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diving spots in Greece

Top 5 Diving Destinations in Greece

Dive in! Your underwater journey starts here as we bring you our top 5 diving destinations that make Greece a “must” destination for diving enthusiasts around the globe.

23 Turks who arrived in Chios seek asylum

23 Turks who arrived in Chios, seek asylum

A boat carrying 23 Turkish citizens, including several children, landed at the beach of Vrontados in Chios on Thursday afternoon. They are seeking political asylum from Greece, claiming they were being persecuted…

Mikis Theodorakis

Xronia Polla to Mikis Theodorakis who turns 95 today

Mikis Theodorakis was born on July 29 in 1925, on the Greek island of Chios. The famous Greek songwriter and composer has written over 1000 songs and is viewed as Greece’s best-known living…

Hellenic Coast Guard rescues 36 illegal immigrants 17

Hellenic Coast Guard rescues 36 illegal immigrants

Thirty-six illegal immigrants were rescued in the early hours of the morning by the Hellenic Coast Guard, in the sea area between the Turkish coast and the northwestern coast of Lesvos. The…

Only 22% of illegal immigrants on the Greek islands are women 18

Only 22% of illegal immigrants on the Greek islands are women

Between June 1- 7, 72 illegal immigrants arrived on the Aegean islands, an increase from the previous week’s 55 arrivals but a decrease from last year’s 766 arrivals during the same period,…

Aegean Airlines

Aegean Airlines updates Summer 2020 flight network

Greece’s largest carrier Aegean Airlines on Thursday announced further adjustments in its network for June, July and August 2020. The update follows the latest announcement from both the Ministry of Foreign Affairs…

Church in Lesvos attacked with stones by illegal immigrants 26

Church in Lesvos attacked with stones by illegal immigrants

Another church on the island of Lesvos in the eastern Aegean, was attacked by illegal immigrants. The “Ταξιάρχης της Μόριας” church had large stones thrown through the windows. Makis Pavlellis, a local…

Pyrgi

Pyrgi, the “painted village” in Chios

Pyrgi is a picturesque medieval village on the island of Chios, known as the “painted village” thanks to the unique facade of the stone houses, which mostly consist of stunning grey and…