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.
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.
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.
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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).
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.
The uncertainty of wondering when life will return to normal post-lockdown can take its toll on our mental health.
Many people are experiencing anxiety, depression, loneliness and higher stress levels amid the Covid-19 pandemic. With much unknown about the months ahead, it's natural to feel worried.