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Young Boy Dies in Fire at Greek Migrant Camp

A seven-year-old boy died after a fire broke out at a migrant camp in Thebes, northwest of Athens, late on Tuesday. The child's nationality was not released.

Moderate Earthquake Hits North of Athens

A moderate earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale hit near the town of Thebes some 70 km (45 miles) north of Athens on Wednesday. The epicenter was reported to be 13 km east of Thebes and at a depth...

Eight-Year-Old Greek Girl Hit by Stray Bullet in Critical Condition

An 8-year-old girl is in critical condition after she underwent surgery at Aglaia Kyriakou Children's Hospital in Athens after she was hit by a stray bullet in Thespies village near Thebes on Easter Sunday afternoon. According to police, the incident took...

Migrants Try to Burn Woman Alive in Camp, Four Men Stabbed

A violent fight occurred in the early morning hours of Wednesday at the Thebes migrant camp, where a woman was attacked by four individuals who attempted to burn her alive. Four migrants suffered knife wounds during the altercation and were...

4.1 Richter Earthquake Near Thebes Felt in Athens

At approximately 4:54 pm on Sunday the Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Center reported an earthquake registering 4.1 Richter jolted Thebes, just north of Athens. The Geodynamic Institute of Athens said that the earthquake registered at 3.8 Richter. The earthquake occurred 6 kilometers...

9 Greek Cities Among Europe's 15 Oldest

"Greece is by far the winner when it comes to historical cities," the non-profit and free educational website OneEurope recently announced, publishing a relevant infographic it conducted based explicitly on factual information. At the top of OneEurope's list, one can find Argos, in Peloponnese. Europe's most historical...

Five Greeks Still Missing After Ferry Tragedy

Five Greeks are still missing after the fire accident on passenger ferry "Norman Atlantic." Greek newspaper "Proto Thema" found the families of the missing and painted their portraits using the full of agony words of their relatives: Vangelis Karavangelis The 55-year-old man...

Athens Among the 20 Oldest Cities in the World

Mankind has been around for thousands of years and many cities have played key roles in the evolution of our civilization. However, there are some cities that have stood their ground for thousands of years and have withstood the passage...

Thebes: Ancient Priceless Coins Found in Burglar's House

Greek police have uncovered a priceless treasure while searching the home of a 29-year-old man who had recently committed at least six burglaries around Thebes. One gold and three silver coins were recovered and police are conducting an investigation to determine...