Kos

Health Ministry earmarks 200,000 euros for Kos hospital

Greece's Health Ministry has committed 200,000 euros to meet emergency needs of the hospital of Kos following last month's earthquake.

The 6.6 magnitude quake on July 21 caused extensive damage, killing two people and injuring dozen.

Earlier this month, the government approved 300,000 euros in aid for the eastern Aegean island.

Father arrested after prostituting daughter for 5 euros

A father was detained by police after it was revealed that he had been allegedly prostituting his 14-year-old girl on the island of Kalymnos for 5 euros for the last 3 year. According to sources, the father would solicit his daughter to older men who paid up to 20 euros to have sexual contact with the girl.

Kos mayor asks gov't for earthquake reconstruction funds

The mayor of Kos, Giorgos Kyritsis, on Wednesday, called on Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos and Infrastructure Minister Christos Spirtzis to start the process of granting compensation to homeowners and businesses that suffered losses when a strong quake, measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale, struck the Dodecanese island last month.

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