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Greece Confirms First Case of Swine Fever Disease

Greek authorities on Wednesday were put on alert after it was confirmed that a case of swine fever disease was recorded at a small family farm in the region of Serres, in northeastern Greece. The case, the first in the...

Authorities Approve Restoration of Ancient Amphipolis Monument in Macedonia

The Central Archaeological Council of Greece (KAS) unanimously approved a study on how best to stabilize, restore and display the Casta Hill Monument at the Amphipolis archaeological site in Serres, Central Macedonia. The study was approved in a meeting held...

Fossils of Two Unknown Ancient Snake Species Discovered in Northern Greece

The fossilized remains of two new species of snakes which have never before been found in any part of the world, were discovered recently near the city of Serres in Central Macedonia, Northern Greece. The Greek researcher who discovered the...

Colossal Amphipolis Monument to Open Possibly by 2021

Greece's Minister of Culture and Sports Lina Mendoni visited on Friday the monument of Casta in ancient Amphipolis, near the city of Serres in Central Macedonia, Greece. After her visit, Mendoni described it as "a very rare monument of exceptional...

Nine-Year Old Girl in Serious Condition After Bus Hits Her in Serres, Greece

A nine-year-old girl was seriously injured after an intercity ''KTEL'' bus hit her in the village of Paralimnio in Central Macedonia's Serres regional unit on Monday afternoon. The unfortunate incident took place around 1 o'clock in the afternoon local time...

First Known Meteorite to Fall in Greece Returned after 164 Years

The first meteorite confirmed to have fallen in Greece has been "repatriated" after 164 years. The meteorite fell in 1818 in the northern Greek city of Serres, at a time when the country was still under Ottoman rule. The locals who...

October 17 Marks The First Nazi Atrocity in Northern Greece

Ano Kerdylia and Kato Kerdylia; two beautiful Macedonian villages, built in the mountains of the district of Serres, near the ancient city of Amfipolis. The two villages saw their history marked forever by the untold atrocity conducted by the occupying...

Protesters Boo, Jeer Greek Minister Over 'Macedonia' Deal (video)

Dozens of demonstrators have booed and jeered a government minister over the 'North Macedonia' deal during a solemn wreath-laying ceremony in the northern town of Serres. Protesters booed, shouted “traitor” and demanded that Shipping Minister Panagiotis Kouroumblis and a local SYRIZA lawmaker...

Greek Festival to Re-enact 1941 Nazi Invasion (video)

A German attack on northern Greece in April 1941 is to be reenacted this weekend. The Roupel Battle Historical Revival Festival will re-stage the Wehrmacht's assault on the northern border near Serres on Saturday and Sunday. The legendary Roupel battle, where...

Mouzalas Opens Two New Refugee Camps in Serres and Drama

Migration Policy Minister Yiannis Mouzalas inaugurated two new refugee camps in Serres and Drama describing them as "decent camps for dignified people." The camps will be operated by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) under the supervision and coordination of...