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Unofficial, safe glendi livens up quarantine Saturday night in Athens

“We stay at home but we are not alone” is the motto a neighbourhood in Palaio Faliro in southern Athens has adopted as its own. A DJ living in one …

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Child’s poignant picture reminds us of sacrifices of Greece’s heroes

Despite not being able to participate in this year’s Greek Independence Day parade, students at Alphington Grammar School, who have been learning remotely for the last two weeks, reflected on …

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“Next weeks will be critical” for Greece on coronavirus front

More than 1,000 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Greece, as of the latest update, with 95 new cases recorded and the death toll rising to 32. Sydney-born immunologist Sotiris …

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Aegean Airlines and Hellenic Petroleum offer 10 flights for the transport of medical and pharmaceutical supplies to Greece

Aegean Airlines and Hellenic Petroleum, cooperate and together support the current effort of the Greek State to combat the unprecedented Covid-19 crisis, by operating free cargo flights for the transport …

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Greek refugees in overcrowded camps at risk of Covid-19

Greek refugees on islands are multiplying and vulnerable for coronavirus. Thousands of older people, people with chronic disease, children and pregnant women are currently housed in overcrowded conditions and the …

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Greeks celebrate 25 March national holiday from their balconies – and skies

Coronavirus may have stopped the parades, pomps and pageantry usually associated with the 25 March Greek Independence Day holiday, but it couldn’t stop Greeks from commemorating the special day of …

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Coronavirus in Greece: 743 cases, migrant camps, new bank withdrawal rules and pets

There are 743 coronavirus cases in Greece following the arrival of Greek nationals repatriated from Spain who tested positive to coronavirus. Greek Civil Portection Minister Nikos Hardalias said Tuesday that …

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Greece announces total travel ban with Turkey and UK flight ban

On Monday Greece announced the temporary suspension of all transport links with Turkey and also the suspension of all flights to the United Kingdom. Government spokesperson Aristotelia Peloni told a …

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Greek hotels and coronavirus: Shutdowns with a few exceptions

The Greek Ministry of Tourism announced the suspension of hotel operations to protect staff from the coronavirus pandemic. All year-round hotels shut down from 11pm on Monday, 23 March, and …

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Clayton South school students hold early Greek National Day celebration

With the fight against Covid-19 taking its toll on all public events, Pedia School in Clayton South, Melbourne, celebrated the forthcoming Greek National Day in advance by calling on its …