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Almost 200 Covid Cases Detected at Factory in Northern Greece

Health authorities in northern Greece are on alert after almost 200 cases of coronavirus were detected among employees of a factory in Giannitsa, in the region of Pella. According to a report on star.gr, the known cases have reached 191...

Record 372 Coronavirus Cases in Greece; Emergency Partial Lockdowns

A record 372 cases of the coronavirus were announced by Greek officials on Thursday, along with one death in a victim with the virus. This is the highest number of cases recorded in the country in a 24-hour-period since the...

Greek Communities Resist Migrant Temporary Settlements

The atmosphere in Giannitsa, northern Greece, early on Sunday morning was volatile as residents tried to prevent buses carrying 100-150 migrants and refugees from settling in an area hotel. According to a SKAI TV report, about 30 locals blocked the road,...

Istanbul’s Mayor-to-Be Has Pontian Roots (video)

Istanbul, Turkey's largest city, has apparently elected an opposition candidate from Pontos as its new mayor in the local elections held on Sunday. Ekrem Imamoglu won by a razor-thin majority and, if the objection raised by President Erdogan's ruling party...

Greek Village Residents Protest Against Refugee Camp by Plowing Site Field

The villagers of Athyra in northern Greece decided to protest against the establishment of a refugee camp in their area by plowing the field intended for camp site. The action took place on Thursday night at Athyra, in the Pella...