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Belgium's list of red travel zones includes Greece

Belgium’s list of red travel zones includes Greece

Belgium’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has included Greece, Latvia and regions of France, Germany, Italy and Spain in the list of “red” countries. This means that Belgium strongly discourage travel to this…

Greek DM to attend EU Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels tomorrow 1

Greek DM to attend EU Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels tomorrow

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias will travel tomorrow to Brussels where he will attend the EU Foreign Affairs Council. The foreign ministers are expected to discuss current topical issues, including Turkey’s aggression…

Greece extends travel bans and restrictions for some countries

Greece extends travel ban and restrictions for some countries

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority issued a new aviation directive (NOTAM) on Wednesday, extending travel ban and restrictions to several European and Balkan countries. The NOTAM aims to protect passengers and residents…

covid-19

Daily coronavirus cases in Greece up again

Greece recorded 196 new cases of COVID-19 in the latest 24-hour reporting period. This raises the total number of cases to 5,942. 1,503 are considered to be related to travel from abroad…

Greece imposes new measures to curb virus spread

Greece imposes new measures to curb virus spread

The Greek government announced a series of new emergency measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus, amid a surge of cases. Deputy government spokeswoman Aristotelia Peloni made the announcement at a press…

migrant children

Germany to take another 249 refugee children from Greece

Two hundred and forty-nine refugee children will be relocated to Germany, the country’s interior minister Horst Seehofer announced on Wednesday, noting that most of the minors are sick or the siblings of…

refugee minors

Europe takes in refugee minors from Greece

Greece’s Alternate Migration and Asylum Minister, Giorgos Koumoutsakos on Thursday updated the public on refugee minors and asylum measures during a press briefing. Koumoutsakos said that Switzerland has expressed an interest in…

enterprises

Greece has lowest ‘birth’ rate in new enterprises

Greece has the lowest rate of generating new enterprises within the European Union, according to Eurostat data released on Monday. According to the data, Greece recorded the lowest rate of new enterprise…

Athens International Airport named best in Europe 6

Athens International Airport named best in Europe

Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” has been named best airport in Europe in the ‘Over 20 million passenger’ category, winning first prize at the Routes Europe 2019 awards held in Hanover on…

The Greek diaspora approaches the 5 million mark 10

The Greek diaspora approaches the 5 million mark

Since time immemorial, Greeks have been wanderers and travellers, like Homer’s Odysseas, venturing bravely through foreign seas and lands, motivated by trade, science, curiosity, poverty or war, creating colonies and cities wherever…

Athens, a strong candidate for 2018 European Capital Innovation Award 18

Athens, a strong candidate for 2018 European Capital Innovation Award

The Greek capital, along with Toulouse, Hamburg, the city of Louvre in Belgium, Omeo in Sweden and the Aarhus in Denmark, have been officially announced as the six candidates to remain on the shortlist to win this year’s European Capital of…