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Tourism with rules

Apartment booking sites used by tourists and other travelers have boosted growth in Greece, as they have done elsewhere. Real estate that remained unused is now being developed. New cells of urban economic activity have been created around those properties.

Island of Salvation | Corfu | To May 5

During World War I, Corfu became associated with one of the most tragic chapters in the history of Serbia. In 1916, the Ionian island hosted the Serbian army as well as civilians retreating from the snow-covered Albanian mountains. The island became a place of salvation for many of the run-down and unwell fighters. The exhibition "Far Away... The Island of Salvation...

Drug runners arrested in Kastoria and Thesprotia

Police in Kastoria, northern Greece, on Thursday announced the confiscation of 68.8 kilograms of hashish after a car being driven by a 45-year-old foreign national was stopped and inspected.
The man was arrested by border guards on Wednesday after a check on the vehicle turned up four rucksacks containing 57 packages of the drug.

Croats Protests Against Violence to Women and Children

Supporters of the anti-domestic violence campaign "Save me" in Croatia protested on Saturday in three cities - Zagreb, Split and Dubrovnik - to "show solidarity with victims of violence and demand that the system adequately protect them", it said.

The movement began only two weeks ago with the start of a Facebook group that already counts more than 45,000 members.

Three rescued after car plunges off cliff in Crete

A woman and her two children on Tuesday were pulled out of a car that fell off a cliff at a rural road in the regional unit of Rethymno, northern Crete.
According to initial information, the woman was driving on the road linking  Sisses with Aloides when she lost control of the vehicle and plunged from a height of about 80 meters.