Νews in brief
Increased traffic measures come to effect as of today for the summer season.
Every Friday trucks over 1.5 tons will be banned from travelling on national highways from 4pm to 9pm.
Moreover, the coastguard will make checks on those travelling by boat, as a precautionary measure for the covid-19 pandemic.
All travelers are advised to be at the dock 1 hour prior to departure for medical checks and they are reminded that masks are mandatory on board.
The Greek Health Ministry on Thursday said 24 new cases of coronavirus infections were confirmed in the country in the past 24 hours.
The death toll from Covid-19 rose to 188, with one more fatality recorded yesterday.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has proposed to US President Donald Trump that the two countries cooperate in Libya, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut was quoted as saying Thursday, reportedly adding that Trump had endorsed the idea.
EP President David Sassoli will hold a press conference, following his address to EU heads of state of government. The summit will discuss the revised Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) and Recovery Plan proposals presented by Commission President Ursula von der Leyen during an extraordinary EP plenary session on 27 May.
The Trump administration will go to court on Friday in an effort to halt publication of John Bolton’s memoir of his time as national security adviser, on the grounds it contains classified material.
Australia’s government and institutions are being targeted by ongoing sophisticated state-based cyber hacks, Prime Minister Scott Morrison says.
Mr Morrison said the cyber attacks were widespread, covering “all levels of government” as well as essential services and businesses.
And the weather forecast…
Sunny in Attica today. The temperature will reach a maximum of 33 degrees Celsius.