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Greek prison confirms first coronavirus case

Greek prison confirms first coronavirus case

Athens’ high-security Korydallos Prison has reported its first case of Covid-19. The inmate, a 33-year-old Greek-Armenian man, was transferred to Sotiria Hospital for treatment. A team of health workers from the National Organization of…

Firefighters battle blaze at the Temploni landfill in Corfu

Firefighters battle blaze at the Temploni landfill in Corfu

Firefighters are currently battling a fire at the Temploni landfill in Corfu, media outlet Kerkyrasimera reported. The cause of the fire which broke out around 10pm, is still unknown. According to the…

Cyprus and Egypt discuss the situation in the Eastern Mediterranean

Cyprus and Egypt discuss the situation in the Eastern Mediterranean

The Foreign Ministers of Cyprus and Egypt, Nikos Christodoulides and Sameh Shoukry, on Sunday held a telephone conversation regarding Eastern Mediterranean developments, according to Cyprus Mail. According to a Foreign Ministry statement,…

Violent clashes between illegal immigrants in Malakasa 3

Violent clashes between illegal immigrants in Malakasa

A man was seriously injured after a fierce clash took place in the Malakasa migrant camp last night. According to information from Security News, the incident was between men of Afghan origin.…

Village in Xanthi on lockdown after coronavirus spike

Village in Xanthi on lockdown after coronavirus spike

Greece’s Civil Protection placed the village of Echinos in the region of Xanthi, northern Greece, on a strict lockdown for a week following 73 new coronavirus cases and four deaths over the…

Greece's road fatalities decrease

Greece’s road fatalities decrease

Greece is one of the five European countries that have reduced the number of road fatalities since 2010. Greece, along with the Baltic states and Portugal, has the best performance in the…

Bloomberg: "Greece Looks Like a Safer Destination Now"

Bloomberg: “Greece Looks Like a Safer Destination Now”

The successful management of the coronavirus pandemic by the government is rewarded, Ferdinando Giugliano wrote in an article published on Bloomberg entitled: “Greece Looks Like a Safer Destination Now”. Giugliano says that…

Greece's 497 'Blue Flag' beaches

Greece’s 497 ‘Blue Flag’ beaches

With the sand between your toes and the sun soaking through your pores, it’s simple- life is better at a beach in Greece. Last month, Greece was ranked second in the world…

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Greece opens its gates to tourism

The day finally arrived for many eager travellers. Greece reopened Athens International Airport and Thessaloniki Airport “Makedonia” to more international flights, hoping to kick-start its vital tourism sector after three months in…

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Stelios Petsas: “The virus is here and is lurking”

“The country is carefully continuing its course to the new normality. A month after the lifting of the lockdown, the epidemiological picture remains good,” Greek government spokesman Stelios Petsas stated at the daily…

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