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Couple Revives Greek War of Independence on Wedding Day

A couple from central Greece's Trikala region decided recently to celebrate in the most special way the bicentennial of the Greek War of Independence on the most important day of their lives: their wedding.

Buildings Collapse as Powerful Earthquake Strikes Central Greece

An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale shook central Greece near the town of Elassona at 12:16 local time on Wednesday.

Dozens of Cats Poisoned in Central Greece

More than twenty stray cats were found dead in the town of Trikala, central Greece on Sunday morning, apparently poisoned by a local person, an animal welfare group announced in a Facebook post. A video posted on a Facebook page...

Newly-Renovated Greek Synagogue Defaced with Anti-Semitic Graffiti

A newly-renovated historic synagogue in the town of Trikala in central Greece was vandalized on Tuesday by someone who painted anti-semitic slogans on an outside wall. The words “Jewish Snakes Out” were among the slogans painted with a brush on...

Impressive New Mosaic Adorns Tsitsanis Museum in Trikala

A new, impressive mosaic depicting legendary Greek musician Vassilis Tsitsanis now adorns the museum dedicated to him in his birthplace of Trikala. The creators of the great artwork are Michalis Koufogiannis and Giorgos Kourmetzas. It took the two artists several...

Trikala's ''Mill of Elves'' Expects to Welcome More than a Million Visitors this Christmas

Greece, of course, is not especially well-known for its Christmas attractions, right? Well, that may have been true in the past. But this year, the city of Trikala intends to overturn this tradition, by attracting more than a million visitors both...

Woman Dead After Train Collides With Car in Greece's Trikala

A woman died on Saturday morning in Trikala, Thessaly after a train collided with a car. The train which was heading from the city of Trikala to Kalampaka collided with a white, private car at the crossing of Pyrgetos. Media reports...

Double Trouble at First Gathering of Twins from Across Greece

  The first-ever Pan-Hellenic Twins Meeting took place on Sunday in Trikala, a city in northwestern Thessaly, Greece, to celebrate the unique bonds that are shared between twins and triplets. The event took place at Saint George's Park in Trikala, where...

Part of Greece's Pineios River Runs Dry Due to Irrigation

One section of the Pineios River, one of the largest rivers in Greece, has completely dried out this summer, presenting a landscape that bears a greater resemblance to a desert than the green landscape of Thessaly. The section of the river...

Inmate Stabbed to Death in Trikala Prison

A deadly incident in Greece's Trikala prison was made public on Wednesday. An inmate of the prison who was Albanian national was attacked by two Russian inmates during the early hours of May Day and was killed immediately. The two Russian...