The European Union’s top migration official on Monday urged member-states to meet their refugee relocation pledges by September and help alleviate the pressure on countries such as Greece and Italy which have borne the brunt of arrivals across the Mediterranean.
Justice Minister Stavros Kontonis on Monday submitted to Parliament a case file prepared by prosecutors into alleged corruption involving the Henry Dunant Hospital and claims by its detained former director Andreas Martinis of the alleged involvement of politicians in the auction of the hospital in 2014.
The leaders of Cyprus's estranged Greek and Turkish Cypriot communities will meet over dinner next Sunday in a first encounter of the two since peace talks were abruptly interrupted in February, the United Nations said on Monday.
Police and Coast Guard officers in the port of Piraeus were on Monday investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of an undocumented migrant found hanged from a kiosk near a passenger ferry terminal.
Members of the West End High School Band from Alabama in the USA perform in a parade through the streets of Nafplio in the eastern Peloponnese on Monday. Their participation in the parade was part of an eight-day educational trip to Greece organized by the school.