Germany agrees to take in 50 young migrants from Greek islands

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's cabinet agreed on Wednesday to accept 50 migrant children and youths from overcrowded camps on Greek islands, government sources said.

The move was a first step by Germany, officials said, as worries mount about the health situation in the Greek camps due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Guarded optimism over flattening of Covid-19 curve, possible loosening of measures after 27 April

The government has started planning a gradual loosening of restrictive measures possibly beginning at the end of April even as is preparing its game plan for stopping Greece from leaving Attica toward their ancestral homse and villages for Greek Orthodox Easter which falls on April 19.

A valuable teaching opportunity

As people in Greece count their fourth stay-at-home week, they are starting to realize that the social distancing conditions may last longer than they had imagined. In this unprecedented situation, personal choice has a higher significance than governmental rules. The role of the individual as part of a group has never been more evident and more crucial.

ELTA releases first stamp series of 2020

"Ancient Greek Theaters" is the title of the first series of stamps issued by Hellenic Post (ELTA) in 2020.
The series is the first to be released in conditions of global and strict quarantine due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The new commemorative series consists of five stamps that reveal the rich cultural heritage of Epirus in northwestern Greece.

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.

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