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Lindos, Rhodes The World's Marriage Hotspot

The picturesque village of Lindos on Rhodes is being deemed as the most popular destination for civil marriages and is attracting couples from all over the world, who want to get married in the small church of St. Paul...

Greek Islands Plan Shelter for 20,000 Syrian Refugees

The Greek government will initiate operation 'Ioni' to host 20,000 Syrian refugees in an attempt to fulfill Athens' rights obligations under the United Nations charter. Plans are underway to provide shelter on two Greek islands for 20,000 Syrian refugees, Greece's...

Thomas Cook Recommends Greece in Autumn

One of the world's leading travel agencies, the United Kingdom's Thomas Cook, is recommending Greece as a place to visit for good autumn vacations, noting the good weather, lack of tourists even on some of the popular attractions, and...

Most Alzheimer's Patients In Greece On Their Own

There are now about 200,000 people in Greece suffering from Alzheimer's Disease, the dreadful ailment that leaves them unable to remember, at the same time government funding for health care is being cut back by some 45 percent. Hospital...

Strong Earthquake in Corinth

Strong earthquake of magnitude 5.1 hit Corinthian prefecture of Greece.Tremors were felt in Corinth, Argos, Nafplio and many areas of Attica. According to the US Geological Survey , the quake's epicenter was located 4 km from Kiato and 86 km...

Turkish Research Vessel Sails in Greek Waters

Turkey said one of its vessels will conduct oceanographic research within the Greek continental shelf of Kastelorizo, southeastern Mediterranean. According to an Ethnos daily report, the Turkish research vessel R/V BILIM-2 will be in Greek waters through Sept. 30...

The Selling of Greece Set to Begin – Islands First

After much prodding from international lenders to push the pace of privatization to raise critical cash, Greece’s Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) has produced a list of 40 uninhabited islands and islets that could be leased for as...

Volos Sets Guinness Record for Largest Syrtaki Dance

Opa! Greece may be having a hard time economically but now is a world record holder - for the largest Syrtaki dance! The Association for Social Impact and Culture to the Municipality of Magnisia organized the event on the...

Fires Spread in Greece, State of Emergency on Rhodes

The plague of wildfires in Greece this summer has hit forested areas on the Greek islands of Hydra, Rhodes and Crete and in the northern city of Florina, the Athens News Agency reported. A state of emergency was declared in...

Bargain Vacations on Greek Islands After the Hot Season

Haven’t made your plans yet? Scary articles and misleading coverage of Greece make you have second thoughts? Take a moment to see for yourself great value at a great price.  Greece is a living paradise all year long, especially...