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Greece removed from UK's coronavirus ‘travel corridor’ list

Greece removed from the UK’s ‘travel corridor’ list

Britain’s Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced that passengers arriving in the UK from Greece, except from five islands, must self-isolate for 14 days as of 4 a.m. on Saturday. Greece was removed…

Republic of Cyprus celebrates its 60th anniversary 2

Republic of Cyprus celebrates its 60th anniversary

Today the Republic of Cyprus proudly celebrates its 60th anniversary since the declaration of its Independence from the United Kingdom. Ever since 1960, the 1st of October marks the anniversary of the…

Passengers from the UK test negative for Covid-19 3

Passengers from the UK test negative for Covid-19

All passengers who arrived on direct flights from the United Kingdom on July 15-16, have so far tested negative for Covid-19. According to government sources, 1,366 tests were carried out on July…

Greek airports open to flights from the United Kingdom

Greek airports open to flights from the United Kingdom

The first direct flight from the UK landed at Ioannis Kapodistrias airport in Corfu on Wednesday. To celebrate, the plane was welcomed with a water arch. It is recalled that Greece’s borders…

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…

Dexamethasone improves survival in patients with severe Covid-19

Dexamethasone improves survival in patients with severe Covid-19

Α low-dose of dexamethasone improves survival in patients with severe COVID-19. Efstathios Kastritis, Associate Professor of the Therapeutic Clinic of the Medical School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA),…

Greece extends flight ban for seven countries 4

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…

Greece and UK to collaborate on tackling migration crisis

Greece and UK to collaborate on tackling migration crisis

Greece’s Ministry of Migration and Asylum on Wednesday announced the signing of an agreement with the United Kingdom in intelligence sharing and cooperation in their efforts to tackle the migration crisis. According…

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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…

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Turkey: Europe’s largest ‘waste bin’

The European Union exported some 11.4 million tonnes of waste to Turkey in 2019, making it the continent’s largest waste destination, based on the latest figures released by Eurostat. According to the…

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Greece closes borders to all non-EU citizens

From 6am on Wednesday, March 18, Greece will close its borders to non-EU nationals, GTP Headlines reported. The decision was announced by Greek Deputy Minister of Civil Protection and Crisis Management, Nikos…

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