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Nearly 70 Turks on Greek ship tested positive for COVID-19, being treated aboard: Turkish ambassador

Nearly 70 Turkish nationals aboard a Greek cruise ship have been tested positive for COVID-19 and taken under treatment in the vessel off Greece's coast, Burak Özügergin, Turkish ambassador in Athens, told Hürriyet Daily News on April 5.

University of Thessaly 3D printing face masks

A member of Thessaly University's TED3D research team holds a protective mask made with 3D printing technology at a laboratory in Volos, central Greece. The masks are being distributed to hospitals in Volos and Larissa, as well as the Greek Police (ELAS), the EKAV ambulance service and other agencies involved in the fight against the coronavirus. [EPA]

Fourteen police officers in quarantine after man claiming to have Covid-19 spits at them

Fourteen Greek police officers were in quarantine on Monday following an incident with a 26-year-old man who was arrested was on Sunday night in Voula, south of Athens, shouting that he is infected with coronavirus, breaking car mirrors and also allegedly spitting at officers. 

Twenty-six suspected Kurdish militants detained in counterterrorism sweep

Greece's anti-terrorism service raided a house and an office of a rights committee for Kurds in central Athens on Thursday, detaining 26 people on suspected of links to a far-leftist militant group outlawed in Turkey, police sources cited by state-run news agency ANA-MPA said.