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Dutch Tourists Placed in Quarantine Returning From Greek Islands

As Greece witnesses an increase in the numbers of coronavirus cases, foreign governments are responding by tightening travel measures regarding the country. The Netherlands ordered its citizens today to avoid unnecessary travel to all of the Greek islands, designating...

Dutch Offer to Transport Children; Won’t Take Them In

The Dutch government is willing to help Greece to move unaccompanied refugee children from Greek islands to the mainland — however, it insists on refusing to take any of them into its own territory. The Hague is under pressure both...

Greeks Pay as Much as Germans to Put Food on Daily Table

"Poor" Greeks are paying as much as "rich" Germans in order to put the daily food on the table, says a World Economic Forum report. The figures on food prices are compiled by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, which...

Greece Gears to Complete Bailout Program Review by January 26

After missing the chance to complete the second review of the bailout program in 2016, Athens is gearing up for the January 26 Eurogroup to come to a successful conclusion. However, the delay of the evaluation completion puts Greece out...

Greece Tourism Downturn for Dutch Holiday Seekers in 2016

The Dutch tourism board, NBTC released new statistics for Dutch holiday makers during the 2016 season. It is speculated that 2016 will see an increase of 100,000 Dutch people opting to spend their summer holiday in the Netherlands from the...

Greece's Biggest Brain Drain Since the Time of Socrates

Greece is losing its priceless human capital as the economic crisis continues, which is leading to the biggest brain drain in history since the time of Socrates, according to a Market Watch report. The country's brightest workforce is leaving to...

Dutch Parliament Recognizes Greek, Assyrian and Armenian Genocide

The Dutch Parliament passed a binding resolution yesterday recognizing the genocide of Assyrians, Greeks and Armenians by Ottoman Turks during World War One. The resolution, tabled by MP Joel Voordewind from the Christian Union party, enjoyed wide support from...

EP Approves Aid to Redundant Workers in Greece, Spain, Netherlands and Romania

EU aid to help workers made redundant in various industries in Greece, Spain, The Netherlands and Romania to find new jobs was approved by the European Parliament on Wednesday. The European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) funding, which would complement...

Rotterdam: Valuable Items Stolen From Greek Orthodox Church

A 45 centimeter long, 25 wide and 7.5 deep silver reliquary, owned by the Greek orthodox church in Rotterdam, was stolen on Saturday afternoon. According to "Algemeen Dagblad" reports, the box contained pieces of the holy cross where Jesus Christ was crucified...