Provinces of Greece

Jewish community: Holocaust remembrance is ‘sacred mission’

In the leadup to International Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27, the Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece (KIS) has said that the responsibility to pass on the memory of the Holocaust "is a sacred mission."

In a statement, the KIS noted that this year marks the 80th anniversary of the deportation of Jews from the German and Bulgarian occupation zones of Greece.

Why aren’t seaplanes flying?

How many years will it be before seaplanes start flying in Greece? The answer is difficult. Since 2009 for all governments the return of amphibious aircraft, which can shrink the time needed to travel from Patra to Ioannina to about half an hour, has been a priority.

Mitsotakis: No stepping back from construction of border fence

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has vowed he will not "step back from the protection of the [country's] borders and the safety of people living in border areas," during a speech at an event in the northeastern city of Komotini.

The premier was presenting the government's development plan for Eastern Macedonia and Thrace during a visit to the region.

Taking stock of Larissa’s overlooked architectural gems

A charming neoclassical edifice of the old Larissa Conservatory is among dozens of buildings being slated for restoration by the municipal authority of the central Greece city. Following a recent study, the local Architects' Association has drawn up a list of more than 50 buildings deemed to warrant protection. [Apostolis Domalis/AMNA]

Big seaplane plans for Crete

Greek Water Airports announced on Wednesday it has applied for the creation of a water aerodrome at Agia Galini in the prefecture of Rethymno in southern Crete. 

It also said that the Port Fund of Hania has submitted an application for the creation of a water aerodrome at the port of Kissamos, selecting Greek Water Airports as the contractor.