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Greece open for travel from June 15th

The tourism ministry on Friday announced the list of countries for which Greece’s borders will be “open” from June 15th, with flights permitted to land in Athens and Thessaloniki. The countries are:…

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About 600,000 visitors expected in Cyprus in August

Cypriot Minister of Transport, Communications and Works Yiannis Karousos, said that the country expects to receive about 600,000 passengers in August, noting that this estimation includes people flying in on commercial and private planes. Speaking…

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HISTORY: Hagia Sophia

Hagia Sophia, for almost 1,000 years was the largest Greek Orthodox Christian church in the world. Unfortunately nothing remains of the original Hagia Sophia, which was built in the fourth century by Constantine…

Greece's Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis
Greece presents its tourism case to the world

Greece’s Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis took part in the fifth e-meeting of the Global Tourism Crisis Committee, which convened on Thursday to address the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the tourism…

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Dead, tortured dolphins wash up on Greek shores

A Greek marine conservation body reported the discovery of a dead seal and three dolphins that washed up on the northern Dodecanese, clearly tortured and mutilated. The ‘Archipelagos’ Institute of Marine Conservation…

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Stay at home. Our success depends on our compliance.

At the time of writing, the coronavirus (COVID-19) has reportedly infected 5,588,356 people worldwide and 347,873  people are deceased. That number need not have been so high. So what lessons can be learnt?

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Critical care capacity is the crucial index to watch right now

Since the COVID-19 pandemic we have, in a show of global solidarity, made our own ‘Sophie’s choice” – health over economy, which is the only right decision. Hopefully the current epidemic will help us to realise the acute danger posed by global dissent.

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Rocky-DImitri Spiliopoulos Holt play The Last Post on Anzac Day

8 Year Old Boy’s Touching Anzac Day Tribute

An 8 year old boy has wowed his entire Sydney street this morning as he blasted out a heartfelt rendition of The Last Post on cornet from his driveway this Anzac Day morning, a national day of remembrance in Australia and New Zealand for those who served or have been killed in war.

Returning overseas travellers are ushered into Sydney's InterContinental Hotel by the Australian Police and Defence Forces to begin their compulsory 14-day quarantine
Life on the Inside: Day 3 of the COVID-19 Hostage Situation

Greek-Australian business man talks to exclusively to Greek City Times from the inside of his forced quarantine hotel room, following the strict new measures put in place by the Australian government in its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

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