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  1. NATO welcomes North Macedonia as 30th ally

    NATO foreign ministers welcomed North Macedonia as the alliance’s newest member on Thursday, ending a long process that included a change to the country's name.

  2. Regling: The time for European solidarity is now

    In this commentary for Kathimerini newspaper, the European Stability Mechanism’s Managing Director Klaus Regling calls for a concerted European financial response to the coronavirus crisis.

  3. Cyprus extends flight ban for another two weeks

    Cyprus extended a ban on commercial air links with 28 countries for another two weeks on Thursday to curb the spread of coronavirus.

  4. ‘Greece from Home’ platform to be launched

    An online platform called “Greece from Home” will be launched by the Ministry of Tourism, the Greek Tourism Organization and Marketing Greece, with the support of Google, aimed at reinforcing the country’s positive image during the Covid-19 pandemic. 

  5. Swimming ban brought in as part of Covid-19 measures

    As part of continuing efforts to curb the spread of the coronavirus, Greece’s Shipping Ministry on Thursday imposed a ban on swimming in the sea, speargun fishing and watersports. 

  6. Former German ambassador to Greece Schoof pays tribute to the ‘great’ Manolis Glezos

    The former German ambassador to Greece Peter Schoof expressed his condolences in a tweet over the death this week of Greek World War II resistance hero Manolis Glezos.

  7. Coronavirus deaths rise to 53 with total cases pending as tests on ferry continue

    Greek Health Ministry spokesman Sotiris Tsiodras on Thursday announced 99 new cases of coronavirus with the death toll rising to 53. 

  8. Fresh Turkish overflights in eastern Aegean

    Two Turkish F-16 fighter jets entered Athens’ Flight Information Region (FIR) without submitting a flight plan at 2.19 p.m. Thursday and flew over Oinousses, in the eastern Aegean, at 26,000 feet.

  9. Fighting Covid-19 requires social solidarity and humane policies

    Countries across the globe have instituted radical measures in the fight against the novel coronavirus, Covid-19, to create physical distance: closing schools; shuttering shops and restaurants; asking families to barricade themselves indoors; securing their borders.

  10. Gov't mulls tax form plan to curb Easter exodus

    The government sees Easter as its toughest opponent in the effort to implement restrictive measures to contain the spread of Covid-19, as this particular holiday season is traditionally accompanied by the largest mass exodus of the year of Greeks from cities to the countryside.

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