Greece's major labor unions declared the strike against rising prices because of Russia's attacks on Ukraine, and called for collective wage agreements and salary increases.
Turkish President Erdogan, Greek Prime Minister Mitsotakis discuss mutual, regional benefits of increasing cooperation between the two countries during their meeting in Istanbul.
Increased dialogue and cooperation with Turkey would better serve neighbourly relations and regional stability.
Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis appoints a new minister in charge of recovery from natural disasters in a bid to defuse growing anger over the struggle to curb wildfires that have charred thousands of hectares of forest.
More than 247,000 acres have been burned by wildfires raging across Greece over the last two weeks, data from European Forest Fire Information System shows.
Greek premier Kyriakos Mitsotakis apologises for "any weaknesses" shown in addressing emergency and pledges compensation for all affected, and a huge reforestation and regeneration effort.
Turkey's President Erdogan pitches for talks with Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis, saying dialogue can be held anywhere "if there is goodwill" to resolve row in the eastern Mediterranean.
Top American diplomat praises German efforts to reduce tensions via opening a door for dialogue and hopes "the military assets that are there will be withdrawn" for communication.
Greek officials say housing must be secured for other vulnerable asylum seekers on the islands, many of whom "sleep under trees", giving the excuse to moving more than 11,200 people out of flats, hotels and camps on the mainland.
The swearing-in ceremony for Katerina Sakellaropoulou took place in an almost empty parliament, as part of measures taken to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Greece has a historically low number of women in senior positions in politics. In the current Greek Cabinet, all but one of the 18 senior positions are held by men.
"Greek people gave us a strong mandate to change Greece. We will honour it to the fullest," Kyriakos Mitsotakis says after taking his oath of office in a televised ceremony.
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