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4.8R south of Crete

Magnitude mb 4.8 Region CRETE, GREECE Date time 2017-12-13 07:30:06.7 UTC Location 34.75 N ; 23.78 E Depth 40 km Distances 358 km S of Athens, Greece / pop: 730,000 / local time: 09:30:06.7 2017-12-13 140 km SW of Irákleion, Greece / pop: 138,000 / local time: 09:30:06.7 2017-12-13 87 km S of Chaniá, Greece […]

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The three best performing Greek islands in tourism for 2017… one of them is Crete!

Crete and the Ionian Islands, with favourites including Zakynthos, Kerkyra and Paxi are Greece’s winning destinations when it comes to tourism-related revenue per visitor and duration of stay, Tourism Minister, Elena Kountoura, announced during the 7th Regional Conference for Productive Reconstruction. “Through our contacts and negotiations with international tour operators and airlines, and thanks to […]

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Large number of migrants and refugees leave from Lesvos. 256 of them in Heraklion. Migration Ministry’s decongestion plan in full progress

Lesvos island decongestion plan is in full progress. 408 persons have left the island in the last 24 hours. 152 refugees and migrants left on Friday evening for the port of Piraeus while another 256 left with the ferry “Nissos Samos” on Saturday for the port of Heraklion, Crete. According to sources, a large number […]

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