George Papandreou said Greece is using the lessons of the financial crisis to deal with the pandemic.
While the first attempt to use empty hotels for quarantining a thousand of the most vulnerable migrants on the Greek islands has just been announced by the European Commission, more remains to be done.
Clashes broke out on the island of Chios when rumours circulated that a woman had died from COVID-19 but blood tests proved negative.
The EU must be there to support member states’ economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, former Greek Finance Minister George Papaconstantinou tells Euronews.
Chocolate bunnies wearing protective masks are hopping off the shelves at an Athens pastry shop.
Medecins Sans Frontieres has accused Europe of “turning a blind eye” to migrants stuck in camps on Greek islands, pointing to the impossibility of social distancing measures to avoid spreading coronavirus in such conditions.
The pandemic has sparked the government of Greece to innovate like never before. The birthplace of democracy is going digital. But will the changes stick?
The Greek state broadcaster ERT has started offering lessons on television for children kept out of class because of the coronavirus lockdown.
One million land and marine species may become extinct, many within decades. What could Europe do to preserve and restore its marine biodiversity?
Facing the challenge of up to one million land and marine species becoming extinct within decades, scientists in Crete who are looking at ways to restore marine diversity.
Migrants arriving in Greece say they are being given no protection from coronavirus as UNHCR describes conditions in some camps as inhumane
It is 199 years since the beginning of the war against the Ottoman Empire that saw Greece become an independent state.
He had to paint on the roof of his apartment building because Greece, like several other European countries, is on lockdown.
NGOs and MEPs are calling on the EU to act to prevent an outbreak of novel coronavirus in overcrowded camps in Greece.
Precision Farming - or Smart Farming - is aimed at better targeting of resources to the individual animal or crop to avoid waste and improve results and welfare. The sector is set to double by 2025.
The priest was released after being asked to follow the measures introduced by the Greek government and the Church of Greece amid the coronavirus crisis.
The EU and Greek government have agreed a financial aid package to encourage migrants in overcrowded camps on Greek islands to voluntarily return to their country of origin.
Ayse Erdogan says the Greek authorities forced her back over the border to Turkey - in contravention of international law - and she has the evidence to prove it.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said there was "no difference" between the Nazis and the Greek authorities forcibly repelling migrants.
As churches across Europe are cancelling masses and banning believers from kissing sculptures, the Holy Synod of the Church of Greece has said that diseases cannot be transmitted via holy communion,
This language of invasion has become increasingly mainstream as it trips off the tongue of populist political leaders around the world. These populists stoke xenophobia and dangerous nationalism to gain and retain power, erecting fences and walls as physical embodiments of their prejudice.
Some say the town should welcome the new arrivals. Others want them gone.
In 2016, Turkey was promised up to 6 billion euros in aid for the more than 3.5 million Syrian refugees it hosts, as well as fast-tracked EU membership. Now, the EU and Turkey will review the deal.
Greek border police fired teargas toward migrants on Saturday as tension continued at a border crossing in the Evros region
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s cynical move to open his western EU borders to allow refugees and migrants to leave - while keeping his southern border to Syria shut to asylum seekers desperate to escape the onslaught there - poses an enormous challenge to Greece and the European Union.
As Europe faces questions over human rights on the border of Greece, the EU stands firmly behind Athens on its tough stance protecting the frontier.