Regional units of Greece

Small aircraft crashes in Axios river; three people rescued

A small training aircraft crashed on an islet on Axios river in Epirus on Sunday, at around 15.00 in the afternoon.

According to the fire department, three people were rescued, including the pilot and two Italian nationals. The pilot was slightly injured and the two other passengers are unharmed, but were transferred to the hospital of Kilkis for precautionary reasons.

Fugitive robber arrested after four months on the run

A 37-year-old ethnic Greek from the former Soviet Union who had absconded while on a furlough from Felli Prison in Grevena, northwestern Greece, last November was caught by police on Thursday in Menemeni, a suburb of Thessaloniki.

The fugitive is serving time for several burglaries in central Thessaloniki and Menemeni.

Top 20 most Googled destinations in Greece (see tables)

During an event that was organized by Google to announce the expansion of its innovative "Grow Greek Tourism Online" program, the powerful company released interesting data with regard to the way travelers worldwide research their trips.

According to the data presented by Google, most travelers that search Greek destinations online come from UK, Germany and USA.

The Telegraph: Least-populated Greek islands, fascinating places (photos)

We all know Santorini, Mykonos and Crete, but the Telegraph decided to cast the spotlight on Greece's least populated Greek islands that are unpopular and where "transport may well be a donkey rather than a taxi or bus."

Castellorizo, a cluster of brightly-colored villas
The island has a population of just 492 people and lies 800 meters from the Turkish coast.

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