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Greece Bans LGBT Conversion Therapy for Minors

Greece banned conversion therapy, or a widely criticized method of attempting to change one's sexual or gender identity, for minors on Wednesday. The bill, which passed in parliament, will impose hefty fines and even prison terms on psychologists and other...

Greece Scraps COVID-19 Vaccination Certificates, Masks for Summer

Greece announced on Wednesday that it will scrap COVID-19 vaccination and recovery certificates starting on May 1st while masks will no longer be required in indoor public spaces starting on June 1st. Greece's health minister, Thanos Plevris, announced the lifting...

Greece, EU Scrap Covid Test for Travelers with European Certificate

Greece announced on Friday that entry into the country will be allowed without a mandatory test for travelers who hold a European vaccination certificate. Health Minister Thanos Plevris stated to public broadcaster ERT that, as of next Monday, February 7,...

Greece Has Higher Prevalence of Omicron than Both the US and the UK

As the Omicron COVID-19 variant spreads wildly across the globe, Greece shows a higher prevalence than the US and the UK

Greece Mandates Face Masks, Cancels Christmas Festivities

Greece announced new measures to stem the spread of Omicron and Delta variants of Covid on Thursday that include the mandatory use of face masks and the cancellation of Christmas and New Year festivities in open spaces. Since the omicron...

Greek Minister Apologizes for Auschwitz Remark

A newly appointed Greek minister apologized to the Jewish community for a remark he made in 2009 about Auschwitz and the Holocaust. Thanos Plevris, a lawyer, who became Minister for Health after Tuesday's cabinet reshuffle said on Wednesday that the...

Dendias to Replace Avramopoulos in Ministry of National Defense

Nikos Dendias is going to be the new National Defense Minister, replacing Dimitris Avramopoulos who will assume his duties at the European Commission this coming Monday, November 3. Mr. Dendias was previously appointed to the Ministry of Growth, and...