Greece hit by strong quake near Crete, minor damage reported

An earthquake with a magnitude of more than six degrees struck near the island of Crete in southern Greece today, sending items flying off supermarket shelves but causing only minor damages.

Moderate 6.2 quake strikes south of Crete: USGS

A moderate 6.2-magnitude earthquake rumbled off the southern coast of the Greek island of Crete, according to the US Geological Survey, but there was no immediate warning of a tsunami.

Russian boy stabbed 21 times at Greek resort

An 11-year-old Russian boy is in critical condition in a hospital in the Greek capital after he was stabbed 21 times.

Jennifer Aniston sparks Greek wedding rumours as she scouts hotel in Crete

Jennifer Aniston is reportedly looking for the perfect hotel to host her wedding with Justin Theroux.

French boat to Gaza blocked in Crete

The boat had sneaked out of a Greek port early on Tuesday in defiance of a ban.