Larissa

Greece’s Foreign Ministry Condemns Anti-Semitic Graffiti Found on Synagogue, Holocaust Memorial in Larissa

The Greek Foreign Ministry condemned anti-Semitic graffiti found on a synagogue and Holocaust memorial in Larissa in a statement released on Friday, describing the act as "abhorrent" and "heinous." According to a press release by the Jewish Community of Larissa,...

Covid Cases Over 1,000 Thursday, Continuing Disturbing Virus Spike in Greece

A total of 1,211 cases of Covid-19 were diagnosed in the country over the last day, and 12 deaths were recorded in those who had suffered with the virus. This comes after 1,547 cases were recorded on Wednesday -- by...

PM Mitsotakis Announces Thessaloniki Lockdown; Shops and Schools to Remain Open

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced on Thursday that another three regions will be placed on lockdown, including Greece's second-largest city of Thessaloniki, due to the recent spike in the number of coronavirus infections. "You see what is happening all...

Greece Breaks Covid-19 Records with 865 Cases as Younger People Lead New Infections

A shocking 865 cases of Covid-19 were diagnosed in the country on Wednesday, along with six deaths in those who had suffered with the virus. This is by far the highest number of Covid-19 cases recorded in Greece in a...

Greek Government Cancels Thessaloniki Trade Fair, Many Other Public Events

After the country announced the presence of a total of 203 new cases of the coronavirus in Sunday, Greece decided to take swift action and introduce new measures to combat the spread of the virus this Summer on Monday. All...

Coronavirus Cases Top 2,000 in Greece as Roma Camp is Quarantined

Coronavirus cases in Greece rose above 2,000 on Friday as a Roma settlement in central Greece has been placed under quarantined after dozens of people tested positive for Covid-19. The Health Ministry’s coronavirus spokesman and infectious diseases professor Sotiris Tsiodras...

State-of-the-Art American Drones Go Through Their Paces in Larissa, Greece

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, the company which produces the new, state-of-the-art American ''MQ-9 Guardian'' drones, presented its new unmanned aircraft today at the Hellenic Airforce (HAF) military base in Larissa, Thessaly. The ''MQ-9 Guardian'' and the tremendous capabilities it can...

New Sub-Four-Hour Athens-Thessaloniki Train Service to Begin May 20

Thanos Vourdas, the general secretary of Greece's infrastructure and transport ministry, announced on Monday that the first express electric train service which will take passengers from Athens to Thessaloniki in under four hours will be launched next Monday, May...

Train Derails in Central Greece; No Causalities Reported

Two carriages in a passenger train, on its usual inter-city service route between Thessaloniki and Athens, derailed on Tuesday near the Greek town of Larissa. No injuries were reported among the passengers, who all disembarked safely. Photos from local site larissa.net...

Athens and Washington Plan To Increase US Military Presence in Greece

Greece and the United States are exploring ways to expand the presence of the US military and American weapons in Greece, according to Greek media reports on Monday. The two sides are attempting to consolidate the excellent relations between the...