Geography of Europe

PM Orban says large part of Romanians abroad coming home for Easter risk to face quarantine

Prime Minister Ludovic Orban said a large part of the Romanians who will be coming home on Sunday, from abroad, risk to be placed under quarantine and spend their Easter there, considering that very many countries are now red on the virus map.

IntMin Vela announces suspension of flights to and from the US and some European countries

The Minister of Interior, Marcel Vela, on Saturday informed in a press statement he made at the MAI (Ministry of Interior) headquarters, while presenting the provisions of the Military Ordinance No. 7, that the authorities decided to suspend all flights to and from the US and a series of European countries, for a period of 14 days, starting with April 5.

PM holds video conference call with volunteers printing masks

As authorities scramble to ensure that the country is equipped with an adequate number of protective masks to avert the further spread of the coronavirus, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis held a video conference call on Saturday with the coordinators of the voluntary initiative Hellas Covid-19 3D Printing Supplies for talks on how 3D printing technology can boost efforts to ensure that Greek

PM holds video conference call with volunteers producing PPE

As authorities scramble to ensure that the country is equipped with an adequate number of protective masks to avert the further spread of the coronavirus, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis held a video conference call on Saturday with the coordinators of the voluntary initiative Hellas Covid-19 3D Printing Supplies for talks on how 3D printing technology can boost efforts to ensure that Greek

Archbishop to get pacemaker

Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece, the head of Greece's Orthodox Church, was admitted on Saturday at the Onassio Hospital to have a pacemaker installed.

The operation was scheduled and came after the recommendation of his physicians, Ieronymos' office says.

Hundreds more lockdown violations recorded

The Hellenic Police (ELAS) on Friday said that on Thursday they recorded 2,247 violations of a lockdown imposed by the government on March 23 to curb the spread of the coronavirus while arresting another nine people for opening businesses in contravention of a ban imposed by authorities as part of its broader response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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