Archive for November, 2020

US ambassador hails Greek acquisition of F-35 fighter jet

The United States, “at the highest levels,” welcomes Greece’s decision to acquire the American-made F-35 fighter jet for its air force, US Ambassador to Athens Geoffrey Pyatt said in an announcement on Monday.

“We have signaled our support for procurement …

The Greek American in Biden’s all-female communications team

The incoming administration of US President-elect Joe Biden is very much a female affair in the crucial areas of communications and financial management. Among the all-female White House communications team named recently, moreover, Biden has chosen Jen Psaki for press …

Fourth person charged with murder of Christopher George in Edmonton

Detectives investigating the murder of 26-year-old Christopher George in Edmonton have charged a fourth person with murder.

[D] A 16-year-old boy has been charged with murder and is due to appear at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court on 4 December.

[E] …

Wolves striker Jimenez ‘comfortable’ after fractured skull operation

(Reuters) – Wolverhampton Wanderers striker Raul Jimenez underwent an operation on his fractured skull following a clash of heads with Arsenal defender David Luiz during Sunday’s game, the Premier League club said on Monday.

The Mexican forward needed oxygen on …

Five people fined 300 euros each for not wearing masks in Cyprus Church

Five people were fined by police for violating covid-19 protocols during a church service this morning at the Nicosia district village of Orounta.

According to police spokesman Christos Andreou, officers went on site at the church of Ayios Filomenos and …

Extraordinary measures in Cyprus to tackle COVID-19 spread come into effect on Monday

Extraordinary measures aiming to prevent the spread of COVID-19 will come into effect on an island-wide basis on Monday and will be in place until December 13, a press release issued by the Health Ministry on Sunday said.

The measures …

Professor suggests that all citizens in Cyprus are tested for COVID-19

Professor George Panos suggests that all the people of Cyprus are tested for COVID-19 within a period of seven days and that this is repeated once again, with the aim of preventing a total lockdown.

In statements to CNA, Panos, …

Cyprus authorities announce 152 COVID-19 cases and 114 positive rapid tests on Sunday

A total of 152 COVID-19 cases, confirmed through PCR tests, were announced on Sunday in Cyprus, while 114 antigen rapid tests turned positive.
 
The total number of cases in Cyprus since the start of the pandemic rose to 10,383.
 
The …

Greece, Cyprus must make ‘realistic’ proposals to new US administration, says HALC chief

Joe Biden and his foreign policy team are more familiar with Greek issues than any other American administration in history, Endy Zemenides, executive director of the Hellenic American Leadership Council (HALC), tells Kathimerini.

Zemenides is regarded as one of the …

Greece Super League

Two Andreas Bouchalakis goals saw Olympiakos beat Aris at Thessaloniki on Saturday to go alone on top of the Super League.

The Reds have a near-perfect record of 22 points from eight games, after defeating Aris 2-1 away thanks to …