Greek health authorities are stepping up measures to deal with the possible appearance of a deadly new coronavirus that has killed at least 100 people and infected thousands in China since its outbreak earlier this month.
Greece on Tuesday opened books for a 15-year bond issue, just days after Fitch Ratings its credit rating to ‘BB’ from ‘BB-‘, saying economic growth and fiscal prudence were leading to government debt remaining at sustainable levels.
Athens University and the General Secretariat for Aegean and Island Policy will be presenting the most recent finds from five excavations that are taking place at important archaeological sites on the islands of the Cyclades and Ionian.
Students at a vocational training school in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, were staging a sit-in on Tuesday to protest the possibility of criminal charges being brought against a fellow pupil in the wake of the release of a video showing him verbally assaulting a teacher.
Recently upgraded Greece will – barring any major surprises – issue its first ever 15-year bond on Tuesday, with the book set to open early in the morning.
Lawmakers are voting on Tuesday on draft legislation that foresees a special 2,000-euro bonus for all babies born in Greece from January 1, 2020, to parents earning less than 40,000 euros a year.
Opposition leader Alexis Tsipras’ critical stance toward the extension of the defense cooperation agreement between Greece and the United States is a sign of inconsistency, as he is refusing to vote in favor of an agreement that he is effectively responsible for.
French playwright and director Olivier Py breathes new life into Alban Berg’s internationally acclaimed opera “Wozzeck,” which is on stage at the Greek National Opera’s Stavros Niarchos Hall in southern Athens.
The year 2019 marked 400 years since the birth of Francesco Morosini (1619-94), who was elected doge of Venice in 1688.
The Benaki Museum’s Pireos Street annex presents “From Homer’s World: Tinos and the Cyclades in the Mycenaean Age,” an exhibition of finds from a Mycenaean tomb discovered at Agia Thekla on the island of Tinos that is one of just three such funerary monuments known in the Cyclades.