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  • Oldest Lighthouse in the World Once Stood off Greece’s Pelion Peninsula
    by Tasos Kokkinidis on 22/10/2019 at 14:48

    The straits between Greece’s south Pelion Peninsula and the island of Skiathos in the Northern Sporades conceal many secrets in their treacherous waters — including one little-known fact known mostly to historians and a handful of locals. Few people are aware that the deadly Lefteris Reef, where many ships have come to grief, was the

  • CEO of The Home Project Greece Receives International Award for Helping Refugees
    by Tasos Kokkinidis on 22/10/2019 at 14:10

    Sofia Kouvelaki, the CEO of The HOME Project Greece, an initiative that provides accommodation and integration services for hundreds of refugee children, has received one of ten annual awards bestowed by the organization  “Child 10.” According to the organization, Kouvelaki received the recognition for her work in “implementing a groundbreaking holistic child protection model.” Child

  • Ancient Bath Complex Discovered in Greece’s Lost City of Tenea
    by Tasos Kokkinidis on 22/10/2019 at 13:29

    Excavations at the ancient city of Tenea in the Peloponnese, which was built by Trojan prisoners of war, have unearthed significant new finds,the Greek Culture Ministry announced on Tuesday. The discoveries include enormous baths dating from Roman times. The lost city of Tenea, which is mentioned in many Greek myths as well as historical texts,  was

  • Aerial Photos Show Massive Urban Expansion on Athens Riviera Since 1938
    by Nick Kampouris on 22/10/2019 at 12:51

    A joint study conducted recently by the Hellenic Centre for Maritime Research and the Geology Department of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens reveals the massive amount of new construction along the Athenian Riviera in the last 80 years. The study, which involved the comparison of aerial pictures taken in 1938 to recent photographs,

  • Severe Technical Problems Arise with Turkey’s ”Yavuz” Drillship
    by Nick Kampouris on 22/10/2019 at 12:31

    Cypriot and Greek media reported on Tuesday that the Turkish vessel ”Yavuz,” which is violating Cyprus’ block 7 of its Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), has faced severe technical problems over the past several days. The reports suggest that while the Yavuz attempted to conduct exploratory drillings in order to locate potential oil or natural gas

  • Cyprus Officially Reports Turkish Airspace and Maritime Violations to the UN
    by Nick Kampouris on 22/10/2019 at 12:13

    Ambassador Andreas Mavroyiannis, Cyprus’ Permanent Representative to the United Nations, has strongly protested ”the continuing violations of the national airspace and territorial waters of Cyprus by Turkey, as well as the infringements by the latter of international air traffic regulations.” After making these statements, Ambassador Mavroyiannis also appealed for the immediate cessation of these repeated

  • Greece’s Tourism Revenues Up by 13.6% So Far in 2019
    by Nick Kampouris on 22/10/2019 at 12:03

    According to Bank of Greece data on the country’s current account balance between January and August of 2019, revenues from tourism rose by an impressive 13.6 percent compared to the same period last year. There was also a 3.6 percent increase recorded in arrivals of non-residents to Greece over the same period. In August of 2019

  • New Asylum Bill Reaches Greek Parliament Amid Heavy Criticism
    by Nick Kampouris on 22/10/2019 at 11:44

    The new bill laying out the procedures by which refugees and migrants are either granted asylum status or are deported came before the Greek Parliament late Monday night. The aim of the new bill is to significantly reduce the time an individual spends waiting for  his or her asylum application to be approved or declined.

  • Turkish Drone Spotted ”Spying” Over Islet of Rho, on Castellorizo
    by Nick Kampouris on 21/10/2019 at 14:03

    The continued Turkish provocations against Greek airspace over its eastern islands continued on Monday, this time with a high-tech element added into the mix. A UAV, or unmanned drone, was spotted flying over the islet of Rho in the island archipelago of Castellorizo, in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. Around three o’clock in the afternoon local time,

  • Ryanair Launches 14 New Routes To and From Greece for 2020
    by Nick Kampouris on 21/10/2019 at 13:45

    Ryanair, Europe’s largest low-cost airline, announced recently that it will add fourteen new routes to and from Greece in 2020. These new routes will come in addition to its already-massive network of flights which connect most of the country’s mainland and island airports with every corner of Europe. ”Greek consumers and visitors can now book


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