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Exploring Samos, Greece’s Island of Legends

Samos, a legendary Greek island steeped in beauty, is found in the eastern Aegean Sea off the coast of Asia Minor (Asian Turkey).

Germany Looted Hundreds of Greek Antiquities from Samos Island

German researchers have tracked down and documented hundreds of antiquities located in Berlin museums that were looted from the island of Samos, Greece. A report in Deutsche Welle on Wednesday says that a book was just published after years of...

Greece, Spain Top Tourist Destinations for Summer 2022

Greece and Spain are the most popular tourist destinations for Europeans, according to the TUI Holiday Atlas Summer 2022, for which the most popular holiday destinations of European TUI guests are evaluated. The TUI Group is a British-German leisure, travel,...

Byzantine-Era Shipwreck in Greece Full of Amphorae

Excavations of a Byzantine shipwreck off the coast of the Greek island Samos have revealed that the ship and its contents likely date to some time between 480 and 520 AD, the Greek Culture Ministry announced on Friday. The shipwreck...

Greece Releases Turkish-Armenian Writer who Faced Deportation

A Greek court released a prominent Turkish-Armenian writer living under a temporary permit in Greece after fleeing a Turkish prison on Friday. Sevan Nisanyan, a 66-year-old linguist and blogger was arrested on the island of Samos last week and faced...

Greek Philosopher Pythagoras and His Famous Theorem

The influence of Pythagoras in mathematics and philosophy remains strong today along with the mysteries surrounding the great Greek philosopher

Greece Defends New Samos Migrant Facility Decried as Prison

Greece's PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis defended on Friday the first enclosed migrant facility on Samos Island, which has been decried as "prison" by some humanitarian groups, saying that it is a modern facility for the temporary accommodation of asylum seekers. Visiting...

Greece Debuts New Migrant Camps in Samos

Greece opened a new, "closed" migrant camp on the island of Samos on Saturday. The camp is the first of five new camps to feature stricter access measures, with features like x-ray scanners, magnetic doors, and surveillance cameras. These camps...

Witness in Netanyahu Corruption Trial Killed in Greece Plane Crash

A witness in the corruption trial of former Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, was killed along with his wife in a light plane crash in Greece on Monday. Israeli media report that the victims are Haim Garon, former Communications Ministry...

Two Killed in Private Airplane Crash Off the Coast of Samos

Two people died on Monday after a small airplane crashed off the coast of the island of Samos. The light private plane was making a trip from Israel to the Greek island with only two passengers. The plane crashed...