Latest News from Greece

Key Workers Told to Get Vaccinated in Some South-East Europe States

Serbia was the first country that made vaccination mandatory for police officers and members of the armed forces in May, followed by Greece and Hungary, which made jabs compulsory for the healthcare sector.

Albania then made vaccination mandatory in late August for health workers, teachers and students.

OECD – Assessment of Greece for bribery of public officials

The on-site assessment of Greece by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) is coordinated by the National Transparency Authority regarding the implementation of the Convention for the Suppression of Corruption of Foreign Officials.

Greece-France sign mutual defence pact, major arms procurement deal

French President Emmanuel Macron and Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis this morning announced an historic mutual assistance defence pact and the signing of a deal for Greece to buy Belharra frigates, which will substantially upgrade the force of the Hellenic Navy.

Strong quake hits Greek island of Crete; 1 dead, 9 injured

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of at least 5.8 struck the Greek island of Crete on Sept. 27, killing one person and injuring several others while damaging homes and churches and causing rock slides near the country's fourth-largest city.

Turkish Cypriot leader meets UN chief in New York

President of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) Ersin Tatar on Sept. 25 met with U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres on the sidelines of the 76th session of the U.N. General Assembly in New York. 

The two exchanged views on the Cyprus issue, according to a statement by the U.N.