Work resumes on church destroyed on 9/11

After a three-year halt due to financial problems, work resumed Monday on a Greek Orthodox church being built to replace one destroyed in the attack on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. (August 3)

Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress
Website: https://apnews.com
Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP
Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews
Google+: https://plus.google.com/115892241801867723374
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/

You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/b8b35174ccd64fc8ba1434c48e67a070

Post-lockdown opera performed in Greece’s Herodes Atticus theatre | AFP

The Greek National Opera plays at the Herodes Atticus theatre – an ancient Roman theatre built on the slopes of the Acropolis in Athens. Greek and international opera stars took part in the show which was performed under strict virus safety measures.

Subscribe to AFP and activate your notifications to get the latest news 🔔
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC86dbj-lbDks_hZ5gRKL49Q/?sub_confirmation=1

AP Top Stories July 27 P

Here’s the latest for Monday, July 27th: World’s biggest COVID-19 vaccine test gets underway; Hong Kong announces new restrictions amid virus surge; Late Rep. John Lewis lies in state; Greek Prime Minister criticized over celebration with actor. (July 27)

Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress
Website: https://apnews.com
Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP
Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews
Google+: https://plus.google.com/115892241801867723374
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/

How Greece’s Biggest Refugee Camp Avoided a Catastrophic Coronavirus Outbreak

The Moria camp on the Greek island of Lesvos is home to more than 20,000 refugees and migrants. A COVID-19 outbreak would be catastrophic, but the local government acted fast.

Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News

Check out VICE News for more: http://vicenews.com

Follow VICE News here:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews
Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews
Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/
Instagram: http://instagram.com/vicenews
More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo

Greece’s tourism grows as all airports, ports reopen to international arrivals | AFP

People sunbathe, swim, and watch the sunset on the Greek island of Corfu, as tourism grows in Greece with the country officially reopening its regional airports to all international arrivals.

Subscribe to AFP and activate your notifications to get the latest news 🔔
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC86dbj-lbDks_hZ5gRKL49Q/?sub_confirmation=1

Greece: people gather in Athens in support of migrants on World Refugee Day | AFP

Hundreds of people gather in Athens to show their support for migrants and refugees on World Refugee Day, one of several events organised in the Greek capital to send a message of solidarity around the world. The policy of Greece’s conservative government, which was voted in nearly a year ago, is to make the country a “less attractive” destination to migrants. There are around 120,000 of them in the country today. IMAGES

Subscribe to AFP and activate your notifications to get the latest news 🔔
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC86dbj-lbDks_hZ5gRKL49Q/?sub_confirmation=1

Italy’s Foreign Minister meets Greek counterpart in Athens | AFP

Italian foreign minister Luigi Di Maio arrives in Athens for a meeting with his Greek counterpart Nikos Dendia. IMAGES

Subscribe to AFP and activate your notifications to get the latest news 🔔
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC86dbj-lbDks_hZ5gRKL49Q/?sub_confirmation=1

Communal spoon still used in Greek communion

One by one, the children and adults line up for the centuries-old ritual of Holy Communion, trying to keep a proper social distance. (May 30)

Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress
Website: https://apnews.com
Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP
Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews
Google+: https://plus.google.com/115892241801867723374
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/

You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/1f3156580059445bba965ecc2b02d59a

Greek medical students get hands on virus training

Greece’s main hospital for COVID-19 patients is also the focus of a hands-on training program for dozens of medical students who volunteered to relieve hard-pressed doctors from simpler duties. (May 19)

Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress
Website: https://apnews.com
Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP
Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews
Google+: https://plus.google.com/115892241801867723374
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/

You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/e51b2029ff9241f1a791497f079bee14

Greek president reopens the Acropolis in Athens to the public | AFP

Greek President Ekateríni Sakellaropoúlou leaves the Acropolis in Athens as it reopens to the public. Visitors will be allowed to visit all open-air archaeological sites in the country, after a two-month closure due to the coronavirus pandemic. IMAGES

Subscribe to AFP and activate your notifications to get the latest news 🔔
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC86dbj-lbDks_hZ5gRKL49Q/?sub_confirmation=1

Lockdown stops Greek zoo from showing off newborns

Newborn ring-tailed lemurs at a Greek zoo will have to wait to meet an adoring public as the park remains closed as part of the coronavirus lockdown. (April 23)

Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress
Website: https://apnews.com
Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP
Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews
Google+: https://plus.google.com/115892241801867723374
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/

You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/c0d41bb1d6d340ea88502ff4d1f93dba

Migrants rush for aid supplies at quarantined Greek hotel | AFP

Migrants, who have been quarantined in a Greek hotel after a COVID-19 outbreak, rush to get aid supplies. A total of 148 asylum seekers staying at the beachfront hotel and two staff members tested positive but are asymptomatic, said Nikos Hardalias, deputy minister for civil protection. IMAGES

Subscribe to AFP and activate your notifications to get the latest news 🔔
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC86dbj-lbDks_hZ5gRKL49Q/?sub_confirmation=1

Coronavirus: Migrants protest at Greek camp under virus lockdown | AFP

Migrants hold banners in a sign of protest at the gate of the Malakasa camp near Athens, the second Greek migrant camp to be placed under lockdown after an Afghan resident tested positive for the coronavirus.

Subscribe to AFP and activate your notifications to get the latest news 🔔
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC86dbj-lbDks_hZ5gRKL49Q/?sub_confirmation=1

Coronavirus/Greece: migrants protest at camp under virus lockdown | AFP

Migrants hold banners in a sign of protest at the gate of the Malakasa camp near Athens, the second Greek migrant camp placed under lockdown after an Afghan resident tested positive for the coronavirus. IMAGES

Subscribe to AFP and activate your notifications to get the latest news 🔔
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC86dbj-lbDks_hZ5gRKL49Q/?sub_confirmation=1

Teen graffiti artist paints COVID-19 mural on Athens roof | AFP

Sixteen-year-old Greek graffiti artist S.F. paints a mural inspired by COVID-19 on the roof of his apartment block in Athens. The piece features an image of the virus pathogen and a message to stay home. S.F. has been making street art since 2011 and spends all of his allowance on supplies. As Greece is now under lockdown because of the pandemic he can no longer paint in public spaces so he sticks to his building rooftop.

Subscribe to AFP and activate your notifications to get the latest news 🔔
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC86dbj-lbDks_hZ5gRKL49Q/?sub_confirmation=1

Greece’s first woman president swears in | AFP

Greece swears in the first woman president in its history as the country grapples with over a hundred coronavirus cases. Katerina Sakellaropoulou, a 63-year-old senior judge, becomes the new Greek head of state for a five-year term. IMAGES

Subscribe to AFP and activate your notifications to get the latest news 🔔
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC86dbj-lbDks_hZ5gRKL49Q/?sub_confirmation=1

AP Top Stories arch 7 P

Here are the top stories for Saturday, March 7th: US Coronavirus death toll goes up; Thousands confined to cruise ship off San Francisco coast; Greek police fires tear gas to stop border migrants; Most famous sled dog race is underway in Alaska.

Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress
Website: https://apnews.com
Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP
Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews
Google+: https://plus.google.com/115892241801867723374
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/

Greek isle residents demonstrate in support of refugees | AFP

Around 100 residents in Lesbos rally in support of refugees, who have become the target of hostility from far-right groups on the Greek island. Lesbos has been a landing ground for tens of thousands of migrants who come by boat from Turkey over the past few years. A recent surge of new arrivals sparked anti-migrant rhetoric and violence last weekend.

Subscribe to AFP and activate your notifications to get the latest news 🔔
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC86dbj-lbDks_hZ5gRKL49Q/?sub_confirmation=1

Migrants and Greek police clash at the Turkish border | AFP

Migrants on the Turkish side of the border with Greece clash with the Greek police. They exchange tear gas and stones and some migrants try to pull down the fence with ropes. IMAGES

Subscribe to AFP and activate your notifications to get the latest news 🔔
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC86dbj-lbDks_hZ5gRKL49Q/?sub_confirmation=1