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The paintings "Woman's Head" by Pablo Picasso and "Mill" by Piet Mondrian (not pictured), both stolen from Greece's National Gallery in 2012, are displayed during a presentation to members of the media at the Ministry of Citizen Protection in Athens, Greece on June 29. (REUTERS/Costas Baltas)

Greek police recovers Picasso, Mondrian artworks stolen in museum heist

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON JUN 30, 2021 05:01 PM IST
Picasso's "Head of a Woman" and Mondrian's "Landscape with a Mill" were among three artworks grabbed in an early morning heist in 2012. At the time, officers said the intruders had interfered with the alarm system overnight, setting it off repeatedly until it was disabled by museum guards.
Greece may join Britain's 'green list' of quarantine-free holiday destinations(Unsplash)
Greece may join Britain's 'green list' of quarantine-free holiday destinations(Unsplash)

Greece may join Britain's 'green list' of quarantine-free holiday destinations

Reuters |
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2021 12:43 PM IST
Greece was kept off an initial list of just 12 countries and territories that Britain said travellers could visit from May 17 without having to quarantine on their return home. Greek tourism minister hopeful of at least their islands joining Britain's 'green list' in the next review
Greece lifts 7-day quarantine requirement for US, EU, Israel to reopen tourism(Photo by Toa Heftiba on Unsplash)
Greece lifts 7-day quarantine requirement for US, EU, Israel to reopen tourism(Photo by Toa Heftiba on Unsplash)

Greece lifts 7 days Covid-19 quarantine for US, EU, Israel to reopen tourism

AP |
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2021 07:42 PM IST
  • Air travellers from USA, EU and Israel will no longer be subject to a seven-day quarantine requirement in Greece if they hold a Covid-19 vaccination certificate or negative PCR test issued within the previous 72 hours, the Greek Civil Aviation Authority said.
Greece to lift Covid-19 quarantine status for tourists from these countries(Photo by Hello Lightbulb on Unsplash)
Greece to lift Covid-19 quarantine status for tourists from these countries(Photo by Hello Lightbulb on Unsplash)

Greece to lift Covid-19 quarantine status for tourists from these countries

Bloomberg |
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2021 04:16 PM IST
In an effort of gradual re-opening of tourism sector that accounts for about a fifth of the Greek economy and more than a quarter of jobs, Greece plans to lift the compulsory Covid-19 quarantine for tourists from these nations
Greek police recover 5th century BC ancient marble statue of Athens temple(Photo by Patty Apostolides on Unsplash)
Greek police recover 5th century BC ancient marble statue of Athens temple(Photo by Patty Apostolides on Unsplash)

Greek police recover 5th century BC ancient marble statue of Athens temple

AP |
UPDATED ON MAR 21, 2021 06:10 PM IST
  • An exceptional work of art, an ancient marble statue, has been recovered by Greek police which is believed to have once adorned a temple on Athens’ famed Acropolis or the slopes around it
For many people, it was their first foray into a big public venue since Greece began easing its lockdown earlier this month, and it also coincided with the first heatwave of the year.(Unsplash)
For many people, it was their first foray into a big public venue since Greece began easing its lockdown earlier this month, and it also coincided with the first heatwave of the year.(Unsplash)

Greeks return to beaches in heatwave, but keep their umbrellas apart

Athens | By Reuters| Posted by Kabir Bhandari
PUBLISHED ON MAY 16, 2020 05:59 PM IST
Greeks flocked to the seaside on Saturday when more than 500 beaches reopened, as the country sought to walk the fine line between protecting people from COVID-19 while reviving the tourism sector that many depend on for their livelihoods.
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