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Debate on government’s labour law bill begins in Parliament

Debate on government’s labour law bill begins in Parliament Debate on the government’s draft bill on labour law began in the parliamentary plenum at 9:00 on Monday, with all sides expecting a heated discussion spanning all aspects of government policy and not confined to labour law alone. The parliamentary groups have relayed a request to […]

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Moria camp fire trial begins for four defendants

Moria camp fire trial begins for four defendants The trial over the September 2020 fire that razed the Moria migrant camp on Lesvos started on Friday on the nearby island of Chios, with four young Afghan asylum seekers accused of arson with intent, endangering human lives and membership of a criminal organization. The fire at […]

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Pfizer Begins Vaccine Trials on 3 to 11-Year-Olds in the US

Pfizer Begins Vaccine Trials on 3 to 11-Year-Olds in the US Army Spc. Angel Laureano holds a vial of the COVID-19 vaccine, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Md., Dec. 14, 2020. (DoD photo by Lisa Ferdinando) The American pharmaceutical giant Pfizer announced it is now expanding its coronavirus vaccine clinical trials for children […]

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Contentious labor bill debate begins in Parliament

Contentious labor bill debate begins in Parliament Debate on draft labor legislation will begin on Tuesday in the Parliament’s Social Affairs Committee and the government is prepared to face an onslaught from the opposition. The legislation will make it easier for individual employees to arrange a more flexible working schedule with their employers, at their […]

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Greece Begins Vaccinations at Refugee Camps

Greece Begins Vaccinations at Refugee Camps Credit: Greek Reporter Greece launched on Thursday a mass vaccination campaign at refugee camps, months after the first shots were rolled out to the wider population in early January. The first vaccinations were offered to people living in refugee camps on the islands of Lesvos, Chios and Samos. Those […]

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Greek PM: European COVID-19 certificate begins from Tuesday

Greek PM: European COVID-19 certificate begins from Tuesday The European COVID-19 Certificate is activated from Tuesday and Greece is included in the first block of countries, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said, according to greekcitytimes.com. He said he was optimistic about the course of COVID-19 in the summer, citing the acceleration of vaccinations combined with the […]

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In post-pandemic Europe, migrants will face digital fortress

In post-pandemic Europe, migrants will face digital fortress PEPLO – As the world begins to travel again, Europe is sending migrants a loud message: Stay away! Greek border police are firing bursts of deafening noise from an armored truck over the frontier into Turkey. Mounted on the vehicle, the long-range acoustic device, or “sound cannon,” […]

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Parliamentary com’t of inquiry begins probe into claims by businessman that he was ‘front-man’ for ex-minister Pappas to create pro-SYRIZA media

Parliamentary com’t of inquiry begins probe into claims by businessman that he was ‘front-man’ for ex-minister Pappas to create pro-SYRIZA media The latest political furor in Greece this month revolved around charges that former SYRIZA minister Nikos Pappas used a prominent businessman as a “front-man” to set up media outlets to support his leftist government […]

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