Tag Archives: Greece

In Europe, a coronavirus boom for foreign surveillance firms – POLITICO

[ad_1] Press play to listen to this article This article is part of “The age of surveillance,” a special report on artificial intelligence. For a continent that says it doesn’t need help from abroad, European governments have certainly developed a taste for tasking foreign tech companies with monitoring their people. Whether it’s …

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Factbox: Not so Merry Christmas looms for coronavirus-hit Europe

[ad_1] (Reuters) – Governments across Europe are trying to navigate between avoiding spreading the coronavirus over the Christmas holiday season and allowing people to celebrate with family and friends. FILE PHOTO: Starlings fly over the Christmas tree in Piazza Venezia, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Rome, Italy December …

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Coronavirus outbreak for crew on cruise ship in Greece

[ad_1] ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say 12 crew members on a Maltese-flagged cruise ship carrying more than 1,500 people on a Greek islands tour have tested positive for coronavirus and have been isolated on board. The Mein Schiff 6, operated by TUI Cruises, began its trip in Heraklion …

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Coronavirus Outbreak: Live Updates and News for Sept. 21, 2020

[ad_1] We’re tracking the latest on the coronavirus outbreak and the global response. Sign up here for our daily newsletter on what you need to know. U.S. deaths related to Covid-19 approached 200,000. New Jersey’s transmission rate rose to the highest in six weeks, while Florida, Arizona and California showed …

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Coronavirus: seven Greek islands to be removed from England’s safe list | World news

[ad_1] Seven Greek islands are being removed from England’s list of locations exempt from 14-day Covid-19 quarantine – but not the country’s mainland, in a significant shift in government policy as it in effect embraces regional travel corridors for the first time. Speaking in the Commons on Monday, the transport …

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Greece battles coronavirus resurgence after early success

[ad_1] PIRAEUS, Greece (AP) — Workers in bright yellow vests stand on the dock in Greece’s main port of Piraeus, greeting hundreds of masked ferry passengers with fliers and the occasional temperature check. “Would you like a coronavirus test? Yes, it’s free. Right over there, in the white structure, you’ll …

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Coronavirus treatment optimism ends Bund rally

[ad_1] * Euro zone periphery govt bond yields tmsnrt.rs/2ii2Bqr By Yoruk Bahceli AMSTERDAM, Aug 24 (Reuters) – Safe-haven German bond yields ticked up after their longest decline this year as risk appetite on Monday as hopes for a coronavirus treatment boosted risk assets. Global shares rose on Monday after the …

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Coronavirus in Europe: France extends mask use as Greece says it is in second wave | World news

[ad_1] Face masks have become compulsory in more than 100 Paris streets and tourist areas, Greece is “formally” in a second wave and new outbreaks are causing alarm in Italy and Spain as coronavirus infections continue to pick up again across Europe. The Stockholm-based European Centre for Disease Prevention and …

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Greece to require negative coronavirus test for entry from Sweden, Spain, Belgium

[ad_1] ATHENS (Reuters) – Visitors to Greece arriving from Sweden, Belgium, Spain, the Netherlands and the Czech Republic will need proof they have tested negative for the novel coronavirus to gain entry, the government said on Monday. Tightening controls after a recent spike in COVID-19 infections, the government said the …

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