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Peloponnese

Life is Sweet for Beekepers in Greece, But for How Long?

The rosemary season has ended, but sage is in full bloom. In the fragrant hills of the Peloponnese in southern Greece, after a few sharp turns along a path, Nikos Reppas' old car arrives at bee heaven: a field full...

Three Suspects Arrested In Migrant Shootings

Three men who were supervisors on a Greek strawberry farm and suspected of shooting at 200 immigrant workers, injuring 29 of them, were arrested on April 19, authorities said. The only information given was that the men were aged 21,...

Neanderthal Bones in Greek Cave

In the cave Kalamakia, which is located in the Peloponnese, Neanderthal bones and tools were discovered. This could mean that the area may have been a crossroad for ancient humans from Africa to Europe, as a group of scientists...

Peloponnese Tourism Campaign Launched in Norway

Prefect of the Peloponnese, Petros Tatoulis, in order to promote the Peloponnese as an international destination, presented its comparative advantages in a special event held in Oslo. Tatoulis made special reference to the improvement of access infrastructure, but also to...

Quake Measuring 5.0 Strikes off Southern Greek Coast

An earthquake of 5.0 magnitude struck in the Mediterranean just off Greece's southern coast on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The quake occurred at 7:42 a.m. (0542 GMT), 34...

Court Convicts 5 Over Deadly 2007 Wildfire

A Greek court has convicted an elderly villager and four local officials on charges of negligence that led to 36 deaths five years ago in one of the country's worst-ever wildfires. Judges gave a suspended 10-year sentence to Sofia Nikolopoulou,...

Greek-Canadian Author Pens Drama Set in Peloponnese

A new novel, Nicolai's Daughters, about a young Canadian lawyer in search of her half-sister, uses the Peloponnese as a backdrop for its story. Alexia travels to the town of Diakofto in Greece to fulfill her father's dying wish of...

4.8-Magnitude Quake Jolts Athens

A 4.8-magnitude earthquake in Greece’s southern Peloponnese peninsula jolted Athens on Saturday, the National Geodynamic Institute said, with no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The quake registered at 8:52 pm (1752 GMT) about 150 kilometres (93 miles) west of...

Study: 9 in 10 Greeks Cannot Pay for Prescription Medicine

Nine out of ten Greeks face difficulties buying the medicines they need, reports the University of Patras. 70% of the survey participants cannot afford buying all the necessary medicines due to wage cuts, while 59.5% of them did not have...

18th International Cycling Tour to Take Place in Peloponnese, Greece

From May 16-20, the 18th International Cycling Tour of Greece will take place in Peloponnese. This event has a huge history and is of great national importance. People in charge of it, as well as cyclists, hope to make...