Greek healthcare workers sidelined in September 2021 for refusing to take a vaccine against COVID-19 are to be allowed back at their jobs effective Jan. 1, Health Minister Thanos Plevris announced.
Greece has paid up its debt with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) after three assistance programs amounting to US$ 35 billion between 2010 and 2015, it was reported Tuesday.
The Governments of France and Greece Monday decreed mandatory anti-covid-19 vaccination for all health care workers, while a green pass will be required for everyday life.
The Government of Belarus Sunday forced a Ryanair Boeing 737 en route from Athens, Greece to Vilnius, Lituania which was flying over their territory to land and make the arrest of 26-year-old dissident journalist Roman Protasevich possible.
Greece on Monday mourned a 37-day-old baby, the youngest among the country's nearly 6,800 COVID-19 victims. Sadly today we had the pandemic's youngest victim in our country, an infant that spent 17 of its 37 days fighting the coronavirus, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis tweeted.
The first cruise ship to sail to Greece since the coronavirus lockdown docked at the port of Piraeus early on Tuesday after a dozen crew members were reported positive for the virus, state news agency ANA said.
France on Thursday prepared to beef up its military presence in the Mediterranean as tensions rose, prompting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to warn of a heavy price if a Turkish ship exploring for gas in disputed waters is attacked.
Ex president Cristina Fernandez and her daughter Florencia Kirchner, both indicted in several alleged corruption cases have been allowed to travel to Europe in May, where the Argentine leader has been invited to a round of conferences and discussions including one from the Oxford Union at Oxford University.
Turkish fans booed during the minute's silence for the victims of the Paris attacks before their national team drew 0-0 with Greece in a friendly international soccer game on Tuesday.
Alexis Tsipras took the oath of office for a second term as Greek prime minister, promising to revive the crippled economy while demanding debt relief from creditors as his first big battle following an unexpectedly clear election victory.