Greece imposes curfew as coronavirus cases soar (Politico)

ATHENS — Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Thursday announced fresh measures aimed at curbing a dramatic increase in coronavirus infections, including a nighttime curfew.

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Migration crisis upends Greece’s coronavirus strategy (Politico)

ATHENS — Coronavirus is spreading rapidly in Greece, including among migrants packed into overcrowded camps across the country — and the health system is struggling to meet the challenge.

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Greece plans nautical boundary shift as Turkey tensions increase (Politico)

ATHENS — Greece plans to extend the size of its territorial waters along its western coastline in the Ionian Sea from 6 nautical miles to 12, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said Wednesday in what appears to be a test run for a similar move on its Turkey-facing east.

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Coronavirus casts shadow over North Macedonia’s election (Politico)

They won praise across Europe for ending a decades-long dispute with Greece, getting their country into NATO and opening a path to EU membership talks.

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Coronavirus bundles Greece into the digital era (Politico)

ATHENS — Greece’s dismal record on digitalization, where it ranks close to last in the EU, has received a boost from an unlikely quarter: the coronavirus.

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Greece holds out hope for EU action on migration (Politico)

ATHENS — Greece has a message for Brussels: You should have seen this coming.

On Tuesday, the presidents of the European Council, European Commission and European Parliament will travel to the Greek-Turkish land border in a show of support for Athens after Turkey announced it would no longer stop migrants from crossing into the EU.

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Les habitants de Lesbos font reculer le gouvernement (Tribune de Genève)

GrèceAprès trois jours d’affrontements entre manifestants et policiers, Athènes suspend la construction de centres de rétention pour migrants.

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The EU’s hottest hot spot: The eastern Mediterranean (Politico)

On Europe’s southeastern edge, gas and geopolitics are threatening to inflame long-standing rivalries.

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Greece plans floating border barrier to stop migrants (Associated Press)

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The government in Greece wants to use a floating barrier to help stop migrants from reaching the Greek islands from the nearby coast of Turkey.

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Greece expects tourism growth this year despite bumpy 2019: minister (Reuters)

ATHENS (Reuters) – Tourism, which accounts for about a quarter of Greece’s gross domestic product, will grow in 2020 despite the blow dealt to the sector last year by the collapse of British travel giant Thomas Cook, Tourism Minister Harry Theocharis said on Thursday.

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