Doctor MPs returning to duty will work like regular staff, says minister

Greek lawmakers who wish to offer their services as doctors in fighting the coronavirus pandemic will have to sign a contract with the the country's national health service, work a full-time schedule and face the same liabilities as other medical staff, Deputy Health Minister Vassilis Kontozamanis said on Friday during a regular press briefing about developments with the virus.

ATHEX: Index rises for the fourth week in a row

The Greek bourse benchmark climbed on Friday to highs unseen in almost nine months - i.e. throughout the time of the pandemic in Greece - boosted by aspirations for a strong recovery next year when the vaccines arrive. This was the fourth consecutive week of gains for the local market, which has recovered a large share of the losses incurred over the year.

Athens to take tough stance at summit

With Ankara's stance seen as nothing but an effort to buy time with no real intention for a candid dialogue, Athens is expected to insist on a hard line in favor of sanctions during the upcoming European Council on December 10 and 11.

According to Athens, Ankara's behavior over the previous five days in particular leaves no room for optimism.

Demand for Greek property growing again, but trends are changing

The novel coronavirus pandemic has broken the upward trend in Greece's real estate market, but realtors expect a comeback once the virus recedes.

After the initial shock and upheaval caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, demand is growing again and the trends are changing, according to market experts.

AEP implements blockchain technology to monitor turnout and centralize voting minutes data

The Permanent Electoral Authority (AEP) adopted a decision approving the implementation of the technical blockchain solution in the Computer System for monitoring turnout and preventing illegal voting (SIMPV) and in the Computer System for centralizing data from the minutes regarding the recording of the voting results (SICPV).

Body found by firemen in Santorini hotel

Firefighters sent to put out a blaze that started in a hotel on the island of Santorini found the body of a man in its premises, the fire service said.

The hotel is located on the cliffside village of Oia.

The four firemen were able to extinguish the small blaze quickly, the fire service said, without providing further details on the body.