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Greece Looks to Ban Plastic Bottles, Bags, Packaging in 2021

Greece will look to end the use of single-use plastics by July 1, 2021, according to Environment and Energy Minister Kostis Hatzidakis. Hatzidakis made the...

Greeks Appeal To Nicosia Lawmakers For Return of 300 Million Euros

Nearly 1,000 Greeks are seeking the return of 300 million euros, which were confiscated by the Republic of Cyprus in 2013. The Greek depositors delivered...

Greece Condemns Muslim Prayers at Hagia Sophia

Greek officials responded this week to plans by Turkey to celebrate the 567th anniversary since the fall of Istanbul by offering Muslim prayers at...

US Sends $2.9 Million To Assist Greek Islands, Unaccompanied Minors

Incoming aid form the United States will aim to improve the living conditions of unaccompanied minors who are migrants to Greece, and to assist...

Hotel Housing For Refugees in Greece To Be Greatly Reduced in 2020

Sixty of the 93 hotel facilities provided to asylum-seekers will be closed in 2020, according to Greece's Migration and Asylum Policy Minister Notis Mitarakis,...

115-Million-Euro Greek Aid Package Seeks To Help Struggling Airlines

The nation of Greece will give the country's airlines a 115 million euro aid package to assist them as they struggle to return to...

Cyprus Expects British, Russian Tourists to Return In July

Cypriot officials said on Wednesday that they expect to welcome the return of British and Russian tourists in July of this year. Tourism accounts for...

US Working To Defuse Greece-Turkey Tensions, Says American Diplomat

United States diplomats are working to reduce the ongoing tensions between Greece and Turkey, according to a Wednesday statement by Deputy Assistant Secretary of...

Stringent Lockdown Measures “Saved Thousands In Greece”

Sotiris Tsiodras, the epidemiologist in charge of Greece's management of the coronavirus crisis, said on Tuesday that had Greece not locked down and imposed...

Piraeus Becomes Top Container Port in Entire Mediterranean

Greece's port of Piraeus has now become the Mediterranean’s top container-handling port, it was reported on May 19. The port, located just outside Athens, handled...

New Smartphone App Opens Famed Greek Monasteries to the World

Locked-down would-be tourists who are longing to visit Greece can still enjoy the magnificent views of the Meteora monasteries and even walk alongside the...

For 2500 Years Greeks – Even Alexander The Great – Have Loved Ice Cream

How long have the Greeks had a love affair with ice cream? How about since at least one hundred years before Alexander the Great? In...

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