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Strong earthquake rocks tourist island Crete, Greece

A strong 5,8 earthquake was measured in Greece Sunday night.

Cyprus crisis fails to dent Russian interest in Greece

ATHENS, Greece - The developments in Cyprus don’t appear to have had any negative effects as far as Greece’s positive outlook for the 2013 season is concerned, according to the president of the As

Israeli group to invest 500 million euros in Crete tourism project

HERAKLION, Crete - An Israeli business group intends to develop a tourism investment worth 500 million euros on a 2.5-square kilometer plot on the island of Crete, its representative has told the mayo

Greek crisis hinders Crete tourist season

ELOUNDA, Greece — It's late afternoon but the relentless summer sun still beats down from a clear sky above picturesque Crete, Greece's largest island.

British tourists arrested on Crete over nun stunt

HANIA, Greece — Seventeen British tourists were arrested on the island of Crete Sunday for insulting the Catholic church after they paraded themselves dressed "in nun attire and naughty lingerie", p

Crete mayor has had enough of British drunks

The mayor of a Crete town has grown so exasperated with the rowdy, drunken behaviour of British tourists that he has demanded action from the British government.