The parliamentary procedure on the revision of the Greek Constitution has entered the final stretch with a plenary debate that began in the House at 10 a.m. on Monday.
Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias, currently on a visit to Abu Dhabi, was scheduled to meet on Monday with business representatives in a bid to strengthen bilateral economic relations between Greece and the United Arab Emirates.
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met with the Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa Theodore II on Monday at the Maximos Mansion.
Health experts’ warnings over the dangers associated with the flu virus this winter appear to have bolstered demand among the Greek population this year, figures show. About 2,350,000 vaccines have already been distributed across the country and an extra 500,000 doses are on their way to help meet the unprecedented demand for shots. [EPA]
Police have arrested two men after swooping on two flats in a building the central Athens district of Exarchia in the wake of clashes between police and protesters in the area.
The restoration of Agios Nikolaos Church in Nafplio began on Saturday. The church was built in 1713, more than a century before Greeks won independence from Ottoman Turkey and appointed Nafplio the first capital of the modern Greek state. Three-dimensional laser scanning technology is being used on the church’s ceiling. The building is to remain closed while works are under way due to stability concerns, following a decision by the local archaeological service. [Evangelos Bougiotis/ANA-MPA]
Greece’s conservative government is mulling the reintroduction of the party-list system in European Parliament elections in a bid to promote the emergence of serious but less recognizable candidates, Kathimerini understands.
At least 658 migrants and refugees were rescued in 20 separate operations in the eastern Aegean between Friday morning and Monday morning, the Greek coast guard said.
There are many encouraging examples from around the country. Producers who managed to break the vicious cycle of inertia.
To Potami’s political council on Monday proposed that Greece’s centrist party suspends its operations ahead of a meeting of party representatives on November 24.