News Greece » Crete: 4,500-Year-Old Architecture, Metal-Work Found Inside Greek ‘Pyramid’ Island
could mean that one of the earliest examples of plumbing or drainage tunnels were not set up by the Minoan civilization as the structures at Dhaskalio were built almost 1,000 years about the Minoan palace of Knossos on the Greek island of Crete.
News Greece » Crete: The Holocaust in Greece
Germany occupied western Macedonia (including Salonika), eastern Thrace along the Greco-Turkish border, the environs of Athens, western Crete, and the Greek islands in the north Aegean Sea close to Turkey. Bulgaria occupied western Thrace. Italy took the ...
News Greece » Crete: Local Gov’t Key in Making Greece a Health Tourism Destination
Addressing a two-day event titled “Tourism, Health… Crete’s Potential” and attended by the island’s medical associations as well as its mayors, Patoulis – also the head of Athens Medical Association and of Greece’s International Health ...
News Greece » Crete: Greece Gets Interest For New Offshore Oil And Gas Tenders: Licensing Body
Greece launched the tenders after expressions of interest by a consortium of Exxon Mobil, Total and Hellenic Petroleum for two sites off the island of Crete and by Greece's Energean for a block in the Ionian Sea. Offers must be submitted to the Hellenic ...
News Greece » Crete: 2018: More than 1.3m US tourists expected in Greece
It is to organize special tours to promote other Greek destinations, such as the islands of Crete, Corfu, Rhodes, Mykonos and Santorini, and the city of Thessaloniki.
News Greece » Crete: Greece seizes ship for allegedly taking explosives to Libya
The Merchant Marine Ministry says the Andromeda was stopped off the southern Greek island of Crete over the weekend following a tip and escorted to a Cretan port for an inspection. It was found to be carrying 29 shipping containers of explosives and ...
News Greece » Crete: Trip of a lifetime: Oak Harbor woman recalls backpacking in Greece
The trio's backpacking trip included a visit to the isle of Crete as well. She said the threesome spent nights in Greek-government shelters in the hills, where hikers were welcome on a first-come, first-served basis. The buildings had roofs and walls ...
News Greece » Crete: Greek government denies clubs' request to lift fan travel ban
Meanwhile, the Greek basketball federation announced Wednesday that the Greek Cup final between Olympiakos and AEK Athens will be played in Heraklion on the island of Crete on February 17 without the presence of fans from both teams for fear of violence.
News Greece » Crete: Greece seizes Libya-bound ship carrying explosive materials
The vessel was detected sailing near the Greek island of Crete on Saturday. Authorities found 29 containers carrying materials including ammonium nitrate, non-electric detonators and 11 empty liquefied petroleum gas tanks. "The materials were headed to ...
News Greece » Crete: Enormous Metalworking System, Including Bronze Age Weapons, Discovered Underneath Pyramid-Shaped Greek Island
A pyramid-shaped hill on the Greek island of Keros has revealed a complex system ... The construction of the drainage tunnels preceded the advent of nearby Crete's renowned indoor plumbing system by 1,000 years, according to the Guardian.