Tag: Greek news

Naxos connected to the mainland’s power grid

Naxos connected to the mainland’s power grid

The island of Naxos was connected to the mainland’s power grid on Tuesday evening. According to project coordinators, the Cyclades Interconnection is an important project for the Greek economy. By providing high-voltage…

Gear up for the Virtual Athens Marathon 2020

Gear up for the Virtual Athens Marathon 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has cancelled many events this year including the 2020 Athens Authentic Marathon. But that didn’t stop the organising committee from planning a special virtual edition. “Cancelling the 2020 Athens…

Restrictions back as virus spikes in Cyprus

Restrictions back as virus spikes in Cyprus

Cyprus is rolling back gathering limits in its two most populous districts, amid concerns over a spike in COVID-19 infections. Cyprus’ Health Ministry on Monday announced: Gatherings in private homes and public…

Bad weather causing problems in Kefalonia and Corfu

Bad weather causing problems in Kefalonia and Corfu

Heavy rain over the past few hours has left behind flooded roads and severe damage in some areas in Kefalonia and Corfu. The flooded roads in Argostoli, Kefalonia, were reminiscent of Venice…

On this day in 1944, Athens is liberated from Nazi forces

On this day in 1944, Athens is liberated from Nazi forces

On Thursday, 12th October 1944, the Germans lowered their swastika flag from the Acropolis and finally left Athens. The Nazi forces in Greece vacated the Greek capital and began their withdrawal north,…

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