Tag: Western Greece

Greek jobless rate drops 13

Greek jobless rate drops

The Hellenic Statistical Authority released new unemployment figures on Thursday, showing the Greek unemployment rate fell to 16.9% of the workforce in the second quarter of 2019, from 19.2% in the first…

A 4.7 magnitude earthquake shakes Western Greece 15

A 4.7 magnitude earthquake shakes Western Greece

An earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale struck western Greece at 6:10pm on Saturday, the Geodynamic Institute of the National Observatory of Athens reported. The tremor was felt in Amfilohia, Agrinio…

Greek coast guard handled more than 3,600 incidents at sea 17

Greek coast guard handled more than 3,600 incidents at sea

According to a report published on Monday, Greece’s Coast Guard handled more than 3,600 incidents at sea in 2018, including migrant flows and drug-related matters. Of the 3,647 incidents, 2,146 related to…

Spider web Greece

300-metre long Spider-web covers beach in Western Greece

Warmer weather conditions in Greece have led to a unique 300-metre long spider-web covering a beach in Aitoliko, Acarnania. According to reports, a vast area of greenery has been covered by the…

4th Century BC Mosaic Discovered in Arta 27

4th Century BC Mosaic Discovered in Arta

A 4th century BC pebble mosaic was discovered in a bathhouse during an excavation at the Small Theatre of Ancient Amvrakia in Arta, Epirus. The round mosaic consists of small white, off-white…

Turkish opposition Presidential candidate visits Thrace 28

Turkish opposition Presidential candidate visits Thrace

by Aggelos Skordas Turkish opposition Presidential candidate for the Republican People’s Party (CHP) Muharrem İnce, only days ahead of the upcoming snap elections, visited Komotini in Western Thrace and met the local Muslim…

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