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Greece Honors Heroic Exodus of Missolonghi

The historic Greek city of Missolonghi on Sunday marked the 193rd anniversary of the Exodus of 1826 with a parade and church liturgy in the presence of the President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos. The siege of the town...

Lord Byron: The Romantic Poet Who Died for Greece

Lord George Gordon Byron is one of the first and best-known philhellenes, who actively participated in Greece's War of Independence, eventually losing his life in Missolonghi on April 19, 1824. Born in 1788, George Gordon Byron became the leading figure...

Greek DefMin: There Is a Plan to Revive Albanian Nationalism

Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos said that there is a plan to revive Albanian nationalism, in light of the incident of the seven army recruits who were photographed making the sign of the eagle on the Albanian flag. According to...

Patras: Man Arrested Possessing Guns, Grenades and Detonators

Guns, grenades, detonators, gunpowder and fake IDs were among many things found in the possession of a 39-year-old man, who was arrested this morning in Patras. Policemen in Missolonghi conducted an investigation on Wednesday morning at the 39-year-old's house after...

New Year's Day Tragedy: Two Missing Men Found Dead

On Monday, at noon, Greek Police found the two men who were missing since New Year's Day near Missolonghi, Etoloakarnania. They were found inside their vehicle and were pronounced dead. The vehicle was found upturned in an irrigation canal at Acheloos river. The spot...

Two Men Went Missing in Missolonghi, Greece

Greek police have launched an investigation to locate two young men who went missing in Pentalofo Missolonghi, Greece, early on January 1st. However, the police’s efforts were fruitless. The search had to be postponed after dark on Saturday, while...

Aitoliko: Greece's Most Picturesque Narrowboat Hangout

Aitoliko is a small, densely populated island that is located in the middle of a calm lagoon in Western Greece, connected to the mainland by two 30-meter-long stone arch bridges of the 19th century. The "watery" town of Aitoliko, having a population...