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  • Greece Records More Than 100 Imported Covid Cases Since July 1
    by Tasos Kokkinidis on 08/07/2020 at 11:11

    Greek health authorities are on high alert after a total of 103 Covid-19 cases have now been recorded since the country opened to mass tourism on July 1. On Tuesday, 14 cases were recorded among tourists tested upon arrival. On Wednesday, additional new cases have been spotted among tourists in the islands of Thassos and

  • Turkish Jets Commit 50 New Violations of Greek Airspace
    by Stavros Anastasiou on 07/07/2020 at 18:33

    Greek military authorities recently announced that Turkish jets had committed a total of 50 new violations in the country’s national airspace just on one day, Thursday, July 2. The violations were reported to have occurred within the northeastern, central and southeastern regions of the Aegean Sea, including over islands such as Chios and Ikaria. A

  • The Story of the Real-Life Alexis Zorbas Unfolds in New Greek Museum
    by Philip Chrysopoulos on 07/07/2020 at 12:03

    The Alexis Zorbas character in “Zorba the Greek” is one of the most memorable in all of film history and the Nikos Kazantzakis book on which it is based is one of the best pieces of modern Greek literature. Yet it is not widely known that Alexis Zorbas was a real person and not a

  • Aegina Set to Become First Greek Island with Zero Stray Dogs
    by Paula Tsoni on 07/07/2020 at 11:44

    When New York-based Theo Moumtzidis and Silja Schiller first laid eyes on each other at a trendy restaurant in Mykonos several years ago, they could have never imagined the game-changing impact they would have on local animal welfare as a couple just a few years later. Through their brainchild, the “Zero Stray Pawject,” they committed

  • Athens’ Three New Metro Stations to Alleviate Traffic Congestion in City
    by Tasos Kokkinidis on 07/07/2020 at 11:19

    Three new metro stations opened to the public on Tuesday in the Greek capital. Named after the Piraeus suburbs of Aghia Varvara, Korydallos and Nikea, the new Line 3 metro stations will serve 60,000 people daily, a number that will further increase when the extension of line 3 reaches the Municipal Theatre of Piraeus in

  • Greek Economy to Contract by 9 Percent in 2020, EU Report Says
    by Tasos Kokkinidis on 07/07/2020 at 11:11

    The Greek economy is projected to contract by 9.0 percent this year; however, growth projections for 2021 foresee growth of 6.0 percent, the European Commission said in its Summer Economic Forecast report released on Tuesday. The EU executive body said that Greece’s GDP declined by 1.6 percent on a quarterly basis in the first quarter

  • Eight Hurt After Train Hits Terminal Wall North of Athens
    by Tasos Kokkinidis on 07/07/2020 at 10:16

    At least eight passengers were slightly injured when a suburban train hit a terminal wall at Kifisia, north Athens on Tuesday. According to reports, the train entered the Kifisia station at too high a rate of speed and hit a terminal wall. Ambulance services rushed to the scene to administer first aid to the injured.

  • 43 New Coronavirus Cases in Greece; One Confirmed Dead
    by Stavros Anastasiou on 06/07/2020 at 19:10

    Greek authorities recently announced on Monday, July 6, that there have been new spikes in cases of Covid-19 coronavirus while the country begins to open up for tourists this summer. According to officials, a total of 43 cases have been diagnosed within the past 24 hours, and one person succumbed to the virus while in

  • Romanian Tourist Tests Positive for Covid-19; Travels 72 Hours Around Crete
    by Stavros Anastasiou on 06/07/2020 at 15:29

    A tourist from Romania who tested positive for Covid-19 blatantly disregarded safety protocols after reportedly traveling around the island of Crete for at least 72 hours after her arrival. The traveler had come to Greece with the intent of spending a relaxing summer vacation on one of the country’s most popular islands. After arriving at

  • Athens Area Poised to Get First Skyscrapers at Hellinikon
    by Philip Chrysopoulos on 06/07/2020 at 13:15

    After breaking ground Friday, signaling the beginning of work for the Hellinikon Project – the largest development and investment project in Greek history – the construction of the very first skyscrapers in Athens is set to begin. The project, on the site of Athens’ former international airport, undertaken by Lamda Development, will turn the 620-hectare (1,500-acre)


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