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Pakistani murderer was caught in Syros

A foreigner internationally prosecuted with an INTERPOL Red Notice was arrested in Syros. A 46-year-old Pakistani was arrested on Tuesday at noon in Syros by local police following the issuance of an…

Upon arriving at the port of Santorini, travelers are often greeted with stunning views and the promise of an unforgettable holiday experience. However, a recent TikTok video has shed light on a less glamorous side of this renowned destination. In the video, a young tourist recounts her unsettling encounter within moments of setting foot on the island, highlighting issues that have sparked concern among visitors.
Tourist's complaint in Santorini: "They asked me for 50 euros on a bus - Be careful, they tried to deceive me" (Video)

Upon arriving at the port of Santorini, travelers are often greeted with stunning views and the promise of an unforgettable holiday experience. However, a recent TikTok video has shed light on a less glamorous side of this renowned destination. In the video, a young tourist recounts her unsettling encounter within moments of setting foot on the island, highlighting issues that have sparked concern among visitors.

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Tragic Migrant Shipwrecks in Mediterranean: Three Bodies Found, Dozens Missing

Three bodies have been recovered near the site of a tragic migrant shipwreck in the Mediterranean, where more than 60 people were reported missing, according to the Italian coast guard. The migrants, including women and children, were aboard a sailing boat east of Italy’s Calabria region. Efforts by rescue teams are ongoing to locate the remaining individuals.

Newly deciphered text recorded Jesus Christ's childhood, experts say
German Researchers Discover Earliest Greek Record of Jesus Christ’s Childhood in Hamburg Library

German researchers recently uncovered a significant manuscript at the Hamburg Carl Von Ossietzky State and University Library, originally overlooked as a mundane document. Upon closer examination, it revealed Greek text containing an early record of Jesus Christ’s childhood, including part of his second miracle.

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Greek Swimmer Marios Stergios Bilas Wins Thrilling Men's 50 Butterfly at World Aquatics Championships

Greece’s Marios Stergios Bilas clinched the gold medal with a stunning time of 23.15 seconds. Bilas edged out Austria’s Simon Bucher by just four-hundredths of a second, with Bucher finishing at 23.19 seconds. Czech Republic’s Daniel Gracik captured the bronze, touching the wall in 23.26 seconds. Pre-race favorite Meiron Amir Cheruti of Israel ended up in fourth place with a time of 23.28 seconds. The competition featured intense battles for all positions, including a tie for fifth place between Ukraine’s Vladyslav Bukhov and Hungary’s Szebasztian Szabo.

Wildfires erupted across Greece on Tuesday, with the most concerning situation on Milos. Firefighters extinguished 35 of the 41 reported blazes, while the remaining six fires remained under control. Civil protection authorities issued warnings and banned specific outdoor activities due to the wildfire threat.
Wildfires Spark on Greek Island, Residents Evacuated as Precaution

Wildfires erupted across Greece on Tuesday, with the most concerning situation on Milos. Firefighters extinguished 35 of the 41 reported blazes, while the remaining six fires remained under control. Civil protection authorities issued warnings and banned specific outdoor activities due to the wildfire threat.

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MyCoast App Sees Thousands of Coastal Violation Complaints

The MyCoast app was introduced after awareness campaigns launched by citizen groups last summer regarding distortions of the legislation concerning the use of beaches. The application seeks to cover the lack of access to information about public space, and to bridge the gap between citizens and the central administration

Corfu-style prawn sofrito
Corfu-style prawn sofrito

One of Corfu’s most simple but delicious dishes is transformed into a wonderful seafood meze, ideal for enjoying with friends. Materials for six servings: 24 medium prawns 5-6 cloves of garlic, finely…

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Greek Public Sector Strike Planned in Support of LARCO Workers

Greek civil servants are set to strike on Thursday in support of workers at the Hellenic Lignite Center (LARCO). The Confederation of Civil Servants (ADEDY) called a work stoppage from 11:00 am onwards, demanding the government scrap plans to restructure LARCO and renew all employee contracts. The strike highlights growing tensions over the future of the mining company and its workforce.

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Six Years On, Greece-North Macedonia Deal Still Raises Tensions

Six years after the Prespa agreement between Greece and North Macedonia, tensions persist over political shifts in North Macedonia that challenge the accord. Former Prime Ministers Alexis Tsipras and Zoran Zaev gathered in Athens to commemorate the agreement and express concerns about its stability, particularly regarding North Macedonia’s adherence to the agreed-upon name.

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Controversial Mount Parnitha Casino Relocation Debate Reopens

Greece’s Council of State resumed discussions on relocating the Mount Parnitha casino to Maroussi, delayed due to a council member’s hospitalization. Opponents contest the presidential decree, citing environmental concerns. Another case involves a decree for urban planning in fire-affected towns, also facing local opposition.

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Mykonos and Santorini See Slow Tourist Traffic in Early 2024

Tourist traffic to Mykonos and Santorini was slow in early 2024, with international arrivals dropping 7.2% for Mykonos and 1% for Santorini. Despite increased domestic travel, hotel bookings fell by 20% and 13% respectively. Overall, Greece’s regional airports saw an 11.3% rise in passengers.

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At Least 11 Dead, 64 Missing After Shipwrecks in Mediterranean

At least 11 people died and 64 are missing after two shipwrecks off southern Italy. RESQSHIP rescued 51 survivors from a sinking boat, finding 10 bodies aboard. Another boat from Turkey caught fire near Calabria, leaving 64 missing and 11 rescued. These incidents highlight the Mediterranean migrant crisis, prompting calls for better search-and-rescue operations and safer migration routes.

Mastiha, or mastic, is a unique resin from the mastic tree (Pistacia lentiscus var. Chia), exclusively cultivated on Greece's Chios island. This resin has a rich history, known since ancient times for its distinctive aroma, flavor, and diverse uses. When carefully incised, the mastic tree's bark releases a valuable sap that solidifies into small, teardrop-shaped crystals—often called the "tears of Chios." Chios Mastiha enjoys a Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) status in the EU, ensuring its authenticity and superior quality.

Exploring Mastiha: The "Tears of Chios" Unveiled

Have you encountered mastiha (pronounced mah-stee-hah)? Originating from the Greek island of Chios, this distinctive resin boasts a rich history and versatile uses across various domains. In this article, we delve into…

Corfu-style prawn sofrito
Corfu-style prawn sofrito

One of Corfu’s most simple but delicious dishes is transformed…

Little Athens: The World's Best Souvlaki
Little Athens: The World's Best Souvlaki

Whilst one might still expect to find the best souvlaki in Athens, it would seem that these days you don’t have to travel that far. ‘Little Athens’ is the new souvlaki restaurant offering an authentic taste of Greece right in the heart of Melbourne’s Carnegie.

Berraki Events A Greek night like no other
Barraki: A Greek Night Like No Other

Nick Pantazis and Tom Papadakos, inspired by their love for Greek culture and the convivial spirit of the local “barraki” (μπαράκι) —a Greek word meaning small bar, nightclub, or lounge, often used informally to describe a neighborhood hangout—decided to bring this lively social atmosphere to Chicago.

Corfu-style prawn sofrito
Corfu-style prawn sofrito

One of Corfu’s most simple but delicious dishes is transformed…

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Alpha Restaurant Transitions to New Management as Public Hospitality Departs

Jon Adgemis’ Public Hospitality Group has lost a significant asset as the acclaimed Greek restaurant Alpha is no longer part of its portfolio. The hatted Sydney CBD restaurant, owned by the Hellenic Club, had been managed by Public since last December. Recently, discussions about the restaurant’s future culminated in Public’s departure. Con Dedes, an experienced restaurateur, has taken over management as of June 17. A joint statement from the Hellenic Club and Public Hospitality confirmed the mutual agreement to transition the restaurant’s management to Dedes, with chef George Calombaris assisting during the transition period.

Former Panathinaikos boss Ivan Jovanović is the new manager at the helm of the Ethniki
Jovanović Takes the Helm: Serbian Coach Appointed Ethniki Manager

The Ethniki has a new leader! The Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) has appointed a familiar face in football circles, Ivan Jovanović, as the team’s new head coach. Jovanović, known for his [mention a coaching style or past achievement], will be looking to guide the Ethniki to new heights. He has signed a two-year contract.

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Secret VIP Party Celebrates Carole Feuerman at Athens Museum

A secret VIP party at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Athens, organized by Ada Iliopoulou, celebrated artist Carole Feuerman’s solo exhibition and her participation in the Paris Olympics 2024. The event featured notable guests, art installations, and a surprise performance by Eric Burdon of The Animals.

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The Ellinikon Expands its Presence to TikTok

“The Ellinikon,” the largest urban redevelopment project by LAMDA Development, has expanded its presence to TikTok. The project’s first posts debunk myths and share facts about the “The Ellinikon Experience Park,” which opened in December 2021 and has attracted over 2.5 million visitors. Through engaging content, the TikTok account aims to share the vision and progress of the project with a global audience.

Upon arriving at the port of Santorini, travelers are often greeted with stunning views and the promise of an unforgettable holiday experience. However, a recent TikTok video has shed light on a less glamorous side of this renowned destination. In the video, a young tourist recounts her unsettling encounter within moments of setting foot on the island, highlighting issues that have sparked concern among visitors.

Tourist's complaint in Santorini: "They asked me for 50 euros on a bus - Be careful, they tried to deceive me" (Video)

Upon arriving at the port of Santorini, travelers are often greeted with stunning views and the promise of an unforgettable holiday experience. However, a recent TikTok video has shed light on a less glamorous side of this renowned destination. In the video, a young tourist recounts her unsettling encounter within moments of setting foot on the island, highlighting issues that have sparked concern among visitors.

Egremnoi beach
MyCoast App Sees Thousands of Coastal Violation Complaints

The MyCoast app was introduced after awareness campaigns launched by citizen groups last summer regarding distortions of the legislation concerning the use of beaches. The application seeks to cover the lack of access to information about public space, and to bridge the gap between citizens and the central administration

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Mykonos and Santorini See Slow Tourist Traffic in Early 2024

Tourist traffic to Mykonos and Santorini was slow in early 2024, with international arrivals dropping 7.2% for Mykonos and 1% for Santorini. Despite increased domestic travel, hotel bookings fell by 20% and 13% respectively. Overall, Greece’s regional airports saw an 11.3% rise in passengers.

The Alchemist: Iordanes Spyridon Gogos at AFW ‘24

The Alchemist: Iordanes Spyridon Gogos at AFW ‘24

Jordan Gogos, a Greek-Australian multidisciplinary artist based in Sydney, is renowned for his inventive designs and artistic partnerships. After debuting his eponymous label, Iordanes Spyridon Gogos, at AAFW 2021, Gogos continues to challenge conventions and redefine fashion norms with his visionary approach, showcased once more at AAFW 2024.

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Greek God Nicholas Galitzine

Hollywood’s rising star 29-year-old Nicholas Galitzine is lighting up our…

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All You Need Is Greece

On 20 January the iconic Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church…

The Alchemist: Iordanes Spyridon Gogos at AFW ‘24
The Alchemist: Iordanes Spyridon Gogos at AFW ‘24

Jordan Gogos, a Greek-Australian multidisciplinary artist based in Sydney, is renowned for his inventive designs and artistic partnerships. After debuting his eponymous label, Iordanes Spyridon Gogos, at AAFW 2021, Gogos continues to challenge conventions and redefine fashion norms with his visionary approach, showcased once more at AAFW 2024.

Under the Grecian Sun: Miss Polyplexi SS24 Handbag Collection
Under the Grecian Sun: Miss Polyplexi SS24 Handbag Collection

Miss Polyplexi, the globally coveted brand known for its exquisite handmade crochet handbags, has launched its Spring/Summer 2024 Collection, drawing inspiration from the radiant Greek sunlight. The collection, titled ‘Sous Le Soleil’ (Under the Sun), showcases a fusion of vibrant colours, delicate designs, and a strong sense of rejuvenation, embodying the essence of traditional craftsmanship and modern fashion sensibilities.



 

 

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