Articles | Ioanna Fotiadi | authors | ekathimerini http://www.ekathimerini en null null Wed, 26 Aug 2020 02:56:55 GMT 2020-08-26T02:56:55Z en null null ekathimerini http://www.ekathimerini http://www.ekathimerini Fewer volunteers from abroad http://www.ekathimerini daily/community/fewer-volunteers-from-abroad

“This summer I will not go to Chios. The feeling of emptiness is overwhelming. I am thinking of the kids who have to stay in the migrant centers without the few hours of normalcy we could offer them.”

Wed, 19 Aug 2020 17:06:56 GMT http://www.ekathimerini daily/community/fewer-volunteers-from-abroad 2020-08-19T17:06:56Z
Greeks in Istanbul see Hagia Sophia conversion as Erdogan survival move http://www.ekathimerini daily/community/greeks-in-istanbul-see-hagia-sophia-conversion-as-erdogan-survival-move

“Hey brother! Have you heard? Hagia Sophia is a mosque! No, I didn’t get a raise, my son didn’t get a job and I’m still trying to pay for the house, but Hagia Sophia has become a mosque!” 

Sun, 09 Aug 2020 13:05:37 GMT http://www.ekathimerini daily/community/greeks-in-istanbul-see-hagia-sophia-conversion-as-erdogan-survival-move 2020-08-09T13:05:37Z
Slow tourism season a boon for endangered turtles on Zakynthos http://www.ekathimerini daily/community/slow-tourism-season-a-boon-for-endangered-turtles-on-zakynthos

Loggerhead turtles returning to their nesting sites along the Bay of Laganas on the Ionian island of Zakynthos are experiencing a rare period of calm this post-Covid summer in an area that is usually heavily impacted by tourism at the peak of their egg-laying season.

Wed, 29 Jul 2020 17:45:18 GMT http://www.ekathimerini daily/community/slow-tourism-season-a-boon-for-endangered-turtles-on-zakynthos 2020-07-29T17:45:18Z
Experts advocate face masks, less socializing to keep coronavirus at bay http://www.ekathimerini daily/news/experts-advocate-face-masks-less-socializing-to-keep-coronavirus-at-bay

The widespread use of face masks, avoiding large groups and social distancing are the best ways to keep infection rates low in Greece, three Athens Medical School health experts told Kathimerini, as Greek authorities fear that compliance with safety rules is waning.

Mon, 20 Jul 2020 10:18:19 GMT http://www.ekathimerini daily/news/experts-advocate-face-masks-less-socializing-to-keep-coronavirus-at-bay 2020-07-20T10:18:19Z
Plan to lift flight bans, impose restrictions http://www.ekathimerini daily/news/plan-to-lift-flight-bans-impose-restrictions

The government’s plan to contain the coronavirus to the greatest possible extent while keeping alive the country’s crucial tourism season foresees a gradual lifting of bans on flights from certain higher-risk countries alongside new measures to avert the spread of the virus, such as a ban on summer festivals.

Tue, 14 Jul 2020 06:40:17 GMT http://www.ekathimerini daily/news/plan-to-lift-flight-bans-impose-restrictions 2020-07-14T06:40:17Z
Xanthi still on alert amid reinfection fears on Crete http://www.ekathimerini daily/news/xanthi-still-on-alert-amid-reinfection-fears-on-crete

As health authorities focus on containing a localized spike of Covid-19 in the northern Greek region of Xanthi, concerns have arisen over an apparent case of reinfection on Crete.

Sat, 20 Jun 2020 11:58:50 GMT http://www.ekathimerini daily/news/xanthi-still-on-alert-amid-reinfection-fears-on-crete 2020-06-20T11:58:50Z