News archive of December 2019
Greece has officially entered the new year and the new decade with pomp and show, as well as calls for unity.
Celebrations are in full swing across the country with fireworks and music shows taking place in major cities.
Party-goers gathered at Syntagma Square in central Athens as they awaited the final countdown which was attended by new city mayor Kostas Bakoyannis.
Traffic restrictions will come into effect in Athens on New Year's Eve as the capital celebrates the arrival of the new year and new decade.
Syntagma Square and all the roads around it will be closed off from 8 p.m. on Tuesday evening until the end of celebrations late into the night, which include a two-stage musical event and a New Year welcome by Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis.
The team of the AGERPRES Romanian National News Agency wishes you health, prosperity and a 2020 full of achievements. Thank you for being with us in 2019, too. The year 2020 means not just new challenges, but also development, a path in which the confidence you put into us is paramount. HAPPY NEW YEAR!
It was long in coming but widespread enforcement of the anti-smoking law now appears to be a reality in Greece.
The data collected jointly by the National Transparency Authority and Greek Police from inspections indicates that the overwhelming majority of citizens and businesses are complying with the law.