Covid

EU approves mass inoculation of 2nd COVID-19 vaccine

January 7, 2021 admin 0

The European Union (EU) on Wednesday approved a second COVID-19 vaccine to be used across the bloc soon after Europe’s medicines regulator issued a positive scientific assessment. The European Commission granted a conditional marketing authorization […]

Greece

Greek PM reshuffles cabinet, key portfolios unchanged

January 5, 2021 admin 0

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis proceeded with a cabinet reshuffle, new government spokesperson Christos Tarantilis announced on Monday in a televised statement on Greek national broadcaster ERT. Key portfolios in the economic team, the Foreign […]

Covid

Greece reports 901 new COVID-19 cases, 58 deaths

December 21, 2020 admin 0

Greece reported 901 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the national total to 130,485, authorities announced on Saturday. Meanwhile, the country’s death toll from the virus increased by 58 to 4,102, according to the National Public Health […]

Cyprus

EU to start vaccination for COVID-19 next week

December 18, 2020 admin 0

The European Union (EU) will start vaccination for COVID-19 after Christmas, the bloc’s executive chief Ursula von der Leyen announced on Thursday. “It’s Europe’s moment. On 27, 28 and 29 December vaccination will start across […]

Cyprus

Debate on EU strategy for COVID-19 vaccinations

December 17, 2020 admin 0

An EU strategy for COVID-19 vaccinations, that addresses challenges inside and outside the EU, was debated on Wednesday with Commission Vice-President Margaritis Schinas. Vice-President Schinas presented the Commission’s COVID-19 strategy, which is based on the […]

Greece

Rebound in Greek economic growth projected

December 16, 2020 admin 0

The 2021 state budget approved by Greek lawmakers has projected a rebound in economic growth next year. The budget, approved on Tuesday night, envisaged that the Greek economy would grow by 4.8 percent in 2021 […]

Defence

Greece to buy French-made Rafale fighter jets

December 16, 2020 admin 0

Greece will take delivery of 18 French-made Rafale fighter jets next year, according to Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis. The move is part of a major effort to modernise its armed forces. Mitsotakis said the agreements […]