The various objections to the legislation passed on Thursday that introduces limitations on public protests are legitimate.
The Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) and the Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) are organizing a web seminar in English on “Israel's Annexation Plan: How Should Europe React?”
The Finance Ministry is proceeding to an informal clearing process for specific tax cases, in a bid to immediately bring fresh cash into the state coffers and decongest courts of the thousands of outstanding tax cases.
Greek authorities announced 41 new coronavirus over the past 24 hours Saturday, with 11 of them detected in incoming tourists. There were no new fatalities.
The French-Greek Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIFHEL) is organizing an event on Thursday with Finance Minister Christos Staikouras as the keynote speaker at the Hilton Athens Hotel.
The capital of Crete, Iraklio, has been included in the European Commission’s list of 100 Intelligent Cities Challenge after an evaluation of its digital policy.
Cretan musicians entertain passers-by with Cretan songs at the exhibition of traditional products from Crete and some areas of Greece, in Pasalimani in Piraeus on Saturday. [ANA-MPA]
British tourists are “welcome” to visit Greece, Tourism Minister Haris Theocharis has said, as the country resumes direct flights from the UK on Wednesday, while expressing hope for a “successful, joyful and, above all, safe tourism season.”
A police officer accused of trying to obstruct the arrest of a protester during riots that broke out in central Athens last Thursday has been indicted by a prosecutor and will stand trial on September 3.
Strong leaders rise in times of crisis. For the world’s authoritarian states, that has meant more emergency powers for strongmen rulers. For Europe, that has meant the political resurgence of one Angela Merkel.
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