Greece Will Allow Greater Freedoms For Vaccinated People In Areas Of Higher Infection

PARIS, France  – Greece will lift some pandemic restrictions in regions where coronavirus cases have been the highest, its health minister said, starting on Saturday. The move, initially implemented for two weeks, is part of a drive to grant  greater freedoms to people who are fully vaccinated against the virus and to encourage a large unvaccinated … More Greece Will Allow Greater Freedoms For Vaccinated People In Areas Of Higher Infection

Macron Tells Europe To ‘Stop Being Naive’ After France Signs Defence Deal With Greece

Paris/France – – Europe needs to stop being naive when it comes to defending its interests and build its own military capacity, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday after Greece sealed a deal for French frigates worth about 3 billion euros ($3.51 billion). France was plunged into an unprecedented diplomatic crisis with the United … More Macron Tells Europe To ‘Stop Being Naive’ After France Signs Defence Deal With Greece

Greece Set To Boost Military Cooperation With France, Greek PM Says

Athens / Greece – – Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Monday that Greece has been in talks with France to boost their defence alliance as Athens seeks to build up its armed forces. After finalising a 2.5 billion euros agreement with long – standing all France for the purchase of 18 Dassault – … More Greece Set To Boost Military Cooperation With France, Greek PM Says

Greece Battles Wildfires For Third Day, Site Of Ancient Olympics Saved

Greek authorities ordered more evacuations on an island near Athens on Thursday and battled a blaze near the site of the ancient Olympic Games in the western Peloponnese as wildfires burned for a third day. Temperatures of more than 40 Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) and strong winds have fanned more than 150 wildfires in different areas … More Greece Battles Wildfires For Third Day, Site Of Ancient Olympics Saved

Greece Extends Restrictions On International Flights To April 19

Greece said on Sunday it was extending restrictions on domestic flights until April 12 and on international flights until April 19 as the  number of new COVID-19 infections continues to rise. Under the restrictions, passengers flying  to Greece must receive a negative PCR test 72 hours before arrival and undergo random testing for COVID-19. All … More Greece Extends Restrictions On International Flights To April 19

Greece Celebrates 200 Years Of Independence In Pared – Back Ceremony

Greece celebrated 200 years since the start of its struggled for independence from the Ottoman Empire on Thursday with a ceremony that was to mark a new beginning after years of financial crisis but which had to be pared back amid coronavirus restrictions. Prince Charles, heir to the British throne whose father Prince Philip was … More Greece Celebrates 200 Years Of Independence In Pared – Back Ceremony

ARTS & CULTURE | Lebanon Return Two Stolen 18th – Century Religious Icons To Greece

ATHENS – – Lebanon handed back two 18th – century religious icons of Jesus and Mary to Greece on Tuesday after they were seized during an auction, a judicial sources said. The paintings were stole from an exhibition in Athens in 2016, and Greece put out an international notice calling for their return. Icons are … More ARTS & CULTURE | Lebanon Return Two Stolen 18th – Century Religious Icons To Greece

BUSINESS | Volkswagen To Use Electric Vehicles For Greek Island Transport System

MILAN – – Volkswagen had been agreed with Greece to deploy electric vehicles as part of a transports system on a small Greek island, the German carmaker said on Wednesday. Volkswagen Chairman Herbert Dies and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mistsotakis are expected to join a virtual event to sign a memorandum of understanding for the … More BUSINESS | Volkswagen To Use Electric Vehicles For Greek Island Transport System

TRAVEL ALERT | Greece Bans Entry To Serbian Citizens Until July 15

ATHENS | GREECE – Greece will not allow Serbian visitors in from July 6 until July 15, the government said on Sunday, as it moved to contain the spread of coronavirus during its peak tourism season. Serbia declared a state of emergency in Belgrade on Friday, reimposing some restrictions to slow the spread of COVID-19 … More TRAVEL ALERT | Greece Bans Entry To Serbian Citizens Until July 15

TRAVEL | Greece To Open To Tourists From 29 Countries From June 15

BUCHAREST | ROMANIA – Greece said on Friday it will open to visitors from 29 countries from June 15, days before its peak tourism season begins. The countries are: Germany, Austria, Denmark, Norway, Cyprus, Israel, Switzerland, Japan, Malta, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, Australia, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Albania, Estonia, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Hungary, South Korea, Serbia, … More TRAVEL | Greece To Open To Tourists From 29 Countries From June 15