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Petros Arapakis: Legend of Love, Greek Circumnavigates Globe

Petros Arapakis wagered that Greeks were the best sailors in the world. That bet cost him his life but made him both a local and international legend. Born and raised in a castle in the Mani region in the 19th...

Bloody Vendetta Feared in Crete Following Double Murder

The Greek island of Crete is in turmoil after two people were killed and one was injured in a violent clash in the municipality of Anogeia in the Rethymno region on Saturday evening. A 67-year old man was shot and...

Man Kills his Cousin in Crete; Police Fear Bloody Vendetta

A 54-year-old man killed his 24-year-old cousin in Crete over a grazing land dispute on Sunday and police fear that a bloody vendetta may start between the two families. Reportedly, in the past six months the two cousins were arguing...

A Family Feud Continues from Fathers to Sons in Crete

A 24-year-old Greek man from the island of Crete was shot while enjoying his drink at a bar in Chania. The 25-year old shooter immediately left the scene but was later arrested by Greek police. However, the shooting was not...

Vendeta stands for Justice in Crete and Mani

The word “vendetta” derives from the latin verb vendigo, which means “to take revenge”. The word's origins are rooted back in the Homeric era,  although  in several Greek regions, such as Mani in the Peloponnese and the island of Crete this word can...

Man Killed in Crete due to Vendetta

A 34-year-old man, father of three children, was killed in Heraklion, Crete, after a fight he had with another man. According to flashnews.gr, the deceased man was called Priamos Xidakis and the incident took place in Profitis Ilias village...

New Senseless Tragedy Rocks Crete

A new Cretan tragedy with a 53-year-old shot dead and an eighteen-year old heavily injured took place yesterday in Tsikalaria, a village near Chania revealing for once more the island's ugly face. The cycle of blood started from an ordinary fight between two teenage boys over...