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Qatari Royal on Greek Vacation Goes on Walkabout in Nafpaktos (video)

The former ruler of Qatar, Hamad bin Khalifa, has been spotted strolling the streets of Nafpaktos in western Greece where he is vacationing. Hamad, one of the richest people on the planet, was seen walking with his entourage to a fish...

The Bridge Experience, a Sports Event that Eliminates Distances

The Bridge experience, the first sports event that 'builds bridges' and eliminates the distances will be held on the Rio-Antirrio Bridge on 8 and 9 July. It is a two-day competition that includes a run and bicycle race and swimming....

4.4 Richter Earthquake in Nafpaktos

The Geodynamic Institute has reported that there was a 4.4 Richter earthquake on Monday in Nafpaktos and was felt quite noticeably in Ilia. The epicenter of the quake was located in the sea some 12 kilometers northwest of Lepanto with...

Holy Friday Traditions Across Greece

In Good Friday, millions of Orthodox Christians commemorate the events leading up to Jesus Christ's crucifixion. For the Greek Orthodox Church, Good Friday is a day of mourning. The drama of Jesus Christ's death is followed with great devoutness. The icon...

Western Greece Ravaged by Floods, Evros Region on Red Alert

Heavy rainfall has caused major damages in western Greece, while the Evros region is on red alert because of flooded rivers. Other areas in Greece also suffered from the continuous downpour. Roads, bridges, houses and crops were destroyed by floods, while villages...

4.8 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Northern Peloponnese

A 4.8-magnitude earthquake shook the cities of Patras, Aegion, Nafpaktos and other areas of the northern Peloponnese at 7:10pm on Friday evening, according to Athens’ Geodynamic Institute. The tremor occurred at a depth of 5 km and its epicenter is...

5.3 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Western Greece

A 5.3 magnitude earthquake shook western Greece on Sunday. The earthquake's epicenter was in the region of Nafpaktos and occurred at a depth of 20 kilometers, according to reports from Focus news agency. With a population over 18,000, Nafpaktos is situated on a bay on the...

Antiracist Festival Set For Naufpaktos

The free press magazine "in fact" is organizing a celebration "of resistance and solidarity" for refugees, a festival in Naufpaktos involving more than 50 groups from the region: immigrant communities, anti-racist groups, student drawings, artists' groups, political organizations and...

A Modern… Noah in Naypaktos

A modern Noah has created his own “ark” where he keeps eighty five different species of animals from all across the world in a small village outside Nafpaktos. The man, Konstantinos Theodoropoulos, has managed to collect beautiful, rare animals,...