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Coronavirus 12-03-2020

Greek PM preaches science to Orthodox Church on coronavirus

Kyriakos Mitsotakis, the Greek Prime Minister, urged the Orthodox Church yesterday (12 March) to observe scientific recommendations when it comes to public gatherings as authorities step up measures to contain the coronavirus outbreak.
Health 09-03-2020

Catholics take measures against coronavirus while Greek Orthodox Church ‘prays’

While religious authorities around the world are taking precautions against the coronavirus outbreak, the Greek Orthodox Church has so far failed to address the issue adequately.
Languages & Culture 07-01-2016

For the first time since 1974, Greek Cypriots mark Epiphany in ghost town

For the first time in decades, Greek Cypriots celebrated Epiphany on the northern side of ethnically-split Cyprus on Wednesday (6 January), as momentum builds for a possible breakthrough this year in peace talks.
Euro & Finance 17-04-2015

Tsipras turns to Orthodox Church to boost state coffers

Top European officials and Greece's finance minister were forced to play down fears on Thursday (16 April) that the country was poised to exit the eurozone, after the IMF rejected suggestions that Athens would postpone loan repayments.
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