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  1. Greece to ask for emergency EU foreign affairs meeting

    Greece will ask for an emergency meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council as tensions with Turkey over maritime borders increased after Ankara sent a survey ship south of Kastellorizo.

  2. Turkey says it will license new Mediterranean areas this month

    Turkey will issue seismic exploration and drilling licenses in new areas of the eastern Mediterranean by the end of August and continue its operations in the region, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday, amid tensions with Greece.

  3. Dendias discusses EastMed tensions with US envoy

    Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias discussed on Tuesday current tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean after Turkey sent a survey ship into an area within the Greek continental shelf with US Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt.

  4. One new Covid-19 death brings total to 214

    A woman died from Covid-19 on Tuesday, bringing the total number of fatalities in Greece to 214.

  5. Armed Forces chief joins KYSEA meeting

    The chief of the Hellenic National Defense General Staff (GEETHA), Konstantinos Floros, in military uniform seen leaving a meeting of the country’s top decision-making body on foreign affairs and defense matters, KYSEA, on Monday. KYSEA, which convened at Maximos Mansion under Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, reviewed the latest developments in the Eastern Mediterranean region amid a sharp increase in tensions with Turkey. Leaving the government headquarters, Floros said: “Everything is fine. Everything will go well.” Meanwhile, the conservative premier will on Tuesday brief Greek party leaders on the latest developments in the region. [Alexandros Vlachos/ANA-MPA]

  6. As concern grows, police inspections to intensify

    Checks by police and local authorities to ensure compliance with measures to contain the coronavirus are expected to further intensify in coming days in tandem with the alarming spike in cases.

  7. P. Roy Vagelos predicts big break in Covid cure in August

    Dr P. Roy Vagelos is an eminent figure of the American pharmaceutical community and the Greek diaspora. Born Pindaros Vagelos to Greek immigrants in New Jersey during the Great Depression, he managed, with hard work and perseverance, to achieve success.

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  9. Association of Physiotherapists urges action over bogus docs

    The Panhellenic Association of Physiotherapists (PSF) has called for immediate action to combat the phenomenon of pseudo-doctors and bogus physiotherapists in response to reports that the spread of the coronavirus on the island of Poros began from the practice set up by one such “physiotherapist.” 

  10. PM briefs president on EastMed developments

    Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Tuesday spoke on the phone with President Katerina Sakellaropoulou and briefed her on the latest developments following Turkey’s decision to send a survey ship into an area within the Greek continental shelf.