronaldo and her role in the film. Playing the love interest of a Greek mythology hero...
Greek Council Lists Megara as Archaeological Site
Today, the Greek Central Archaeological Council (KAS) voted for an area of 4,000 hectares in the western Attica region, Megara. After the voting procedure, it was announced that the area of Megara is listed for protection as an archaeological...
Ten Plus 1 Greek-Inspired Halloween Costumes
With Halloween just around the corner, people have chaotically flooded the streets in search of the perfect costume. Among the costumes featured in stores, many are inspired by ancient cultures and especially Ancient Greece. After conducting some field research...
Fires in Arkadia and Megara
A fire broke out this afternoon in the region of Megara. No residencies were threatened and the fire is partly under control. However, the forest area was burnt. Firemen remain in their position prepared for relighting. Another fire broke...