Opening in Greece of the trial of the journalists at the origin of the Novartis scandal

A kiosk in Athens, December 16, 2021. ARIS MESSINIS / AFP “What measures does the European Commission intend to take to protect investigative journalism and press freedom in Greece? », asked, Thursday, January 27, in the European Parliament, the deputies of Syriza, the main left-wing Greek opposition party. The question follows the opening, in Athens, … Read more

Valtur arrives in Greece and launches the Valtur Creta Aquila Rithymna Beach

Emmer Guerra After two years of activities strongly focused on the destination Italy, Greece is at the center of Valtur’s Mediterranean projects, which announces its debut in Hellenic land with a product of great caliber: the brand lands, in fact, on the shores of the ‘Aegean with the Valtur Creta Aquila Rithymna Beach. The arrival … Read more

in Greece, Valérie Pécresse displays her firmness on sovereign issues

LR candidate Valérie Pécresse (center), accompanied by Eric Ciotti, Nadine Morano and Michel Barnier, in Athens, January 14, 2022. AGNES DHERBEYS / MYOP FOR “THE WORLD” The sun will soon set on the Acropolis, we must accelerate. Not bothered by her heels, while the rock is slippery, Valérie Pécresse climbs four by four the hill … Read more

In Greece, the difficult reconstruction of the island of Evia after the summer fires

By Marina Rafenberg Posted today at 01:56 Reserved for our subscribers ReportageIn August 2021, more than 50,000 hectares of the Aegean Island were devastated by fire. Today, most of the aid promised by the Greek state is still pending. Resin collectors, ranchers, farmers and beekeepers try to survive. On the winding road to Limni, a … Read more

In Greece, migrants and smugglers take more perilous routes

Pope Francis meets migrants during his visit to the Karatepe refugee camp on the island of Lesvos on December 5, 2021. ALESSANDRA TARANTINO / AP Two lifeless bodies were found in the open sea, Wednesday, December 29, by the coast guard near Tinos, an island in the Cyclades archipelago. Several days after the sinking of … Read more

Mainland Greece in the spotlight with the first campaign dedicated to winter tourism

Greece goes full speed ahead, even during the winter months when the lion’s share is the unique beauty of the mainland destinations and the rich experiences to be lived inland. The message of the country’s new campaign revolves around these cornerstones “Greece has a winter“: Authenticity, special identity, Greek tradition and safety, are promoted together … Read more

restaurant owners strike in Greece, vaccination booster campaign in Cyprus

Demonstration of restaurateurs in Athens, November 16, 2021. ALKIS KONSTANTINIDIS / REUTERS The Covid-19 pandemic has killed more than 5.1 million people worldwide since the end of December 2019, according to a report established by the France-Press Agencies from official sources, Tuesday, November 16 at midday. The United States is the country with the most … Read more

In Greece, MEP testifies about refoulement of refugees to Turkey

The secure camp for migrants on the island of Samos (Greece), September 18, 2021. LOUISA GOULIAMAKI / AFP “When we got out of the boat, we heard gunshots, we climbed into the mountains. We were five adults and we could run… But the other nineteen people, including three children, disappeared ”, testifies a young Somali, … Read more

Angela Merkel’s last visit to Greece, a country still marked by years of austerity

Eleven years after the start of the debt crisis, a painful chapter that left a lasting mark on the relationship between the two countries, German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in Greece on Thursday, October 28, for her last official visit. THANASSIS STAVRAKIS / AP Eleven years after the start of the debt crisis, a painful … Read more

In Greece, controversy over a bill criminalizing “fake news”

In Athens, April 10, 2021. LOUISA GOULIAMAKI / AFP In Greece, journalists convicted of broadcasting “False information likely to arouse public concern or fear or to undermine their confidence in the national economy, the country’s defense capacity or public health” could soon be punished with fines and even jail terms of at least six months. … Read more