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COVID-19: Vaccination now a must for 60 year-olds in Greece

Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine

Fines went into effect in Greece on Monday, January 17, 2022, for people aged 60 and above who are not vaccinated against the Coronavirus. Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine The new regulations required anyone above the cut-off age to pay a monthly fee of €100 euros ($114.50) if they have opted not to get vaccinated. The incoming rule was announced in November. ...

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Greece donates 1m doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Nigeria

Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

The Hellenic Republic of Greece has donated one million doses Johnson and Johnson Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine to Nigeria to support the fight against the pandemic. Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine Greek’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Nikos Dendias, announced the donation on Monday, January 10, 2022, in Abuja during a visit to Nigeria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama. Dendias said the ...

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Thousands flee in Greece as wildfires sweep through Mediterranean

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Thousands of people fled their homes on the outskirts of Athens on Friday, August 6, 2021 as Greece faced a fourth day of wildfires fuelled by strong winds and searing temperatures. A burning wildfire. Photo credit: Keith Pakenham/AFP/Getty Images Hundreds of residents were also evacuated by boat from the nearby Island of Evia Like elsewhere in Europe, Greece has been ...

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Greece battles wildfires for third day, site of ancient Olympics saved

Athens

Greek authorities ordered more evacuations on an island near Athens on Thursday, August 5, 2021 and battled a blaze near the site of the ancient Olympic Games in the western Peloponnese as wildfires burned for the third day. Athens, Greece Temperatures of more than 40 Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) and strong winds have fanned more than 150 wildfires in different areas ...

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Athens covered in thick pall of smoke from wildfires

Athens

The city of Athens was covered in a thick pall of smoke from the wildfires in its northern suburbs. Athens, Greece Greek fire fighters largely subdued a major fire in the northern suburbs of Athens on Wednesday, August 4, 2021 before gusts that could have fanned them returned. Since the first morning light, helicopters and planes have been deployed to ...

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Greek coy denies responsibility for oil spill along Israeli coast

Minerva Helen

Managers of the Greek oil tanker Minerva Helen on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 denied accusations that their company was responsible for a major oil spill along the coast of Israel. Greek oil tanker, Minerva Helen Earlier, stormy weather washed huge quantities of tar onto the country’s Mediterranean coastline. Israel’s public broadcaster Kan reported on Monday that the Minerva Helen was ...

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