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The Greek Hero Who Helped Save 80 People at Kythera Island

Michalis Protopsaltis, a crane operator on the Greek island of Kythera, became an unlikely Greek hero when he helped save the lives of eighty migrants whose boat was crushed on the rocks last week. Undeterred by the darkness and strong...

Greek Ship That Disappeared 63 Years Ago Found on Aegean Seabed

A Greek ship that disappeared without sending an SOS in 1959 was discovered at the bottom of the Aegean Sea off Makronissos island recently. The "Three Hierarchs," which sank on February 14, 1959, was discovered at a depth of 87.2...

Bodies of Seven Migrants Wash Up on Lesvos, Greece

Authorities in Lesvos, Greece announced on Tuesday that at least seven migrants have been found dead there, their bodies washed up on a beach. The victims, among them children and women, were migrants who started out from the Turkish coast...

WWII Submarine Katsonis Found After 73 Years

The wreck of the submarine, Katsonis (Y1), that had been torpedoed by a German warship during World War II north of the Sporadic island of Skiathos was found after 73 years. The historic wreck was found by the Nautilus...

Greek Captain of Prestige Denies Spill Blame

Apostolos Magkouras, 77, captain of the tanker Prestige, which wrecked and spilled oil into the Mediterranean, causing environmental damage, has denied any responsibility for the accident, although he was charged with failing to properly check the tanker before its...