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Greece Looking for New Football Coach as Van ‘t Schip Resigns

Greece Looking for New Football Coach as Van ‘t Schip Resigns Greece’s National Football Coach John van ‘t Schip resigned from his post on Friday citing the indecision by the Hellenic Football Federation to renew his contract, which expires on December 31. Van ‘t Schip, who was at the helm of the Greek National Team […]

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EODY: 86 COVID-19 deaths, 6,602 new infections in 24 hours, 630 intubated

EODY: 86 COVID-19 deaths, 6,602 new infections in 24 hours, 630 intubated Greece’s National Public Health Organisation has announced 86 deaths from COVID-19 and 6,602 newly confirmed infections (a daily increase of 0.7 percent), 14 detected at points of entry into the country, in the last 24 hours. The total number of deaths from COVID-19 […]

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EODY: 78 COVID-19 deaths, 6,565 newly confirmed infections in 24 hours, 621 intubated

EODY: 78 COVID-19 deaths, 6,565 newly confirmed infections in 24 hours, 621 intubated The National Public Health Organisation (EODY) has announced that there have been 78 deaths from COVID-19 and 6,565 newly confirmed infections in the last 24 hours, while there are 621 intubated patients. Of the newly confirmed infections (a daily rise of 0.7 […]

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New earthquake app trialed by Institute of Geodynamics

New earthquake app trialed by Institute of Geodynamics The Institute of Geodynamics of the National Observatory of Athens presented a new mobile application that hopes to inform Greeks of seismic occurrences in their country quickly and accurately. The application is an immediate point of contact for the public, the press, and the scientific community for […]

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EODY: 93 COVID-19 deaths, 7,108 new infections in 24 hours, 612 intubated patients

EODY: 93 COVID-19 deaths, 7,108 new infections in 24 hours, 612 intubated patients The National Public Health Organisation (EODY) has announced 7,108 newly confirmed COVID-19 infections (a daily rise of 0.8 percent) and 93 deaths in the last 24 hours. The COVID-19 death toll since the start of the pandemic is 17,612 patients, of whom […]

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Greek national appeals extradition to France over drug smuggling charges

Greek national appeals extradition to France over drug smuggling charges A court in Thessaloniki on Wednesday approved the extradition to France of a 35-year-old Greek on charges of involvement in a drug smuggling ring. The case involves the shipment on a sailboat of 1.7 tons of cocaine from Latin America to southern France in June […]

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EODY: 91 COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours, 597 intubated, 8,100 new infections

EODY: 91 COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours, 597 intubated, 8,100 new infections The National Public Health Organisation has announced 8,100 newly confirmed COVID-19 infections (a daily increase of 0.9 percent) and 91 deaths in the last 24 hours. Of the new infections, ten were detected at points of entry into the country. There have been […]

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Vaccination committee issues guidelines for booster shots

Vaccination committee issues guidelines for booster shots Greece’s National Vaccination Committee issued guidelines on Tuesday to individuals that want to get the third dose of a jab against Covid-19 and became infected, either before or after vaccination. The instructions on when and which booster shot is given, are as follows: 1. Infection prior to vaccination […]

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Mitsotakis for Armed Forces Day – Tireless Guardians of National Security

Mitsotakis for Armed Forces Day – Tireless Guardians of National Security “Women and men of the Armed Forces selflessly serve the homeland on all fronts. Tireless guardians of national security, but also protectors of the daily well-being of citizens. Your dedication to our national duty fills us with pride! Thank you!” The Prime Minister, Kyriakos […]

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NTUA, Columbia sign MoU for dual degree

NTUA, Columbia sign MoU for dual degree The National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) and Columbia University officially signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to offer a dual degree to their students. The two universities agree to establish a dual degree program which, upon completion, will lead to the awarding of two degrees: a postgraduate […]

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EODY: 91 COVID-19 deaths and 7,800 new infections in 24 hours, 575 intubated patients

EODY: 91 COVID-19 deaths and 7,800 new infections in 24 hours, 575 intubated patients The National Public Health Organisation (EODY) today announced that there have been 91 deaths of COVID-19 patients in the last 24 hours, more than any day in many months, and the number is swiftly mounting. Now 17,168 patients have died in […]

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Greek Minister: Taking all measures needed for national health system to cope

Greek Minister: Taking all measures needed for national health system to cope Society will not be locked down as the government is taking all the measures that are needed for the national health system to cope, Health Minister Thanos Plevris said on Friday in a press conference on the details of the new measures announced […]

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Plevris: We are taking all measures needed for the national health system to cope

Plevris: We are taking all measures needed for the national health system to cope Society will not be locked down as the government is taking all the measures that are needed for the national health system to cope, Health Minister Thanos Plevris said on Friday in a press conference on the details of the new […]

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Defence Minister Panagiotopoulos discusses East Med security with JINSA delegation

Defence Minister Panagiotopoulos discusses East Med security with JINSA delegation National Defence Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos on Monday met a delegation from the Jewish Institute for National Security of America (JINSA), a Jewish-American organisation, led by JINSA President and CEO Dr Michael Makovsky. The meeting focused on issues concerning the Greek-US strategic defence partnership and the […]

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US Investigating Tesla’s Self Driving Cars After Crash

US Investigating Tesla’s Self Driving Cars After Crash The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is investigating the Tesla Model Y’s autopilot after several accidents. Credit: Kevauto, CC BY-SA 4.0 The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) started investigating a consumer report on Friday that indicates Tesla’s Model Y self-driving cars may be […]

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Greek athlete breaks 17-year national record during 38th Athens Authentic Marathon

Greek athlete breaks 17-year national record during 38th Athens Authentic Marathon Runner Costas Gelaouzos became the fastest Greek in the 38th Athens Authentic Marathon Race held on Sunday, breaking a long-standing record with 2:16:49 on the course that starts in Marathon, East Attica, and ends at the Panathenaic Stadium in Athens, ANA reports. The record […]

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National Football League Judge’s totaled car reminiscent of the “Godfather”

National Football League Judge’s totaled car reminiscent of the “Godfather” The most famous line uttered by the protagonist, Vito Corleone, in Francis Ford Coppola’s stunning rendition of “The Godfather” is: “I’ll make him an offer he can’t refuse”. Although at first this line in the movie conveys generous intention, it is actually little more than […]

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Greek PM expresses solidarity to Poland facing weaponisation of migrants

Greek PM expresses solidarity to Poland facing weaponisation of migrants “Today marks National Independence Day in Poland. We express our long-standing friendship and our solidarity as they face a hostile neighbour weaponising migration for political purposes,” Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis posted on Thursday on Twitter, greekcitytimes.com reports. “The situation is completely unacceptable and must stop […]

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ATHEX: Stock market maintains fine balance

ATHEX: Stock market maintains fine balance The decline of National Bank and Public Power Corporation stocks on Thursday sufficed to keep the benchmark at Athinon Avenue pegged at Wednesday’s levels. Mid-caps remained on the rise another day, and trading volume improved, ahead of anticipated changes to the composition of the MSCI indexes. The Athens Exchange […]

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Migrant worker injured in Perama ship repair zone

Migrant worker injured in Perama ship repair zone A 38-year-old foreign national working with a privately owned crew, was injured on Monday during maintenance work on a tanker in the shipbuilding and repair zone of Perama, west of Greece’s main port, Piraeus. According to the Coast Guard, the man was transferred by ambulance to Attica […]

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New record number of COVID-19 infections, 48 deaths, 450 intubated

New record number of COVID-19 infections, 48 deaths, 450 intubated The National Organisation of Public Health (EODY) has confirmed 6,909 new COVID-19 infections (a daily increase of 0.9 percent) in the last 24 hours, of which eleven were detected at points of entry into the country. The total number of confirmed infections since the start […]

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Daily COVID-19 confirmed infections over 6,000 for second day in a row

Daily COVID-19 confirmed infections over 6,000 for second day in a row National Organisation for Public Health (EODY) data released today show that the number of daily confirmed COVID-19 infections is over 6,000 for the second day in a row. Of the 6,150 cases confirmed today, eight were detected at points of entry into the […]

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Door-opening ceremony held at St Nicholas

Door-opening ceremony held at St Nicholas The Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine at the World Trade Center celebrated its door-opening ceremony (Thyranoixia), presided over by Ecumenical Patriarch Vartholomaios on Tuesday. The site will formally open in April next year.  The Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church was the only house of worship destroyed […]

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Vaccination Committee convening to discuss Covid-19 booster for under-50s, announcements at 18:00

Vaccination Committee convening to discuss Covid-19 booster for under-50s, announcements at 18:00 The National Vaccinations Committee will convene on Tuesday at 13:00 to discuss administering a booster shot of the Covid-19 vaccine to under-50s, to be given six months after the second dose of the vaccine. If the committee gives the go ahead, according to […]

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National Vaccination Committee convening to discuss Covid-19 booster for under-50s

National Vaccination Committee convening to discuss Covid-19 booster for under-50s A meeting of the National Vaccinations Committee to discuss administering a booster shot of the Covid-19 vaccine to under-50s, to be given six months after the second dose of the vaccine, was to be held on Tuesday. If the committee gives the go ahead, according […]

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Vaccination committee expected to greenlight booster for under-50s

Vaccination committee expected to greenlight booster for under-50s Greece’s National Vaccine Committee on Tuesday is expected to recommend administering Covid booster shots to people younger than 50 years of age, as the country struggles with the fourth wave of the pandemic. On Monday, Greece recorded a negative record, announcing the highest number of new coronavirus […]

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GEETHA, US sign MDCA’s implementing arrangement

GEETHA, US sign MDCA’s implementing arrangement Τhe Hellenic National Defence General Staff (GEETHA) and the US signed on Monday the implementing arrangement of the Mutual Defense and Cooperation Agreement (MDCA) that will open the way for US-funded military infrastructure projects in Greece. The arrangement, signed by Brigadier General Nikolaos Holevas on behalf of GEETHA and […]

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Broadband plan worth €2.5 billion

Broadband plan worth €2.5 billion The National Broadband Plan that the Digital Governance Ministry recently put up for public consultation provides for investments of 2.5 billion euros so that by 2027 the entire country will enjoy 5G services of at least 100 Mbps. It includes: – The creation of a network of microsatellites, worth €200.3 […]

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Measuring national and political stability in the US

Measuring national and political stability in the US Fifteen years ago, I wrote a book called “The J Curve: A New Way to Understand Why Nations Rise and Fall.” My aim was to help readers understand why some emerging market countries continue to emerge while others face major political unrest. With all the divisiveness and […]

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Axion Esti | Athens | October 29 & 31

Axion Esti | Athens | October 29 & 31 The Greek National Opera pays tribute to the great Mikis Theodorakis, who passed away on September 2, with a concert of one of his most celebrated pieces, “Axion Esti,” based on the poem by Nobel Laureate Odysseus Elytis. The performance by the GNO orchestra and choir […]

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