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Fire Breaks Out on Evia Island, Village Evacuated

A fire broke out in the area of Gaia in Evia in the municipality of Kimi-Aliveri on Saturday. Greek authorities ordered the evacuation of the village of Kremastos as the flames approached houses nearby. The Fire Service says that high winds...

Exploring Nafpaktos’ Venetian Port and Fortress Transports You to Another Time

Nafpaktos is a picturesque town that is situated on a bay on the north coast of the Gulf of Corinth in Western Greece.

4.9 Earthquake Jolts Nafpaktos

An earthquake measuring 4.9 on the Richter scale was recorded at 5:30 AM on Wednesday in an area 11 km (6.8 miles) southwest of Nafpaktos and with focal depth 5 kilometers, the National Observatory of Athens Geodynamics Institute stated. The...

Earthquake Barrage Shakes Central Greece

A series of moderate earthquakes shook the region of Nafpaktos, central Greece, on Wednesday. The first tremor -- of the magnitude of 4.4 on the Richter scale -- rocked the region shortly after midnight, the National Observatory of Athens reported. The...

Antetokounmpo’s Girlfriend Sends Loving Goodbye to Greece

Mariah Riddlesprigger, a stunning athlete in her own right and the girlfriend of Milwaukee Bucks player Giannis Antetokounmpo, sent a moving goodbye to Greece, her boyfriend's birthplace, in an Instagram post on Wednesday. The young mother posted a picture with...

Greek Dog Who Mourned Death of Owner at Shrine Has Been Taken

The modern day Hachiko in Nafpaktos, who stole peoples hearts when he refused to leave the roadside shrine marking where his owner was killed in a car accident, has disappeared after being taken by unknown individuals. People everywhere were touched...

Greek Hachiko Waits in Vain Next to Owner's Roadside Shrine

A modern day Hachiko in Nafpaktos found a new home next to the shrine that was placed on the national road where his boss was killed. A shrine is built to act as a remembrance of a traffic accident victim,...

Wild Baby Boars Take a Nighttime Stroll in Greece (video)

A herd of approximately ten wild baby boars was spotted recently on a mountain road north of the city of Nafpaktos, in central Greece. They were filmed late at night strolling down a tarred country road. Dazed by the lights,...

Extensive Damage As Storm "Penelope" Sweeps Greece

The isle of Corfu, Karpenisi, Agrinio, Tripoli and Nafpaktos and many other areas in western and central Greece suffered severe damage this week from storm "Penelope". The weather system, which has lashed Greece since Sunday, brought heavy rain and high winds to...

Greece's Nafpaktos Marks Defeat of Ottoman Navy in Spectacular Fashion (video)

The town of Nafpaktos in western Greece marked on Saturday the anniversary of the Battle of Lepanto with a spectacular display of battling ships and fireworks. Thousands turned up at Venetian harbor to witness a re-enactment of the famous naval...