Greece

Greece Records 36 New Coronavirus Deaths as Lockdown Remains in Place

Greece recorded a total of 1,269 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Sunday and 36 new deaths, according to the nation's authorities.

UK 2021 Holiday Bookings for Greece Rise By Astonishing 96%

The holiday bookings of British nationals to Greece for 2021 have risen recently by a stunning 96 percent, travel agency Skyscanner has confirmed.

Temperatures in Eastern Mediterranean Rise 3 Times Faster than World Average

Temperatures in the Eastern Mediterranean are rising three times faster than the global average, with the effects of climate change already felt in Greece.

Greece Develops Plan to Attract Digital Nomads

Greece is developing a package of initiatives designed to form a comprehensive plan for persuading so-called "digital nomads" to base themselves in the country

Greek Prosecutor Calls for Force-Feeding of Convicted Terrorist Koufontinas

A Greek prosecutor called for convicted terrorist Dimitris Koufontinas to be forced-fed as he entered the 47th day of a hunger strike.

Young Boy Dies in Fire at Greek Migrant Camp

A seven-year-old boy died after a fire broke out at a migrant camp in Thebes, northwest of Athens, late on Tuesday. The child's nationality was not released.

European Arrest Warrant Issued for Greek Neo-Nazi Fugitive Pappas

A European arrest warrant was issued on Tuesday for Christos Pappas, the neo-Nazi former lawmaker, who is on the run after his conviction in October 2020.

First-Ever Written Exam for Greek Citizenship Slated for May 16

The first-ever written exam for Greek citizenship is scheduled for May 16, 2021, according to an announcement from the Interior Ministry.

EasyJet Says Early Travel Bookings Already up 600%

EasyJet stated on Tuesday that bookings for flights increased by more than 300% and vacation reservations grew by over 600% on a weekly basis

Covid-19 Transmission Skyrockets in Greece, with 2,147 Cases Tuesday

Transmission of Covid-19 has skyrocketed in Greece once again, as the country recorded a stunning 2,147 cases on Tuesday.