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Crete is the largest and most populous of the Greek islands, the 88th largest island in the world and the fifth largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, after Sicily, Sardinia, Cyprus, and Corsica. It bounds the southern border of the Aegean sea. Crete lies approximately 160 km (99 mi) south of the Greek mainland. It has an area of 8,336 km2 (3,219 sq mi) and a coastline of 1,046 km (650 mi).
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Strong earthquake strikes south of Crete, no word on damageA strong earthquake struck south of the Greek island of Crete on Saturday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said https://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=853296 ,..
Magnitude 6.0 earthquake strikes Crete, Greece: EMSCAn earthquake of magnitude 6 struck the Greek island of Crete on Saturday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said https://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=853296.
Turkey says Greek expulsion of Libyan envoy is 'outrageous'Turkey condemned on Friday a decision by Greece to expel the Libyan ambassador in response to an accord between Libya and Turkey that maps out a sea boundary between the two countries close to the..
Greece to expel Libyan ambassador over Turkey-Libya accordGreece said on Friday it was expelling Libya's ambassador to the country, angered at an accord between Libya and Turkey signed on Nov. 27 that maps out a sea boundary between the two countries close to..
Tourist lost at sea off Greek island 'survived by eating sweets'Kushila Stein was rescued north of Crete after 37 hours at sea in a rubber dinghy.
England's Socca World Cup team grew up on estatesThirteen men will be heading to Crete to compete at the 2019 Socca World Cup.
Suspect confesses in murder of U.S. scientist, Greek police sayGreek police believe they have found the killer of an American biologist who was found murdered on the island of Crete on July 8, a source said on Tuesday.
Greek police believe they have solved U.S. scientist's murderGreek police believe they have found the killer of an American biologist who was murdered on the island of Crete on July 8, a source said on Tuesday.
Suzanne Eaton, US scientist, found killed in Crete WWII bunkerPolice on the Greek island say Suzanne Eaton, who was there for a conference, died of suffocation.
Greek police suspect murder in death of U.S. scientistGreek police suspect foul play in the death of an American scientist whose body was found on Monday on the island of Crete, a week after she went missing, police sources said on Wednesday.