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IMTJ Medical Travel Summit 2018 to be held in Athens

Greece will participate in the IMTJ Medical Travel Summit 2018, which will take place in Athens from May 21 to May 24. The internationally-recognized IMTJ Medical Travel Summit is addressed to decision-makers active in the field of medical tourism and is meeting the growing needs of the promising medical tourism sector in Greece.

Snake found outside supermarket

A snake was found next to the trolleys of a supermarket in Thessaloniki on Monday, causing panic among the customers. A volunteer from the Action for Wildlife was called to save the day and collect the appoximately 1,5-metre snake.

Greek comedian Harry Klynn dies at the age of 78

Greek actor, director and musician Harry Klynn (real name Vasilis Triantafyllidis) died on Monday at the age of 78. He was born in Thessaloniki, on May 7, 1940. He worked in the US. In 1974, he returned to Greece and worked as a comedian

Weather forecast: Partly cloudy on Monday

Partly cloudy and easterly winds are forecast for Monday. Wind velocity will reach 6 on the Beaufort scale. Partly cloudy with a chance of rain until the afternoon in the northern and western parts of the country and temperatures ranging…

Human remains from World War II found on islet Theodorou

Human remains were located on Sunday on the islet Theodorou in the Gulf of Chania, Crete, from people who visited the islet in the framework of a series of parallel events for the 77th anniversary of the Battle of Crete.

Exhibition on Ioannis Kapodistrias at the Art Gallery of Corfu

Rare documents, newspapers, pieces of art and digital reproductions on the life and work of the Greek diplomat and politician and first head of the state of independent Greece Ioannis Kapodistrias will be presented at the exhibition…

Weather forecast: Partly cloudy on Sunday

Partly cloudy and north-northeasterly winds are forecast for Sunday. Wind velocity will reach 6 on the Beaufort scale. Partly cloudy in the northern and western parts of the country with temperatures ranging from 16C to 29C.

20 great islands of Greece

1 Agkistri Little more than a hop, skip and jump from the Port of Piraeus (22 nautical miles, actually), rustic Agkistri is a popular escape for city-weary Athenians. There are no fancy hotels and not much to do other than bathe in its…