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On this day in 1941: The Massacre of Kondomari, Crete

On June 2, 1941, a brutal massacre took place in the village of Kondomari, 18km west of Chania. The Massacre of Kondomari was an execution of male civilians from the village of…

George Floyd in Athens

Greek communists protest murder of George Floyd in Athens

The death of American George Floyd by a policeman in the USA also sparked protests in Greece with youth division of the Communist Party of Greece (KNE) surrounding the American Embassy in…


Street cleaning operation in Probonas

Following similar cleanups in recent weeks in Kolonaki, Exarchia, Metaxourgeio, Votanikos and Petralona, crews from the Municipality of Athens’ sanitation department using two large sweepers and six street washing machines, cleaned and…


Man arrested for human trafficking, found dead in Greece

A Georgian citizen arrested for human trafficking, was found dead at a temporary detention centre in Alexandroupolis on Thursday. According to reports, the Georgian citizen committed suicide. His trial was scheduled to…

Greek F-16s accompany American bomber plane over Skopje 13

Greek F-16s accompany American bomber plane over Skopje

With four F-16/Block 52+ aircraft of the 337 Squadron, the Hellenic Air Force today participated in a mission to escort two U.S. B-1B bombing planes inside the Skopje Flight Information Region, and…


Daily Mail features Syros, the ‘Italian Masterpiece’

Syros, the capital of the Cyclades, which is now becoming more and more popular, was featured by Daily Mail as an “Italian masterpiece.” Titled, “A little Italy… in Greece”, the article notes…