The European Union is seeking ways of imposing sanctions on Turkey in the event that its transgressions in the East Mediterranean are scaled up, and in the wake of its decision to convert Hagia Sophia into a mosque.
Eleven people charged with several offenses in connection with the violence that broke out last Thursday during a demonstration against a new law regulating street protests in Athens were released on Monday pending trial.
The Jewish Museum of Greece became the country’s second non-state museum on Monday to receive a certification from the Culture Ministry, allowing it to be included in future funding programs. The certification is a recognition that the museum meets international standards in terms of building infrastructure, staffing, services offered to visitors and the management of their collections, the Culture Ministry said. A certified museum will also be assisted when shipping its collection to other countries. [ANA/Culture Museum]
The summer sales started across Greece on Monday and are set to run until the end of August. This Sunday, July 19, shops in all parts of the country are allowed to open for business.
Greek startups have created a local industry worth billions of euros, with funding and takeover deals sending valuations soaring and prompting investors to view some of them as potential "unicorns," that is technological companies with a value in excess of $1 billion.
Anyone hoping that Greece’s successful handling of the pandemic and its opening to international tourism in early July would give Greek tourism a good push are starting to experience disappointment as arrivals fail to take off.
After being closed for four months due to the health crisis, the Hotel Grande Bretagne in central Athens is reopening its doors to guests on Wednesday, its management said on Monday.
The stock slide continued at the Greek bourse for a seventh day in a row on Monday, albeit at a slower pace than in the previous sessions.
Total building activity based on permits issued came to 973 in April, according to figures released on Monday by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).
Twenty-four new confirmed coronavirus cases were announced on Monday, with four of these identified at Greece's entry points, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) said in its daily briefing.