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Plan to scrap quarantine for some holidays abroad
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Turkey's growing war of words with Greece and Cyprus over Mediterranean drilling
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Keeping rooms full and tourists safe, how Greek hotels survive as visitors arrive
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Greece COVID-19 fight prompts Athens to free public space of cars
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Greek island dreams: Summer tourist season opens
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Thousands of migrants face eviction in Greece sparking fears over homelessness
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Greece reopens to tourists, with coronavirus tests on arrival
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Greece and Spain get ready for tourists again
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The Acropolis re-opens as Greece relaxes lockdown
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Coronavirus: As shops reopen in Greece, owners fear second wave – and second lockdown
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Coronavirus live: France takes first steps out of lockdown, other countries ease constraints
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Coronavirus: Greek restaurateurs' empty chairs protest over social distancing plan
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A rare sight as Santorini Island eerily empty
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'Can we go on Summer holidays this year?' Greece and Croatia float solutions for sunseekers
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Euro zone set for record recession
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UK PM's father criticised for lockdown trip to GreeceStanley Johnson shared pictures on Instagram showing him arriving in Athens on Wednesday.
Boris Johnson's father Stanley flies to Greece despite travel restrictions and says trip 'essential' to ready second home as holiday letStanley Johnson also urges PM to get air bridges between counties up 'as soon as possible'
Many European countries set to be exempt from quarantineThe UK looks set to exempt France, Italy, Spain, Greece, and several other European countries.
EU Foreign Chief Will Visit Tense Greece-Turkey Border, CyprusBRUSSELS -- The European Union’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs, Josep Borrell, is due to go to the border between Greece and Turkey along the Evros River, closed since Turkey tried to..
Bali will open its borders to visitors from SeptemberSo far Greece, Portugal and Italy have all starting welcoming tourists again ahead of peak July and August holiday season. But if you fancy holding out for a more adventurous, further-flung getaway,..
Mitsotakis Tells Employers COVID-19 Undermined Recovery, Sees ComebackATHENS – The sudden onslaught of the deadly COVID-19 came just as Greece was beginning to speed out of a near decade-long economic and austerity crisis but has only “interrupted” it, Prime..
Bulgarians complain of long border queues after Greece eases lockdownHundreds of trucks and cars from Bulgaria, Romania and Serbia waited in long queues at the border with Greece on Wednesday after Athens eased coronavirus restrictions to try to salvage the summer..
Greek delegation leaves IsraelGreek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis left Israel on Wednesday afternoon after a day-and-a-half visit. Mitsotakis visited Yad Vashem and met with Foreign...
Israel’s Mediterranean Ties Go Beyond a PipelineOpinion Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attend the signing of a deal by Cypriot Energy Minister Yiorgos..
Refugees, Migrants Moved Out of Makeshift Camps in Athens' CenterATHENS – Greek police evicted migrants who had set up camps in central squares in the Greek capital after they'd gone there when they were previously booted from other shelters to make way for new..
Greek PM visits Israel, hoping to restore tourism and warning on TurkeyGreek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis visited Israel on Tuesday in a show of confidence in the countries' anti-coronavirus measures which Athens hopes can be translated into a resumption of tourism.
EU borders reopening as Greece and Belgium prepare to welcome touristsEuropean Commission launches website to navigate a patchwork of reopenings across Schengen area
Greece welcomes foreign visitors, restarts summer tourismGreece reopened its main airports to more international flights on Monday, hoping to kick-start its vital tourism sector after three months in lockdown.
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Rayshard Brooks, Greek islands to reopen, MLB labor dispute: 5 things to know MondayA "March on Georgia," Greece is reopening to tourists and more news you need to know Monday.
Greece is ready for tourists to return this week despite coronavirus, Prime Minister saysThe popular tourist destination will be reopening its borders to travellers from about 30 countries from this week.
Coronavirus: Island isolation over as Greece lets tourists backThe idyllic islands of Mykonos and Santorini reopen for tourists, but not everyone is happy.
Greece to officially launch its tourism seasonHeavily reliant on tourism, Greece officially opens to foreign arrivals Monday. (June 13)
Greece ready to open to tourists, PM says safety is top priorityThe safety of tourists is a top priority for Greece as it opens its airports to foreign visitors, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Saturday on a visit to the popular holiday island of..
U.S. ruling over ancient bronze horse a 'huge victory' for Greece: ministerGreece’s culture minister has hailed a U.S. court ruling over a disputed ancient horse figurine as a major victory that may help Athens and others fighting to reclaim antiquities.
Greece, Italy sign accord on maritime zones in Ionian SeaGreece and Italy signed an agreement on maritime boundaries on Tuesday, establishing an exclusive economic zone between the two countries and resolving longstanding issues over fishing rights in the..
Erdogan Says Deal Made With Trump Over Libya, Greece UnsaidANKARA -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he and US President Donald Trump have reached agreements over Libya but it wasn't said if that is over a Turkey-Libya maritime deal diving the seas..
Greece, Italy to sign deal on maritime zones: foreign affairs ministryGreece and Italy will sign an agreement on maritime zones on Tuesday, the country's foreign affairs ministry said.
Refugee camp in northern Greece quarantined after Covid-19 infectionA refugee camp in Nea Kavala was quarantined by health authorities on Thursday after a pregnant woman tested positive for Covid-19, according to reports in local media....
Greece to introduce controlled tourists' visitsGreece is ready to welcome tourists from all over the world this summer but will be adhering to the advice of health experts to ensure it remains a safe destination in terms of the risk of coronavirus..
EU Urges, But Won't Push, Turkey to Stop Provoking GreeceBRUSSELS - Reluctant to impose tough sanctions or confront President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for fear he will unleash more refugees and migrants on the bloc, the European Union's foreign chief Joseph..
US embassy cancels annual Independence Day events in Athens, ThessalonikiThe US embassy in Athens will not be hosting its annual Independence Day celebration in July, in line with Greek regulations enacted to counter the spread of Covid-19, Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt said on..
Greek hotels reopen to an uncertain futureGreece allowed year-round hotels to open on Monday, restarting its vital tourism sector hobbled by weeks of lockdown, although business remained quiet with international flights from its main airports..
Coronavirus: Greece to open up in two weeks, but not to the UKTourists from 29 countries will be able to visit Greece from 15 June, but not travellers from the UK.
Turkey says may begin oil exploration under Libya deal in three-four monthsTurkey may begin oil exploration in the eastern Mediterranean within three or four months under a deal it signed with Libya that was condemned by others in the region including Greece, Energy Minister..
Greece to open to tourists from 29 countries from June 15Greece said on Friday it will open to visitors from 29 countries from June 15, days before its peak tourism season begins.
PM Mitsotakis Highlights the Milestones for the Development of High Technology in GreeceATHENS - Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Friday had a discussion via video conference with the founders of Greek technology companies that succeeding in attracting foreign investment during the..
PM Mitsotakis: Greece Secured €32 Billion as a Result of the Government's Consistent WorkATHENS - The fact that Greece has secured 32 billion euros from the Recovery Fund is "the result of the government's unobtrusive but productive and consistent work at a European level," Prime Minister..
Greece, Turkey Swap Shots Over Migrant Treatment, Tension SoarsAs the United States tried to ramp down tension, Greece and Turkey fired accusations at each other over the treatment of refugees and migrants trying to get into Greece to seek asylum as the COVID-19..
Greece to welcome Germans, Cypriots, Israelis in first wave of visitorsGreece will allow travellers from around two dozen countries including Germany, Cyprus and Israel to visit from mid-June without having to be quarantined, government officials said, part of a gradual..
Greece restarts ferry services, opens restaurantsGreece restarted regular ferry services to its islands Monday, and cafes and restaurants were also back open for business as the country accelerated efforts to salvage its tourism season. (May 25)
Greece reopens cafes, restaurants as summer season nearsGreece allowed cafes and restaurants to reopen on Monday as part of a gradual lifting of its coronavirus restrictions to reboot its tourism-dependent economy and help draw in foreign visitors ahead of..
Coronavirus outbreak: Five ways Europe is easing lockdownJogging in a Madrid park, having a Czech beer, taking a Greek ferry - Europe is opening up more.
Coronavirus news you may have missed overnight as Tory MPs turn on Cummings and schools to reopen despite serious concernUK focuses on prime minister's senior aide, while Japan and Greece announce easing of some lockdown measures
No Invasion, But Greece Says Turkey Seized Evros River Border PatchATHENS - While ready to lodge a complaint against its claim that Turkish forces have unlawfully occupied a disputed area along the Evros River northern land border between the countries, Greece’s..
Coronavirus travel: Airport tests and hotel quarantine for Greece arrivalsGreece's tourist season begins in June - but how easy will it be for travellers to get into the country?
Andre Bent murder trial: Vasilios Ofogeli jailed for murder"Remorseless" Vasilios Ofogeli, then aged 16, fled to Greece within hours of the murder.
Coronavirus: Greece to reopen tourism season in June, PM saysPrime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis says his country has shown that it is a "passport of safety".
Greek medical students get hands on virus trainingGreece's main hospital for COVID-19 patients is also the focus of a hands-on training program for dozens of medical students who volunteered to relieve hard-pressed doctors from simpler duties. (May..
Cafes and churches open in Italy and Greece; Spain eyes summer rebootItalian shops, restaurants and churches reopened their doors to spring sunshine on Monday, Greece welcomed visitors back to the Acropolis - and Spain hoped for tourists to return in summer in cautious..
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Acropolis sparkles in the sun as Greek tourist spots reopenGreece reopened the Acropolis, museums and other major tourist attractions as the coronavirus lockdown eased in bright sunshine in Athens on Monday.
Coronavirus: Global death toll passes 311,000 as countries gradually ease lockdownsCoronavirus has infected more than 4.6 million people across the world and killed more than 311,000, according to a tally kept by Johns Hopkins University. Many countries are starting gradual easing of..
Coronavirus World Live Coverage: Greece, Italy, China, NetherlandsThe movement of schoolchildren back to their home villages raises virus fears in Nigeria. Japanese men are helping more around the house. And Narendra Modi’s popularity surges.
Two more migrants quarantined on Lesbos test positive for COVID-19Two asylum seekers recently arrived on Greece's Lesbos island, the site of the country's biggest migrant camp, have tested positive for the coronavirus, migration ministry sources said on Friday.
EU Lawmakers Want Probe of Migrant Death on Greece-Turkey BorderWhile Greek authorities have repeatedly denied a migrant shot dead on the border with Turkey was killed by Greek fire, more than 100 Members of the European Parliament called for a formal..