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Scientists: Zakynthos Earthquake Moved Island By 3 Centimeters

The island of Zakynthos has moved at least three centimeters to the southwest following the strong earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale that shook the island early on Friday. Dr. Athanassios Ganas, Research Director at the Geodynamics Institute of...

Aftershock Activity on Zakynthos Island 'Very High'

The aftershock activity on the island of Zakynthos is very high after the strong earthquake, measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale, which shook the island early on Friday. Two light quakes (4.2 and 4.5 Richter) woke up the residents early...

7 Injured, 1 Hospitalized after Landslide on Zakynthos' Navagio Beach

  According to the officials of the Ministry of Digital Policy, the General Hospital of Zakynthos (Zante) was mobilized to treat injured tourists who were caught in the landslide at the famous Navagio Beach on Greece's island of Zakynthos. Updated reports say...

Iconic Navagio Shipwreck of Zakynthos in Danger of Disappearing

The team of scientists involved in preservation work at the iconic shipwreck of Zakynthos whose bow rises from Navagio Bay say it is in danger of total disintegration. Thirty-six years after becoming the island's top tourist attraction, the wreck...

Greek Island Sailing: Reasons to Charter With Captain Cliff

By Cliff Blaylock Captain Cliff Blaylock of Deep Blue Yachting, explains why chartering a yacht is an unbeatable way of experiencing the Greek Islands. It’s a good feeling, to wake up in the warmth of the Greece’s rising sun. Just warm...

Greek Summers: 6 Ideas for 6 Islands

By Cliff Blaylock The great Greek summer is now in full swing, and as the sun soars high in the sky, causing temperatures to rise well into the 90s, millions will be flocking to the Greek islands in search of...

Holidaymakers Guide to the Ionian Islands

by Cliff Blaylock The Ionian Islands are a well-known group on water-bounded landmasses located along the western coast of Greece. Easy to reach and full of all the attributes holidaymakers crave, they rank highly alongside other Greek holiday destinations; such...

Meteor Falls in Western Greece

Many residents of Western Greece experienced a unique and incredible phenomenon at 9pm yesterday evening. Meteorologists spoke of a meteorite that was to fall in the Ionia sea. The phenomenon was particularly noticed from the residents of Zante in the...

Greece's 'Blind Island' Full of Fraudsters

Re-tests on people receiving blindness benefits on the Ionian island of Zante have exposed a fraud rate of over 82 percent, Greece's largest social security agency said on Monday. The Social Insurance Institute (IKA) said that it had re-tested 221...

From the USA to Crete: Members of Illicit Weapons Trade Gang Arrested

A gang of illicit weapons traffickers was dismantled by the Organized Crime Unit of Attica in cooperation with the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The gang used the USA as their "shopping mall," since all weapons departed from the...