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Coronavirus Lockdown: Greece Bans Swimming, Fishing, Water Sports

Authorities in Greece have banned swimming, fishing and water sports as the country toughens up restrictions of movement to combat the spread of coronavirus. According...

Camp on Lockdown After 20 Migrants Infected with Coronavirus in Greece

A migrant camp near the town of Ritsona, north of Athens, has been put under quarantine for 14 days, starting Thursday, after health authorities...
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Albanian Seamstress Donates Hundreds of Masks to Greek Hospital

An Albanian seamstress who owns a small sewing workshop in the town of Grevena, northern Greece, has volunteered to manufacture masks for the local...

Acropolis Flag Flies at Half-Staff for Greek Resistance Hero Manolis Glezos

The Greek flag on the Acropolis is flying at half staff on Wednesday as a mark of respect for the day WWII resistance hero...

Almost 1,300 Migrants Arrived on Northern Aegean Islands in March

A dinghy with 39 migrants and refugees from Afghanistan and Africa arrived early Wednesday along the coast of Kleio on northern Lesvos. The migrants/refugees were...

Celebrating 200 Years of Friendship: US Embassy Launches #USGreece2021 Logo

US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt has unveiled the #USGreece2021 logo which the US government will use for all its programming in commemoration of...

At Least 20 Test Positive for Coronavirus on Ship Quarantined Off Piraeus

At least 20 people have tested positive for the coronavirus in a passenger ship anchored off Piraeus, near Athens, Health Ministry officials said on...

Ten Magical Greek Foods and Herbs to Boost Your Immune System

The Greek countryside can provide a plethora of foods and herbs, which have been used since ancient times and are proven to boost a...

Thessaloniki’s Promenade Shuts Down as Thousands Flout Coronavirus Restrictions

Authorities in Thessaloniki, Greece's second largest city, have imposed a partial lockdown of the promenade as thousands of people ignored appeals for social distancing...

Greece Emerges as International Model for Coronavirus Early Response

Greece's early response to the Coronavirus pandemic has been praised by international experts as well as many media outlets. We asked an international health expert and a...

Greek PM Calls on Politicians to Offer Half of Salaries to Fight Coronavirus

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis has called on all government ministers and ruling New Democracy lawmakers to contribute half of of their wages for the...

Greek Resistance Hero Manolis Glezos Dies at 98

Second World War Resistance fighter turned politician Manolis Glezos passed away on Monday at the age of 98. Glezos is best remembered for his heroic act, together...

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