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Greece suspends use of masks indoors from June 1; exceptions

Greece’s Health Minister Thanos Plevris announced on Wednesday that  the mandatory use of masks indoors in all areas will be suspended from June 1 to September 15, 2022. Masks will no longer be obligatory in all transport with numbered seats such as airplanes, trains, Intercity Buses (KTEL) as well as …

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Sorin Oprescu: Former Bucharest mayor arrested in Athens

The former mayor of Bucharest convicted of corruption has been arrested in Athens on an international warrant. Sorin Oprescu, 70, who served as mayor in the Romanian capital from 2008 and 2015, was found guilty by the Romanian courts of bribery, setting up a criminal organization and abuse of power. …

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Passenger traffic at Greece’s airports soars Jan-Apr 2022

Passenger traffic at Greece’s airports soared 383% to reach 8.1 million in the period January-April 2022, compared with the same period in 2021 when only 1.7 million were recorded due to Covid restrictions, the Civil Aviation Authority said on Monday. The CAA added on its statement that scheduled flights at …

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University police to assume duties in early June, says Minister

400 special guards complete their training tomorrow, Tuesday, and after a few days off they will start patrols in two big university campuses, Minister for Citizen Protection, Takis Theodorikakos, said on Monday. He added the university police will assume their duties in early June. Theodoriakos said further that the first …

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