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COVID-19: Greece Records 795 New Cases, 15 New Deaths

A total of 795 new cases of COVID-19 were diagnosed in Greece on Saturday, down from 941 that were recorded in the country one day earlier, on Friday. A great number of the new 716 cases were diagnosed -once again-...

Greek Coronavirus Trial "Very Encouraging" as New Cases Drop to Just 10

Greek authorities announced ten new confirmed coronavirus cases in the country on Monday, as the first results of an ongoing study conducted about the benefits of colchicine in treating the COVID-19 coronavirus were described as “very encouraging.” Epidemiologist Sotiris Tsiodras,...

Greece Rules Out Easing Curfew Before April 27 as Death Toll Rises to 81

Greek authorities ruled out any possibility of easing the curfew in the country before April 27, when the current status is slated to be re-evaluated, as the number of deaths continued to rise on Tuesday. The nation of Greece has...

Greece Records 48 New Coronavirus Cases, Death Toll Rises to 20

Greek health authorities announced on Tuesday afternoon that the total number of deaths related to the Covid-19 pandemic had risen to twenty. The total number of diagnosed Covid-19 coronavirus cases is now 743 in the entire country, as 48 new cases...

Greek Authorities Rescue Crew of Liberia-Flagged Vessel Adrift off Sagri, Lesvos

Greece's Coast Guard have saved all the crewmembers of a Liberia-flagged vessel that was floating completely adrift between the islands of Lesvos and Skyros in the Aegean Sea. The ship was spotted off the coast of Sagri on the island...

Greek Authorities Present New Contingency Plans for Natural Disasters

The director of Greece's General Secretariat for Civil Protection, Phoebos Theodorou, presented two new comprehensive government plans for addressing floods and wildfires in the country on Monday. The new contingency plans have the code names ''Dardanus'' and ''Iolaus.'' The presentation of the...

Turkey Attempts to Deport Jihadist to Greece at Evros Checkpoint

A bizarre incident took place on Monday afternoon at the Greek-Turkish border at Kastanies in the region of Evros. According to Turkish media, a jihadist, who is allegedly an American citizen, was attempting to cross the border with Greece, as...

Investigation Underway Over Abandoned Infant Found in Nea Ionia, Athens

A newborn infant, just a few days old, was found abandoned in the early hours of Wednesday inside a shopping cart at the entrance of an apartment block in Nea Ionia, a suburb of Athens. Residents and neighbors were shocked...

Turkey Stops 330 Migrants Attempting Enter Greece via Lesvos

Turkish authorities seized a total of 330 migrants who were attempting to cross the Aegean Sea and reach European shores on Greece's island of Lesvos, it was made public on Sunday. As Reuters reports, Turkish authorities in the area of...

Greek Authorities Revoke License for Tall Building Near Acropolis

The Greek Ministry of Culture revoked the license for the construction of a new, multi-level building which had been planned for Athens' Koukaki neighborhood on Monday. The tall building would have been in the shade of the holy rock...