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Ancient Salamis Reveals More Long-Lost Secrets

The latest archaeological discoveries on the historic island of Salamis, off the coast of Attica, Greece, shed new light on the life in the ancient city of the same name from the Classical era onward. The Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities...

Thermopylae-Salamis 2020 Anniversary Event Held in Piraeus

An event to formally celebrate the anniversary of 2,500 years since the Battle of Thermopylae and the naval battle of Salamis was held on Wednesday evening at the Naval Cadets Academy in Piraeus, with the leadership of the country...

Father Charged With Raping 6-Year-Old Daughter

A 36-year-old man from the island of Salamis, south of Athens was arrested Monday on charges relating to sexual offences against his six-year-old-daughter. Doctors treating the young girl at Aglaia Kyriakou pediatric hospital alerted police on suspicion she had been...

Spectacular Underwater Video of the Agia Zoni II Wreck in Saronic Gulf

Divers and specialized crews successfully pumped out all the residual fuel from the wreck of Agia Zoni II on Friday. The fuel from the small tanker sank earlier this month near Salamis, south of Athens was transferred to other ships...

Eco Groups Warn Greece is Not Prepared to Respond to Marine Disasters

Environmental groups warn that Greece is unprepared to deal with marine disasters, in the aftermath of the destructive oil spill in Salamis that soon spread across the Saronic Gulf, reaching Athens' coastal front. According to a Kathimerini newspaper report, the World...

Drone Footage Captures Environmental Devastation at Athenian Riviera (video)

Greek government is facing criticism for its delayed and ineffective response in the wake of the oil spill from a sunken tanker, which has spread to some of Athens’s most popular beaches. Crews scrambled to clean up the oil that escaped...