Sixteen refugees and migrants who had been left in an old bus on the port of Mytilene, Lesvos, since May 22 as a quarantine measure to protect against the spread of the coronavirus were transported on Monday to a separated section of the Kara Tepe camp.
Bulgaria says it aims to build on time its stretch of a pipeline that will bring Russian gas to Europe, despite unforeseen delays due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Greece allowed year-round hotels to open on Monday, restarting its vital tourism sector hobbled by weeks of lockdown, although business remained quiet with international flights from its main airports only set to resume from June 15.
The all-male monastic community of Mt. Athos opened its gates for the first time after the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic on Monday, to both workers and visitors who had special permits.
Greece said on Monday the publication in the Turkish government’s gazette of Turkish Petroleum’s (TPAO) applications for an exploration permit in the eastern Mediterranean were another step in Ankara’s efforts to “usurp Greece’s sovereign rights.”
Cyprus is launching a multilingual SMS campaign to head off more migrant arrivals by dispelling the mistaken belief the European Union member country is a gateway to the continent, the Cypriot interior minister said Sunday.
A magistrate in the northern port city of Thessaloniki released two men accused of trying to set off homemade explosives outside the home of a former minister on bail on Monday.
A 70-year-old woman infected with the novel coronavirus died at the Greek capital’s NIMTS navy hospital on Monday, bringing the country’s death toll to 178.
A new migrant camp in Malakasa, east of the Greek capital, will become the first of its kind on the mainland where the movement of its residents will be tightly monitored, Migration Minister Notis Mitarakis said on Monday.