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Greece travel figures drop 99%

Greece travel figures drop 99%

Strict movement restrictions around the world not only wiped out passenger travel demand, but also nearly wiped out all travel revenue for Greece in April, according to Bank of Greece figures. Provisional…

Firefighters battle blaze at the Temploni landfill in Corfu

Firefighters battle blaze at the Temploni landfill in Corfu

Firefighters are currently battling a fire at the Temploni landfill in Corfu, media outlet Kerkyrasimera reported. The cause of the fire which broke out around 10pm, is still unknown. According to the…

Athens sky turns orange after thunderstorm

Athens sky turns orange after thunderstorm

After Monday’s thunderstorm in Athens, Mother Nature put on a dazzling display of colour. Many snapped photos of the orange and purple sky that closed out the night and posted them on…

Athens hotel prices fall 24% in June compared to last year

Athens hotel prices fall 24% in June compared to last year

Hotels will face years of losses as the industry struggles to recover after the coronavirus pandemic. According to data from travel website Trivago, hotel prices in Athens fell by 24% in June, compared…

Cyprus and Egypt discuss the situation in the Eastern Mediterranean

Cyprus and Egypt discuss the situation in the Eastern Mediterranean

The Foreign Ministers of Cyprus and Egypt, Nikos Christodoulides and Sameh Shoukry, on Sunday held a telephone conversation regarding Eastern Mediterranean developments, according to Cyprus Mail. According to a Foreign Ministry statement,…

Crete - Sense the authentic

Crete – Sense the authentic (VIDEO)

Crete is one of Greece’s most famous islands and is not just a popular destination in the summer, but all year round. What makes Crete unique? It is more than the beauty,…

Interior Minister: Today Greece is a strong European country

Interior Minister: Today Greece is a strong European country

Greece’s Interior Minister Takis Theodorikakos represented the government in the commemoration of the Battle of Kilkis against Bulgarian forces, 107 years ago. The minister attended church service and laid a wreath for…

'The Smile of the Child'-  World Refugee Day 7

‘The Smile of the Child’- World Refugee Day

Greece’s non-profit organisation ‘The Smile of the Child’, has issued a message for World Refugee Day, which you can read here- “The Smile of the Child”, committed to its mission for the…

Villagers in Lesvos fearful of illegal immigrants 9

Villagers in Lesvos fearful of illegal immigrants

At the mercy of thieving illegal immigrants who have looted estates, slaughtered animals and destroyed properties, are the inhabitants of Afalonas on the island of Lesvos. In April, a resident of the…

Violent clashes between illegal immigrants in Malakasa 11

Violent clashes between illegal immigrants in Malakasa

A man was seriously injured after a fierce clash took place in the Malakasa migrant camp last night. According to information from Security News, the incident was between men of Afghan origin.…

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