Djokovic cruises in French Open; Tsitsipas, Rublev rally
For World No. 1 Novak Djokovic, Tuesday was another ho-hum opener at the French Open. For two men hoping to one day take Djokovic's title of world's best, it was anything but. Djokovic cruised past
Cruise ship passengers have follow-up virus testing at Greek port
Passengers aboard the first cruise ship to sail to Greece since the coronavirus lockdown underwent follow-up coronavirus tests on Tuesday, with early results negative, a day after a dozen infection
Cruise Ship Company Says COVID-19 Tests of Crew Were False Positives
The Germany-based cruise ship company TUI reports Tuesday that 12 crew members aboard one of its ships touring the Greek islands, who had initially tested positive for COVID-19, showed negative res
Boost for vaccine doses planned for poor as virus rages on
Up to 100 million additional doses of any eventual Covid-19 vaccines will be secured for delivery to poorer countries in 2021, health groups announced on Tuesday, as the virus showed no sign of rec
Greece Steps Up Refugee Transfers from Congested Lesbos
Greek authorities on Monday began transferring hundreds of refugees from the island of Lesbos to reduce chronic overcrowding that caused hardship and fanned tensions with locals.
Over 700 peo
Cyprus: Asylum Seekers Summarily Returned
Pushbacks Against Surge of Arrivals by Boat From Lebanon
Cypriot coast guard forces summarily pushed back, abandoned, expelled, or returned more than 200 migrants, refugees, and asylum seeker
Greece's Piraeus Port's turnover drops 5.8 pct in H1
ATHENS, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) S.A., a member of China's COSCO Shipping group, announced on Tuesday the financial results for the first half of 2020 in Greece's largest p
Greece, an ally the US can rely on
The presence of the US secretary of state in Greece offers an opportunity to comment on the relationship between the two countries at a time when the superpower is redefining its approach to the regio
Over 80% of all new pensions to be issued online by end-2021
By the end of next year, 80%-85% of new pensions will be issued online, Deputy Social Security Minister Panos Tsakloglou told Parliament last week.
Pompeo visits Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki
Following his visit with Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday visited the Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki in northern Greece.
269 more coronavirus cases; four new deaths
Greek authorities announced 269 new cases of coronavirus and four fatalities in the past 24 hours Monday.
Turkish presidency releases video promoting Blue Homeland doctrine
The Turkish presidency has released a controversial video promoting the revanchist doctrine known as Blue Homeland, or Mavi Vatan, which aspires to give Turkey control over the waters of the eastern A
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