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Greece to lift travel restrictions from May 1; here are some of the most stunning places to visit in the country

April 28, 2022 12:07 pm

This is the perfect opportunity for you to explore the majestic landscape of Greece. Bookmark the following destinations if you are planning a visit this summer

Ukraine or the Middle East? Greece applies varying rules on refugees

March 27, 2022 9:10 pm

Thousands of Ukrainian refugees have entered Greece, where they enjoy international protection. For non-Ukrainian refugees, however, the situation remains tense and frustrating

Greek Foreign Minister arrives in India to discuss regional, international issues: MEA

March 23, 2022 7:44 am

This is Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias's first visit to New Delhi.

Greece says two expatriates killed in eastern Ukraine, urges all Greeks to leave 'immediately'

February 14, 2022 7:48 pm

Earlier, Greece issued an advisory urging its nationals to avoid travelling to Ukraine and calling on any Greeks there to leave "immediately" in the face of fears that Russia could soon invade.

In Greece, a string of killings pushes domestic abuse into the spotlight

January 24, 2022 3:55 pm

In Greece, police recorded acts of domestic violence against 5,705 women in the first 10 months of last year, up nearly 60% from the same period of 2020.

Magnitude 5.7 earthquake strikes Crete, felt in Egyptian cities

December 29, 2021 12:46 pm

There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

Greece: Death toll from capsized migrant boat rises to 16

December 25, 2021 10:24 pm

🔴 The Greek coast guard said Saturday that 63 people were rescued after a sailboat capsized late Friday some 8 kilometers off the island of Paros, in the central Aegean.

Explained: Why some European nations plan to make vaccinations mandatory

December 03, 2021 8:34 pm

The recent discovery of the fast-spreading new Omicron variant has exacerbated the crisis across the continent, which has been recording significantly low vaccination rates overall.

Greece mandates Covid-19 vaccinations for residents over 60

November 30, 2021 11:01 pm

The Greek government decided upon the measure in response to a surge in new daily infections and the emergence of the omicron variant.

Greece sees new infection spike, rules out drastic measures

November 10, 2021 12:04 pm

A total 8,613 new infections were recorded, marking a substantial leap from Monday's 7,300. Another 46 deaths were registered, bringing the total in the country of 11 million to about 16,400.

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Devastating wildfires rage in Greece, forcing mass evacuations

August 09, 2021 9:35 pm

Greece's island, Evia, has been battling a massive forest fire for the last seven days, since it started on August 3. The country has been facing its worst heat wave in three decades, with temperatures soaring to 45 degrees Celsius for days.

Successive fires in Greek refugee camps leave thousands homeless

September 12, 2020 5:42 pm

Officials have said the Tuesday and Wednesday night blazes were deliberately set by some camp residents angered at quarantine and isolation orders imposed after 35 people in the Moria camp tested positive for COVID-19.

Refugee women find relief in Greece soccer

July 11, 2019 6:58 am

The United Nations Refugee Agency, known as the UNHCR, says there were 76,100 pending asylum claims in Greece at the end of 2018, in a report prepared for World Refugee Day on Thursday.

Snow coats ancient monuments in Athens amid record cold spell

January 14, 2019 10:25 am

The ancient monuments in Athens got a rare dusting of snow on Tuesday as temperatures across Greece hit record lows, bringing transport to a standstill in some areas

Greece referendum says 'No' to bailout

July 06, 2015 11:35 am

GREECE REFERENDUM: More than 60 percent of voters in a hastily called referendum have rejected creditors' demands for more austerity in exchange for rescue loans.

Greece debt crisis: How people are coping with the financial meltdown

June 30, 2015 12:11 pm

Greece’s bailout program ends on Tuesday, when the country is unlikely to make a 1.6 billion euro ($1.8 billion) repayment to the International Monetary Fund.

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