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Greece Promises Billions in Aid for Fire Victims, Reforestation

Greece's Minister of Finance and other officials announced details regarding aid for fire victims on Tuesday afternoon.

Covid-19: Record 43 Deaths in Greece; New Emergency Measures Announced

A record 43 people who had suffered from Covid-19 died in Greece Wednesday, and there are currently 297 intubated patients in intensive care units around Greece -- representing the highest number of intubated patients recorded in one day since...

Coronavirus Quarantine Lifted for Two Villages in Kozani, Northern Greece

The total lockdown of two quarantined villages in the region of Kozani in West Macedonia, northern Greece, was legally lifted on Monday. The residents of the villages of Damaskinia and Dragasia, isolated since March 16, are now able to communicate...

Greece Announces Stricter Curfew Measures for Santorini and Mykonos Islands

Following a discussion between Greece's Deputy Civil Protection Minister Nikos Chardalias and the mayors of the islands of Santorini and Mykonos, stricter curfew measures will be imposed on these two popular Greek islands for the next fourteen days. Mykonos Residents of...

Coronavirus: Greece Bans All Public Gatherings of Ten People or More

Nikos Chardalias, Greece's deputy minister of Civil Protection announced on Wednesday afternoon that all gatherings of ten people or more will be banned in the country beginning on Thursday. This is the latest draconian emergency measure Athens has taken to...

Greece Announces Strictest-Possible Border Controls To Prevent Coronavirus Spread 

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced on Thursday that Greece will use the European Union's Regulation 2016/399 and tighten up border controls in order to curb the spread of the Covid-19 Coronavirus. "From today, therefore, our country cites Regulation 2016/399 of...

Greece Announces Additional Precautionary Measures for Coronavirus Emergency

An additional package of measures to protect the country against a coronavirus outbreak was decided at the Greek National Public Health Council, which convened on Monday, in the presence of Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias in Athens. The measures include an...

PM's Office to Partners: We Expect to Implement their Commitments

In an announcement commenting on the Greek GDP growth figures announced by the independent statistics agency ELSTAT on Friday, the prime minister's press office said that these had once again debunked the 'total disaster' scenarios painted by main opposition...

Greek Government Tries to Downplay Yet Another Failure

Until Monday, every monthly Eurogroup since last autumn was branded as "crucial" by the Greek government. Other than crucial, every meeting of the euro zone finance ministers was considered the meeting where creditors would concede to the "hard negotiating...

Tsakalotos: Overall Deal on Greece's Loan Tranche, Debt Feasible Within Three Weeks

Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos expressed the joint belief of all Eurogroup participants on Monday that an overall agreement on Greece -- including both the release of the next loan tranche and the prospect of a debt relief -- is...