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Italy imposes mandatory Covid-19 testing on all arrivals from Greece

Italy imposes mandatory Covid-19 testing on all arrivals from Greece

Once seen as the world’s worst hotspot, Italy managed to bring its daily Covid-19 toll down. However, officials are worried by a gradual resurgence. At the time of writing Italy recorded 252,235 coronavirus cases and 35,231 related…

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…

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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…

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Bookings to Greece surge as British holidaymakers flee Spain

British holidaymakers are flocking to Greece in instead of Spain as the busiest month for summer holidays gets underway. It comes as Europe’s largest tour operator Tui extended the cancellation of all…

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Greece is in the top three Mediterranean destinations

Greece is in the top three Mediterranean destinations that tourists want to visit once travel restrictions are lifted. The survey which was conducted by Horwath HTL, a global consultancy specialising in tourism,…

Alex Antetokounmpo signs a three-year deal with Murcia

Alex Antetokounmpo signs a three-year deal with Murcia

Giannis Antetokounmpo’s younger brother Alex Antetokounmpo will be starting his professional career in Spain, after signing a three-year deal with UCAM Murcia. The contract is financially viable for a player of his…

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…

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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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Greece 14 day quarantine extended

The mandatory 14-day quarantine for incoming visitors and returning residents, first introduced on March 16, has been extended to the end of May, Greece’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) announced on Monday. CAA…

Greece extends flight ban for seven countries 5

Greece extends flight ban for seven countries

The ban on flights between Greece and seven countries has been extended to protect public health from the further spread of the Covid-19. the Civil Aviation Service (CAS) said on Friday. In addition, all international…

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Poetic parallelism between Constantine Cavafy and Jaime Gil de Biedma

By Maydaa Nadar Today we celebrate the beloved Greek poet Constantine Cavafy. He was born on the 29th April 1863 in Alexandria, Egypt. Cavafy passed away in 1933, on the day of his 70th birthday, suffering from larynx cancer. To…

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Greece ranked 58th in coronavirus country listing

Greece continues to win praise from the international community in its handling of the coronavirus pandemic as it continues to improve its ranking amongst countries with the confirmed COVID-19 cases. According to…