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Two Greeks Accused of Spying for Turkey Formally Arrested

Two suspects accused of spying against Greece were formally arrested by the authorities on Friday. The two are accused of spying by taking photographs and gathering other sensitive information about Greek military installations and troop movements in the southeastern Aegean. One...

The Story of the Two Greeks who Became Spies for Turkey

Two Muslim Greeks, originally from Western Thrace, home to a sizeable community of Muslims, were arrested and charged for espionage on behalf of Turkey on the island of Rhodes over the weekend. One of the accused is a secretary in...

Two Arrested as Alleged Turkish Espionage Unravels on Greece's Rhodes

The Greek Police arrested recently two Greek citizens, who are members of the Muslim minority of Thrace, on the island of Rhodes. The citizens were charged with the serious crime of conducting espionage against Greece. The incident involves an individual...

Boat with 50 Migrants is Brought to Rhodes

A boat with about 50 migrants has being towed to the port of Rhodes, completing the rescue operation that started on Thursday night. Initially, an attempt was made to transfer the passengers to the three ships that were at the...

Netflix's "365 Days" Heart-Throb Michele Morrone Chills Out in Greece

Michele Morrone, star of "365 Days," Netflix's controversial answer to "Fifty Shades of Grey," recently vacationed in the idyllic Greek island of Rhodes with his son. Morrone broadcasted the beauty of the island to his over 10 million followers...

Mussolini's Old Villa on Rhodes Still on Real Estate Market

The Hellenic Republic Assets Development Fund (HRADF), responsible for raising money from state property sales to reduce debt, placed the abandoned Villa de Vecchi on the Greek island of Rhodes, which had been the holiday home of Italian dictator Benito...

Pink Floyd Legend David Gilmour Live Streams New Song from Greek Island

Legendary former Pink Floyd guitar player David Gilmour did a live streaming including a brand new song of his from a grocery store/tavern of the Greek island of Hydra. The "Yes, I Have Ghosts" song was performed by Gilmour on...

Magnitude 5.3 Earthquake Hits Greece's Rhodes

A 5.3 earthquake hit off the island of Rhodes on Sunday evening. The quake struck at 20:43, local time. It's epicenter was 20 kilometers north-east of the island and near the Turkish coast. It's focal depth was 40 kilometers. There have...

Greek Philotimo Works Miracles for Laid-Off Mother Whose Daughter Fainted from Hunger

The tragic plight of the laid-off hotel worker whose daughter fainted from hunger earlier in the week on the island of Rhodes has moved not only Greek public opinion but the government. Greece's famous philotimo worked wonders, since within hours...

Burglar Calls Police on Himself After Breaking into Rhodes Restaurant

An unusual case occurred recently when a forty-eight-year-old burglar called the police on himself after breaking into a restaurant on the Greek island of Rhodes. The robbery took place during the early morning hours of Friday, June 19, when the...